Pokemon: Detective Pikachu: Surprisingly Edgy Detective Film Should Please Fans, Amuse Others

2.8 out of 5 stars (decent) Pokemon: Detective Pikachu shouldn’t work.  Based on the titular video game and expanded Pokemon media, it’s a surprisingly dark detective noir with Ryan Reynolds humor aimed more at older fans than young kids.  Despite my limited Poke-knowledge, I found Pokemon: Detective Pikachu a flawed but surprisingly enjoyable offering with great… Continue Reading

Thoughts I had Watching Brad’s Status

1: Is Ben Stiller (the actor) okay? While I respect Stiller for attempting to move into more dramatic territory, I have to wonder if this film isn’t some kind of meditation on the direction his career.  He specializes in endearing losers, but this character just comes off like a sad strange little man.  Even stranger, he’s married… Continue Reading