01:10 - ScreamingSteelUS it's a bona fide classic and near-perfect in my eyes. I need to be convinced that there was a really good reason to take that out of its near-perfect incarnation and rehash it. Same thing happened already with Oldboy.
01:09 - ScreamingSteelUS Also, while I'm not against all remakes, I do reserve the right to be more critical of them, because I think they need to justify themselves more. The original GitS isn't just a good movie or a great movie or an excellent movie,
01:07 - ScreamingSteelUS such a remake in principle, but all the trailers have been is footage of scenes from the film/show remade in much worse quality and with much less artistic vision. That makes me skeptical about the quality.
01:07 - ScreamingSteelUS The new movie looks like it will be adapting the plot from SAC: 2nd Gig, with a LOT of elements borrowed from the '95 film and the first season of SAC. That fuels a lot of my meager expectations for the film. I'm not against
01:06 - ScreamingSteelUS I don't think GitS is all that hard to follow, but that also somewhat depends on the version you see (as in, which edition of subtitles you have).
00:32 - Doge of Venice Any Major Parkinson fans out there? They are currently crowdfunding their new album. [link] If its anything like Twilight Cinema, it'll be pretty nice
20:20 - DeliciousDishes I think Akira did something way different. It mostly adapted the manga, while GitS is mostly its own beast (especially from a tonal perspective). I actually think Akira is much more confusing than GitS.