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Birds of Prey (2002)
In a word "stupid"
Just watched this. The best part of this show was Ashley Scott in her little Huntress get-up. The rest of it kinda sucked. I mean come on. This should be the handbook on what superheroes don't do. First no secret identity. Then don't make any friends (aka collateral damage/targets). The best part is the mantra repeated through the series "super heroes don't kill". First, sure they do, second let's review. No the superheroes (using the term loosely here) in this series didn't kill however through there actions the people they knew either suffered or were killed. Batgirl said people close to you dying is a hazard of the job. So what she's telling us is protecting the general public is more important than protecting the people closest to you. Yea OK. Batman was written as a very capable superhero. If Huntress is his daughter I want to see a paternity test because I just don't believe it!!! The characters were just written as too dumb to be good superheros. They simply were not good at their job. Not in protecting their identity and not in the choices they made. The show was written very poorly in my opinion. More like a soap opera, a badly done one at that.
I would've waited longer for a live-action version
On it's own I thought the movie was OK. However I do think it's a step down from the previous live-action movies especially the original. It just lost some of the grit the first movie had. It actually seemed less dark than the current animated series which also doesn't make sense. CG works OK for cutesy movies like Finding Nemo and Shrek, but in my opinion CG just doesn't work for the turtles.
Maybe I hold them to a higher standard, but I think the movie could've been so much better. There is so much material to draw on. The turtles are still very popular. I don't understand how they can't get the capital for a real production. Hollywood is starved for good ideas right now.
My suggestions: Live action, better written, and use the real villains for God's sake! Don't downgrade the Foot to hired hands and use some lame outside villain who has no history with the turtles. It's so anti-climactic.