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Doctor Sleep 2019 123Movies: Full Movie is a 2019 American horror film based on the 2013 novel of the same name by Stephen King, which is a sequel to King’s 1977 novel The Shining. The film, set several decades after the events of The Shining, combines elements of the 1977 novel and its 1980 film adaptation of the same name directed by Stanley Kubrick. Doctor Sleep is written, directed, and edited by Mike Flanagan. How to Watch “Doctor Sleep 2019 123Movies” Full Movie Online in HD

Doctor Sleep review – The Shining sequel has its own spooky sparkle
Mike Flanagan offers a spirited rendition of Stephen King’s follow-up novel

Adapting Stephen King is one thing, writing a spiritual sequel to a Stanley Kubrick movie quite another. Director Mike Flanagan takes on King’s 2013 follow-up novel to The Shining, but adjusts some details to ensure continuity with Kubrick’s cult 1980 adaptation of the original book. Flanagan hopes vainly that there is still magic and terror to be wrung from the memory of Kubrick’s film, and sends a grown-up Danny Torrance back to the Overlook hotel, which he escaped with his mother, to “wake it up”.

The new material is fresher and considerably more fun. A cult who call themselves the True Knot are hunting children with powers, keeping the ghosts of the little boys and girls they catch in silver canisters. Led by Rebecca Ferguson’s seductive, fearsome Rose the Hat, they eat screams and drink pain in exchange for a longer (if not necessarily eternal) life. In a striking, terrifically creepy image, Rose astral-projects herself into a victim’s bedroom. She flies vertically to her destination, the camera swooping underneath to show her gliding face-down, like a bird.

The film moves between the cult, the adult Danny, now going by Dan (Ewan McGregor, behind a bushy beard), and a young girl with telepathic powers called Abra (as in cadabra), played with steely resolve by Kyliegh Curran. It takes a little while for their stories to intersect. Dan is an alcoholic like his father, Jack, and McGregor imbues him with little-boy-lost energy, suggesting that trauma is inherited and can’t be outrun. Nor can the memory of Jack Nicholson or Shelley Duvall; the fan service Flanagan pays to the Kubrick cinematic universe ends up being a ghostly imitation.

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Terminator 6 2019 123Movies: Full Movie is a 2019 American science fiction action film directed by Tim Miller, with a screenplay by David Goyer, Justin Rhodes, and Billy Ray,[6] from a story by James Cameron, Charles H. Eglee, Josh Friedman, Goyer and Rhodes. Cameron also produced, alongside David Ellison.How to Watch “Terminator 6 2019 123Movies” Full Movie Online in HD

Terminator Box Office: Dark Fate Tops The Charts, But The Numbers Aren’t Good

Despite being one of the biggest franchises in the world in terms of brand recognition, Terminator movies have spent the last decade as iffy box office offerings. Neither McG’s Terminator: Salvation nor Alan Taylor’s Terminator: Genisys were able to crack $50 million in their summertime opening weekends, and the latter wasn’t even able to hit nine figures in its entire domestic run. That being said, given the involvement of James Cameron as both writer and producer, and the return of star Linda Hamilton, there was still hope by Paramount Pictures that the tide could be turned with the release of Tim Miller’s Terminator: Dark Fate. Sadly, it doesn’t appear that’s the case, as while the new movie has won a box office crown, the numbers aren’t good.

Check out the full Top 10 below, and join me after for analysis!

Looking at things from a more sunny perspective, Terminator: Dark Fate did manage to make more money in its first three days than Terminator: Genisys, but it’s not all that impressive considering that the margin is less than $2 million, and the 2019 release cost about $30 million more to make (the price tag on the new movie is a whopping $185 million). Following the same trajectory as its predecessor, that means that its final total should be around $400 million globally – which you’ll remember wasn’t enough money to motivate the studio to green light a sequel.

Normally this would be a case where the foreign markets might save the film from totally crashing and burning, but it’s not clear that’s going to happen in this case. As we reported last week, the would-be blockbuster got off to a slow start when it premiered early overseas, and the numbers didn’t really get much of a boost from the second weekend performance. Thus far the film has not yet crossed $100 million outside North America (it’s currently sitting at $94 million) which is honestly surprising.

The movie may wind up turning a profit, but the box office performance is definitely well below expectation. There were some prognosticators that estimated that Terminator: Dark Fate could make as much as $40 million in its first three days, but the film instead fell well below that bar. This is despite having no real major competition in wide release, and following up a weekend where a fight for the top spot was carried out between titles in their fourth (Todd Phillips’ Joker) and second (Joachim Ronning’s Maleficent: Mistress Of Evil) weekends.

