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The Mitchells vs The Machines | Average Guy Movie Review

Katie Mitchell (Abbi Jacobson) is off to college, and she can't wait to be free from her quirky family. But her dad Rick (Danny McBride), mum Linda (Maya Rudolph), and brother Aaron (Mike Rianda) aren't quite so keen to see her go. So when an accident the night before her departure causes tension, Rick decides to cancel Katie's flight so the family can drive her across country in a last ditch effort to save the family bond. Unfortunately for the Mitchells, a tech mogul accidentally starts the robot apocalypse, and this dysfunctional family becomes humanity's last hope for salvation. Have you ever wondered what your smartphone truly thinks of you? Or your tablet, smart TV, computer, or even your Roomba for that matter. Either way, this could be the movie for you. The Mitchells vs The Machines - besides being a very long title - is a hilarious, action-packed, and oddly relatable sci-fi adventure movie. Think of it as like Judgement Day, just a little sleeker, and with kil

Terminator: Dark Fate | Average Guy Movie Review

Twenty years ago the future was changed, but not as much as Sarah Connor (Linda Hamilton) had hoped. Now dedicated to a life of hunting terminators, Sarah finds herself on the run with an enhanced soldier from the future named Grace (Mackenzie Davis) and Dani (Natalia Reyes), a young woman whose future is key to the survival of the human race. But will they be able to outrun the deadly new terminator (Gabriel Luna) that's chasing them? Dark Fate follows the same basic premise as the first two movies, and while it never quite lives up to them, it is by far the best movie to have come since, by some considerable margin. It takes the story in an interesting new direction, one that provides an apparently unintentional jab at US immigration and border control policy. As always, thanks to time travel there's someone who needs protecting from a terminator, and a warrior sent back to protect them by the human resistance. Natalia Reyes brings strength to Dani, and an innocence.