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Toys R Us Canada FREE In-Store Event: POKÉMON Detective Pikachu Event, Today

Toys R Us Canada has published the FREE Activities for May 2019. POKÉMON Detective Pikachu Event: Saturday, May 18, 2019, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Just like Detective Pikachu chasing clues through the streets, participants can search the store for hidden clues to solve a mystery and receive FREE Psyduck and Bulbasaur promo cards! PLUS: Trade & Play Station! Pokémon collector? New to Pokémon? Bring your card collection to trade and play with “Us” at your local store. Trade with other Pokémon coll...
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How ‘Detective Pikachu’ Revived My Love of Pokémon and Helped Me Reconnect With My Childhood

Like many, many people, I grew up absolutely obsessed with Pokémon. I watched every single episode of the anime, wanting to be the very best. I played the games, and catching them was my real test, and of course I had way too much merchandise. With time, I stopped caring about the franchise, and moved on to other things. Then the trailer for Detective Pikachu dropped and I could not believe what I was seeing. It was like they took every daydream I had as a kid and turned it into a multimi...
Tags: Google, Movies, Features, Pokemon, Hasbro, Venezuela, Ash, Jackie Chan, Smith, Eddie, Latin America, Warner Brothers, Video Game, Pokemon Blue, Tim, Hernandez

Ani-Gamers Podcast #114 – Detective Pikachu and Accountant Charmander

It’s a double-feature movie night as David talks Detective Pikachu and Evan talks Code Geass: Lelouch of the Re;surrection (spoiler warning for the original Code Geass, but we don’t spoil the movie). Are the realistic Pokémon disturbing? Is Code Geass still as lovably dumb as we remember it? And in the questions segment, the hosts dish out some advice for aspiring anime, manga, and game reviewers. Topics include: Pokémon or DJ name, Kallen did nothing wrong, and the McDonald’s Fish o’ Fillet. ...
Tags: Movies, Video Games, David, Nintendo, Pokemon, Sunrise, Anime, McDonald, Evan, Pikachu, Evan Minto, Scott Gratton David, Code Geass, Kallen, Lelouch, Evan Evan

The Morning Watch: Science of ‘Starship Troopers’ Bugs, Speaking ‘Game of Thrones’ Languages & More

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows. In this edition, take a scientific look at the bugs from Starship Troopers and see how close they are to representing the real science behind insects. Plus, listen to the expert behind Game of Thrones languages critique thos...
Tags: Movies, Game Of Thrones, Ryan Reynolds, Paul Verhoeven, Adam Savage, David J Peterson, Pikachu, Video Of The Day, Starship-troopers, Kathryn Newton, The Morning Watch, Detective Pikachu, Ryan Reynolds Justice Smith

Fun Freetime: DIY Pika Shoes

Pokemon fans rejoice! The time has come to hit the theaters to see our favorite Pokemon take the big screen. This electrifying character has been a fan-favorite and staple since the franchise started. If you're heading to the theater to catch Pokemon Detective Pikachu , why not do it in style?Brought to you by: Frugal Focus
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/Filmcast Ep. 517 – Pokémon Detective Pikachu

David, Devindra, and Jeff binge some new Netflix content including Knock Down the House, Dead to Me, and I Think You Should Leave. For the feature review, the cast find out whether Detective Pikachu is “super effective.” Check out Jeff Cannata’s new show Dungeon Run. Listen to David’s other podcast Write Along with writer C. Robert Cargill. Devindra’s new podcast Know More Tech, answering your question on the latest gadgets. Subscribe to David’s Youtube channel at Davechensky. You can always e-...
Tags: Facebook, Movies, David, Netflix, Jeff, Pikachu, Slashfilmcast, The Show, David Devindra, Jeff Cannata, Simonmharris, Kyle Hillinger, Detective Pikachu, Robert Cargill Devindra

How a Nintendo 64 Pokémon Game Helped Set the Stage for ‘Detective Pikachu’

