On this episode of The First Run, Matt & Chris discuss the big budget Hollywood adaptation of the classic anime feature, ‘Ghost In The Shell’. Scarlett Johansson stars as Major, a cyborg super cop/agent something determined to clean up the streets while founding out a little bit about herself… Next up is a review of the big releases on Blu-Ray & DVD, featuring the Streaming and Straight to DVD Picks of the Week. This action packed episode continues with a discussion of the original ‘Ghost In The Shell’ from 1995. Is it really a classic (see above)? And how much still frame exposition can Chris stand? Then the show wraps up with the return of ‘Who Dat?, where Chris and Matt roll play some truly hard-hitting Jake Tapper-esque questions. Plug in and enjoy!
- 00:00-09:33: Intro/Ghost In The Shell
- 09:34-16:37: Blu-Ray & DVD Picks
- 16:38-29:14: Ghost In The Shell ‘95
- 29:15-48:57: Who Dat?
- 48:58-50:05: Wrap Up
Theme music provided by Jamal Malachi Ford-Bey