Ghostbusters

Film Review: Ghostbusters: Afterlife heavily winks to fans of the original in its bid to conjure up nostalgia

December 30, 2021

There’s a lot of DNA shared between Jason Reitman‘s Ghostbusters: Afterlife and the 1984 original that his father, Ivan Reitman, helmed to fruition.  But it’s not just a familial bond that links the respective films, with several portions of the film’s plot and its character line-up clearly based off what came those near-four decades prior.  […]

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Ghostbusters: The Video Game Remastered Review: Bustin’ Makes Me Feel Okay

October 30, 2019

Ghostbusters: The Video Game launched in 2009 to great commercial and critical success, a rarity for a licensed game. It boasted an in-canon story following the events of Ghostbusters 2 and the entire original cast — Dan Aykroyd, Bill Murray, Ernie Hudson and the late, great Harold Ramis — reprised their iconic roles. In today’s […]

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A Star Is Reborn: Why ‘remake’ is not a dirty word

October 18, 2018

No matter how Hollywood tries to sell it, remake will always be a word deemed blasphemous to cinephiles the world over.  Sure, they can throw out terms such as reboot or reimagining or revisioning, but regardless of the spin, they all refer to the same type of picture.  And because it’s one we have experienced […]

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Interview: Stunt Actor Debbie Evans talks The Fate of The Furious, her time with the Ghostbusters and memories of Paul Walker

August 1, 2017

My entire life has been a Cinephile dream, I was Born in 1982, started watching films like Ghostbusters 2 when I was not allowed to, I was probably 8, since then I have never turned back! The fact you have been through almost all my favourite films through my life, through everyone’s lives, is absolutely insane, […]

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New Lego Dimensions Battle Arena trailer shows off new game modes and characters

September 29, 2016

Lego Dimensions Battle Arena, a multiplayer-focused expansion for Lego Dimensions, has officially been announced and a trailer has been revealed. Parents be warned though: this is going to cost you a lot of money. The latest expansion for the Lego Dimension franchise is a local multiplayer split-screen combat-arena style game featuring all of the current characters, and some new, from […]

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5 Franchises We’d Like To See Get the Pokémon GO AR Treatment

August 5, 2016

With Pokémon Go a fully-fledged global phenomenon, even as its myriad recent changes enrage fans, the Augmented Reality genre looks set to explode. We’ve put our heads together and have begun thinking about other brands and franchises we’d like to see get the Augmented Reality treatment.

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Film Review: Ghostbusters (PG) (USA, 2016)

July 14, 2016

The 2016 return of Ghostbusters has been copping almost non-stop criticism from the moment it was announced, from its first trailer drop, right up to its theatrical release. Because of this, it’s hard to escape any negative or foreshadowing thought going into this. But upon stepping out of the cinema after the screening finished, I […]

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Chris Hemsworth is your newest Ghostbuster

April 27, 2016

As Ghostbusters gets closer to international screens, original receptionist Janine (played by Annie Potts) finds second life in Aussie actor Chris Hemsworth as the bumbling “puppy dog” Kevin. Where the original Janine was the often wry, witty phone attendant (“I’ve quit better jobs than this”), Kevin is set to be a more geeky, innocent character, […]

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Second trailer released for Ghostbusters with a nod to the controversy of the first

March 10, 2016

The international trailer for the Ghostbusters remake includes more footage, which seems to allude to the race and gender controversy the anticipated film has attracted since the release of the first trailer. New footage includes a scene in which Patty (played by Leslie Jones) attempts a stage dive, but the crowd parts and she falls to the ground. Lying on her […]

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Full trailer for Paul Feig’s Ghostbusters released

March 3, 2016

We got our first real taste of the Paul Feig-directed reboot of Ghostbusters, courtesy of the new trailer released this morning. The trailer wastes no time introducing and showing it’s four new leads – played by Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon and Leslie Jones – with the full film looking every bit as funny (and slime-filled) as […]

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First teaser trailer for Paul Feig’s Ghostbusters released

February 15, 2016

The marketing for the female-led reboot is ramping up with a new teaser trailer for the film released this morning. Over thirty years since the original supernatural comedy film took its place in pop culture history, we’re finally getting a new Ghostbusters movie.  Check out the teaser trailer below: It’ll be fascinating to see what Paul […]

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All-female cast announced for Ghostbusters reboot

February 4, 2015

Last week, it was announced that the eagerly anticipated reboot of Ghostbusters by director Paul Feig would be happening – and it would be starring an all-female cast. Through a wordless tweet featuring only a photo of four women, Feig announced that those starring in the reboot would be none-other than Kristen Wiig, Melissa McCarthy, […]

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