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Friday, March 23, 2007
Action, Animation, Family
Patrick Stewart , Sarah Michelle Gellar, Chris Evans, Ziyi Zhang, Kevin Smith
The "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" movie will be the first all CG animated movie in the history of the franchise. The PG-rated movie will derive its tone from the original comic-book series and will be grittier than the previous live action pictures.
TMNT (2007) | Preview
One Nation Under TMNT (Broaddus)
This is how I manage to salvage whatever dignity remains after proclaiming one’s following the TMNT. This, of course, was also before the property blew up into a life of its own. I feel like it’s in its third wave of popularity. The first came when the parody itself became parodied (Adolescent Radioactive Black Belt Hamsters, Pre-Teen Dirty-Gene Kung Fu Kangaroos, etc.), ushering in an explosion of independent black and white comics; the next came with the rise of the TMNT as television and movie properties; and now we’re on the cusp of their resurgence with the upcoming CGI-heavy TMNT movie.
Now I can share this with my own sons (I guess it has been that long now). We can discuss the themes of family growing apart as they get older. The importance of maintaining communication and spending time with one another. And how we can overcome obstacles by coming together as a family and depending on one another. Yep, this is a movie that I can already get behind.
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