Terminator: Salvation

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I’m going to say this first and foremost: this movie has one of my favorite trailers ever but damn it spoiled 90% of the movie. Being ten years old as of this date, I feel spoilers aren’t a big deal now and this movie gets truck loads of hate anyway.

The future is grim and the resistance against the machines is on the brink of defeat. John Conner is fighting to keep control of a military that believes he’s unhinged because of the foresight he has towards the mechanical threat. The machines have stopped there slaughter, kidnapping people for experiments in making what Conner believes is the legendary T-800. When a young Kyle Reese goes missing, Conner goes in search of him, finding a horrifying anomaly in Marcus Wright- a machine who believes he’s human. The future has changed, but can we save ourselves from uncertainty?

While not a great movie, this movie doesn’t deserve a fraction of the hate it gets; I’m going as far as to say it’s my favorite Terminator movie besides the original and Terminator 2: Judgement Day . I like that this movie doesn’t involve time travel and doesn’t recycle the old plot formulas. I like Christian Bale as John Conner and feel he’s the believable badass Conner should be and Marcus Wright was a interesting character in his own right. I thought it was interesting getting glimpses  of the early Terminators leading up to the dawn of the T-800; added points for making the classic Terminator model badass have gravity again. A problem I had was the PG-13 rating, which meant it couldn’t delve into the nightmarish horror elements of the first 2 films. Another issue I have is I thought the ending was pretty cheesy. The movie deserves a watch and if you don’t like it, at least it tries to do something different. May the gaming gods bring you glory.

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Outlast 3 announcement trailer

I always wondered when the hell this was going to show up. If you saw my list of  5 more games that were a huge bummer, you’d know I’m not on the Outlast hype bandwagon. So far it looks like a run for the course for the series but I’m sure the sound and visuals will be good. May the gaming gods bring you glory.

Quick Game Review: Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Breakpoint (Xbox One) — BeardedGamer82 Gaming Blog

Quick Game Review: Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Breakpoint (Xbox One) Developed by: Ubisoft Paris Published by: Ubisoft Released on: 10/4/2019 Played on: Xbox One The Tom Clancy’s series has been around since 2001 but my personal jumping point was 2017’s Ghost Recon Wildlands. After playing Ghost Recon Wildlands, and thoroughly enjoying it, I was very […]

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Black Adam poster and release announced

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If you watched Shazam and know you’re DC lore, you picked up on the Black Adam references but surprising revealed Mr Mind instead of him in the after credit scene. I’ve heard whispers that Black Adam is set to face his nemesis in Shazam 3 but I haven’t seen anything concrete to substantiate this. Anyhow, Adam is getting his own movie without Shazam;  Dwayne Johnson is playing Adam the movie, as the poster depicts is coming  out 12-22-21. Honestly I love his look and I like the grim god-like presence he has in the poster. I’m a bit worried Adam’s story may come off too humorous or they may try making him too much of a hero instead of the tragic, badass villain/ antihero he is. Time will tell. May the gaming gods bring you glory.

Disney+ Review

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A few days ago the long anticipated  Disney streaming service debuted, so I got my hands on the free week trail.

First and foremost, I’m incredibly surprised at the affordable prices. It’s $6.99 a month or $69.99 for a whole year. The layout is inspired mostly by Netflix’s layout so it’s pretty simple to use. There are shortcuts to the classics, Marvel, Pixar, and National Geographic but when you go to the search engine, additional playlists pop up which is helpful.

So how is the selection of Disney+? It’s really freaking impressive. The whole MCU is on there (minus the Spider-man movies and Incredible Hulk because they were joint projects) Every episode of the Simpsons is there. Every obscure Disney channel show and original movie, Marvel cartoons I didn’t know existed, and multiple versions and straight to video sequels accompanying blu-ray grade classics of yester-year. I was in awe at the selection before but that was nothing compared to how well everything comes in. The sound and visuals are great but on certain things there is a tiny bit of lag when uploading certain things. For certain movies like The Last Jedi (second opinion) , Avengers: Infinity War, and the movies found elsewhere can’t be accessed now but they do list when they will be accessible on plus.

My complaints are surprisingly few and many I had cleared up after Day One. Day One there were seasons of shows left out, movies and shows that couldn’t be accessed and things ran a bit clunky. After Day One , a lot of those issues did clear up thankfully. There are some minor issues in regards to the responsiveness of the menu but I chalked it up to either how new the service. I have heard the Simpsons came out funky but I haven’t really got to check out those claims for myself yet.

In the end, Disney+ is a surprisingly good service I’d recommend checking out. May the gaming gods bring you glory.