ManagementBale looks to terminate the competition.

It's been a long, sometimes rough road, but the eagerly anticipated fourth chapter in the man-vs.-robot 'Terminator' saga explodes into theaters this week. Will Christian Bale, as a grown-up John Connor, be the 'Salvation' of mankind -- and the box office? Our editors know.

And if you're looking for something with fewer explosions -- and exactly one more high-end call girl -- may we suggest Steven Soderbergh's 'The Girlfriend Experience'?

Read our takes on ''Terminator' and 'Girlfriend,' then check out more of our editors' picks for the top movies at the multiplexes.

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