Michael Haigney

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Pokémon: Mewtwo Returns Review


Terrible
Good God please help me to make Pokémon go away. I don't even understand what the difference is between this movie, Mewtwo Returns, and the first Pokémon movie, Mewtwo Strikes Back. And I do not wish to know it! Calgon, take me away.

Pokémon: The Movie 2000 Review


Terrible
Absolutely banal sequel to the first Pokémon movie. Best experienced with the sound and video turned off.

Pokémon The First Movie: Mewtwo Strikes Back Review


Terrible
Just because something makes money doesn't mean that it is good.

This is a hard lesson to learn, especially for Americans, but fortunately there are always things like Pokémon: The First Movie to remind us.

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Pokemon The Movie 2000 Review


Bad

If these shoddily animated, dialogue deficient, trite and mind-melting Pokemon movies are going to become an annual ritual, I may be forced to look for a new line of work.

For the second time in only eight months, this regrettable kiddie cartoon phenomenon has spawned a feature film that is nothing more than a glorified and heavily padded episode of the el cheapo television program -- written, animated, scored and dubbed assembly-line style in Asia and unleashed like a pet store puppy on parents without the will power to tell their kids no.

In "Pokemon the Movie 2000," the endless menagerie of surreal, superpowered and collectably cute critters -- traditionally trained by teenage masters for cartoon adventure and pet-fu cock fights -- face a potential apocalypse brought on by the abduction of the pokemon fire god and the pokemon lightning god. Along with a pokemon ice god -- they're all birds that live on adjacent islands -- these two keep the Earth's elements in harmony and an now a world-wide weather disaster is looming.

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Pokémon the First Movie: Mewtwo Strikes Back Movie Review

Pokémon the First Movie: Mewtwo Strikes Back Movie Review

Just because something makes money doesn't mean that it is good. This is a hard...

Pokemon The Movie 2000 Movie Review

Pokemon The Movie 2000 Movie Review

If these shoddily animated, dialogue deficient, trite and mind-melting Pokemon movies are going to become...

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