Those maniacs went ahead and did it. They finally made a life-action Pokémon movie that brings the world of Pikachu, Bulbasaur and even the nightmare-inducing Mr. Mime to life. It’s been 21 years since both the first games, Pokémon Red and Blue, and the anime premiered in the US in September 1998. Since then we’ve got more than a thousand episodes of an anime series, 21 animated movies and over 30 video games, but all of those mostly showed the Pokémon as collectable trophies or the combat...
Tags: Movies, US, Features, Nintendo, Pokemon, Jurassic Park, North America, David Attenborough, Warner Brothers, Video Game, Pokemon Red, OAK, Pikachu, Satoru Iwata, Alan Grant, Ellie Sattler

The Morning Watch: ‘Detective Pikachu’ Scene Breakdown, Why ‘Men in Black’ Is Great & More

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows. In this edition, watch a scene from Detective Pikachu broken down by director Rob Letterman. Plus, a video essay examines what makes the original Men in Black movie so great, and director Terry Gilliam digs around in the Cri...
Tags: Movies, New York Times, Pokemon, Terry-gilliam, Smith, Federico Fellini, Men In Black, Don Quixote, Pikachu, Bill Ted, Ed Solomon, Video Of The Day, Rob Letterman, The Morning Watch, Detective Pikachu, Patrick H Willems

Alternative Income Update: April 2019 ($8,469.38)

It’s the middle of the month, so that means that I have the final alternative income numbers for last month. It always takes awhile for the tenants to have their rent checks in and for us to get all the money moved. April was another busy month for us. In addition to all the financial stuff below, there was a lot of family stuff going on. The kids are still taking swim classes and one moved up a level. We reached a crucial milestone where if they fell into a pool they wouldn’t drown (I think...
Tags: China, Marketing, Canada, Zillow, Trump, Pikachu, Alternative Income, The Pokemon Company, Alternative Income Streams

Ryan Reynolds-Led Action Comedy Free Guy Begins Shooting

Ryan Reynolds-led action comedy Free Guy begins shooting Fox has announced that the upcoming Wreck-It Ralph-esque action comedy Free Guy,featuring an ensemble cast led by Detective Pikachu‘s Ryan Reynolds, has officially begun principal production in Boston, sharing a selfie with the film’s primary cast! PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}; googletag.c...
Tags: Movies, Boston, Disney, Fox, Ryan Reynolds, Ralph, Reynolds, Taika Waititi, Greg Berlanti, Pikachu, Scooby Doo, Joel Coen, Movie News, Waititi, Jodie Comer, Matt Lieberman

'Detective Pikachu' nearly dethroned 'Avengers: Endgame' at the box office during its opening weekend. Here are 17 other video games being adapted into movies or TV shows.

"Pokémon Detective Pikachu" grossed an estimated $58 million in theaters during its opening weekend. In spite of terrible reviews, other recent video-game-based movies like "Rampage," "Warcraft," and "Assassin's Creed" have seen high international earnings, perhaps thanks to their recognizable brands. "Resident Evil" is already the highest-grossing video game movie franchise of all time, with more than $1.2 billion in worldwide earnings. At least two more video game adaptions are scheduled fo...
Tags: Hong Kong, Hollywood, Microsoft, China, Disney, US, Trends, Fox, Netflix, Mtv, Showtime, Nintendo, Pokemon, Mario, Jim Carrey, Minecraft

Detective Pikachu “Most Successful Video Game Adaptation Ever”

Pokemon: Detective Pikachu had a phenomenal opening weekend at the US box office, earning $58 million in ticket sales and making it the most successful opening for any video game movie adaptation to date. In the United States, Detective Pikachu ranked second for the weekend, still being bested by the might of Avengers: Endgame which earned an […]
Tags: Movies, US, International, Sales, United States, Pokemon, Anime, Warner Brothers, Pikachu, Adaptations

How ‘Detective Pikachu’ Beat the Video Game Adaptation Curse

Hollywood has long struggled when it comes to big-screen adaptations of popular video games, making Warner Bros. and Legendary’s “Detective Pikachu” and its $54.5 million debut in North America all the more impressive. Even with “Avengers: Endgame” still turbocharging the box office, “Detective Pikachu” came dangerously close to dethroning Marvel’s latest juggernaut, which collected $65 […]
Tags: Hollywood, News, Box Office, Warner Bros, North America, Pikachu, Detective Pikachu

