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Tag: Takeshi Kitano
Scarlett Johansson plays The Major in Ghost in the Shell from Paramount Pictures and DreamWorks Pictures – now available on home video, including 4K UHD. Ghost in the Shell is based on a Japanese manga by Masamune Shirow and a classic anime by Mamoru Oshii – both of which deal with the questions of what […]
Following the release of ten 10-15 second snippets of video from Ghost in the Shell, Paramount Pictures has released a full trailer – introduced by Scarlett Johansson. Accusations of whitewashing have been at least partially addressed by named the main character simply The Major – but otherwise, the trailer definitely seems to be a reasonably faithful adaptation […]
Despite the fact that manga characters were generally designed as round-eyed and pale of skin (originally to attract a North American and European audience – everyone wants a global audience), much has been made (and complained) about the casting of Scarlett Johannson as Major Motoko Kusanagi in the live-action Ghost In The Shell. Paramount has released […]