Dazzling 'Ghost in the Shell' is lost in translation

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31 March, 2017

Devoted to stopping the most risky criminals and extremists, Section 9 is faced with an enemy whose singular goal is to wipe out Hanka Robotic's advancements in cyber technology.

Android security agent The Major and the team she leads within a counter-terrorist unit find themselves set against an expert hacker who can, it seems, get anywhere and control anything.

According to him, Johansson was very professional and very easy to work with. "Ghost in the Shell" premiered at New York City's AMC Lincoln Square Theater, fronted by top-lining star Scarlett Johansson. "She's essentially identity-less", Johansson said on "GMA" earlier this week, while Japanese filmmaker Mamoru Oshii argued "there is no basis for saying that an Asian actress must portray her". However, it appears that the founder of the company has bigger plans for Major, wanting her to be turned online for part of a security network.

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While the visuals are spectacular - the film feels like a combination of "The Matrix" and any number of virtual reality video games - "Ghost in the Shell" is ultimately tiresome and uninspiring. Just make sure you see it in IMAX. The Verge, for example, said the movie is "a solid film built on a broken foundation".

Ghost in the Shell is based on a manga by Masamune Shirow, and also stars Pilou Asbaek, Takeshi Kitano, Juliette Binoche and Michael Pitt.


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