Man, what would it take to get James Cameron to come back to the franchise? This movie was okay. Not as bad as the reviews made it seem. Sam Worthington was great (considering some of the awful lines he was given). Christian Bale (still in Dark Knight-voice mode) really didn’t bring anything to the role aside from being grim for two and a half hours (which is sad because the movie was rewritten to make John Connor a bigger part of the film). Anton Yelchin did an awesome Michael Biehn impression as young Kyle Reese.
I wasn’t sure for awhile but it’s official: Common gives some of the worst line readings I have ever heard. I want to know who his agent is that he keeps getting parts in these big movies. No way McG didn’t cringe when he watched the dailies.
The script and plot were very suspect but one thing that bugged me about the final act of the movie was how STUPID Skynet was. This part is spoilery so stop reading if you didn’t see the movie and don’t want to be spoiled.