DETECTIVE PIKACHU

Detective Pikachu Star Says To “Bury Our Hopes” for a Sequel but I Will Not

I love Detective Pikachu. Both the 3DS adventure game and the live action movie it was adapted into. It was a gateway for me to get back into the Pokemon universe after I’d grown a bit tired of the RPG games’ format, and helped me see that world in a whole new…

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Mewtwo is Basically Notorious 19th Century Poet Lord Byron

“I see now that the circumstances of one’s birth are irrelevant… It is what you do with the gift of life that determines who you are.” – Mewtwo, Pokémon: The First Movie Some Pokémon are basically animals. And then there are those like Mewtwo, who is basically an intellectual peer…

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Did Bill Nighy Shtup His Ditto in Detective Pikachu?

I really, truly cannot stress enough how excited I was for Detective Pikachu. The first trailer was released just days after I’d had major surgery, and it sent me into a giddy haze. I immediately made a Google Calendar event for an opening night screening. While I was waiting, I…

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Pokémon: Detective Pikachu Review

It’s no wonder Detective Pikachu exists. Sooner or later something had to give, and a live-action, Hollywood-produced version of the popular Pokémon franchise was going to get made. That it largely stars a talking Pikachu, voiced by Deadpool, and takes place in a Who Framed Roger Rabbit-esque noir pocket dimension is the…

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REVIEWS

4 Potential Entries in the Detective Pikachu Cinematic Universe

Detective Pikachu promises to be a flashpoint for the Pokémon fandom — nay, for culture at large. At once a live action blockbuster for a beloved decades-old property, it’s also a subversion of much of the accepted aesthetics of the series. Old and new fans alike will be faced not…

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Detective Pikachu’s 5 Other Jobs

Detective Pikachu hits theatres May 10th. In addition to being the first official live-action Pokémon movie, it also features Pikachu as a (presumably) freelance detective. And it’s not the first time a Pokémon has held down a job — while Pokémon are mainly known for their battling, they also perform…

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7 Things You Didn’t Want to Know About Lickitung’s Tongue

There’s a new trailer out for Detective Pikachu, the upcoming live-action Pokemon film staring Ryan Reynolds as Not Ash’s Pikachu and Justice Smith as Not Ash. It’s mostly the same stuff they’ve shown before, with the exception of our first glimpse at Lickitung, as seen above. Everyone has an opinion…

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