I recall shuddering in disbelief the first time I saw the preview for the upcoming Teenage Mutant Njnja Turtles film, but on opening day as the devoted fan that I'm am who watched the cartoons faithfully on Saturday mornings and had seen all the previous movies... I decided to go see it and bring my dad along with me.
I was a little reluctant because it is a Michael Bay film, and because of the way the characters seem to be completely transformed. Anytime someone tries to revamp something from your childhood it's a bit of a tough pill to swallow. You wonder if you'll love it or hate it... and to my surprise I rather liked it.
Many people joke that the newly re-designed turtles look like Shrek which is quite laughable because when you look at older renderings of their characters... they kind of already did! But I can certainly understand the complaints. Leonardo with the bones over his chests, and Donatello with coke bottle glasses... I don't remember any of that as a child. Oh and don't get me started on the casting of Megan Fox as April O'Neil, she is definitely not a red head.Read More