By Mark O’Neill
Contributing Writer, [GAS]
For Terminator fans, the Sarah Connor Chronicles are back on television and a new badass terminator, played by Shirley Manson, is on the prowl looking for John and Sarah Connor. Yes, the Shirley Manson, lead singer of the band ‘Garbage’. A nice bonny red haired Scottish Terminator!
Some viewers, especially big fans of the Terminator movies, have voiced their strong criticism of Manson playing a Terminator, saying that her acting was terrible. But how can you possibly judge her by the first episode alone? I mean, come on, give the poor woman a chance!
The part when the guy went to have a leak and the toilet morphed into Manson was a classic. I don’t think I’ll be looking at a toilet the same way again anytime soon!
Did you see the first episode of season 2? What did you think of Manson’s performance? Do you think she is a scary Terminator? Or a bit of a lumpy jelly?
Oh and she also sang a song for the season premiere which I thought was rocking – a cover version of Samson and Delilah. Here it is :