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Old 10-07-2020, 06:03 PM   #551
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Originally Posted by Andrew NDB View Post
The turning point was T4. T4 had the right idea... they just set it up for failure and sure enough. They put McG on it, rushed it out with a poo script, and made it be PG-13.

After T4 kind of scared them away from going forward, T5 and T6 were both "hey! Remember T1 and T2!"
I agree T4 was the precise moment when the franchise fell off the rails. Everything since then has been desperate and failed attempts to start a new franchise by soft-rebooting the first two films. That ship has sailed.

I got some enjoyment out of Sarah Conner Chronicles, though I don't know that the payoff was all that satisfying.

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