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Is Hollywood finally putting more money into movies about women?

Jul 22, 2016 - 3:43 PM

There s certainly been enough talk about gender equality in the film industry so it seems worth verifying if the size of their checks actually matches their volume of the rhetoric

Abby (Melissa McCarthy), Erin (Kristen Wiig), Holtzmann (Kate McKinnon) and Patty (Leslie Jones) in Columbia Pictures' Ghostbusters.

'Ghostbuster' Leslie Jones quits Twitter over racist abuse

Jul 19, 2016 - 10:39 PM

UPDATED Leslie Jones exposes Twitter users who called her a gorilla among other racist comments after the release of Ghostbusters

'Ghostbusters' Review: A rewarding reboot

Jul 18, 2016 - 6:37 PM

The film proves that a reboot does not have to reinvent the formula All it needs is a drastic bend in perspective to make the familiar grooves of a summer blockbuster seem fresh writes Oggs Cruz

The Ghostbusters Abby (Melissa McCarthy), Holtzmann (Kate McKinnon), Erin (Kristen Wiig) and Patty (Leslie Jones) in Columbia Pictures' GHOSTBUSTERS.

WATCH: Which of Melissa McCarthy's past characters would she have a beer with?

Jul 14, 2016 - 10:17 PM

Is it Susan Cooper from Bridesmaids Shannon Mullins from The Heat or her latest character Abby from Ghostbusters?

ABBY. Melissa McCarthy plays Abby in the new 'Ghostbusters' movie. Photo courtesy of Columbia Pictures

WATCH: 8 Things to know about the all-female 'Ghostbusters' reboot

Jul 14, 2016 - 9:21 PM

Melissa McCarthy Kristen Wiig Kate McKinnon and Leslie Jones are set to star in a hilarious new Ghostbusters with Chris Hemsworth

WHO YOU GONNA CALL? Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon, and Leslie Jones  are set to star in the 'Ghostbusters' reboot. Photo courtesy of Columbia Pictures

Movie reviews: What critics are saying about the new 'Ghostbusters'

Jul 13, 2016 - 4:28 PM

Do the new Ghostbusters – Kristen Wiig Melissa McCarthy Kate McKinnon and Leslie Jones – answer the call? Here s what the critics think of the new Ghostbusters film

Screengrab from YouTube/Sony Pictures Entertainment

'Ghostbusters' backlash reflects Hollywood's sexism problem

Jun 29, 2016 - 11:14 PM

The Ghostbusters reboot trailer has almost 900 000 dislikes while director Paul Feig is bombarded with death threats and misogyny on social media

GHOSTBUSTERS. Paul Feig's 'Ghostbusters' reboot, which features an all-female cast as opposed to the all-male original, draws criticism. Screengrab from YouTube/Sony Pictures Entertainment

WATCH: Kobe Bryant makes Ghostbusters promo cameo

Jun 03, 2016 - 4:31 AM

The Black Mamba ain t afraid of no ghosts

WATCH: 'Ghostbusters' reboot trailer shows new all-female cast in action

Mar 03, 2016 - 10:15 PM

Kristen Wiig Melissa McCarthy Kate McKinnon and Leslie Jones are the new Ghostbusters

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IN PHOTOS: Meet the cast of the 'Ghostbusters' reboot

Feb 04, 2016 - 3:08 PM

Chris Hemsworth Kristen Wiig Melissa McCarthy and more star in the 2016 reboot of Ghostbusters

WHO YOU GONNA CALL? Chris Hemsworth, Kristen Wiig, and Melissa McCarthy star in the 2016 'Ghostbusters' reboot. Photos courtesy of Columbia Pictures

Ghostbusters star, comedy writer Harold Ramis dead at 69

Feb 25, 2014 - 9:56 AM

Harold Ramis success lay in a combination of clever humor outright silliness and absurd stunts

HAROLD RAMIS. US director Harold Ramis during the 31st Deauville American Film Festival in 2005. Photo by Francois Gulliot/Agence France-Presse

5 not-so-scary movies for kids

Oct 28, 2012 - 2:45 PM

After reading our 10 must see horror flicks story a young boy decides to write this piece for the children who also get a thrill out of kiddie suspense

JOHNNY DEPP IS WILLY Wonka in 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.' Image from Facebook