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'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: 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

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'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: '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

Kristen Wiig dances for Sia at the Grammys

Feb 09, 2015 - 12:46 PM

The comedian comes in as an unexpected guest performer on “Chandelier”

‘The Secret Life of Walter Mitty’ Review: Inspiration via Illusion

Jan 25, 2014 - 5:30 PM

For a film that seemingly bludgeons you with its need to inspire and enthuse there is a surprising sense of emotion behind all the film’s spectacle and special effects

DAILY GRIND. 'The Secret Life of Walter Mitty' blends fantasy and reality. Photo courtesy of 20th Century Fox

Minion movie in the works

Jul 02, 2013 - 3:48 PM

Meanwhile they re back in an expanded role in Despicable Me 2

YELLOW ARMY. Their popularity is enough to get the minions their own movie. Photo from the Despicable Me Facebook page

Antics, daddy woes in 'Despicable Me 2'

Jul 01, 2013 - 9:51 AM

The animated film we ve been waiting for for two years is finally here

GRU IS BACK. The villain-hero is facing a new mission and daddy issues. Image from the 'Despicable Me 2' Facebook page

VIDEO: Our favorite #GoldenGlobes moments

Jan 15, 2013 - 11:53 AM

Here s our pick of the night s 5 best moments

FAVE SNAPSHOT. Anne Hathaway and Claire Danes, both Best Actress winners, share a moment backstage. Instagram photo posted by goldenglobes

Tanorexic mom in 'Saturday Night Live'

May 09, 2012 - 4:53 PM

Pamela Krentcil says she finds the parody funny

IT'S TOAST. Kristen Wiig of 'Bridesmaids' fame in her "tanorexic" mom impersonation for 'Saturday Night Live.' Photo from