There is another positive in that Terminator: Dark Fate was given a much more positive reception from professional critics compared to the last two chapters in the franchise, but the response from audiences has been more on the lukewarm side. Crowds surveyed by CinemaScore ultimately delivered a “B+,” which is actually the exact same score that was given to all of the previous Terminator sequels… with the exception of James Cameron’s Terminator 2: Judgement Day, which earned an “A+.”

Folks definitely aren’t popping champagne corks today over at Paramount Pictures, and we’ll just have to wait and see what the future holds for his franchise.

Terminator: Dark Fate was the only new big blockbuster arriving in theaters this weekend, but a smaller release that can definitely celebrate the final numbers is Kasi Lemmons’ Harriet – which pulled in $12 million, and averaged nearly $6,000 per theater. Considering the importance of the story being told, following Harriet Tubman (Cythia Erivo) as she works to free slaves via the Underground Railroad, it’s great to see the film getting a lot of attention, and hopefully there are cinemas across the country that are full of young people learning about a true life hero. What is clear is that people are very much enjoying the film, as it, like Terminator 2: Judgement Day, has earned an “A+” on CinemaScore.

The only other two new releases from this past Friday to Sunday occupy the last two spots on the box office chart, and obviously aren’t big wins. Following years of development, Edward Norton’s Motherless Brooklyn got a modest launch from Warner Bros. this weekend with placement in about 1,300 theaters, and apparently the mixed response from critics didn’t result in swaths of people running out to buy tickets.

Meanwhile, Aaron Woodley’s animated Arctic Dogs – which notably wasn’t screened for critics prior to release – is also clearly a title that will not be showing up again in my weekly box office report. The film features an outstanding voice cast – including Jeremy Renner, James Franco, Anjelica Huston, Alec Baldwin, Laurie Holden, John Cleese, Omar Sy, Michael Madsen, and Heidi Klum, but clearly it wasn’t able to spur any interest anywhere. It’s possible that it could wind up doing well abroad, but I don’t think anyone involved is going to wind up counting it in their personal win column.

Further emphasizing this as a downer week for the box office, we don’t really have any big milestones to highlight either, though the news cycle will soon (either this upcoming week or next) be getting some major headlines for Joker. Not only is the film right on the precipice of crossing $300 million domestically, but it is also getting ready to become the seventh feature in 2019 to make over a billion dollars worldwide. The current total stands at $934 million, and if you can’t tell from the fact that it’s still the number two movie in America, it’s still making cash selling tickets.

While the box office results this week were definitely on the “blah” side of things, hopefully we will get to see a major uptick starting this upcoming Friday. Theaters are getting a nice injection of big movies including Mike Flanagan’s Shining sequel Doctor Sleep, Andy Fickman’s family-friendly Playing With Fire, and Paul Feig’s romantic comedy Last Christmas. Which film will win out and (presumably) push Terminator: Dark Fate out of the number one spot? Be sure to come back next Sunday to see how these new releases shake things up in the Top 10.

Linda Hamilton on Taking Hormones During Terminator: Dark Fate

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‘Maleficent’ Sequel Disappoints at Box Office
While Disney’s “Maleficent: Mistress of Evil” led in ticket sales, its earnings didn’t do much to offset its considerable costs.

Though Disney’s fantasy sequel “Maleficent: Mistress of Evil” claimed the top spot at the box office this weekend, it fell below expectations.

Initially projected to make close to $45 million domestically, the movie instead opened to an estimated $36 million in domestic ticket sales Friday through Sunday. It brought in an additional $117 million overseas, according to the studio. These figures did relatively little to offset the movie’s hefty price tag, however: It cost roughly $185 million to produce and at least $100 million to market worldwide.

The original “Maleficent” was a rethink of the fairy tale “Sleeping Beauty,” from which the titular character, played by Angelina Jolie, was plucked. The sequel, set several years later, revolves around a war between fairy creatures and humans, also featuring Elle Fanning, Michelle Pfeiffer and Chiwetel Ejiofor.

The opening-weekend misfire calls into question both the star power of Jolie — who has been largely absent from screens since the 2014 original — and the risky decision of Disney to release a sequel this long after that first movie, which opened to around $69.4 million in domestic ticket sales during its first weekend.

Plus, reviews for “Maleficent: Mistress of Evil” were generally weak: It currently holds a 41 percent fresh rating on Rotten Tomatoes.

[Read our critic’s review of “Maleficent: Mistress of Evil”.]

So while the new “Maleficent” led ticket sales, it was a different sequel that had this weekend’s most applause-worthy start.

