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Every Terminator Where Schwarzenegger’s T-800 Loses An Arm

Arnold Schwarzenegger’s T-800 is the face of the Terminator franchise, but the character has a recurring habit of saying farewell to arms. Introduced in James Cameron’s original Terminator film, Schwarzenegger’s T-800 is easily one of the most imposing villains in cinema history. Being a machine, it has every advantage over its human prey, at least on paper. It has a hard endoskeleton that’s resistant to damage, no need to deviate from its mission to sleep or eat, and no human worries about failure or morality. In essence, the T-800 is an (almost) perfect killing machine.

The fact Schwarzenegger gave one of his best performances in Terminator makes it all the more impressive he and Cameron were able to turn such a terrifying character into a hero. Reprogrammed by the human resistance and with its learning capacity no longer inhibited, Arnold’s new T-800 became more human as it spent time with people, even if it can’t actually cry. This heroic variation on the T-800 has remained in place for all Terminator sequels, apart from a quick, CGI cameo in the future-set Terminator Salvation.

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Despite its high damage resistance though, Schwarzenegger’s T-800 just can’t seem to stop itself from losing an arm. It’s never both arms and never a leg, but always a single arm that gets separated from the rest of its body. Here’s a look at all the times that’s happened.

Every Time Schwarzenegger’s T-800 Lost An Arm

Terminator is lowered into lava in Terminator 2

In the most technical sense, Arnold Schwarzenegger’s T-800 didn’t actually lose an arm in The Terminator 1984, as much as it lost everything but the arm. When Sarah Connor crushed the T-800 in a hydraulic press, its arm was reaching out of it to grab at her. Still, the fact this arm got separated from the rest of the T-800’s body proved pivotal for the franchise, as discovering it enabled Cyberdyne and scientist Miles Dyson to greatly advance the research that would lead to Skynet. In essence, the T-800 almost created itself.

Moving on to Terminator 2: Judgment Day, Schwarzenegger’s T-800 loses its arm near the end, after having received a no-holds-barred beatdown by the T-1000 that seemingly killed it. The T-800’s backup power then kicks in, and it heads back into battle sans-arm. Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines is the one sequel starring Schwarzenegger in which the poor T-800 doesn’t shed a limb. Terminator Genisys went back to the pattern, having Schwarzenegger’s T-800 – dubbed “Pops” – lose its left arm during the ending brawl with the T-3000.

Finally, in Terminator: Dark Fate, the T-800, this time called “Carl,” does repeated battle with the advanced REV-9, now hailing from Legion instead of Skynet. During one fight, Carl loses the skin on its arm, then in a later underwater tussle, has the rest ripped off. It’s unclear why the T-800 has such a propensity for losing arms in the Terminator franchise, but one thing is certain, the poor machine sure could use a hand.

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‘I am officially off the market’: When Margot Robbie revealed she made the ‘conscious’ decision of not dating actors

Margot Robbie revealed her decision to not date actors because of the media scrutiny that came with a public relationship of two high-profile actors
Back in 2015, A-lister Margot Robbie made a declaration that she would not be dating any actors. The actress may have alluded to her fiance Tom Ackerley, who she married the following year in 2016. In an exclusive interview with Marie Claire, she revealed that being in a relationship as an actor herself came with its own set of challenges. She believed that dating someone who was popular would add on to the media scrutiny.

Margot Robbie opened up on why she made a conscious decision to not date actorsTalking to Marie Claire, she claimed, “I am officially off the market.” She then shared the reasoning behind her decision and added, “I made a conscious decision not to date actors.” She continued to explain, “But not because I hate actors. That’s a nasty generalization to make, and that’s not the case. People take such an interest in your love life when you have a profile, it puts a lot of stress on a relationship.”
The Barbie actress continued, “So two people with profiles, I figure it’s just double the amount of scrutiny, and I’d like to avoid that at all costs.” This came after reports of her locking lips with Tarzan co-star Alexander Skarsgard started making rounds. It was reported that she was caught kissing the actor during the Sundance Film Festival.

Margot Robbie revealed she opted for a minimal lifestyle even after becoming an actorIn the interview, Robbie also opened up about how she was adapting to fame. She shared, “I have a normal 24-year-old life. If I were a waitress, I’d probably have the exact same lifestyle. I’d go to the same clubs I go to already, live in the same house with the same housemates, hang out with the same people.”
However, Margot Robbie tied the knot with Tom Ackerley who is an English producer and actor. The duo met on the sets of 2013 movie Suite Francaise where Tom was working as an assistant director. Post marriage, both of them launched their production company LuckyChap Entertainment.

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Monica Bellucci and Tin Burton at lunch in the restaurant in Selci Lama

For All Saints’ Day, the Hollywood star from Tiferno returned to his native Umbria to enjoy a moment of relaxation and then visit his parentsOn the occasion of the All Saints’ Day celebrations, the Hollywood star of Tiferno origin, Monica Bellucci, returned to her native Umbria to enjoy a moment of relaxation and to visit her father Pasquale and her mother Brunella.Flanked by her current partner Tim Burton, she went to lunch, together with about twenty old friends, at the Osteria del Musicista, which has always been her favorite restaurant, in Selci Lama.Menu dedicated to typical dishes of the area, which includes an appetizer with breadsticks lined with coppa, duck in porchetta and grilled pork livers, polenta with wild boar sauce accompanied by the very typical cappelletti in broth.To conclude, a dessert based on fried “ciaccia” with Nutella and roasted chestnuts.
Having paid the bill and greeted the restaurant owner and lifelong friend, Roberto Polchi, Monica brought home cappelletti and broth for a family dinner.

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‘Rocky’ Was Quite Different In His Original Screenplay, Sylvester Stallone Claims

Sylvester Stallone took his friend’s advice on a rewrite of the original screenplay to Rocky. A few tweaks later, he was on his way to major success.
In the new Netflix documentary Sly, Stallone discussed how he initially conceived of the project, which had a much harder edge. In the early version, Rocky was depicted as a “thuggish” character, inspired by Martin Scorsese’s crime drama, Mean Streets.

But Stallone’s perspective changed when a friend read the script and thought the boxer was too cruel for audiences to actually care about him.
Stallone recalled her crying.

“She goes, ‘I hate Rocky. I hate him. He’s cruel. He hits people. He beats them up.’”
Stallone took it to heart, and asked what he could do to soften the character.

“I said, ‘what if you stop short of it?’ Like, maybe he almost did. He could have, that’s his job, but he doesn’t?’ ‘That’d be nice,’” he added. “I said, ‘What if he had a girlfriend or something?’ ‘Yeah, that’s nice.’ So I go back, start writing that: ‘Girlfriend. Nice.’”
$117 million in box office later, a franchise was born.

Stallone also revealed that actor Dolph Lundgren sent him to the hospital during one fight scene in Rocky IV.
“Dolph Lundgren… he pulverized me,” Stallone says in the documentary. “Later that night, my heart started to swell—which happens when the heart hits the chest—and then my blood pressure went up to 260, and they thought I was going to be talking to angels. Next thing I know, I’m in intensive care, where I’m surrounded by nuns, and I thought, ‘OK, that’s curtains.’”
Stallone was in the hospital for nine days following the incident, praying for “one more round.”
“For the first minute of the fight, it is going to be a free-for-all,” Stallone told Lundgren. The Swedish actor joked in a separate interview that all he did was “obey orders,” explaining, “[Stallone] was the boss. I did what he told me.”
Doctors allegedly told Stallone that he received a blow to the ribs that made his heart rattle around in his ribcage, a condition typically seen in head-on collisions. “I did hit a bus, of sorts,” Stallone joked.

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