The Morning Watch: ‘Detective Pikachu’ Easter Eggs, Pixar’s ‘Bao’ Storyboard Comparison & More

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows. In this edition, run through a bunch of Easter eggs you might have missed in Detective Pikachu. Plus, watch as the opening of Pixar’s short film Bao is compared to the storyboards drawn up in pre-production, and check out Sa...
Tags: Movies, Pokemon, Game Of Thrones, Snl, Pixar, Smith, Bao, Pikachu, Pixar Animation, Video Of The Day, Saturday-Night-Live, The Morning Watch, Detective Pikachu

Detective Pikachu Writers Discuss How They’d Do a Smash Movie

An interview with the writers of the Detective Pikachu movie may help rabid Smash Bros. fans understand what a potential film might look like, with the writers explaining that such a crossover film with countless characters would need introductory movies first. Writers Dan Hernandez and Benji Samit gave their opinion on how they would approach […]
Tags: Games, Movies, Interviews, Pokemon, Anime, Smash Bros, Pikachu, Adaptations, Dan Hernandez, Benji Samit

Solid Opening for ‘Detective Pikachu’ as ‘Avengers: Endgame’ Rolls On

“Pokémon Detective Pikachu” is the first movie to really compete with “Endgame,” but it still couldn’t unseat the Disney-Marvel behemoth from No. 1.
Tags: Movies, News, Rob, Walt Disney Company, Smith, Warner Brothers, Letterman, Ryan, Marvel Entertainment, Reynolds, Pikachu, Disney Marvel, Avengers: Endgame (Movie, Pokemon Detective Pikachu (Movie, Justice (1995-

‘Detective Pikachu’ Narrowly Beats ‘Avengers: Endgame’ at International Box Office

The reign of Earth’s Mightiest Heroes has fallen, at least at the international box office. While numbers could fluctuate after final tallies come in Monday, estimates on Sunday show Warner Bros. and Legendary’s “Detective Pikachu” earned $103 million from 62 foreign markets. Meanwhile, Disney and Marvel’s “Avengers: Endgame” pulled in $102 million from 55 overseas […]
Tags: News, Global, Earth, Box Office, Warner Bros, International Box Office, Pikachu, Detective Pikachu, Avengers: Endgame

'Avengers: Endgame' wins third weekend in a row as 'Detective Pikachu' takes No. 2

"Avengers: Endgame" won the domestic box office for the third weekend in a row. The Disney and Marvel film brought in an estimated $63.1 million in North America this weekend.
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littlestpersimmon: Worthy enough to lift Thor’s hammer!

littlestpersimmon: Worthy enough to lift Thor’s hammer!
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Can 'Pokémon Detective Pikachu' end the box office reign of 'Avengers: Endgame'?

"Pokémon Detective Pikachu," Warner Bros.' live-action film set in the world of Pokémon, notched $5.7 million on its opening night Thursday.
Tags: Cnn, Pokemon, Pikachu, Pikachu Warner Bros

Box Office: ‘Detective Pikachu’ Catches $5.7 Million on Thursday Night

“Pokémon Detective Pikachu” caught $5.7 million during Thursday night preview screenings in North America. That figure nearly matched the $5.9 million in Thursday previews for “Shazam!,” which went on to earn $53.5 million in its domestic debut weekend on April 5-7. Cheerleading comedy “Poms” scored $225,000 at 2,000 sites on Thursday night. Warner Bros.-Legendary’s “Detective […]
Tags: News, Box Office, North America, Pikachu, Warner Bros Legendary, Poms, Detective Pikachu, The Hustle, Avengers: Endgame

Detective Pikachu: 'Pokémon created a world I wanted to live in'

Detective Pikachu is in cinemas now and for Pokémon fans, it's the first time to see the world in live action.
Tags: News, Pokemon, Pikachu

Are there any good movies based on video games?