“Zombieland 2: Double Tap,” from Sony Pictures, opened to around $26.7 million in domestic ticket sales, coming in ahead of both the studio’s projection ($23 million) and the original “Zombieland,” which sold about $24.7 million in tickets during its opening weekend in 2009. The sequel cost $42 million to make.

“Zombieland 2: Double Tap” is the sequel to the 2009 horror spoof “Zombieland.” The original movies’s zombie-slaying stars — Woody Harrelson, Emma Stone, Jesse Eisenberg and Abigail Breslin — return in the sequel to fight for survival in a post-apocalyptic world. They do so alongside a handful of newcomers, played by Rosario Dawson, Luke Wilson and Avan Jogia, to name a few.

“Zombieland 2: Double Tap” received lukewarm reviews, with a current Rotten Tomatoes score of 68.

The movie landed in third place overall, behind Warner Bros.’s “Joker.” That supervillain character study, which has been in theaters since the beginning of the month, sold $29.2 million in tickets this weekend and landed in second place.

Fourth place at this weekend’s box office went to “The Addams Family,” an animated family movie based on the macabre comics. It brought in around $16 million according to Comscore, which compiles box office data. That movie, distributed in the United States by United Artists Releasing, was in its second weekend in theaters. In fifth place was Paramount’s Will Smith vehicle “Gemini Man,” also in its second weekend, which sold an additional $8.5 million in tickets.

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Maleficent 2 May Be the First Sign Disney’s Remake Spell Is Fading

Disney’s 2014 film Maleficent was a commercial success, cementing the studio’s strategy of live-action and photorealistic remakes. A reimagining of the 1959 animated classic Sleeping Beauty that tells the story from the perspective of the (misunderstand) antagonist, Maleficent exceeded domestic projections with a $69.4 million opening weekend, on its way to a $106 million global debut — and a $241 million worldwide total. It was follows by such hits as Cinderella, The Jungle Book, Aladdin and, most recently, The Lion King.

Although criticized by some as nostalgia-inspired cash grabs, these remakes, especially The Lion King, have been paid off for Disney. However, Maleficent’s new sequel, Maleficent: Mistress of Evil, isn’t fairing nearly as well so far. The early predictions of the movie opening lower than its predecessor turned out to be true, and then some. While it was No. 1 at the box office on its first weekend, it achieved that by earning only $36.9 million in North America, almost half that of the 2014 film.

The current trend of prophesizing inevitable fatigue for a popular genre of media is as tired as what these naysayers claim that the genres are. In terms of the Disney remake trend, there has been a considerable backlash, with the (ironically) immensely successful 2019 remake of The Lion King ironically being the zenith of this derision.

There’s no denying that this growing resentment toward the movies could have affected Maleficent 2’s monetary intake. This is bolstered by the fact that it is no less than the fourth live-action Disney film lifted from a cartoon this year alone, superseded by Dumbo, Aladdin, and the aforementioned The Lion King. Another is already around the corner in the form of The Lady and the Tramp while there are already plans for live-action remakes of other Disney classics, such as The Little Mermaid and Mulan.

It’s possible viewers really are already dropping out, hoping to send a message of disinterest at the height of these remake’s release. The film is also coming out after a particularly bloated summer, though that didn’t seem to affect the likes of Aladdin. Compared to the much strict adherence to the animated originals seen in this year’s past Disney live-action releases, both Maleficent movies are far looser with the source material. They’re still, nonetheless, seen as live-action remakes, a status that is becoming more and more groan-inducing than crowd-pleasing.

The Halloween release date for Maleficent 2 was no doubt intentional, given its darker tone and witchy subtitle. That release window unfortunately put it up against some hefty competition. Joker, despite having been out for weeks by then, was and is still going strong, although the Mistress of Evil is currently putting up a tougher fight than expected. In fact, it’s recently become the highest-grossing R-rated film of all time. The film had considerable buzz leading up to its release, and attracted considerable attention for its potentially controversial nature, making its release far more anticipated than the comparatively low-key release of Maleficent 2.

The same week as Maleficent’s release, the long-awaited Zombieland: Double Tap came out, as well, and Terminator: Dark Fate is around the corner. Joker and Zombieland — and, soon, Terminator — would have drawn in an older audience, namely one that may have felt neglected during the particularly blockbuster-heavy, family-friendly summer. This adult appeal would obviously not have extended to Maleficent 2, which, in spite of its much darker take on the Sleeping Beauty lore, was still very much a Disney movie. It didn’t help that Joker, in particular, is predicted to become a big Awards hit, and considered by many to be a breath of fresh air for the ever-popular comic book movie genre.

Another issue with Maleficent 2, especially compared to Aladdin and The Lion King, was the relative lack of nostalgia for the property. The latter two films were remakes of movies made during Disney’s renaissance era, with The Lion King becoming a worldwide cultural phenomenon and has retained this status during the passing years.

