For those Pokemon fans out there, I apologize. I’m the worst possible person to review Pokemon Detective Pikachu. I know nothing about Pokemon and that’s going to show with every sentence in this review. Literally I’ve only heard the word and know that there was some app that got people walking around to catch digital things that to …fight… each other? I’m still unclear. But one thing I do know about the Pokemon Universe is this: there’s a lot of it. Making this movie to be comprehensible to the uninitiated and still interesting actual Pokemon fans must have been tricky. Read more
Finally a show without a lot of hype. I didn’t know much about Norm of the North going in and that was alright with me. It was an original film, not based on anything (that I know of). It wasn’t Ride Along 2, which also came out today which looked terrible. And it was an animated kids movie, which means lots of bright colors and silly jokes. What could possibly go wrong?