Digimon Digital Monsters – The Movie

Film, Family and kids

Time Out says

Despite being another sub-standard TV merchandising tie-in, this animé monster movie is, if anything, a little more endurable than both Pokémon flicks. Obviously, the level of animation won't set the world on fire - it's fuzzy and flat - but there are occasional flourishes from the design team. The action takes place mostly in cyberspace, where an evil Digimon (digital monster) is messing with the Internet and the world's email systems. Time for the technically literate DigiDestined (eight spikey-haired kids) to summon their own friendly Digimons and do what they gotta do. Good to see a kids' movie address a few bang up to date issues. Indeed, some of Jeff Nimoy's translated dialogue is rather witty. The peppy soundtrack, too, is ripe for the Internet generation. But the film's still poppycock. (The US version consists of three Japanese Dejimon shorts.

Details

Release details

Duration:
88 mins

Cast and crew

Director:
Mamoru Hosada, Shigeyasu Yamauchi
Screenwriter:
Reiko Yoshida, Jeff Nimoy, Bob Buchholz
Cast:
Lara Jill Miller
Joshua Seth
Bob Papenbrook
David Lodge
Dorothy Elias-Fahn
Jeff Nimoy
Bob Buchholz