Sleeping Beauty, on the other hand, was released in 1959. While still a classic in the pantheon of Disney animated movies, the film doesn’t have as much nostalgic childhood resonance as other more recent source movies. The same can be applied to the 2019 live-action remake of Dumbo. The original Dumbo was another hallowed classic from a bygone era, released during World War II. There’s also the five-year gap between the release of the first movie and this one, possibly dwindling audience interest even further.

The film’s mixed word-of-mouth reception hasn’t helped things, either, with few seeing it as an improvement on the tepidly received first film. However, with box figures starting to turn slowly around, it may still prove to be a sleeper hit. Whether this happens or not, it would seem that Disney’s live-action remake magic is strongest among its most popular properties. Disappointing films like Dumbo and Maleficent may make fans even warier (and wearier) of the remakes in general.

Directed by Joachim Rønning, Maleficent: Mistress of Evil stars Angelina Jolie, Elle Fanning, Michelle Pfeiffer, Ed Skrein, Jenn Murray, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Juno Temple and Brenton Thwaites. The film is now playing worldwide.

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The Addams Family (2019) Review

After being chased out of the old country, the eccentric Addams family led by newlyweds Gomez (Oscar Isaac) and Morticia (Charlize Theron) are looking to settle into their new home in New Jersey. But home-design TV personality Margaux (Allison Janney), scared that the Addams will ruin her perfect suburban community, hatches a scheme to turn the town against her new neighbours.

How do you define normal? That’s always been the central question at the heart of The Addams Family, who found fame on TV in 1964 and first endeared themselves to cinematic audiences in 1991. Though a beloved 1993 sequel followed – as well as a 2010 Broadway musical – it’s taken the Sausage Party directorial team of Greg Tiernan and Conrad Vernon and a detour into animation to bring one of cinema’s most unusual families back to the big screen. For the most part it’s a faithful, winning return, reminding us once again that regular is relative and that the enduring appeal of Charles Addams’ macabre 1938 creation is eternal.

The world of the Addams family looks no less impressive for being animated. Not only are there beautiful contrasts between the moodiness of the family mansion and the colourful, but soulless visual of Margaux’s seemingly perfect town, but the character designs are very much inspired by Addams’ original 1930s cartoons, taking the family back to its roots.

he screenplay is smart enough not to go too overboard with its message of acceptance.

It helps that they’re brought to life by a star-studded voice cast, all of whom are clearly having a blast playing iconic roles. Isaac and Theron (perhaps the most attractive movie couple to ever be animated) are good value as parents who are trying to connect with their kids without losing sight of their family traditions, while Chloë Grace Moretz’s perfect deadpan delivery as their rebellious daughter Wednesday is a consistent highlight.

Although we’ve seen it in many an animated movie before, the themes of embracing individuality and living authentically are no less effective here and are neatly threaded throughout the movie, best embodied with the arc of Finn Wolfhard’s Pugsley (his coming-of-age ‘Mazurka’ ceremony is a standout sequence). Furthermore, at a time when people in power are stoking fear of the other, The Addams Family feels timely too. It’s easy to see the parallels between their world and ours, but thankfully the screenplay is smart enough not to go too overboard with its message of acceptance.

On the downside, there’s a lack of something wholly fresh, occasionally feeling needlessly on the nose – Margaux’s town is called ‘Assimilation’ – and reaching for the broad pop-culture joke and horror homage a little too often. But even 80 years after its inception, The Addams Family proves that there’s still plenty of creepy, kooky, mysterious and spooky life left in the tank.

Though its themes are overly familiar, this is a fun and charming introduction for newbies to the Addams Family. Once again, it’s cool to be weird.

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Gemini Man 2019 123Movies: Full Movie is a 2019 American action thriller film directed by Ang Lee and written by David Benioff, Billy Ray, and Darren Lemke. Starring Will Smith, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Clive Owen, and Benedict Wong, the film follows a hitman who is targeted by a younger clone of himself while on the run from the government. How to Watch “Gemini Man 2019 123Movies” Full Movie Online in HD


we’veWe’ve been infiltrated by imposters. Our entertainment industry is facing an invasion of non-people with striking similarities to real and recognizable people. The digitization of A-listers is spreading in Hollywood productions, allowing for lifelike simulations of actors and other notables to creep in and undermine everything we once took for granted about performing. And we can’t say we weren’t warned.

