Jason Reitman

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Ivan Reitman, Ghostbusters director and Animal House producer, dies at 75
The film-maker behind bawdy comedy hits including Twins, Stripes and Kindergarten Cop, died at his home in California on Saturday

Guardian staff and agencies

14, Feb, 2022 @3:47 AM

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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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Ghostbusters: Afterlife review – a slimy, stinking corpse of a sequel
Jason Reitman takes over his father’s franchise and immediately tanks it with a tonally misjudged blend of fan service and bizarrely played-straight spectacle

Charles Bramesco

11, Oct, 2021 @2:13 PM

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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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The Front Runner review – sharp US election bio-drama
Jason Reitman’s thrilling take on senator Gary Hart’s fall from grace in 1988 shines a powerful light on US politics

Wendy Ide

12, Jan, 2019 @3:00 PM

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The Front Runner review – evasive account of Gary Hart's downfall
Hugh Jackman stars as the US Democrat whose presidential ambitions were scuppered by allegations of misbehaviour on board the Monkey Business

Peter Bradshaw

09, Jan, 2019 @6:00 PM

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The Front Runner review – Hugh Jackman makes headlines in nuanced drama
Starring as disgraced US senator Gary Hart, the Oscar nominee delivers a thoughtful performance in a film about morality in both politics and the newsroom

Benjamin Lee

08, Sep, 2018 @6:09 AM

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Tully review – incisive take on the misgivings of motherhood
Jason Reitman and Charlize Theron are bang on form in this bleakly funny tale about a mum and her new night nanny

Wendy Ide

05, May, 2018 @12:00 PM

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'There's this idea that mothers are completely selfless': Diablo Cody on Tully – and the Juno backlash
The Oscar-winning writer’s new film is about an exhausted mother slowly unravelling. She talks about the impact of motherhood, facing middle-age – and what she’d now change about Juno

Kate Hutchinson

03, May, 2018 @2:30 PM

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Tully review – Charlize Theron pregnancy drama doesn’t quite deliver
Diablo Cody’s story of a mother and her night nanny is sharply written with some fine edge-of-the-seat moments but is let down by an exasperating ending

Peter Bradshaw

02, May, 2018 @3:32 PM

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Tully review – Juno creators rekindle old magic in Charlize Theron pregnancy comedy
Jason Reitman reteams with screenwriter Diablo Cody for a marvellous movie about a struggling mother saved by a millennial Mary Poppins

Amy Nicholson

26, Jan, 2018 @10:32 AM

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