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Someting to Do: Movies

Tomorrow Ghost in the Shell: The New Movie is on the big screen, and I will definitely be in the theater to see it! When we hit the weekend, another wacky Simon Pegg comedy comes along: Man Up. All about mistaken identity, blind dates, and taking chances, this British/French film came out last May in […]

Ghost in the Shell: The New Movie Trailer

The trailer for Ghost in the Shell: The New Movie is out, and the film will be in US theaters on November 10th, 11th, and 16th. This is the franchise that first brought Cyberpunk to the big screen in 1995, and along with Akira introduced American audiences to Japanese Anime. Meanwhile, the live action version […]

Something to Stream: GITS Arise

The latest chapter in the groundbreaking Cyberpunk Anime series is Ghost in the Shell: Arise, the story of how the various members of Public Security Section 9 got together and became a team. If you have signed up with Funimation you can stream it from their site, if you don’t have an account with them […]

Haphead’s Premiere tonight

The first two episodes of Haphead go live on their web site tonight, right after they show the entire first season at the Royal Theatre in Toronto tonight. It is a cyberpunk tale about a new haptic peripheral which makes videogames so immersive that people learn skills just by playing them (yes, that is pretty […]

New GITS trailer

Ghost In The Shell is always at the forefront of Cyberpunk, and the latest Anime incarnation is no slacker. For those needing more GITS before the live action film comes out, the teaser trailer from the animated feature film GITS 2015! Thanks to Otaku USA for the heads up on this one.

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GITS: Arise Streaming Shorts

I can’t imagine anyone who doesn’t appreciate Ghost In The Shell when they meet this unique cyberpunk universe, so instead of ranting about how excellent the series is this time I thought I should just share a few of the recent shorts from GITS: Arise. The first one from The Borderless Project is called Foreseeing […]

Live Action Ghost In The Shell director chosen

It looks like Dreamworks is going ahead with their live action production of Ghost In The Shell, since they have now brought in Rupert Sanders to direct it. This classic Masamune Shirow cyberpunk story is an examination of what it means to be human in this increasingly technological age, where the line between man and […]

Something to Watch: DVDs, 20Aug13

Epic is a fun animated adventure from the team that does the Ice Ages franchise. I missed it in the theaters and am looking forward to finally seeing it. Scary Movie 5 is the latest from that series. By now you must know if you like those or not; I always consider them silly fun. […]

New Ghost In The Shell: Arise!

It is true, there is a new Ghost In The Shell project with an all new series of videos and a new story line. This one is called Ghost in the Shell: Arise! and it is made up of four 50 minute episodes. It looks like it will bring all our favorite characters back together […]

The Prototype Trailer

Coming up next year, The Prototype is a film about a dying man who uploads himself into the combat drone he is developing for the military. It seemed like a good idea at the time; he needed a way to escape death, and the drone needed a core intelligence around which to coalesce. Now, it […]