Review: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014)

teenage mutant ninja turtles

Directed By: Jonathan Liebesman Written By: Josh Appelbaum, André Nemec, Evan Daugherty Starring: Megan Fox, Alan Ritchson, Jeremy Howard, Pete Ploszek, Noel Fisher MPAA: PG-13 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles has everything going against it.  It's directed by Jonathan Liebesman, the hack behind trash like Darkness Falls, Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning, and Wrath of the Titans.  It stars Megan Fox, an actress that nobody wants to take seriously.  And it's produced by Michael "hate … [Read more...]

“Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” Early Reviews are Mixed (Update: Just Kidding)

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

The early reviews for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles are in, and they're not nearly as brutal as expected.  Granted, they're not particularly good--the Metacritic score is currently at 39 with 4 reviews, and Rotten Tomatoes is giving it a 40% "rotten" rating with 10 reviews in.  These scores are inevitably going to fluctuate as we get closer to the August 8 release date, but early reviews usually provide a decent indicator as to how well a movie will be critically received.  As it currently … [Read more...]

Star Trek/TMNT Crossover Action Figures Were a Thing

TMNT/Star Trek Crossover

My wife came across a Buzzfeed article the other day about 18 Ridiculously Awful Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Action Figures.  She knows I'm a big TMNT fan--and I just so happen to be in the right age group to appreciate such atrocities--so naturally she had to share it with me.  I went through the list, picking through my brain trying to remember which ones I used to own before stupidly selling all of them during those awful "I'm too cool for toys" pre-teen phase.  Much to my amusement, I … [Read more...]