Made for ironicists, Turbo Kid, in its endearingly goofy way, says good things about the power reserves of our childhood - an inner superhero we can call upon when needed.
Brad Wheeler, Globe and Mail, 2015-08-28
It may be that, while watching the nine-figure reboot of Mad Max, there was a part of you that yearned for the $1.98 version. If so, Turbo Kid is for you.
Jim Slotek, Toronto Sun, 2015-08-27
With nods to Mad Max and a fun synth soundtrack, Turbo Kid packs plenty of retro affection and loopy fun, but its over-the-top violence gets tiresome; think Monty Python's Black Knight on endless repeat.
Linda Barnard, Toronto Star, 2015-08-27
A pitch-perfect pastiche that never mocks its inspirations, the picture is silly fun to warm the hearts of aging fanboys and delight hipsters who weren't yet born the first time Mel Gibson donned Max's leathers.
John DeFore, Hollywood Reporter, 2015-03-24
Surprisingly sweet-natured even amid its frequent fountains of bloodshed ...
Dennis Harvey, Variety, 2015-01-30