Biggest Box Office Bomb of 2019

The 2020 box office is currently paused, so let’s jump in the Wayback machine and look at the biggest failure of 2019, shall we? A new report reveals that the biggest box office bomb of 2019 was none other than X-Men: Dark Phoenix, the final nail in the coffin of Fox’s X-Men franchise. Yes, even Cats was a bigger “hit” than Dark Phoenix, and that’s saying something.  Read More »

Terminator: Dark Fate Honest Trailer

Terminator: Dark Fate is one of many new legacy-quels taking what you loved about the best installments of a franchise, ignoring the movies that were bad, and basically rebooting the whole series by doing it all over again. Unfortunately, audiences didn’t really turn out to see this one in theaters, so we’re not likely to see how the story would have continued. But at the very least, we have the Terminator: Dark Fate Honest Trailer to remind us that this movie makes the events of Terminator 2: Judgment Day completely pointless. Even so, this is easily the best Terminator sequel since then. Read More »

New Blu-ray Releases Terminator Dark Fate

This latest round-up of new Blu-rays (and one DVD!) includes two films that drop on January 28, and two you can scoop up right this second. The two films destined for shelves next week are Terminator: Dark Fate and Very Bad Things. The others – well, see for yourself. These are the new Blu-ray releases you should check out this week and beyond.

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How Terminator: Dark Fate Should Have Opened

Terminator: Dark Fate attempted to reinvigorate the sci-fi action franchise last year, but fans just didn’t want to take a risk on being disappointed yet again after two false starts in Terminator Salvation and Terminator: Genisys. The movie was a box office disappointment, and that’s rather unfortunate since there was a promising new spark in the franchise here. But perhaps the movie would have fared better if it would have gone in a different direction by getting some help from another time traveling franchise. Find out what we’re talking about in How Terminator: Dark Fate Should Have Ended. Read More »

Tim Miller and James Cameron

Leading up to the release of Terminator: Dark Fate, there was plenty of hype trying to get audiences into theaters for the latest installment of the long-running sci-fi franchise. But along with the typical publicity fluff trying to sell the movie, producer James Cameron got rather honest about the creative struggles in the editing room thanks to having a different perspective than director Tim Miller. But now it’s the director’s turn to talk about what went wrong with the movie (and with his relationship with Cameron) now that the movie has bombed. Read More »

Terminator: Dark Fate Car Chase

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.

In this edition, Terminator: Dark Fate director Tim Miller breaks down a big car chase from the sci-fi sequel. Plus, Edward Norton provides an extensive career retrospective, ranging from Primal Fear to Fight Club and everything in between and beyond. And Ru Paul puts together his own team of Charlie’s Angels, and they are not messing around. Read More »

Terminator: Dark Fate Action Figures

Terminator: Dark Fate may not be an immediate hit at the box office, likely thanks to fans being gunshy about yet another sequel in the Terminator franchise potentially disappointing them again. But the movie has received a good amount of favorable reactions from critics, earning the movie a 70% on Rotten Tomatoes and an even more satisfied 84% audience score. That means there are probably some of you out there who want to bring Terminator: Dark Fate collectibles home, and both NECA and Chronicle Collectibles have you covered with action figures and a statue. Read More »

Terminator Dark Fate reviews

David, Devindra, and Jeff chat about the perks of being a podcaster. For the feature review, the cast are joined by Matt Singer of ScreenCrush.com to discuss Terminator: Dark Fate, the sixth installment in the Terminator franchise. Tune in to hear the debate over this futuristic “legacyquel”

Check out Matt Singer’s new book on the history of Spider-man Marvel’s Spider-Man: From Amazing to Spectacular. 

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terminator dark fate box office

Terminator: Dark Fate‘s title might become a self-fulfilling prophecy for the franchise. The sixth Terminator film (third chronologically) bombed at the box office on its opening weekend, taking the No. 1 spot on the charts but raking in a measly $29 million in North America and $102 million overseas — not nearly enough to make back its $185 million budget. The Terminator Dark Fate box office could ultimately end up costing its studios over $100 million.

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Making of El Camino

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.

In this edition, take a deep dive behind the scenes of the making of El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie with the original series creator, head writer, executive producer, and director Vince Gilligan and more. Plus, see how many Easter eggs you missed in Terminator: Dark Fate, and watch as Nick Offerman tries some deadly hot wings in the latest edition of Hot Ones. Read More »