Tag: Ghost in the Shell

Johansson’s New Film Should Disappear From Theatres

Photo courtesy of Wikipedia Based on the renowned Japanese manga series of the same name, “Ghost in the Shell” follows the story of a cyber-enhanced soldier named Major (Scarlett Johansson). Nearly killed in a fatal crash, Major’s human brain was saved and placed in a robotic body, and she now […]

Film and Television Continue to Whitewash Asian Roles

Photo courtesy of Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Wikipedia Several recent films featuring white actors in Asian roles have generated controversy, as critics point to the casting decisions as evidence of whitewashing. “It's problematic,” said David Oh, a professor of media and communications at Ramapo College, “because it […]