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Discussion in 'Books, Music, TV & Movies' started by Retinal_FAILURE, Apr 22, 2017.
I know I did! Am I a minority? It was frame for frame exactly like the anime series.
I can't wait for the bluray! Only cinema around here(150km radius) will have it in 3D, and I can't watch 3D
And I AM HYPED
I enjoyed it and will be getting it on Blu-ray. all the whitewashing nonsense is overblown and does not distract from the movie.
Whitewashing? WTF is wrong with people... can't wait to see it!
What's whitewashing mean, or I mean what's whitewashed in the movie? I guess both questions.
whitewashing is when foreign content (usually asian media) is adapted for western audiences by means of replacing asian/or other foreign actors with white/Caucasian actors instead.
Not really interested in seeing it, and I never watched the anime. That nude suit looks bad to me, cheap, but that's just me. I'm just so disconnected with most new movies, I'm much happier and more excited going to older stuff. I had a blast today watching Best of the Best for example. In comparison a new movie I really want to see is Atomic Blonde, hoping it's not just a female John Wick.
nude looking suit is part of the story. Not gonna spoil it. If one was gonma watch the movie Id say see the anime first its breathtaking visuals drawn excellent and with a great soundtrack. ie. Intro to episodes. Before going to see the movie. I just personally needed a big screen to watch this on. Scarlett Johanson (typo?) does a great job with the look and it kinda reminded me of Rising Sun, a favorite of mine. Also the setting for that is in Japan.
Is the nude suit part of her body or is it purposefully a suit according to the story? If it's the former, it looks like crap to me still. If it's the latter, meh.
Its part of the body, so not a suit.
The previews for it look like it wants to be a generic "who am I?"/revenge Robocop movie rather than a movie that wants us to ponder what it is to be a human or an individual in this world of ever increasing integration of technology and interconnection.
I thouggt the same thing from the trailer total crap, but the movie was exactly or at least as close to perfect to I think the first three episodes from the anime as one can make a movie. Yeah from the trailer I was like "Another Lucy movie, and now she's falling from a building?, and..oh wait GHOST!
I'm just counting the days to re-watch Robocop for its 30th anniversary. July 17. Yeah, the trailer I saw made it look like flash with no substance, or, contrived substance. Even if it wasn't based on the anime, it just looks like something seen before, Blade Runner comes to mind, and that movie still holds up. I saw a headline about the movie, pointing to Under the Skin, where ScarJo plays an alien who seduces men and crazy stuff happens. Lower budget, really good visuals, actual nude ScarJo, and it made me think, it was weird, disturbing. This just looks like sci-fi blockbuster fodder. If I watch this, it would have to be selected at random from my queue, not because I want to see it.
Funny thing is, I just watched the original Ghost In The Shell movie for the first time the other day, and in that one, naked Major actually looks human rather than having the obviously fake body this one gave her (probably just to avoid being rated R). So if they were going for trying to keep the spirit of the original alive rather than make it a blockbuster, you'd probably get naked Scarlett Johansson. Well, assuming they'd still throw the money at her if they went that direction.
Oh I didn't know it was PG-13, sigh, it clearly was fashioned to be a blockbuster then, whether or not the filmmakers are actual fans of the source material, they capitalized on the anime boon that's currently ongoing. So, PG-13 since it draws more than R, ScarJo, anime pandering, yeah, I'll give this time, I really don't want to see it any time soon. And it doesn't help ScarJo's in some stupid comedy movie with other women where the premise involved a dead male stripper, and somehow that's comical. A dead sex worker is funny...good message. She's not doing much for me lately, other than looks, and she's a talented actress, just not in appealing movies currently.
My plan is to watch it when it finally makes its way to the budget theatre near me. $2 Tuesdays.
I don't like the idea of it, but hope to be proven wrong. Will wait for it to be released on blu-ray.
It doesn't even come close to measuring to the anime/movie/manga series but I enjoyed it nonetheless. If anything I thought Scarlet Johansson did very well in her role.
No. anime is geeky and is for awkwardly antisocial kiddos.
The movie? No. because anime is geeky and is for awkwardly antisocial kiddos.