The digitization rush was presaged as recently as 2013 in The Congress, Ari Folman’s loose adaptation of a Polish science fiction novel from writer Stanisław Lem. His liberal reworking of the text imagines a fictionalized version of actress Robin Wright who sells her likeness to the sinister Miramount Studios so she’ll have more time and money to spend on her ailing young son. The suits stick her in a large cage that takes a zillion simultaneous photos from every conceivable angle, creating a virtual Robin Wright that can be made to do or say whatever her string-pullers wish. Of course, this leads to troubles, many of which fall on the fanciful side. Folman’s loony grand vision involves fleets of zeppelins, a drug that turns people into Steamboat Willie cartoon versions of themselves, and a Matrix-ish illusory reality.

The Congress also raised some broadly existential concerns, anxieties about the commodification of identity and the degradation of the real. Swarms of airships have yet to descend on Tinseltown, but otherwise, we’ve barreled headfirst into Folman’s future of fake faces and synthetic voices. As technology that mimics human expression strings a rope bridge over the Uncanny Valley, our understanding of concepts like acting, personhood, and realism will have to be rejiggered to account for a new state of the art. At a time when Disney can insistently bill an almost entirely computer-generated Africa as “live action,” as deepfakes become increasingly elaborate, as Ang Lee’s Gemini Man pairs Will Smith with his 1990s-era self, the integrity of images has become more tenuous than ever. “Seeing is believing” is no longer a truism.

In showbiz, where image is everything, actors have to be protective of their likenesses and the brand they represent. That’s led to friction between stars and the studios making money off of them since time immemorial, but more recent advances have complicated a long-standing debate. In 1990, Crispin Glover landed in the middle of a hot-button issue when he sued Back to the Future II for replacing him as George McFly with an actor styled to look just like him. He claimed that pairing done-up substitute Jeffrey Weissman with previously shot footage from the first film constituted infringement on his “rights of publicity,” and Universal settled to the rumored tune of $760,000. A Hollywood Reporter article from a few years ago included a portentous soundbite from Glover’s lawyer Doug Kari: “What I said to the judge was, ‘Things may happen in the future that will make this important.’ We need to draw a line.”

That line was redrawn over and over again in the years that followed, as actors stood their ground against ersatz versions of themselves. Vanna White hauled Samsung into court in 1993 over an ad featuring a robot gussied up with a glamorous gown and a blonde updo to host a Wheel of Fortune-type game show. In late 2009, Gwen Stefani and the other members of No Doubt slapped Activision with a lawsuit for letting players use the band’s in-game avatars featured in Band Hero to play any of the available songs, instead of the agreed-upon three from their own catalog. (The same issue was raised with the Kurt Cobain avatar in Guitar Hero 5, an attempt to capitalize on his image that Courtney Love took none too kindly.) In both cases, the talent won massive payouts and gained an important advantage in the unending tug-of-war between institutions and individuals.

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DreamWorks’ ‘Abominable’ film banned in Vietnam, Malaysia, and the Philippines for showing China’s claim over disputed seas

DreamWorks’ animated feature, ‘Abominable’, has been banned in Vietnam, Malaysia, and the Philippines for depicting China’s ‘nine-dash line’ policy in the film.

‘Abominable’ tells the story of a Chinese teen who discovered a Yeti (mythical snowman living in the Himalayas) in her family house and enlists the help of her friends to bring the creature back to Mount Everest. The film was jointly produced by Shanghai-based Pearl Studio and Hollywood company DreamWorks Animation.

China’s ‘nine-dash line’ policy outlines its claim over several islands in the South China Sea which are also being contested by many countries in Southeast Asia. Protests have erupted in Vietnam and the Philippines over China’s ‘unilateral’ claim over the disputed seas. The governments of these two countries have also accused China of violating their maritime territories.

‘Abominable’ was marketed as ‘Everest: The Little Yeti’ in Vietnam and it was screened in early October before it was pulled out from theaters following intense public backlash over the controversial scene in the film.

Philippine Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. also criticized the wrong depiction of the country’s map.

He also suggested to censor the scene, insert a government advisory about the cut, and call for a boycott of DreamWorks instead of banning the film.

The government’s Movie and Television Review and Classification Board eventually decided to pull the film from the theaters.

Malaysia’s censorship board ordered DreamWorks to cut the scene but this was refused and led to a decision not to show the movie in the country, which was previously scheduled for release on 7 November.

Many netizens in the three countries said they are supporting the decision to either censor the film or block its screening.

But some also wrote that it’s better to engage moviegoers and artists in China and inform them about why the ‘nine-dash line’ policy should be reviewed. This is the same argument of Filipino newspaper columnist Tyrone Velez, who wrote on

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Darkest fate: how the Terminator franchise was finally terminated

The apocalyptically bad box office for the sixth Terminator film is looking like the final nail in a particularly rusty coffin

The Terminator franchise is dead.

