The second-best Pokemon movie is getting a CGI remake and a fancy new title in the upcoming Mewtwo Strikes Back: Evolution. The CGI remake of the simply-named Pokemon: The First Movie celebrates the 20th anniversary of the Pokemon Company’s very first feature film, which marked the beginning of the franchise’s ascendancy to global phenomenon status. Watch the Mewtwo Strikes Back Evolution trailer below.
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Detective Pikachu is coming to theaters later this month, but let’s not forget that back in 1998, the craze for Pokémon was so big that it demanded a big screen adventure imported from Japan.
Pokémon: The First Movie brings Ash Ketchum and his little buddy Pikachu to the big screen in the movie that introduces the genetically engineered psychic Pokémon called Mewtwo. Plus, as the Pokemon movie Honest Trailer points out, the movie is somehow against Pokémon fighting with each other except when it’s in an officially sanctioned Pokémon battle. What? Read More »
Nostalgia for the 1990s is going strong, and it’s about to heat up even more.
It’s been 20 years since the live-action animated hybrid film Space Jam hit theaters, and that makes it prime for a return to theaters next month. In addition, even though it’s not a special anniversary for Pokemon: The First Movie, it’s the 20th anniversary of the original video games that launched the multimedia franchise, and that means it’s time for the animated feature film to head back to theaters as well.
Get details on Pokemon: The First Movie and Space Jam in theaters again after the jump. Read More »