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•oxemon: loe rirsi iviuvie ^.eview
November 18, 1999
Pokemon: The First Movie Review
Pokemon: The Firs, Movie, is made from two parts, weird suck and
• f 20 minutes, a short titled Pikachu’s Vacation
^ght not be so bad^Or jt might be the most horrifying experience ofyour 2 It's
20 minutes of Pikachu, the electnc rat, talking with other Pokemon. Pokemon can
only say their own names, so the conversations run like this;
PIKACHU; Pika! Pika-pi!
SQUIRTLE: Squirtle! Squritle!
These conversations are interrupted every two and a half minutes with
Pokemon screensavers, 10 second shots of different Pokemon, dancing and singing
their names. It's just likeMTV’s GMo/Groove.
Eventually, an evolved Charizard gets his head stuck in a hole. Pikachu must
convince some buUying Pokemon to help get him out, while using only three
syllables. It was like watching the Care Bears if they could only sav "Green'"
"Blue!" or "Pink!"
The main attraction, Mewtwo Strikes Back,
MEWTWO STRIKES BACK
MEWTWO, A CREATION OF EVIL ANIME SCIENTISTS FROM THE DNA
OF THE MOST POWERFUL POKEMON, MEW, HAS WOKEN UP. HE HAS
ESCAPED ALL ATTEMPTS AT CAPTIVITY BY BLOWING UP THE
CAPTIVITY. THIS WENT ON FOR TWENTY MINUTES.
MEANWHILE, ASH IS VERY HUNGRY. ASH, MISTY AND BROCK HAVE
BEEN INVITED, ALONG WITH THE WORLD’S GREATEST POKEMON
TRAINERS, TO MEW ISLAND. THEY TRAVELED HOSTILE WATERS TO
REACH THEIR HOST, ONLY TO DISCOVER IT IS MEWTWO!
MALICIOUS MEWTWO INTENDS TO GATHER ONE OF EVERY
POKEMON AND CLONE THEM. HIS ARMY OF CLONES WILL BE MORE
POWERFUL THAN ORDINARY POKEMON BECAUSE THEY WILL WEAR
little DO ASH AND PIKACHU KNOW THE LACK OF SILLYNESS THAT
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