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Ghost in the Shell

After a terrible accident, Major (Scarett Johansson) wakes to discover her brain (being told this was the only thing that could be saved), has been transplanted into a silicon shell making her the first of a kind. 219 more words


An unnerving but wonderful near-future movie: 'I Origins' (#IOrigins)

I Origins’ is about a scientist who manages to genetically describe and map all the evolutionary stages of the eye, beginning with life-forms that have no eyes and going all the way through to life-forms with complex eyes. 218 more words


Ghost in the Shell (2017)

I feel like I was uniquely qualified to enjoy watching the live action Ghost in the Shell, a hunch that paid off nicely. First, I watched the movie weeks after its fiercely negative hype had already died down. 1,104 more words

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Ghost in the Shell (2017)

“Ghost in the Shell” is a difficult film to review. If you’re looking for a complete experience then there’s every chance that you’ll be disappointed, not because it’s a… 966 more words

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The Standouts of 2002

Movieline magazine was always a bit obsessed with youth culture.  Not only did they publish an annual Young Hollywood issue, but eventually they began hosting their own awards ceremony honoring up-and-coming stars.   1,890 more words


Major Upgrade?: A Ghost In The Shell review.

Directed by: Rupert Sanders.

Starring: Scarlett Johansson, Takeshi Kitano, Michael Pitt, Pilou Asbæk, Juliette Binoche.

Plot: In The near future, humanity has developed great advances in cybernetic augmentation and prosthesis even going as far, in the case of ‘Major’ Mira Killian, as to house a human brain in a cybernetic “shell”. 532 more words


Gilbert Speaks on the2017 "Ghost in the Shell"

Yes, dear readers, I know all about the Ghost in the Shell manga and the Ghost in the Shell: The New Movie…I have grandchildren who are true manga disciples so I’m not even going to touch on the whole “whitewash” debate or if the GITS had been too Hollywood…I don’t care! 757 more words