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Terminator 4 Has Terminated Everything Good About the Terminator Series

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Okay. In Terminator 3, the movie franchise dropped both director James Cameron and the character of Sarah Connor, and we all know how that turned out. Now here’s a quick look at what’s not happening for Terminator 4: Salvation: The Future Begins (yes, that is the real title).

? No Arnold Schwarzenegger (which we’ve known forever).

And, just announced:

? No R rating.

Instead it will be PG-13?a Terminator flick for the whole family. I think the Terminator learns a valuable lesson about friendship in this one, and how we should all treat each other equally, even if that person is a human who’s leading a revolution against the machines.

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Robert Bricken is one of the original co-founders of the site formerly known as Topless Robot, and its first editor-in-chief, serving from 2008-12. He brought the site to prominence with “nerd news, humor and self-loathing” as its motto, raising it from total internet obscurity to a readership in the millions, with help from his savage “FAQ” movie reviews and Fan Fiction Fridays. Under his tenure Topless Robot was covered by Gawker, Wired, Defamer, New York magazine, ABC News, and others, and his articles have been praised by Roger Ebert, Avengers actor Clark Gregg, comedian and The Daily Show correspondent John Hodgman, the stars of Mystery Science Theater 3000 and Rifftrax, and others. He is currently the managing editor of io9.com. Despite decades as both an amateur and professional nerd, he continues to be completely unprepared for either the zombie apocalypse or the robot uprising.