I was in third grade when I first heard that they were making a live-action version of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. My tiny little third-grader brain couldn't process it. This was well before I was cynical enough to start immediately complaining about how they were going to ruin everything — I was just gobsmacked at the very notion.
"Hey dude, this is no cartoon," the marketing materials said. Hey dude, indeed.
Over at Comics Alliance, they're rewatching the 1990 cult-classic and writing about the film as they watch. It is a very entertaining trip down memory lane. Remember the part where the foot clan all gang up on Raphael, and he falls to them because he's all alone? Man. Emotions in my third-grade heart.
Hope you are all doing well, and had an enjoyable weekend. Any big plans for the coming week? Feel free to debate turtles, weaponry, or anything else, here or over in the Talk Amongst Yourselves forum. Have good chatting.