Terminator: Genisys

Blu-Ray Review: Terminator: Genisys (USA, 2015)

October 30, 2015

Yes, Terminator Genisys is a robotic movie in more ways than one, often confusing as it appears to be a prequel, a sequel, and a reboot, often all at once. Alan Taylor, the director behind Thor: The Dark World, gives us an inconsistent new entry into this iconic sci-fi film franchise, taking contrived stabs at time travel just so he can justify faithfulness to the first two films by James Cameron while ignoring the more recent Salvation and Rise of the Machines. It’s a move which has been met with some all-important endorsement from Cameron himself, but it’s executed poorly throughout the film, held together only by some really exciting, glossy action sequences, of which there are plenty.... Continue Reading

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Win one of ten copies of Terminator: Genisys on Blu-ray!

October 29, 2015

Called “A superior action thriller” (Stephen Romei, The Australian), the new chapter in the iconic franchise Terminator Genisys has just exploded onto Blu-ray, Blu-ray 3D Combo Pack, DVD, and On Demand from Paramount Home Media Distribution.... Continue Reading

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Film Review: Terminator Genisys (Rated M – USA, 2015)

July 1, 2015

Yes, Terminator Genisys is a robotic movie in more ways than one, often confusing as it appears to be a prequel, a sequel, and a reboot, often all at once. Alan Taylor, the director behind Thor: The Dark World, gives us an inconsistent new entry into this iconic sci-fi film franchise, taking contrived stabs at time travel just so he can justify faithfulness to the first two films by James Cameron while ignoring the more recent Salvation and Rise of the Machines. It’s a move which has been met with some all-important endorsement from Cameron himself, but it’s executed poorly throughout the film, held together only by some really exciting, glossy action sequences, of which there are plenty.... Continue Reading

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Seven Films (and One Special Screening) not to miss in Australian cinemas this July!

July 1, 2015

July has arrived! And with it are a string of the American blockbusters that usually come with it. But, that won’t stop the variety, with documentaries about famous musicians, a take on the later years of Sherlock Holmes and the return of an Anime classic amongst the films we’re excited to see on the big screen this month…... Continue Reading

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Get excited for Terminator: Genisys with a pile of new Video Featurettes

July 1, 2015

Well, today’s the day. The new installment in the Terminator series has arrived. And to get you all excited about what to expect in Genisys, we at The Iris are excited to show off a few new video featurettes:... Continue Reading

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Watch as Terminator Genisys transforms the iconic entrance at Sydney’s Luna Park

June 29, 2015

For the first time in its history, the iconic face that welcomes guests into Sydney’s historic Luna Park was lit up by projections over the weekend, promoting the upcoming release of Terminator Genisys. The projections were created by renowned projection designer Peter Milne from The Electric Canvas.

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Nine of our favourite photos (and selfies) from Arnold Schwarzenegger’s visit to Sydney

June 8, 2015

Last week, Arnold Schwarzenegger came to Sydney alongside co-star Jai Courtney to showcase a special preview of his return to the mega successful Terminator franchise, Genisys. The film opens on July 1st around the country.  While in town, Arnold got photos with fans, selfies with the Sydney Opera House and attended the special screening… among many other promotional opportunities. Here’s a few of our favourite photos from his visit:... Continue Reading

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