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Old April 25 2010, 03:29 AM   #16
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Re: New live action "Turtles"?

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I think that looks great.
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Old April 25 2010, 04:42 AM   #17
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I think that looks great.
Agreed.
To be honest I like it too.

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Old April 25 2010, 05:10 AM   #18
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Re: New live action "Turtles"?

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I guess it's creepy insomuch as it actually looks like a real turtle head, as opposed to all previous versions, which were more cartoony and humanized.
Agreed. It seems a little creepy to me.
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Old April 25 2010, 05:18 AM   #19
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Re: New live action "Turtles"?

If mutant turtles were real

http://www.slashfilm.com/2008/10/10/...les-were-real/






That's too real/detailed and even scares me. Maybe even the new movie suits aren't too far removed from that.
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Old April 25 2010, 05:20 AM   #20
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Old April 25 2010, 03:19 PM   #21
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Re: New live action "Turtles"?

That looks so awesome! I never thought I'd be excited about a TMNT movie, mourning the fact the franchise was probably perpetually stuck in kiddieville, McHappyMeal Land. But there you go, TMNT the way they should be!

Edit: Oh, wait...that has nothing to do with a movie. Damn.
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Old April 27 2010, 01:03 AM   #22
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Crisis averted

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Old April 27 2010, 03:58 AM   #23
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Re: New live action "Turtles"?

As much as I like a high level of effect realism, I do have to admit that's still a bit creepy for me. Almost sort of zombie turtle-ish.
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Old April 27 2010, 04:18 AM   #24
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Re: New live action "Turtles"?

They look cool, but look like they should be fighting the real Ninja Turtles.
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Old April 27 2010, 04:24 AM   #25
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Re: New live action "Turtles"?

As someone who has just recently revisited the 1987 TMNT series, I just have to say that if they ever reboot the live action movie franchise for that property, the best change they could and should make to improve it is to make Shredder more like he was in the cartoon. Seriously. A lot of the episodes seem too childish and shrill to me as an adult, but Shredder is terrific because it's clear that the writers frequently gave him lines that they must have known would go over kids' heads probably for their own amusement. As a result, I can notice them now and enjoy the show on a whole new level. And Shredder was just hilarious...the way he bullied his henchmen and obsessed over the turtles so fanatically that it even drove the people he worked with nuts was inspired.

In contrast, the live action 90s movies Shredder was just an almost mute nobody stock villain with no personality and a stupid helmet. That franchise needs a good Shredder in order to thrive. The other big blunder of the live action turtles movies was that they did not highlight the turtles' unique personalities as well as the show did. They were too similar, aside from Michaelangelo sounding more surfer-like and Raphael having a New York accent. It shouldn't have been so hard to differentiate them since they were all basically types (leader, genius, smartass, party animal). The "TMNT" (2007) movie got that right but had a crushingly boring villain and story.
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Old April 27 2010, 04:25 AM   #26
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Maybe if they were evil Ninja Turtles. Or super old. Geezer Mutant Ninja Turtles.
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Old April 27 2010, 05:17 AM   #27
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Hmmm...I dunno, I kind of liked the Shredder in the first live action movie, at least as far as the storyline goes and what not.
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Old April 27 2010, 05:42 AM   #28
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Re: New live action "Turtles"?

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If mutant turtles were real

http://www.slashfilm.com/2008/10/10/...les-were-real/






That's too real/detailed and even scares me. Maybe even the new movie suits aren't too far removed from that.

hmm reminds me of Tokka, the snapping turtle from TMNT II, but a bit more anorexic looking.
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Old April 27 2010, 05:43 PM   #29
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Re: New live action "Turtles"?

Re-booting TMNT to make them look more "realistic" is walking a fine line. The turtles, in all of their incarnations, never really looked like what a giant mutated turtle would look like in the real world. Accuracy wasn't exactly a concern. So trying to re-vamp the turtles' look to make them really look like giant turtles could really screw with any sense of nostalgia that the fans had for them. Ya know, kinda like turning Bumblebee into a Chevy Camaro... but anyways... I think the live-action turtles looked really good in the first film. Maybe start there and then make minor adjustments to make them look a little more realistic without completely transforming their appearance.
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Old April 27 2010, 05:56 PM   #30
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With "Avatar" right now setting the bar for technology I think if there was a reboot with a reasonable budget they'd try to emulate the realism and use the same techniques.
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