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Worst scene: The scene on the roof when April first meets the turtles. I should never be concerned that the anthropomorphic animal heroes of a children’s movie are about to sexually assault the heroine.
Why it's so bad it's just bad: A lot of people tried to give this movie a pass because it’s “for kids.” First of all, there are plenty of kid’s movies that aren’t garbage. But secondly, no one told the movie it's target demographic was 8-14. This is no light-hearted romp through a child-friendly universe, like the recent Nickelodeon reboot. This is a weird gritty place with guns and biological weapons and hyper-realism that is ALSO trying to appeal to kids. By splitting the difference, it ended up a dissonant mess where it wasn’t really for ANYONE.
- Donna Dickens