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The not-so-highly-anticipated Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles hits theaters today, and it based on what the critics are saying, the creepy appearance of the CGI title foursome is just the tip of this flick's awfulness iceberg.

Sure, it's got Megan Fox, and the great William Fichtner as Shredder but apparently that's just about all the movie has to offer.

The rubber suits from the original films may look corny by today's standards, but at least Secret of the Ooze featured an unforgettable Vanilla Ice cameo.

The reboot doesn't offer anything nearly as glorious. But then, what does?

Here are some of the less-than-glowing reviews that TMNT has received thus far:

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Chris Pratt is buff and often shirtless. Zoe Saldana is green. And Bradley Cooper is a talking raccoon.

If nothing else, Guardians of the Galaxy very much has our attention.

But should it have our money? Should we go see Marvel's latest superhero movie this weekend? A number of critics around the Internet have weighed in and here's a rundown of what they have to say...

The people who made this movie must have had a swell time in the process, and it's nice to see a summer epic that takes itself so unseriously. - Joe Morgenstern

The motley crew's repartee makes for comedy that's surprisingly consistent, yet freewheeling and sharp enough to pinball from Kevin Bacon to Jackson Pollock and back. - Tom Russo

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Ever since the first trailer for Lucy hit the Internet back in April, we've been eagerly awaiting the Luc Besson-helmed sci-fi/action flick.

After all, it features Scarlett Johansson as a super human drug mule. How can it not be awesome?

Lucy finally hits theaters today, and we're happy to report that reviews have been mostly positive, though some critics apparently found the premise and over-the-top shoot-'em-up scenes to be too ridiculous to take seriously. 

Here's what the taste-makers are saying:

"An outlandishly entertaining mixture of high silliness and high style." - David Edelstein

"A sci-fi yarn that ponders the meaning of time and the importance of evolution while occasionally throwing in some shootouts." - James Berardinelli

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We know he could literally beat up all movie contenders this weekend, but does that mean Dwayne Johnson deserves to also beat them in in box office receipts over the coming days?

Let's see what the critics have to say, shall we?

Scroll down for a collection of Hercules reviews from across the Internet and decide if the film is worth your time and money now...

The Rock as Hercules

There's just enough plot to keep the movie lurching forward, and there are plenty of battle scenes to delight connoisseurs of carnage. - Stephen Farber

The mythical Greek strongman gets a refreshingly human spin in Brett Ratner's grandly scaled, solidly entertaining popcorn pic. - Scott Foundas

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The Kim Kardashian sex tape, it is not.

Reviews are in for the Cameron Diaz-Jason Segel comedy Sex Tape... and very few critics are laughing.

Is this as much of a disaster as the Mimi Faust sex tape, which hasn't been received very well on the Internet? Prepare for some serious hatred and read reviews from a number of movie critics below...

Sex Tape Poster

The folks behind Sex Tape did their homework. They just forgot the laughs. - Steven Rea

Sex is treated first as brainless imperative, then as acrobatic duty, then as desperate consequence - it's never sexy in any way. - Tom Long

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With the Jonah Hill apology tour having ended a few days ago, following the actor directing a gay slur at a photographer in early June, attention can now turn to Hill's latest project:

22 Jump Street.

Is this a worthwhile sequel? Will fans enjoy seeing Hill and Channing Tatum go undercover at a college?

Yes and yes, according to a handful of movie critics. Go behind the scenes in the following video and then scroll down to see what these film experts are saying about 22 Jump Street...

Does the meta-acknowledgment that everyone's in it for the bucks give a purposefully dopey sequel more cred? ... You bet. - Steven Rea

If it seemed Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill couldn't possibly exceed their over-the-top buddy cop antics of 21 Jump Street, you lost that bet. - Peter Howell

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It may have seemed like an impossible mission, but Tom Cruise is the top gun once again.

With most attention focused this weekend on The Fault in Our Stars, Cruise is anchoring Edge of Tomorrow, a futuristic action movie that is earning the actor his best reviews in year.

What, exactly, are critics saying about Cruise and Emily Blunt's blockbuster? Find out below...

Edge of Tomorrow Movie Poster

The concept is sublime. The execution is brilliant… this thriller could very well be the biggest surprise of the summer. - Joel Amos

All in all, a perfectly superior example of industrially fortified Hollywood fun, and as good a guarantee as Doug Liman can offer that we haven't seen the last of him yet. - Geoff Pevere

The whole thing begins to feel like a giant-screen videogame - with the gamer getting a little further, a little deeper, with each new push of the Start button. - Steven Rea

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We already know that The Fault in Our Stars will leave you crying.

But will the movie, based on a beloved best-seller by John Green, leave you standing and cheering by the time the final credits roll?

YES, according to a number of film critics. The Fault in Our Stars reviews are in and they are almost entirely positive.

Watch the most-Liked trailer ever again and then see what these critics have to say...

The honest, human performances from stars Ansel Elgort and especially Shailene Woodley keep it grounded, even when things start to wander or threaten to get too precious. - Tom Long

What leavens the heaviness of the theme is the heroine's wry wit, which Ms. Woodley deploys just as naturally. - Joe Morgenstern

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At this week's Maleficent premiere in Hollywood, Brad Pitt got attacked by an idiotic prankster.

Sadly, according to a number of Maleficent reviews, this may have been the most entertaining thing to happen related to the film.

How could a film that features Angelina Jolie as the real-life version of this famous Disney villain go wrong? We'll let a number of the country's most prominent movie critics explain...

While this is Jolie's show, obviously - and she's terrifically arch - the surprising dearth of other compelling characters doesn't offer much distraction when things get off track. - Tom Russo

Blockbuster effects can't mask bland storytelling. - Tom Clift

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The Normal Heart debuted on HBO last night and reviews for the AIDS drama directed by Glee creator Ryan Murphy have been overwhelmingly positive.

In real life, Matt Bomer is married to Simon Halls, but in the made-for-TV film based on Larry Kramer's acclaimed stage play, he plays the lover of Mark Ruffalo's Ned Weeks - a crusader for rights and research in the days when the disease wasn't even publicly acknowledged by politicians.

Check out some of the rapturous acclaim for the film and its lead performances below:

The Normal Heart will drive any viewer with a heart at all to tears. - Gail Pennington

Some 30 years later, this movie - strident, passionate, frenetic, and aching - is a reminder, as Memorial Day weekend begins the summer, of all those empty spots the plague left on the beach. - James Poniewozik

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