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MTV Confirms: 'Terminator: Salvation' Rocks

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MTV News has been one of longest holdouts around the blogosphere to hop on the Terminator: Salvation bandwagon. But after being treated to a special fifteen-minute screening of the film this past Monday, even the Vee-jays had to confess: Terminator: Salvation is looking pretty badass.

As per the deal, MTV couldn't reveal much about what they saw during the screening, boiling the experience down to this superficial account:

The clips the director unveiled made for a fantastically noisy spectacle of carnage and fire, speeding trucks and exploding tankers, cool-looking mechanical creations and old school hand-to-bot combat.

Pretty much what most of us were able to glean from the two-minute trailer that dropped a month ago. Still, kudos to MTV for passing on the insider confirmation!

Some other interesting tidbits MTV learned during a Q&A with Terminator Salvation director McG, after the screening:

And speaking of Sarah Connor, there is some speculation that Linda Hamilton, the actress who portrayed Sarah Connor in all her buffed-up glory in the first two Terminator films, might return for some kind of cameo in the new installment.

Really, that "rumor" is nothing more than some wishful thinking taken from a side comment McG made during the Q&A about how at one point he envisioned having Sarah Connor do a voice-over to open Salvation. But still, considering all the time-travel storylines that eventually HAVE to get factored into this new Terminator trilogy, seeing Hamilton make some kind of appearance would be pretty sweet.

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So what do you think? is Terminator Salvation still high in your list of most anticipated movies of 2009?

Sources: MTV News & Coming Soon

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