I know that our reviews of "Ghost In The Shell 2: Innocence" have been a bit lacklustre, due in large part to the shallow characters and somewhat abstruse plot. However, it totally succeeds as a visual spectacle, offering up some of the most stunning sites you're likely to see in anime... which should be obvious from the various trailers that have surfaced in the past. And now you can see even more of it for yourself.
AnimeNation is reporting that the first 8 minutes of the film are now available, in several resolutions and formats (yay QuickTime), on IFilm. The first 8 minutes includes the movie's first action sequence, between Batou and a renegade android, and the stunning opening credits sequence. Needless to say, this is something that really needs to be seen on the big screen, but hey... this is better than nothing.