The Pokemon Go craze is in full swing! Liberty Hall will show “Pokemon: the First Movie – Mewtwo Strikes Back” tonight, Friday, July 22.

Released in 1998, and directed by Kunihiko Yuyama and Michael Haigney, this animated film tells the story of a group of scientists who are offered funding into genetic research if they agree to try and clone the greatest ever Pokémon, Mew. The end result is a success and Mewtwo is born. However, Mewtwo is bitter about his purpose in life and kills his masters.

To become the greatest he throws open a challenge to the world to battle him and his Pokémon. Ash and his friends are one of the few groups of trainers who pass the first test and prepare for battle. They soon find out about further cloning and Mewtwo's ultimate plan for the earth.

Tickets are $7 at the door. Bring a Pokémon to the theater with you and receive $2 off the ticket price. Doors open at 6 p.m. The movie will start at 7 p.m.

Liberty Hall is also a Poke Stop and the Downtown area is full of them, so after the movie join the throng of fans in the hunt! For more information go to or call 903-595-7274.

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