Pokemon the Movie: Black - Victini and Reshiram

Movie review by Jeffrey Anderson, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 6+

Gentler, less complex than others; has a companion movie.

NR 2012 95 minutes

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age 4+

Based on 1 review

Kids say

age 6+

Based on 6 reviews

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age 4+

Victini is adorable!

Ash and his friends from the Unova region travel to a place called "the Sword of the Vale" which is a castle shaped like a sword. Many years ago two brothers almost destroyed the Vale by fighting over Truth versus Ideals and which one is right about which is best. They used Reshiram the dragon of Truth and Zekrom the dragon of Ideals to Duke it out but they ended up destroying the balance of the "Dragon Force" or nature's very balance. A king who had Victini as his friend used it to save the kingdom by moving sword shaped castle to correct the Dragon Force. This took the king's life and trapped Victini in a sort of barrier like prison and Victini is very sad and lonely. A local trainer wants to move the castle to the place it used to be a reunite all of his people who had been displaced and scattered, not knowing that the castle shouldn't moved again. He befriends the Zekrom in this movie and Ash befriends Reshiram. The real joy with the movie is how adorable and precious Victini is. There's a part where he appears to be dead but at the end of the movie he is shown to be alive and back to eating macarons.

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