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    This "Terminator: Dark Fate" Plot Twist Has A Lot Of Fans Divided


    This post contains spoilers for Terminator: Dark Fate. You've been warned!!


    Okay let's get right to it: In the opening scenes of Terminator: Dark Fate, John Connor dies.


    Yes, THE John Connor! Thanks to the wonders of digital technology (ironic given the subject matter, amirite), the story picks up not long after the events of Terminator 2: Judgement Day. As John and Sarah Connor relax, having saved the world from the apocalypse, a rogue Terminator finds them and guns John down. He dies in Sarah's arms and it is absolutely BRUTAL.

    It's Dark Fate's signal that the movie is taking the franchise in a new direction. After all, John Connor has been at the center of it, in one way or another, from the very beginning.


    It's a bit of a kick in the guts for any fan, especially in the way it uses the Edward Furlong iteration of the character. He's the most iconic John, and he's absolutely the beating heart of Terminator 2, the best movie in the series.

    Needless to say, a lot of fans were upset by the twist...

    Terminator Dark Fate: Kills John Connor in the first five minutes of the film Me:

    Remember when John Connor was alive and all was well in the #T2 timeline? Yeah.......#TerminatorDarkFate really fucked that up didn’t it? 😭😒

    The attempted shock moment that involved John Connor was a very predictable moment we all saw coming a mile away. There was a reason he wasn’t featured in anything promoting this movie. Trash. That character deserves better than to be tossed aside like that. #TerminatorDarkFate

    It sucks what’s happened to Terminator Dark Fate.....but the opening scene absolutely killed the whole thing. It didn’t have to go there. I am in denial.

    The first two movies told us John Connor was the only hope for humanity. The plot of those two movies revolve around people giving up their lives to save him. You can't then kill him off and act like he isn't needed. #TerminatorDarkFate

    Don’t be fooled by the news of Edward Furlong being John Connor again. They lied to y’all. #TerminatorDarkFate

    Everyone after the opening scene of Terminator: Dark Fate

    Im so angry Skynet John connor The terminator It doesnt matter anymore The one thing that got me into liking killer robots is now gone

    However, not everyone was unhappy. Some praised the introduction of the new savior – the new John Connor – Dani Ramos.

    Grace/Dani Ramos ist everything I needed in my life

    How do I describe TERMINATOR: DARK FATE? Let's see...4 words THE POWER OF WOMEN👊💥 #LindaHamilton #MackenzieDavis #NataliaReyes #TerminatorDarkFate

    I absolutely enjoyed Dani. I loved seeing a Hispanic woman at the center of this and the reason for hope. That spoke volumes to me! #TerminatorDarkFate

    And many fans felt that the movie on the whole took the right measures needed to restore the franchise to its former glory.

    Any fan of #Terminator look no further #TerminatorDarkFate brings the franchise back into what I wanted from this franchise. Fuses the best elements from every Terminator film, while injecting a much needed adrenaline shot. They said they’d be back.. THEYRE BACK

    #TerminatorDarkFate knew what it had to do, and it took care of business. I really enjoyed that movie.

    #TerminatorDarkFate is a complete resurgence for the Terminator franchise. It pops, it’s got spectacular action and the performances from Hamilton, Davis and Schwarzenegger. Tim Miller knocks it out of the park with his directing sensibilities.

    There's no doubt that, one way or another, it's a breathtaking opening.

    Wow. @Terminator that opening scene 🤭 best sequel since T2.

    And we'll probably all be crying over John Connor forever.


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