Ghost in the Shell with Scarlet J was pretty good. You can tell they tried to honor the original material as much as possible. Seeing as they had to cut some plot points out in general and having to make it interesting for all audiences, they did great. I loved the atmosphere of it. Especially when she dived into the hacked geisha. What I loved the most is how they showed that the shell doesnt matter. It doesnt matter what ethnicity she was, it was all about the ghost. Of course I have some complaints, but they did a decent job.
( *some what spoiler* Favorite detail goes with this gif.)
So Ghost in the Shell is actually a really decent movie and pretty faithful to the original anime. I honestly feel that the controversy and outcry over Scarlet Johansson playing the Major was completely unjust, and so many people are hating on this movie without even seeing it which is really unfair! The film addresses her casting in what I feel is a smart way and ties into the themes/ideas that the film sets up and explores. Yes the anime is probably still better and some things were changed in the adaptation but there were many things I enjoyed about this film and exploration of the Major’s struggle with her identity and sense of belonging was one of them. Please give this film a chance.
Because I’m sure the part where ScarJo hires a black sex worker is treated with all the respect it deserves that doesn’t lessen the sex worker’s humanity- no wait, she’s there for ScarJo to experiment upon.
God, I hope this piece of garbage crashes and burns…
It’s shitty that large companies keep whitewashing movies, but keep in mind as well that those white actors decided to take those roles. They are just as responsible. It’s not like they are desperate for roles, these are people like Scarlet Johansson and Benedict Cumberbatch. They are famous and established actors, they can and should turn down roles that are clearly whitewashed.
Requested Imagine: Can I request one where the reader is an actor for the avengers movies and she had to go get her wisdom teeth taken out and the cast is left to take care of her loopy self? Anonymous
“Hi Thor!” you yell and giggle as the car pulls up to the sidewalk. You’re standing outside the dentist’s office. You are quite loopy, but only because you had to get your wisdom teeth out and apparently you had to be sedated for that. So you’re still a little affected by the drugs. You open the car door and stumble in nearly falling into Robert on the backseat.
“How are you feeling, sunshine?” Robert asks you with a grin already pulling out his phone.
“Nooooo, no photos,” you say loudly and try to knock the phone out of his grip, but he doesn’t let go, so you almost start crying, because you can’t really control anything at the moment.
“Fine, no photos,” Robert says and you immediately turn your frown upside down. You lean forward and reach out for Thor in the front seat. But you forget what you were about to say, when you feel his big arm muscles.
“You have really big arms. I think they have the same size as my thigh. That’s like… You have thighs for arms, Thor.” And you start to giggle again not stopping before you’re at your apartment. Robert helps you inside while Thor finds a parking spot. Then he joins you in the apartment.
“I can’t remember your name, so I’m just going to keep on calling you Thor,” you inform Thor. He just laughs and puts his arm around you.
“My name is Chris,” he says and kisses the top of your head.
“I like Thor better,” you say and poke his side making him laugh again. You run to the kitchen to find something to drink, but nothing seems interesting, so you abandon the mission and return to the living room where two new people are standing now; Scarlett and Evans.
“I may or may not have invited the crew,” Robert says. You run to Evans and hug him.
“Don’t tell the others, but you’re my favourite,” you whisper loudly and laugh.
“And why’s that?” he asks with a smile keeping an arm around you to keep you steady.
“Because you have a really perky butt,” you admit and pinch the perky butt.
“How much did they give you, Y/N?” Mark asks as he enters the room with Jeremy.
“We’re all together now, this is perfect. I have a proposal!” You clap your hands and stand on the sofa table to gain some height.
“You all have to take turns giving me and Scarlett piggyback rides. And I’m the queen of this table, so you must do as I command.” And that’s the end of discussion. So the guys actually agree to give you and Scarlett piggyback rides. It’s the funniest afternoon you’ve had in a while.