When Ivan Reitman, director of the original Ghostbusters movies and producer of the recent reboot says that there are definite plans for a new film, our desire is to assume he's talking about a live-action version with our favorite ladies.Read More
We got to see a dream team-up in comics form when the original all-male Ghostbusters team crossed paths (but not streams!) with the new female Ghostbusters in IDW's Ghostbusters 101. Now, our favorite ghostbusting ladies are the stars of their own limited series!Read More
Paul Feig Shares What He’s Learned About Women Through Ghostbusters Experience, Which Includes Nothing About Race
But Harambe photos, tho!
As director of the "controversial" (controversial if you have trouble believing women can do things) Ghostbusters reboot, Paul Feig has had a very interesting and not entirely pleasant 2016. In a recent short essay, Feig shares what he's learned about "being a woman." Notably missing are any insights he may have gained about the specific challenges of being a black woman, a la Leslie Jones.Read More
To which I say: "I'm sorry, what?"
It's entirely ridiculous to, as Feig says, pigeonhole him into the category of being a "women's director" when there aren't other directors out there earning the label of "men's directors" in spite of directing mostly male-driven films. It's almost as if (gasp) there's more inherent value being placed on one type of story over another.Read More
Honest Trailers does a great job of navigating the murky waters surrounding Ghostbusters: Answer the Call. Check it out after the jump!Read More
You know, besides sexism.
Ghostbusters: Answer the Call is currently available on Digital HD and Blu-ray/DVD, and at the recent New Yorker Festival, director Paul Feig was talking about some of the sexist backlash the film received now that he has some distance from the release and things have gotten a bit quieter. One thing he realized? There's a generational difference between him and the guys for whom this reboot "ruined their childhoods."Read More
The 2016 version of Ghostbusters is coming out on DVD this fall, and once it does, you won't have to call it "the 2016 version of Ghostbusters" anymore, because it'll have a new title: Ghostbusters: Answer the Call.Read More