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The most recent installment of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles did not suck as badly as I was expecting. When I head Michael Bay was directing it and Megan Fox would be starring I instantly lost it as my mind constructed it’s miserable reboot of a beloved childhood franchise of mine it expected to see from the pair. What followed was no where near as terrifying.
The movie was as plot heavy as it could be for a film about mutant turtles for the first half, although creating some serious plot holes I shall address soon. The the second half began and Michael bay did what he does best, blow shit up. Explosions followed by fights followed by chases that in essence push the story absolutely no where.
As for the story they stuck true to certain elements of my beloved original TMNT. They kept the hip hop culture aspect from previous films if not ramping it up a little bit more. Kept much of the same characters except for my favorite non turtle in the films Casey Jones.
However they made certain changes that did not make much sense. For example Splinter learning all he knows out of reading a book he found in the sewers. Really? These incredible ninjas were crafted out of a book. By that logic I should be able to run to my nearest Barns and Nobel, purchase me a copy or Karate For Dummies, and in a few years I can be the best fighter of my generation. No! Not as if a rat teaching turtles kung fu has any legitimacy has any merit but at least watching a great master makes more sense like they previously used.
All in all an entertaining film, nothing fantastic but something I was not disappointed in.