Tag : ghostbusters

Ghostbusters: Calling Hollywood out

3 years ago / 21 comments

The first trailer for Paul Feig’s all-female Ghostbusters arrived last week, and was seemingly met by a wave of derision from fans of the original. They were shocked that this new take on the story – one which is only described as ‘four scientists saved New York’ – actually wants … Read More

Who you gonna call?

3 years ago / 0 comments

When I was eight, I saw a dead fox carcass being dragged bloodied across the floor. “No more”, I thought, the precocious eight-year-old, “will I need to worry about seeing the worst thing in my life”. For thirteen years the fox carcass stood as the worst thing I had ever … Read More

Comment: is 2016 the year of women in film?

3 years ago / 0 comments

Towards the end of 2015 and in this first month of 2016, are we starting to see the long-awaited rise of female leadership? The seventh Star Wars film passed the Bechdel Test; the pretty basic standards a film has to meet in order to be classed as ‘feminist’. The film involved … Read More

TV | Freeview Flicks of the week – Star Trek, The Raid and Ghostbusters

4 years ago / 0 comments

Our weekly LSi best freeview flicks picks are here! This week we take a trip on the USS Enterprise, kick some arse and call up the ghost busters! MONDAY – Star Trek (Film4 21:00) In 2009, the very talented J.J.Abrams did something very remarkable; he made Star Trek, a franchise … Read More