The Horror Honeys: Honey Buzz ~ Terminator: Genisys - NO

Honey Buzz ~ Terminator: Genisys - NO

It's been a little while since the "official" title of the newest Terminator film was released and Grammar Nazi's everywhere cringed in horror as Terminator: Genisys was unleashed on the internets. Now, if there's a sudden rash of baby girls popping up named Genisys, I'm officially putting a hit out on James Cameron. 

In a 'bold move' to refresh and revamp another series that really didn't need a refresh or a revamp, Terminator: Genisys (ugh it hurts me to spell it this way) is the first of three films in Paramount's pocket... Genisys is set in 2029 (everyone get your meme's ready) and the story goes like this:

The Future War is raging and a group of human rebels has the evil artificial-intelligence system Skynet on the ropes. John Connor (Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' Jason Clarke) is the leader of the resistance, and Kyle Reese (Divergent's Jai Courtney - UGH) is his loyal soldier, raised in the ruins of post apocalyptic California. As in the original film, Connor sends Reese back to 1984 to save Connor's mother, Sarah (Game of Thrones' Emilia Clarke), from a Terminator programmed to kill her so that she won't ever give birth to John. But what Reese finds on the other side is nothing like he expected.

Here's the catch: Sarah Connor isn't the Sarah Connor we remember...oh no. She's not sweet or innocent, or a hardass. She's James Cameron's ideal woman (again...and considering his track record, that's kind of creepy). This Sarah Connor was orphaned by a Terminator at age 9. Since then, she's been raised by Schwarzenegger's Terminator.


Yup... old Arnie. And someone somewhere tried to explain to me that the organic matter on the Terminators would age, so its totes legit that he's old as balls and is still a Terminator. Whatever.

This Terminator, (we'll call him 'Pops' like Sarah does) is programmed to guard rather than to kill. As a result, Sarah is a highly trained antisocial recluse who's great with a sniper rifle but not so skilled at the nuances of human emotion, or presumably what it's like to be female, so that should be interesting. So, there you have it. James Cameron's ideal woman... tough, socially awkward, and with robotic emotions. Interesting.

Check out the cover of Entertainment Weekly - squinting into the future with Terminator: Genisys - UPDATE: STORYBOARDS nabbed from Entertainment Weekly tease a war...y'know, just like every other Terminator film, so it's not REALLY a tease, more of an inevitability.










(Source: ROS)