Film Review: Ghost in the Shell

It’s the future and we’re all cybernetically enhanced human beings. Whether it’s a replacement limb, better eyesight, or even neural access to the Internet, everyone’s jacked in and everyone’s just a bit anxious about how far humanity can go. At what point does an enhanced human become a robot, not human at all? For Ghost in the Shell lead character Major (Scarlett Johansson), this is a highly personal question as she learns that her brain was…Read More

Review: Godzilla

I’ve always had a soft spot for the Godzilla movies from Japanese film company Toho. Starting with the original movie in 1954, the giant environmentalist monster is awoken from his slumbers by us humans and our nuclear bombs. Oops. Since that first film, he’s starred in a remarkable 28 subsequent movies. In 1998 disaster movie director Roland Emmerich (The Day After Tomorrow, White House Down) was hired by Sony Studios to direct a new Godzilla reboot that was pretty…Read More