The newest Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles film, Paramount’s new animated characteristic Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem, has debuted on Rotten Tomatoes with a near-perfect rating. To this point, there are solely 30 critics’ scores accounted for — however amongst these, just one overview is destructive, giving the movie a 97% constructive rating on the review-aggregation site. The film, which options extremely stylized animation impressed by motion pictures like Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse and Puss in Boots: The Final Want, is not getting the identical ecstatic responses that Barbie and Oppenheimer did final week, however given the binary nature of Rotten Tomatoes, a 3- or 4-out-of-5 star overview is pretty much as good as one thing designating the film a bona fide masterpiece.
There is not fairly sufficient evaluations but for the film to develop into “licensed contemporary” — that requires 80 Tomatometer critics, together with 5 high critics, for wide-release motion pictures. However it appears more likely to occur, because it must drop laborious and quick to finish up under 75% at this level.
In ComicBook.com’s overview, Evan Valentine gave the film 3 stars out of 5, saying, “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem has its issues and it is actually not inside placing distance of Spider-Man: Throughout the Spider-Verse. Nevertheless, it does justify this new tackle the Turtles whereas additionally giving outdated and new followers fairly a bit to take pleasure in ought to they enterprise to theaters to absorb this animated enterprise.”
In accordance with the movie’s official synopsis, “In Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem, after years of being sheltered from the human world, the Turtle brothers got down to win the hearts of New Yorkers and be accepted as regular youngsters via heroic acts. Their new buddy April O’Neil helps them tackle a mysterious crime syndicate, however they quickly get in over their heads when a military of mutants is unleashed upon them.”
Teenage Mutans Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem stars Micah Abbey as Donatello, Shamon Brown Jr. as Michelangelo, Nicolas Cantu as Leonardo, and Brady Midday Raphael. The cast additionally consists of Hannibal Buress as Genghis Frog, Rose Byrne as Leatherhead, John Cena as Rocksteady, Jackie Chan as Splinter, Ice Dice as Superfly, Natasia Demetriou as Wingnut, Ayo Edebiri as April O’Neil, Giancarlo Esposito as Baxter Stockman, Put up Malone as Ray Fillet, Seth Rogen as Bebop, Paul Rudd as Mondo Gecko, and Maya Rudolph as Cynthia Utrom.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem opens in theaters on August 4th.