Kyle J. Steenblik

Pokémon: Detective Pikachu is Adorable [Review]

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Pokémon: Detective Pikachu
4 stars out of 5
Directed by: Rob Letterman
Screenplay by: Dan Hernandez, Benji Samit, Rob Letterman, Derek Connolly
Based on Detective Pikachu by Creatures, Inc
Starring: Ryan Reynolds, Justice Smith, Kathryn Newton, Suki Waterhouse, Omar Chaparro, Chris Geere, Ken Watanabe, Bill Nighy
Production companies: Warner Bros. Pictures, Legendary Pictures, The Pokémon Company
Distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures
Release date May 10, 2019
Running time 104 minutes
Rated PG for action/peril, some rude and suggestive humor, and thematic elements

Ace detective Harry Goodman goes mysteriously missing, prompting his 21-year-old son, Tim, to find out what happened. Aiding in the investigation is Harry’s former Pokémon partner, wise-cracking, adorable super-sleuth Detective Pikachu. Finding that they are uniquely equipped to work together, as Tim is the only human who can talk with Pikachu, they join forces to unravel the tangled mystery.

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