Wednesday, December 22 2004
As our own physical reality becomes more entwined with virtual ones, Ghost in the Shell couldn't be more apt.
Monday, October 18 2004
The story can be read as an oblique critique of mass media: brain-hacking literalizes the process by which our experiences are constructed by the powers that be.
Thursday, September 23 2004
By subtly subverting our assumptions about the opposition of nature and technology, Oshii suggests that the two may not be so different after all.
Monday, August 30 2004
What is consistent from episode to episode (besides the characters) is a multi-faceted investigation of the relationship between humans and machines.