Ghost in the Shell

Film Review: Ghost In The Shell (USA, 2017) is a visual spectacle, but lacks original storytelling

March 30, 2017

The first scene of Ghost In The Shell is incredibly haunting, as a crimson-hued setting features a fresh, human brain being delicately placed into a robotic body. It’s an uneasy mixture of human and AI – and according to Tesla CEO Elon Musk – it is a reality that’s not too far into the future, once […]

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A new trailer (and a pile of stills) just dropped for Ghost in the Shell

February 13, 2017

The highly anticipated adaptation of the iconic anime Ghost in the Shell is due out next month, with Scarlett Johansson in the lead role. Paramount Pictures just released the second international full length trailer for the release, and you can view it first here: As for the new stills, check them out here: Ghost in […]

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Here’s all the “Big Game Spot” trailers that premiered during the Super Bowl LI

February 6, 2017

Today was a massive day for sports. You probably heard about it. The Atlanta Falcons blew a 25 point lead and fell to the New England Patriots at Superbowl LI. But maybe you’re not into sports. Maybe, like us here at The Iris, you’re major movie buffs and if that’s the case, then the Superbowl […]

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Ghost in the Shell trailer launches with massive celebration in Tokyo

November 15, 2016

To celebrate the upcoming live action Ghost in the Shell adaptation, stars Scarlett Johansson, “Beat” Takeshi Kitano, and director Rupert Sanders joined fans in Tokyo on Sunday for the film’s global launch party. The celebrations, which were held at Tabloid, kicked off with Taiko drummers, including the legendary anime film composer Kenji Kawai. Attendees were given an exclusive behind-the-scenes look […]

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Ghost in the Shell releases a series of bizarre teaser trailers, but is the Reddit fan-made trailer better?

September 23, 2016

The DreamWorks/Paramount Pictures Co-production, Ghost in the Shell, starring Scarlett Johansson, has offered up a series of new 10-15 second trailers. While intriguing, these five separate short snippets are extremely difficult to digest. Hollywood’s live action remake of the popular Japanese manga series Ghost in the Shell follows Major (Scarlett Johansson), a cyborg police woman […]

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First Assault Online launches into open beta

July 29, 2016

After connecting with the game’s community through Early Access to improve and enhance the game, Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex – First Assault Online is in open beta. Players in supported regions can now experience the free-to-play online squad-based first-person shooter on Windows PC via Steam or the Nexon Global Platform.

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Beat Takeshi Kitano joins Ghost in the Shell

March 7, 2016

Acclaimed Japanese actor, Beat Takeshi Kitano has joined the cast of the upcoming Ghost in the Shell adaptation.  Kitano joins Scarlett Johansson and director, Rupert Sanders in the live-action version of the popular anime series. Kitano will play Daisuke Aramaki, the founder and leader of the elite unit Section 9 tasked with protecting the world from the […]

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