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August 4, 2023

At the Movies: Ninja Turtles are back, maybe better than ever

By JAKE COYLE
AP Film Writer

There are some good gags and clever innovations in the animated “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem,” but there is one brilliant idea: casting Ice Cube as the voice of the movie's mutant insect supervillain Super Fly.

. Co-written and co-produced by Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg, “Mutant Mayhem” is probably the best of a not-so-stellar franchise. It’s certainly the one most invested with that “teenage” part of the turtles’ name. Plus, it’s got Ice Cube as a fly who quotes from the O’Jays.


 
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