Even better on rewatch.
Will be discussed on a future Top 10 Last 10 podcast episode.
Much better than feared, the Hollywood remake of Ghost in the Shell fittingly expands the mythos of the main character and her crew, takes inspiration from the techno visuals of the original, and makes what was already a cool but plotting story into a fast-paced eye-searing action spectacular. If you wanted the slow-paced anime from 20 years ago in live-action form, this aint it-mostly. Whether that's a good thing or a bad thing is up to you.
Discussed in full on episode #270 of the Cinereelist podcast in which we also ranked our Top 10 ScarJo Movies.
In theaters October 31, 2014.
Wow, what a deliciously creepy film first-time director Dan Gillroy has here. Gyllenhaal plays his hand perfectly as a cold obsessive who finds career opportunity in capturing crime footage as fast and as grizzly as possible in order to sell it at the highest price to the local news, a pursuit that eventually leads him to bend the rules of the game - along with everyone around him. A+, would watch again.
Discussed in episode…
It seems ppl are looking for Mad Max: Fury Road talk so we decided to release next Monday's podcast episode early, exclusively to the Letterboxd community. Here's a direct link to the spoiler-free show mp3, enjoy!
Yes, yes, yes, a million times YES.
Mad Max: Fury Road is exactly what I want from a sequel/reboot of a beloved genre property: Put the control squarely back in the hands of its original creator (George Miller), juice the budget, and get the…