Ghost In The Shell
Scarlett Johansson, Michael Pitt, Rila Fukushima, Juliette Binoche, Anamaria Marinca, Pilou Asbæk & Michael Wincott
Director: Rupert Sanders
Running Time: 107 minutes
Certificate: 12A - contains moderate threat and violence
"Glintingly cool and seductive and thrillingly well-organised, there are moments which directly recreate the best scenes from Oshii’s original film, with real sets and actors performing a balletic kind of stunt-karaoke"
- Tim Robey, The Telegraph
"Scarlett Johansson - the movies’ go-to explorer of that Venn diagram intersect where humanity and algorithm meet (Her, Lucy, now this) - is pitch-perfect in this exhilarating remake of the cyberpunk anime. The triumph of Ghost in the Shell (or one of them) is that in no way does it feel lost in translation"
- Matthew Norman, Evening Standard
"Johansson dives deep into a tricky role, a character who is as much a sentient weapon as she is a human consciousness. The main selling point here is the film’s breathtaking visual impact. It’s a thrillingly sordid world; I can’t wait to revisit"
- Wendy Ide, The Observer
In the near future, Major (Scarlett Johansson) is the first of her kind: a human who is cyber-enhanced to be a perfect soldier devoted to stopping the world’s most dangerous criminals. When terrorism reaches a new level that includes the ability to hack into people’s minds and control them, Major is uniquely qualified to stop it. As she prepares to face a new enemy, Major discovers that she has been lied to, and her life was not saved, in fact, it was stolen...
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