This 2017 live action remake of the anime classic is all shell and no ghost, but it does dazzle with its visual and aural elements in 4K Ultra HD.
The highly anticipated live-action adaptation of this anime classic is finally here, but the film’s reliance on visual effects misses the anime’s philosophical questioning and therefore somewhat disappoints.
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‘Ghost in the Shell: The New Movie’ expands on the fantastic ‘Arise’ series to further this groundbreaking and much-loved sci-fi anime franchise. Out now on Blu-ray from FUNimation.
This Ghost in the Shell OVA has all the classic elements that fans of the franchise enjoy, but being a re-working of the second stand-alone series, it will ultimately appeal only to the most hardcore if enthusiasts.
Ghost in the Shell: The Laughing Man OVA gets a competent transfer to Blu-ray that will be a must-have for rabid GitS fans, but everyone else can probably pass it up for the $35 list price.
The beautiful cyberpunk world of Ghost in the Shell: Solid State Society arrives on Blu-ray in a feature rich and pleasing 1080p release from Manga Entertainment.