#835: Ghost in the Shell

pejbu2gtun4ombpegzyjywthyaq#835 – Ghost in the Shell, 1995, Mamoru Oshii

In the year 2029, the barriers of our world have been broken down by the net and by cybernetics, but this brings new vulnerability to humans in the form of brain-hacking. When a highly-wanted hacker known as ‘The Puppetmaster’ begins involving them in politics, Section 9, a group of cybernetically enhanced cops, are called in to investigate and stop the Puppetmaster.

#839: Underground

ym5qexhb8fvwg0bzwdkky2pdt9e#839 – Underground, (Podzemlje), 1995, Emir Kusturica

Black marketeers Marko and Blacky manufacture and sell weapons to the Communist resistance in WWII Belgrade, living the good life along the way. Marko’s surreal duplicity propels him up the ranks of the Communist Party, and he eventually abandons Blacky and steals his girlfriend. After a lengthy stay in a below-ground shelter, the couple reemerges during the Yugoslavian Civil War of the 1990s as Marko realizes that the situation is ripe for exploitation.

#892: A Chinese Odyssey Part One: Pandora’s Box

p2tnx8mwcm6gujcx0r6s3wdb9en#892 – A Chinese Odyssey Part One: Pandora’s Box, (西遊記第壹佰零壹回之月光寶盒), 1995, Jeffrey Lau
Hong Kong

Fantasy adventure about the arrival of Buddhism in China. When the Goddess of Happiness tosses the Longevity Monk and his disciples out of heaven (because the Monkey King tried to attain immortality), the Monkey King is reincarnated as the Joker. He now spends his time chasing two jealous women. When one of them is dying, the Joker goes back in time in an attempt to save her.