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The Ghostbusters Abby (Melissa McCarthy), Holtzmann (Kate McKinnon), Erin (Kristen Wiig) and Patty (Leslie Jones) inside the Mercado Hotel Lobby in Columbia Pictures' GHOSTBUSTERS. 0

‘Ghostbusters’ is a silly little comedy that became a cultural lightning rod

Remember when The Interview came out and everyone decided that seeing a silly little comedy was some kind of patriotic act of defiance to North Korea? The all-female Ghostbusters reboot is a lot like that—a silly little comedy that somehow ignited a culture war on the internet and became way more significant than it probably should have been.

HENRY CAVILL as Solo and ARMIE HAMMER as Illya in Warner Bros. Pictures' action adventure "THE MAN FROM U.N.C.L.E. 0

Handsome stars save ‘The Man From U.N.C.L.E.’

I could review The Man from U.N.C.L.E. like a woman who studied film theory at a reputable university and who wrote a thesis paper on 1960s cinema. I could talk about Guy Ritchie’s trademark slick style, Hollywood’s onslaught of remakes and sequels, or even make an argument about how the spy genre has evolved along with political views from the Cold War to the War on Terror, or I could tell you the real reason it’s worth seeing this film: the off-the-charts handsomeness of Henry Cavill and Armie Hammer.

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Kids fight modern-day commies in ‘Red Dawn’

Back in the 1980s when the original Red Dawn was released, Americans were terrified of the communist Soviet Union. In the new Red Dawn remake, it’s communists from North Korea invading Spokane, Washington. Thankfully,...

Owen and Abby meet on the jungle guy in Matt Reeves' Let Me In 0

Let Me In far exceeds expectations

When people heard director Matt Reeves was remaking Let The Right One In, the popular vampire movie from Sweden, there was an immediate uproar. People were afraid it would be Americanized and dumbed down....

The Coen Brothers take on a John Wayne classic with True Grit remake 0

The Coen Brothers take on a John Wayne classic with True Grit remake

This Christmas Ethan and Joel Coen, the award winning sibling directing and writing team behind such classics as No Country For Old Men and The Big Lebowski, take their first crack at the western...