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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, 2014 Versus 1990

Rob and Stephen saw the new “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” (2014) film… and have some words. We break it down and compare it in depth with other iterations of the franchise such as the 1990 movie, the 1987 cartoon series, 2003 cartoon series, and the original and new IDW comic book! Also, in true RubberOnion fashion… we do our own rendition of a beloved song. Listen for it! So what did you think of the movie and our review?



(24:23)   We compare the intro’s of this 2014 movie and the original 1990 one
(36:09)   Splinter learns Ninjutsu from… WHERE?!
(44:14)   New and abandoned origins of this Shredder
(1:04:01)   Rob’s “favorite” scene, and what’s with April’s new role?
(1:14:20)   BREAKDOWN of the 1990 movie
(1:33:41)   Stephen responds to “it’s for kids, it’s supposed to be stupid” comments
(2:03:00)   Let’s compare: “Shell Shocked” by Juicy J (2014) and “Turtle Power” by Partners in Kryme (1990)

An interview with Pablo Herman (the Visual Effects Supervisor at ILM) about the design an animation process of the Turtles

Check out more of your hosts:
Stephen Brooks (@RubberOnion)
Rob Yulfo (@RobYulfo)
Pat Ryan (@TheBadPatRyan)

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Written by
Stephen Brooks

Stephen Brooks is a freelance animator in NYC that specializes in a hand-drawn style. Being a professional since 2005, he also produces indie shorts with self-made music, sound fx & voices. Lately Stephen has taken to introducing others to animation with production VLOGs, a podcast, instructional videos and is writing a book on traditional principles in a digital world. View his animation work

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