CHICAGO - Look past the cheesy carbs and b-boy poses, this shiny mo-cap reboot of cartoon juggernaut “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” offers slick entertainment that makes for a welcome surprise for middle school fare. Proving that executive producer Michael Bay has both grown up but it still frightfully in tune with what jazzes teens, this surprise box office hit is indeed a nice slice of a blockbuster spectacle, whether or not a viewer cares about the turtles or not.
CHICAGO – In developing Top Ten film lists every year, the “critic” tends to move on and simply forget what they said in previous annual evaluations. Patrick McDonald of HollywoodChicago.com looks back, with less fear than expected.
HollywoodChicago.com Hookup: 30 Admit-Two Passes to Chicago Screening of ‘Adventureland’ From ‘Superbad’ DirectorSubmitted by HollywoodChicago.com on March 18, 2009 - 2:16pm
CHICAGO – In our latest edition of HollywoodChicago.com Hookup: Film, we have 30 admit-two passes up for grabs to the Chicago screening of “Adventureland,” which stars Jesse Eisenberg, Kristen Stewart (from “Twilight” and the “New Moon” sequel “The Twilight Saga’s New Moon”), Kristen Wiig, Bill Hader, Wendie Malick, Kelsey Ford, Michael Zegen and Matt Bush from “Superbad” director Greg Mottola.