By now, you’ve probably heard about the terrible reviews that 20th Century Fox’s reboot of Fantastic Four has been receiving. There are reports of Director Josh Trank being pulled off the film and key scenes being scrapped by the studio—lots of behind the scenes drama. However, is the film really that bad as all the reviews suggest? Well, yes and no.
Thirty years ago this year, the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles were unleashed on the world by Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird in the pages of their Mirage Studios comic book. Now, producer Michael Bay and Director Jonathan Liebesman are trying to jumpstart the Turtle franchise machine with a new live-action movie. Will this be the start of another wave of the Turtle phenomenon or another false start?