Tags : scarlett johansson

Let’s discuss Ghost In The Shell & “whitewashing”

We’re about to get into what may seem like a heated debate over ‘whitewashing’ and reaction differences between the original Ghost In The Shell and the Hollywood re-make starring Scarlett Johannson, warning. Full Spoilers ahead. Furthermore, these are my opinions, I’m not saying anyone is ‘right or wrong’, I’m just looking at the situations and giving […]Read More

Film Review: Ghost In The Shell

OK. Let’s forget all the baggage that comes with the title ‘Ghost In The Shell’. Let’s forget about the original movie and throw away trash talk about whitewashing. If we judge Ghost In The Shell as a stand alone project (as it should be judged), then what we have is a quietly brilliant piece of […]Read More

The Month In Films: March

LOGAN – (MUST-SEE) The end of an era. In Hugh Jackman’s final outing as Wolverine, Fox appears to have pulled out all the stops. Following on from Deadpool’s R-rated success, this conclusion of an epic character arc promises to be full of gore and expletives. The story follows an ageing Logan/Wolverine caring for an ailing […]Read More

Movie Monday: The Prestige

Starring: Christian Bale, Hugh Jackman, Michael Caine, Scarlett Johansson, David Bowie Synopsis: Sandwiched in between the first two components of Christopher Nolan’s Batman trilogy, is a step away from the superhero franchise for both he and the films’ lead, Christian Bale. The Prestige, just like the majority of Nolan’s films, was co-written with his younger brother […]Read More

Defining Moments: Scarlett Johansson

Ahead of the release of The Avengers: Age of Ultron this month, we here at The Indiependent are celebrating by looking in depth at the most defining achievements of it’s spectacular ensemble cast. Today, we’re focusing in on the career of the franchise’s leading lady, Scarlett Johansson. A starlet if ever there was one, Johansson is […]Read More