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Pokemon the First Movie - Mewtwo vs. Mew Reviews

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July 1, 2003
In the tradition of such drivel as 'The Care Bears Movie' and 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles,' it's essentially a commercial disguised as a feature film.
May 14, 2003
Abysmally bad.
| Original Score: 1.5/4
February 8, 2003
The kids in the audience at my showing were certainly enthralled, and I only fell asleep twice.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/5
August 2, 2002
Unfortunately, dear grown-ups, no end to the Pokémon invasion seems imminent.
July 12, 2002
With its undertones of slavery and cockfighting, Pokémon" may have the most unsavory premise ever for children's entertainment.
Full Review| Original Score: 1/4
June 28, 2002
The film is baffling, amateur and somewhat contradictory about violence.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
June 25, 2002
Probably too verbose to significantly influence the target audience.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
April 5, 2002
The wisdom of putting bad experiences behind us never rang more true than after viewing this movie. Avoiding it though, may be impossible, so be prepared.
Read More | Original Score: 0/4
December 10, 2001
Would it have been too much to ask for just a tiny bit of interest for the grown-ups?
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
October 10, 2001
If you don't mind plunking your kids down in front of a 90-minute commerical, go nuts.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
April 17, 2001
Disney's wild, creative but beautifully-controlled set-pieces, eccentric memorable characters, and sheer rush of colour tower over anything on offer here.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
January 1, 2000
A lot has been written about the admirable lessons that Pokemon teaches children about responsibility, teamwork and obedience. But some unfortunate messages are being sent as well.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
January 1, 2000
It's just a sound-and-light show, linked to the marketing push for Pokemon in general.
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
January 1, 2000
There isn't a moment of wonder or poetry in its very long 69 minutes.
January 1, 2000
Kids will come away with the moral of the story: Trust your heart. Adults will just be happy to come away.
January 1, 2000
Every generation of children has some hideously annoying cartoon series to provide parents with much agonizing and many, many buying opportunities.
Read More | Original Score: C
January 1, 2000
I shudder at the thought of several sequels to this flick.
January 1, 2000
My name is Bob, and I am a father who is very afraid.
January 1, 2000
The first half of the movie is filled with mystery, danger, and excitement. Unfortunately, heavy moral overtones start creeping in midway through the movie.
Full Review | Original Score: 67/100
January 1, 2000
It makes the Star Wars mythos play like Pong.
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