To stop the unstoppable you need the irresistible. To kill the un-killable, you need someone for whom death no longer has a meaning. And to catch the perfect serial killer, you need the one person who knows his methods the best… his last victim! Murdered and reborn, no longer human, the female cyborg named Balot exists for one reason: to track down the man who killed her and bring him to justice.
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It is hard not to see the various Ghost in the Shell similarities; heck there is even a character named Shell! But it is also quite easy to tell how it is nowhere close as good at it; for it heads for a lot of rule of cool which tarnishes its smart aspects. Oh well, at least it looks nice.
This trilogy of movies had a rough time while getting green light for... read more
What I Liked: Stunningly animated (even the CG car chase scene was done well!), brilliant mood and atmosphere, great character designs, good development of setting and world thus far. What I Didn't: Second half dragged a little. Some strange technology-related plot holes. Balot's issues are not really dealt with, but it's early days and true closure might not come until the third movie. Final... read more
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