Wanted: Four women to save the world

Film Aug 11, 2016

Wanted: Four women to save the world

by George Hadley-Garcia

In 1989, "Ghostbusters II" was released in theaters where it did well in terms of profit, less so in terms of critical response. Reviews didn't matter, though — the original 1984 film was so popular that fans couldn't wait to see a third sequel. They ...

Retreat from the heat to the cinema this summer

Film Jun 30, 2016

Retreat from the heat to the cinema this summer

by James Hadfield

The summer blockbuster is dead — or at least, it has ceased to exist as a distinct entity. Four decades after "Jaws" set the template for mass-market Hollywood spectacle, the so-called event movie has expanded its turf so dramatically that July and August, once ...