11 Sep Turbo Kid Review
Into the Future of Yesteryear
FlixFling is proud to announce our new partnership with the studio, Epic Pictures Group! To celebrate our excitement, we’ve chosen the Epic Pictures’ action sci-fi film, Turbo Kid, as this week’s FridayFlix choice. Set in the post-apocalyptic year of 1997, this retro movie will take any fan of 80’s action films on a nostalgic adventure. The film follows an orphaned teenager (Munro Chambers) living underground a desolate playground with his beloved comic books, when suddenly he befriends the joyful, but sometimes overwhelming, Apple (Laurence Leboeuf). With water scarce and controlled by an evil warlord, Zeus (Michael Ironside), the two set out across the wasteland on a BMX bike. Along the way, The Kid (Chambers) stumbles upon his favorite comic superhero, Turbo Rider, who unfortunately appears to be dead. Hoping to embody his hero, The Kid (Chambers) straps on the red leather outfit, helmet, and snags the appropriate weapons to battle his enemies. Now referred to as “Turbo Kid” (Chambers), he and Apple (Laboeuf) may be able to defeat Zeus (Ironside) and his ruthless gang members. That is if they’re not afraid of a little blood and guts.
Speaking of blood and guts, gore-fans will absolutely die for Turbo Kid. There are countless scenes of intestines being ripped out, heads being dismembered, and blood spewing from just about everywhere imaginable. Although it sounds gruesome, the irony of lighthearted fun is present throughout the film. Even the cast members appear to be enjoying themselves. From the quirky and unpredictable Apple, to Turbo Kid who can’t get enough of his new superpowers, all the way to Zeus who simply finds joy in killing others; there is nonstop entertainment from beginning to end in Turbo Kid, making it a must see on FlixFling this weekend!
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This guest blog was written by Breelyn Starrett.