It might not technically be official yet (studios rarely publicly admit as much, just in case) but after the sixth Terminator film crashed, burned and descended into a vat of lava this past weekend, thumb down, it’s looking like it’s finally time to say hasta la vista.

The unfortunately titled Terminator: Dark Fate was supposed to be a franchise-saver, a much-needed burst of life for a series that had been struggling to stay alive since Judgment Day in 1991. The solution was simple: forget the three films that came after (something most people had already done) and create a retcon reunion, following on directly from the still-adored second chapter. It’s a strategy that hauled Michael Myers back to life, and profit, last year with the shock success of the gory palette-cleanser Halloween, making $255m worldwide and becoming the biggest slasher film of all time.

Bringing back Arnold Schwarzenegger was less of a get, given that he had stuck around for 2003’s Rise of the Machines and 2015’s Genisys, but reuniting him with Linda Hamilton was a more sellable sell and the film itself played out like a Force Awakens-style retread, regurgitating a similar formula with plenty of sly winks aimed at long-time fans. It also provided a major return for James Cameron, shapeshifting from director to producer, giving his stamp of approval, one that was bombastically bragged about in the film’s pricey marketing campaign.

Reviews were decent but early tracking suggested that audience interest was minimal and early pre-apocalyptic panic started to set in. The film’s budget has been reported as $185m, a staggering amount given the franchise’s spotty history, and while experts had forecast a weekend of between $30-40m, Dark Fate sputtered out at just $29m in the US. To put that into perspective alongside other action sequels this year, that’s less than the openings of John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum ($56m), Godzilla: King of the Monsters ($47m), Dark Phoenix ($32m) and even Men in Black: International ($30m). Within the Terminator franchise, it’s far beneath the openings of Rise of the Machines ($44m) and Salvation ($42m) but slightly up on Genisys ($27m). But what does all this really mean?

Since Rise of the Machines performed adequately in 2003, making $433m globally from a $200m budget, there have now been three attempts to reframe the franchise. In 2009, McG’s post-apocalyptic sequel Salvation leaped forward in time, removed all familiar cast members, added Christian Bale and Sam Worthington and changed the R-rated franchise to a PG-13 one. Cameron, who wasn’t involved, later said that he “didn’t hate it as much” as he thought he would, which was ultimately one of the nicest things one could say about the film which was loathed by critics and despite the more audience-friendly rating, it was the first Terminator film not to open at number one in the US. International audiences were slightly more forgiving with the film reaching $371m worldwide and producers learning an important lesson about where the film’s future could lie.

Six years later and after rights were sold to Annapurna who then turned to Paramount for financial assistance, the franchise was being rebooted with the confusingly timelined, and titled, Genisys. Arnie was back as the T-800, as was Sarah Connor, this time played by Emilia Clarke, but the film imagined a different version of events, taking the pieces of the original, throwing them up in the air and restarting the story with a new bent. But somehow reviews were even worse than Salvation and while Cameron initially claimed to be a fan, he later said he’d voiced support purely out of loyalty to Arnie. Domestically, the film was a washout, making just $89m but internationally, it crept up to a solid $440m, helped massively by a $113m haul in China. Planned as the first film in a new trilogy, critical apathy and underwhelming returns led to another reshape. This time Cameron was re-enlisted along with Deadpool director Tim Miller, which brings us back to 2019, where we’re left to pick up the pieces of yet another terminated Terminator timeline.

The disappointing domestic opening for Dark Fate is worth couching. For one, it’s still $2m higher than that of Genisys and the stronger reviews would imply that word of mouth could propel it to a higher final tally. But Dark Fate’s budget is at least $30m more and, this is the killer, it’s also performing under expectations internationally with audiences in China, France and the UK proving to be particularly unengaged. So far, with some markets opening a week before the US, the film has only just crossed $123m and will reportedly need to make $480m just to break even. Industry experts are currently estimating losses of between $110-130m for the film’s backers Paramount, Skydance and Fox/Disney, who released it internationally.

So what went wrong?

While reviews were better than any Terminator film since Judgment Day (faint praise at best), they were still littered with reservations. It was seen by many as a lazy retread, giving audiences more of the same rather than adding anything particularly fresh to the franchise. The script is a product of a rather torturous-sounding process involving six writers and the final film is a product of a battle for supremacy between Miller and Cameron. “The blood is still being scrubbed off the walls from those creative battles,” Cameron has said of the production. “This is a film that was forged in fire … Tim wanted to make it his movie. And I’m like, ‘Yeah, but I kind of know a little about this world.’” It’s inevitable that the end-product bears its share of bruises as a result and the struggle between the old and the new is felt throughout.

