New-To-Me Movies 2015 – January 1

Back in 2013, I attempted to watch 365 new-to-me movies in the year. While I fell short by a hundred or so, I feel like watching so many movies in a year made me a better viewer, analyzer, and writer of films. So for 2015, I’m attempting to watch at least 200 movies that I’ve never seen before. Continue reading New-To-Me Movies 2015 – January 1

TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES 2 is coming. Haven’t the kids been punished enough?

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles made $65 million at the domestic box office this weekend, and Paramount has gone ahead and announced a sequel for June 3, 2016. I’m actually in shock by that, as the general rule seems to be that if a film doesn’t hit $150 million in the US or at least $400 million worldwide, it doesn’t get a sequel. “But Jesse, Ninja Turtles could still hit those numbers.” Maybe, though with the absolute wretched word of mouth and reviews, I don’t see how. To me, Paramount’s move in announcing a sequel feels less like confidence in their film and more like a middle finger at pretty much everyone.

“Don’t like our movie? Well, fu** you.” Continue reading TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES 2 is coming. Haven’t the kids been punished enough?