Ghostbusters (2016)

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Who ya gonna call? Ivan and Jason Reitman on resurrecting Ghostbusters together
Tears were inevitable when Hadley Freeman finally met the man behind her favourite film, and his son, who has made a belated second sequel. But few expected them to flow quite so freely

Hadley Freeman

19, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Ghostbusters: Afterlife review – defanged retread that is lacking in spirit and laughs
Smalltown sequel takes the action away from the city that made it exciting and turns it into a sub-Spielberg kids’ fantasy adventure

Peter Bradshaw

17, Nov, 2021 @2:00 PM

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Has Ghostbusters: Afterlife forgotten it is supposed to be funny?
Teenagers take over in the latest reboot of the comedy franchise – but trailers suggest the mood will be more Stranger Things than laugh-out-loud slimefest. Are fans right to be spooked?

Ben Child

30, Jul, 2021 @12:16 PM

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Can Ghostbusters: Afterlife unite fans of the original and the 2016 reboot?
With Bill Murray and Dan Aykroyd set to return, nostalgia for the first film should be well served. But director Jason Reitman is also a fan of the all-female sequel

Ben Child

09, Apr, 2021 @11:49 AM

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TV tonight: Nicola Walker and Sanjeev Bhaskar open another cold case
The fourth series of Unforgotten gets under way. Plus: MasterChef Australia Junior welcomes a new brigade. Here’s what the watch this evening

Ammar Kalia, Hannah Verdier, Jack Seale, Phil Harrison and Paul Howlett

22, Feb, 2021 @6:20 AM

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Melissa McCarthy's 20 best films – ranked!
With the actor’s new release, Superintelligence, seeing her try to save the world, here’s a look at the films that made her a comedy star

Peter Bradshaw

26, Nov, 2020 @12:00 PM

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Paul Feig: 'Male humour always devolves into homophobia and name-calling'
The director adores working with women – but did the all-female Ghostbusters furore change that? Not a bit, he says

Rebecca Nicholson

18, Oct, 2019 @7:00 AM

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Who ya gonna call? Ivan Reitman sends son Jason to direct Ghostbusters 3
Up in the Air film-maker to take charge of ‘secret’ sequel to father’s original comedies, unconnected to Paul Feig’s contentious 2016 female reboot

Andrew Pulver

16, Jan, 2019 @11:50 AM

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Mary Poppins, The BFG and Spectre: your complete Christmas film guide
The best festive films, from the classic The Grand Budapest Hotel, to modern favourites such as Up and Brooklyn, plus the creepy baby from Twilight and everything in between

Paul Howlett and Phil Harrison

15, Dec, 2018 @10:00 AM

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Claws out: how Black Panther fought off a toxic Ghostbusters-style online campaign
The pushback against an attempt to lower the superhero movie’s score on Rotten Tomatoes has show that culture war’s latest battleground is still raging

Graeme Virtue

05, Feb, 2018 @1:05 PM

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Lord of the Flies to Ocean’s Eight: how Hollywood reboots are flipping gender
The plan for an all-girls remake of the dystopian 1960s classic is just one of many new projects reimagining hit films with female leads

Emine Saner

02, Sep, 2017 @11:05 PM

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Ghosts, liberated women and Morgan Freeman: the films banned for odd reasons
Wonder Woman is the latest blockbuster to fall foul of the censors. From Borat to Sex and the City 2, here are some of the more peculiar film bans

Ben Child

02, Jun, 2017 @9:29 AM

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