Some of the early negative buzz was focused on a fanboy-baiting twist that saw John Connor dispatched in the first scene (an idea that Cameron is taking ownership of) and the film’s shift towards the women that would be in charge of preventing a robot apocalypse instead. Many found this to be one of the film’s fresher angles, and performances from Hamilton and franchise newcomer Mackenzie Davis were rightfully praised, but some misogynist trolls took against the film from the outset, especially after the first image of three female characters together was released. Back in July, Miller claimed the film would “scare the fuck” out of sexist naysayers. “You can see online the responses to some of the early shit that’s out there … I don’t give a fuck,” he said. It’s foggy as to whether this backlash did end up impacting the box office but it’s yet another, admittedly depressingly dim-witted, problem that the film had to weather.

While a similar sequel-forgetting strategy worked last year for Halloween, the 2018 iteration was blessed with a lower budget, an easy-to-convey concept and, most notably, a series of mostly atrocious sequels that had come and gone without much awareness from the average cinemagoer. The last entry had been 2002’s Halloween: Resurrection, forgotten by all who had had the misfortune of seeing it, while the failed Terminator restarts had been more recent and sold on a much larger scale. “The goodwill and brand equity created by the first two Terminator films was arguably undone by the subsequent pre-Dark Fate installments, which may have negatively impacted audience interest in this latest chapter in the series,” said Comscore’s Paul Dergarabedian to the Hollywood Reporter. Die-hard franchise fans were probably both weary and wary of another while others were likely confused by where this new film stood and whether one would need to catch up on the films in-between before shelling out to go see it. It’s also yet another 80s action franchise that’s not managed to attract a new generation to the plate. Last year, saw The Predator crash land, this year saw Rambo: Last Blood killed and the disappointing performance of Alien: Covenant has left that franchise in a cryogenic sleep. Arnie’s much-hyped, post-Governor Hollywood comeback has also been commercially unimpressive, from The Last Stand to Sabotage, making his appeal, even when attached to his most famous role, highly questionable.

Again, this was envisioned as the first part of a new trilogy but according to sources, post-box office wreckage, there are no plans for a follow-up. I’d argue that there is a way of making another Terminator film that could work, both critically and commercially, but the strategy would need to be smaller in scale. When audiences grew tired of Wolverine’s standalone adventures, Fox made the nifty decision to narrow the focus, as well as the budget, and gave a green light to the R-rated Logan, a violent, character-led drama that was easily accessible to those who’d long given up on the films that came before it. Logan was a shock hit, grossing over $600m worldwide, the second highest-grossing X-Men movie to date, picking up superheroic reviews on the way. Its success was probably a leading factor in the development of the similarly back-to-basics Joker, a $900m hit that’s just become the biggest R-rated film of all time. There’s a version of this model that could be transplanted to the Terminator universe too, something that was tried on a broader, and more expensive, scale, in Dark Fate’s treatment of Arnie’s T-800, but one that could be extracted and expanded upon in a gritty, and cheaper, separate story.

It’s perhaps more merciful to let this one lie though, to rest the Terminators alongside the corpses of the Men in Black, the Blair Witch and the Predators, to accept that nostalgia in this instance is more potent when it’s left untarnished. If a figure from the future were to arrive in 2019 with a message, it would probably be a desperate plea to stop making any more of these damn movies.

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The Goldfinch 2019 123Movies: Full Movie is a 2019 American drama film directed by John Crowley and written by Peter Straughan, adapted from the 2013 novel of the same name by Donna Tartt. The film stars Ansel Elgort as a young man whose life is transformed after his mother dies in a terrorist bomb attack at a museum, from which he takes a famous painting called The Goldfinch. Oakes Fegley, Aneurin Barnard, Finn Wolfhard, Sarah Paulson, Luke Wilson, Jeffrey Wright, and Nicole Kidman appear in supporting roles.How to Watch “The Goldfinch 2019 123Movies” Full Movie Online in HD

The Goldfinch’ Goes Digital in November

Warner Bros. Pictures’ “The Goldfinch” adaptation will release on digital on November 9th, followed by the Blu-ray and DVD release on December 13th. BAFTA Award winner John Crowley directed the movie, which stars Ansel Elgort, Academy Award winner Nicole Kidman, Oakes Fegley, Aneurin Barnard, Finn Wolfhard, Sarah Paulson, Luke Wilson, and Jeffrey Wright.

You can order the digital version and have it ready for release day right here on iTunes and Prime Video. If you would like the retail version, you can find it right here on Amazon.

