Opinion: ScarNO for Ghost in the Shell!

WARNING: this is going to be ranty…so I apologise in advance. So, news came about today that Scarlett Johansson has been cast as the iconic anime character Motoko Kusanagi from Ghost in the Shell.  The announcement doesn’t please me.  At all. I don’t link the idea of a remake for Western audiences and I don’t agree with Scarlett Johansson’s casting. I’ll tell you why. After the whole Exodus casting … Continue reading Opinion: ScarNO for Ghost in the Shell!

The Cinematic Education of our Youth

Be warned….this is going to get ranty.  So I apologise in advance. Kids nowadays have it easy.  I remember the days in school when passed-on notes were the best means of communication, penpals sent handwritten letters and if you wanted to watch a film before it came on TV, you need to wait a good year to rent the video.  Now, everything is done through … Continue reading The Cinematic Education of our Youth