When the first Ghost in the Shell movie was released in 1995, it was revolutionary, presenting a whole new way of looking at technology and artificial intelligence. Twenty years later, director Rupert Sanders not only has to live up to that legacy, he's trying to build upon it, despite being stuck in a cloud of controversy.
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Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.
One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.
Although most people know Ghost in the Shell for its 1995 anime movie, that's just one part of a sprawling franchise. There have been actually been three manga series, three TV series and four other movies - spanning at least four different continuities. So the question of which storyline, if any, the live-action Ghost in the Shell movie would adapt is a big one. Now we have an answer.