The movie had an all-star cast, but struggled in theaters. The film opened in September, during a crowded box office. “The Goldfinch” debuted in ninth-place, battling “Hustlers,” “It Chapter 2,” “Angel has Fallen,” “Good Boys,” and “The Lion King.”

The official description reads, “The last time 13-year-old Theo Decker (Oakes Fegley) saw his mother, she was gliding away from him into another gallery of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Seconds later, a terrorist bomb exploded destroying priceless pieces of art…and shattering Theo’s life forever. The tragedy changes the course of his life, sending him on a stirring odyssey of grief and guilt, reinvention and redemption, friendship and even love. Throughout the turbulent years, as he grows into adulthood, Theo (Ansel Elgort) secretly clings to a single, precious object—his one tangible connection to the mother he lost on that terrible day—a priceless painting of a tiny bird chained to its perch. The Goldfinch.”

The movie also features Ashleigh Cummings, Willa Fitzgerald, Aimee Laurence, Denis O’Hare, and Boyd Gaines.

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It 2 2019 123Movies: Full Movie is a 2019 American supernatural horror film and the sequel to the 2017 film It, both based on the 1986 novel by Stephen King. The film is directed by Andy Muschietti from a screenplay by Gary Dauberman. Set in 2016, 27 years after the first film, it stars Jessica Chastain, James McAvoy, Bill Hader, Isaiah Mustafa, Jay Ryan, James Ransone, Andy Bean, and Bill Skarsgård, who returns as Pennywise the Dancing Clown.How to Watch “It 2 2019 123Movies” Full Movie Online in HD

‘It’ 2 Cast Quotes & Chapter Two Movie Lines

It: Chapter Two, also known as It 2, has been released and the same cast of kids is back, along with an all-new cast of their adult selves. The returning child actors include Jaeden Martell as Young Bill Denbrough, Wyatt Oleff as Young Stanley Uris, Jack Dylan Grazer as Young Eddie Kaspbrak, Finn Wolfhard as Young Richie Tozier, Sophia Lillis as Young Beverly Marsh, Chosen Jacobs as Young Mike Hanlon, and Jeremy Ray Taylor as Young Ben Hanscom. Their adult versions are played by Jessica Chastain as Beverly Marsh, James McAvoy as Bill Denbrough, Bill Hader as Richie Tozier, Isaiah Mustafa as Mike Hanlon, Jay Ryan as Ben Hanscom, James Ransone as Eddie Kaspbrak, and Andy Bean as Stanley Uris. And, of course, Bill Skarsgård returns as Pennywise, the clown.

Now that you have the rundown on the main cast, let’s get into some of the quotes from the film. Read on below for the movie’s best lines.

“It: Chapter Two” Quotes
Come back and play. Come back and play with the clown. – Pennywise

Am I handsome as an adult? – Young Richie
You’ll grow into your looks. – Young Becky
What the fuck does that mean? – Young Richie

Swear, if it isn’t dead, if it ever comes back, we’ll come back too. – Young Bill

Something happens to you when you leave this town. The farther away, the hazier it all gets. But me, I never left. I remember all of it. – Mike

Sometimes, we are what we wish we could forget. – Mike

An oath is an oath. Losers gotta stick together, right? – Bill

Wow. You two look amazing. What the fuck happened to me? – Richie

Was this job invented before fun? – Richie

There’s an echo that’s here in Derry. It bounces back every 27 years. – Mike

Well, that shit got dark fast. – Richie

Let’s unmake the promise. – Richie

I’ve seen all of us die. – Beverly

What the dick is this? – Young Richie

Just trying to add some levity to this shit. I’ll go fuck myself. – Richie

I know your secret, your dirty little secret. – Pennywise

Billy, I’m still here. Help me. – Georgie

Your hair is winter fire, January embers. My heart burns there too. – Beverly

We’re all scared, that’s what worries me. That’s what it wants. – Beverly

You should cut that fucking mullet. It’s been like 30 years, man. – Eddie

I guess you could say that was long overdue. Get it? ‘Cause we’re in a library. – Richie

Beep Beep Richie. – Beverly

Memories, all bad. – Ben

I don’t really feel like crying. – Eddie

Who married a woman ten times his own body mass? – Richie
Me. – Eddie

It can only be attacked in its true form. – Mike

(To an innocent-looking puppy dog) I know your moves you little bitch. – Richie

You lied and I died. – Georgie

Beep Beep Motherfucker. – Eddie

I can smell the stink of your fear. – Pennywise

For 27 years, I dreamt of you. I craved you … I’ve missed you! – Pennywise

That puke smells worse than your mom’s slippers. – Young Richie

If you find somebody worth holding onto, never ever let them go. – Stanley

The thing about being a loser is you don’t have anything to lose. – Stanley