The warm reviews for Detective Pikachu have shown it’s possible to buck a long-running trend but it’s not the first example of a gaming adaptation done wellWhat makes a good video game movie? Is there even such a thing?The curse of the video game movie has long been documented, and the stigma that it’s impossible to make a good one regardless of how much money you throw at it or who plays the lead has dogged the genre for years. Video games are more lucrative than Hollywood films overall, yet vi...
Tags: Games, Hollywood, Film, Culture, Pokemon, Pikachu

‘Detective Pikachu’ Screenwriters Dan Hernandez and Benji Samit on Choosing the Right Pokemon for the Story [Interview]

Pokemon has been many things: card games, video games, animated series, animated movies, and now the live-action movie Detective Pikachu . Well, live-action with CGI Pokemon who fit seamlessly into the world of Ryme City. Tim (Justice Smith) travels to Ryme City to collect his dead estranged father’s things. When his dad’s partner, Detective Pikachu (voiced by Ryan Reynolds) shows up, Tim finds he can hear Pikachu speaking English, unlike the usual Pokemon language. Together, Tim and Pikac...
Tags: Movies, Interviews, Features, Pokemon, Rob, Ryan Reynolds, Warner Brothers, Video Game, Tim, Hernandez, Gilligan, Benji, Pokemon Company, Pikachu, Josh Gad, Bulbasaur

The Morning Watch: ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’ 16-Bit Trailer, The Science of Marvel & More

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows. In this edition, watch a 16-bit version of the Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker teaser trailer that looks exactly as it would on a Super Nintendo. Plus, listen to a physicist explain the science between some of the most famo...
Tags: Movies, Pokemon, Einstein, Marvel Cinematic Universe, Skywalker, IGN, Pikachu, Star-Wars, Video Of The Day, John Stratman, The Morning Watch, Detective Pikachu, Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, Jim Kakalios

Pokémon Detective Pikachu Review #2

Rating:  BEGIN SLIDESHOW 8.5/10 Cast: Justice Smith as Tim Goodman Ryan Reynolds as Detective Pikachu Kathryn Newton as Lucy Stevens Suki Waterhouse as Ms. Norman Ken Watanabe as Lt. Hideo Yoshida Bill Nighy as Howard Clifford Chris Geere as Roger Clifford Omar Chaparro as Sebastian PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}; googletag.cmd.push(function()...
Tags: Movies, Movie Reviews, Nintendo, Pokemon, Ryan Reynolds, Smith, Letterman, Tim, Merc, Reynolds, Tim Goodman, Pikachu, ComingSoon, Rob Letterman, Detective Pikachu, Ryme City

Detective Pikachu Bait Movie

Two days ago, a new YouTube channel called Inspector Pikachu created a Detective Pikachu movie bait. This movie actually shows a scene and then switches to a looped scene. If you didn't see this movie yet, check it out. The channel also gained 35k+ subscribers and over 12 million views.
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‘Detective Pikachu’ Director Rob Letterman on How to Catch All of the Pokemon Appearances and Easter Eggs [Interview]

The goal of Pokemon is to catch ’em all, and you’ll find a lot of them in Detective Pikachu . The live-action adaptation of the video game includes lots of Pokemon from many different games from across the franchise. In the film, Tim (Justice Smith) has given up Pokemon until his father’s sudden death brings him into contact with Pikachu (voiced by Ryan Reynolds). Tim and Pikachu investigate Ryme City to discover the cause of Tim’s father’s death, and guess what? It involves a lot of other ...
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Pokémon Detective Pikachu Cake

In this instructable I will show you how to make a Pokémon Cake, more specifically a Detective Pikachu cake. The Detective Pikachu movie came out today and it looks like a pretty awesome movie, and Ryan Reynolds seem to have been the perfect choice to play the part. I haven't done a themed cake in a...By: In The Kitchen With MattContinue Reading » [Author: In The Kitchen With Matt]
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The 10 Greatest Moments in the Pokémon Movies

Since 1996, the worldwide phenomenon known (in many countries) as Pokémon  has left a mark on pop culture as a whole. With multiple video games, a long running anime TV series, card games and other media, Pikachu and the rest of the gang have become as much a part of our lives as cereal mascots, commercial jingles, and any of those other bits of nerdom mush. But one aspect of the Pokémon franchise that doesn’t get enough credit are the films released during its 20 plus year history. Much l...
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