Film: Ghost in the Shell (2017)

I recall my first time watching ‘Ghost in the Shell’ rather fondly. Not the 2017 version, but the original 1995 animated film adaptation of┬áMasamune Shirow’s ‘Ghost in the Shell’ manga series by Mamoru Oshii. While the 1995 film was a little heavy on the exposition side, the film overall turned out to be highly captivating;… Continue reading Film: Ghost in the Shell (2017)

Film: Hail, Caesar!

The Coen Brothers are no strangers to the comedy genre. They have found success in the movie business by making unconventional films. Most of such films usually have an underlying dark comedic tone to it, even if the film’s┬áplot or story take themselves seriously. (Miller’s Crossing, A Serious Man) Of course, this is not the… Continue reading Film: Hail, Caesar!

Film: Lost In Translation

The city of Tokyo is foreign and alien to it’s visitors. It’s inhabitants speak in a different language and when it gets translated, the meaning gets lost. Bob Harris (Played by Bill Murray) is an aging movie star arrives at Tokyo to film an advertisement for Suntory Whisky. Amidst this alien city of Tokyo, Harris’s… Continue reading Film: Lost In Translation