Ghost in the Shell (2017) Review

Brief thoughts on the live-action Ghost in the Shell.

Don’t send a rabbit to kill a fox.

Ghost in the Shell is on the cusp of being a good film, but it misses the mark in almost every way. Nothing feels impactful, from the action scenes to Way the Major struggles with her identity. There’s a lot of technically impressive CG, but it lost the visual aesthetic that makes the manga and anime shine. The story just isn’t that interesting, even though the premise is. It lacks the subtly and intrigue the anime film has.

A Ghost in the Shell live action adaptation has so much potential, but this doesn’t live up to it. Go watch the anime film and SAC series instead.

Author: Brett Chalupa

day: software developer, night: comic artist & writer

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