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The Fate We Make Ep. 4: Terminator Salvation (2009)

This week on The Fate We Make the Binge Buddies, composed of Bryan Dressel, Matt “Zombie Dog Johnny 5” Dykes, Joel “Marvin the Paranoid Android” DeWitte, and Ryan “R2-D2” Lootens “excitedly” sit down to discuss ‘Terminator Salvation.’ It’s got Christian Bale in it, and it’s got up-and-coming names that are going to be big, and McG directed the thing so it can’t be bad, right? RIGHT? It’s the best one ever, RIGHT?!?!?! Should probably listen to the episode and find out just how great this film is.


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The Fate We Make Ep. 3: T3: Rise of the Machines (2003)

This week on another exciting episode of The Fate We Make, Bryan Dressel, Matt “Zombie Dog Robbie the Robot” Dykes, Joel “Optimus Prime” DeWitte, and Ryan “HAL” Lootens adjust their expectations to talk about the third Terminator film, ‘Rise of the Machines.’ It actually isn’t that bad of a film and as the Binge Buddies mention up top, it’s better than what’s to come.


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The Fate We Make Ep. 2: Terminator 2 Judgement Day (1991)

The future is here and it’s time for another episode of The Fate We Make. This week the binge buddies – Bryan Dressel, Matt “Doraemon Zombie Dog” Dykes, Joel “Gerty” DeWitte, Ryan “Toyota Violin Playing Robot” Lootens – gather round their mics to talk about the greatest movie of all time: Terminator 2: Judgement Day. Do the kids still say “that’s it, that’s the tweet?” Because that’s it. That’s the tweet. Seriously, absolute perfection from front to back.


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The Fate We Make Ep. 1: The Terminator (1984)

Hi! Welcome to the exciting new season of Binge Buddies – “The Fate We Make.” Bryan Dressel, Matt “Zombie Dog Awesome-O” Dykes, Joel “HK47” DeWitte,  and Ryan “Rock’em Sock’em Robots” Lootens team up to talk about the Terminator film franchise, and they’re starting at the beginning (obviousy) with the 1984 classic. How does this film stand up to the absolute best film of all time (Terminator 2)? Click that beautiful play button and find out.


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Come with Me if You Want to Live: The 35 Year Legacy of The Terminator

It’s not very often that a film comes along that will launch the career of one of the most financially successful directors of the modern age of cinema. It’s even rarer that it will also make the star of the film a household name, especially with a name that was so difficult to pronounce, he had been told that he would never be a star because of it. But that is exactly what The Terminator did to James Cameron and Arnold Schwarzenegger.

The original idea came from a fever dream James Cameron had in March 1982. Cameron had collapsed onto his bed with a temperature of 102 degrees, and in his sleep he conjured up an image of a chrome skeleton emerging from fire, torn in half and dragging itself across the floor with a kitchen knife. Cameron sketched the image down and one of the first things he thought was how he hadn’t seen anything like that in a movie before. That image then inspired him to start writing a treatment, which was initially just called Terminator. Cameron wanted to appeal to the kids who go to the cinema to see a cool action film, but also the older academics who would think there was some sort of socio-political significance hidden behind all the action: An intelligent Sci-Fi Action film with a stylish slasher-movie edge to it.

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RERUN – Ep #100 – Terminator 2: Judgement Day

For our last episode of the hiatus we’re going back to episode one hundred to talk about the best movie ever made. You’re probably thinking of a specific movie in your head as we say this, so let’s make sure we’re all on the same page here. It’s Terminator 2: Judgement Day. Glad we could sync up on that. Enjoy!

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