Perhaps for the first time ever in the history of this flea-bitten enterprise, we hit you with a one-two punch of Actual Content. A project, if you will, that ended on a To Be Continued…and was then actually continued. The very next day, no less.
I know, I know – tis a sign of the End Times to be sure. But as the comet passes overhead and we all slip into our tasteful scuba gear in preparation for the great tidal wave, spare a thought for part 2 of Movie Adventure – the thrilling, action-packed conclusion to a film that lowers expectations, and then exceeds them with average performance.
Once and again, we men of the Chicken Frontier like to engage in projects that deviate from the standard Celebrity-Hassling and Inside-Joke-Peddling on which the mighty monolith you gaze upon right now stands built.
With this in mind, several billion years ago I, Dr. Andrey Summers stD, exuded a short script entitled “Movie Adventure”. Blood, sweat, toil, and inconvenient scheduling ensued, but inevitably resulted in a product that I am actually kind of fond of, if I do say so myself.
And I’m not sure, but I think I do. Or did. At some point. IN ANY CASE! Below lie the tedious, serpentine cliches of MOVIE ADVENTURE! PART ONE! It has, of course, been warped from its original wide-screen nature by some foul trick of idiot compression…but haven’t we all, in our youth? Hark:
Seven Samurai and Pokemon The Movie 2000: The Power of One
When I first saw Akira Kurosawa’s quintessential samurai film, I was expecting a masterpiece of cinema; a heart-wrenching epic; something to make me laugh, cry and cheer all at once. What I wasn’t expecting was a shot-for-shot remake of the second animated Pokemon motion picture.