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‘Ghostbusters’ Won’t Flop Because of Sexism

The 2016 “Ghostbusters” reboot will come out in just a few days (in the UK, it has been released since Monday). The film has been a hot, somewhat controversial topic of conversation for upwards of three years, from “why does ‘Ghostbusters’ need a remake at all?” to “an all-woman cast? The feminists are taking over!”… Continue reading ‘Ghostbusters’ Won’t Flop Because of Sexism

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Why ‘Batman v Superman’ and ‘Civil War’ Are the Same Movie

If I were a betting man, and if box office receipts are any indication, I would say by now you’ve seen “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” and “Captain America: Civil War.” But did you notice that you pretty much watched the same movie twice? Both films had been announced more than two years ago… Continue reading Why ‘Batman v Superman’ and ‘Civil War’ Are the Same Movie

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What Is Killing Movie Theaters and How to Maybe Save Them

There are many problems facing movie theaters nowadays. Sean Parker has proposed the “Screening Room,” a $150 box that would allow people to see new-run movies in their home for $50 each. Some big names (J.J. Abrams, Steven Spielberg) have gotten behind it, while others (James Cameron, Christopher Nolan) have condemned it. And in case you… Continue reading What Is Killing Movie Theaters and How to Maybe Save Them