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A new 4K release for Ghost in the Shell‘s 25th anniversary digs into behind-the-scenes stories

For all the bells and whistles that special effects studios could bring to the table, Hollywood’s live-action remake of Ghost in the Shell could only go so deep into the Japan of 2099 that Masamune Shirow brought to life in the pages of his manga.

Ghost in the Shell has remained a viable property for 25 years, including a new incarnation that recently hit Netflix. But having remastered the 1995 feature in Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos, and wrapping it all up in new artwork from pop illustrator Martin Ansin, Lionsgate hopes its new reissue of Ghost in the Shell will be definitive in the wake of any imitators.

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