It's about growing up and finding out that your dreams were never only yours to begin with. A perfect movie.
It's a Lonely Island movie, so we already know it's going to have friendship bonding and silly jokes. Making the 2020s hyper-cynical, meme-powered version of Roger Rabbit, too, is basically exactly what I expected, needed, and got.
The plot is a bog-standard parody thriller like we've gotten a bazillion times (it's just an easy way to format a comedy apparently), but the heart is genuine, and the meta-comedy gives some huge laughs. Compared to the soulless Wreck-it Ralph 2 and…
Editor's Cut... I don't know if it's this version or just the film itself, but there's some extremely choppy editing in some scenes here, maybe only something you notice if you've seen a movie a billion times but for some reason I have for this one. I might watch the theatrical cut again soon and try to compare, because I'm interested in how much the movie actually is improved or not in this cut (losing the sandcastle scene is a…
Since nobody else on here's seen it yet (it came out today), I get to make the comment first: Pokemon: I Choose You! is the End of Evangelion of the Pokemon series.
Okay, that's not quite accurate. It's still very much a kids' movie and doesn't feature heavy subtext or eye vaginas. It does get pretty weird though and features some psychological elements along with metafictional commentary that is a bit more than I'd expect from a Pokemon movie.