Ghost in The Shell is The Most Underrated Film of 2017 (Blu-ray Review)

Ghost in The Shell is The Most Underrated Film of 2017 (Blu-ray Review)

From Dreamworks Studios and director Rupert Sanders, comes the science fiction thriller Ghost in The Shell, based on the acclaimed manga series created by Masamune Shirow. Starring Scarlett Johansson, Pilou Asbæk, Takeshi Kitano, Michael Pitt and Juliette Binoche, the film is available now on Blu-ray/DVD! Read more

Ghost in the Shell: Visually, The Most Amazing Movie of The Year [Review]

Ghost in the Shell: Visually, The Most Amazing Movie of The Year [Review]

Another Live Action remake of an animated classic.  I don’t remember the original anime very well – I haven’t seen it since the late 90’s and anime wasn’t quite as popular as it is now.  (That’s right – I liked it before it was cool.  I was a movie hipster; how times have changed.)  Surprising how this iteration brought it all back.  I knew exactly what should happen in places and then it DID.  Even in places I didn’t think would translate well from anime to Live Action.  The level of detail and the fidelity to the source material was impressive, at least what the parts I remember.  I’m going to compare this to the original a lot in this review.  That’s the problem with the remakes – unless the original is outright trash then I need to see both for context. Read more