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New Ghost in the Shell anime in the works; New movie set to lose $60 million

Now that GHOST IN THE SHELL has come out and done less-than-hoped-for business the movie is leaving a pretty bad taste in everyone’s mouth, even to the point where Paramount is already admitting their mistake . Chances are high that fans will forever prefer the anime film, and now news has hit the series will live on in what many consider the proper format. News is that...
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Paramount confesses that whitewashing controversy hurt Ghost in the Shell

Brace yourselves, readers, I'm about to go on a bit of a controlled rant in just a few moments. Today, Paramount's domestic distribution chief Kyle Davies has released a statement regarding the lackluster box office performance and whitewashing of the live-action anime adaptation of Masamune Shirow's GHOST IN THE SHELL.  First, let's take a look at the quote,...
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Awesome Art We've Found Around The Net: Coraline, It, Stranger Things, X-Men

Some cliche somewhere said that 'a picture is worth a thousand words.' This has proven to be the case for me and especially when it comes to fan art. I have always sought out great fan art and have wanted to share it with as many people as possible. "Awesome Artwork We've Found Around The Net" is the outlet for that passion. In this column I will showcase the kick-ass...
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Top 10 Movies To Watch Before Seeing Ghost in the Shell

GHOST IN THE SHELL hits theaters today and audiences are likely divided into two camps: those familiar with the original manga and anime series and those who have no clue why a body suit clad Scarlett Johansson is kicking robot ass. Well, we are here to help with a list of the ten films and television series you should watch before heading to the theater for Rupert Sanders' bug budget science...
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Review: Ghost in the Shell

PLOT: The Major ( Scarlett Johansson ) is the field commander of an anti-terrorist unit called Section 9. Possessing an artificial body but a human brain, she and her upgraded cohorts hunt a mysterious cyber-terrorist, Kuze ( Michael Pitt ) who’s attempting to dismantle the robotics firm that created The Major’s body, and, presumably, saved her life. REVIEW: I must preface...
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Check out five minutes from the opening action scene of Ghost in the Shell

We're just a little over a week out from the release of GHOST IN THE SHELL and Paramount has been amping up their marketing campaign for this final stretch with the release of several clips , featurettes and more . I suppose we won't have long to wait to see if the Rupert Sanders directed flick proves to be a worthy adaptation of Masamune Shirow's work, but at the...
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Watch Scarlett Johansson punch a guy across water in Ghost in the Shell clip

Next week will see the end of a busy March with the release of the highly anticipated BOSS BABY. Wait, I meant GHOST IN THE SHELL (or did I?), and with the movie so near a bevy of clips have started dropping, and one ready for your viewing pleasure it the much-advertised water fight. Featuring a skin-suit-clad Scarlett Johansson bringing the pain to what I can assume is a crackhead in...
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Explore the world of Section 9 in this Ghost in the Shell featurette

When it comes to Hollywood remakes of well known Japanese properties, the end results can be a little mixed; for every THE RING, there's a GODZILLA (1998) waiting in the wings. It remains to be seen which side the upcoming adaptation of Masamune Shirow's "Ghost in the Shell" will fall on, but I've been pleasantly surprised, at least in the visual sense, of what...
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Steve Aoki remixes the Ghost in the Shell theme

Based on the internationally acclaimed sci-fi manga series, as well as the anime that followed, GHOST IN THE SHELL follows Major ( Scarlett Johansson ), a special ops, one-of-a-kind human cyborg hybrid, who leads the elite task force Section 9. The theme from the anime has been reworked by Steve Aoki, and you can listen to a good chunk of it below. While I'm willing to...
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Scarlett Johansson wakes to a nightmare in this clip for Ghost in the Shell

Despite all of the hubbub that has surrounded the release of Rupert Sander's GHOST IN THE SHELL, I must admit that I am still very excited to see this film. As a long-time fan of Mamoru Oshii 's original anime feature-film (as well as the several series that tie-in to the franchise) I'm anxious to see what elements of Oshii's vision have been kept for American...
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Our review of the haunting 12-minute preview of Ghost in the Shell

And so it begins. Tonight, audiences were given a twelve minute preview of the new sci-fi feature GHOST IN THE SHELL. Directed by Rupert Sanders and starring Scarlett Johansson , the film is a live action take on the 1995 animated film and it appears that we may be in for a treat. At least that’s what I’m hoping. And judging from the footage that we just enjoyed, I have a...
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Adam Savage visits Weta Workshop to check out Ghost in the Shell props

While there's been a bit of controversy over the live-action GHOST IN THE SHELL adaptation regarding its cast and whether or not the film will live up to the source material, there's no denying that visual aesthetics are pretty damn solid. Director Rupert Sanders showed some finesse with SNOW WHITE AND THE HUNTSMAN and he's looking to take on some deeper subject matter...
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