FOR CARD COLLECTORS ONLY.
Byline: Evan Henerson Staff Writer
IT'S POSSIBLE that brain surgeons explain their work - while in progress - with more stultifyingly precise step-by-step data than the card-throwing combatants of ``Yu-Gi-Oh! The Movie.'' Sheesh sheesh
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[Alteration of Jesus1.] , with all those vicious-looking monsters at their disposal, can't Yugi and his chief rival Kaiba simply shut up? Can it not be enough, even once, to launch a salvo with the simple words, ``Blue-eyed dragon, sic 'em!''
Now, I realize that games must have rules and that anyone not familiar with the Japanese cartoon and card game phenomenon of Yu-Gi-Oh - on which the film is based - may be left utterly befogged be·fog
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1. To cover or obscure with or as if with fog.
2. To cause confusion in; muddle.
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SORCERER is suitable for translation problems lying between those solved by code generator generators and by full source-to-source translator generators. ... with face-down cards ... on alternate Tuesdays ... during a leap year leap year: see calendar. ? We've got short attention spans here, folks, and we've come for action. Director Hatsuki Tsuji and his team of writers and animators should have lost 30 minutes and let the creatures fight.
Anyway, Yugi, the teen ``king of games'' with the loyal friends and the punk Phyllis Diller hairdo, faces his greatest challenge from the envious Kaiba. Kaiba wants to best Yugi's god cards and, to beat his rival, will even use black-magic tools supplied by the resurrected Egyptian god Anubis, who was defeated by Yugi's ancient alter ego A doctrine used by the courts to ignore the corporate status of a group of stockholders, officers, and directors of a corporation in reference to their limited liability so that they may be held personally liable for their actions when they have acted fraudulently or unjustly or when , Pharaoh. Apparently, by using the Pyramid of Light pyramid of light
A triangular area of reflected light at the lower part of the eardrum seen on examination of the ear. card, a player becomes particularly hot spit.
So while Yugi and his friends - including the token girl, Tea - are chasing around the Millennium Puzzle (don't ask) and dodging sinister mummies, Pharaoh and Kaiba are duking it out in a boring, explanation-saturated duel. The fate of the world, we learn, may somehow be at stake. The only significant time spent away from this climactic duel is when Kaiba visits the the effete ef·fete
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2. , white-wine-spritzer-drinking Pegasus, (please don't ask) to obtain better cards. And they duel.
Oh, well. Combatants will be combatants, and games will be games. Games shouldn't be movies. ``Yu-Gi-Oh!'' is the (barely) living proof.
Evan Henerson, (818) 713-3651
YU-GI-OH! THE MOVIE - One and one half stars
(PG: scary combat, monster images)
Starring: Voices of Dan Green, Eric Stuart, Scottie Ray.
Director: Hatsuki Tsuji.
Running time: 1 hr. 30 min.
Playing: Wide release.
In a nutshell: The actual game must be more exciting than this. It can't possibly be duller.
The young hero Yugi finds himself at odds with his rival Kaiba in ``Yu-Gi- Oh! The Movie.''