Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Paul Feig

Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016

In November 2014, then Sony chief Amy Pascal sent an email to the team behind their planned "Ghostbusters" reboot.

"I saw (Jerry) Weintraub last night and he told me that he and (Warner Bros.) were doing a female version of ("Ocean's Eleven"). We gotta beat everyone," Pascal wrote....

Monday, Jul. 11, 2016

The easy, electric chemistry of the four leads in Paul Feig's "Ghostbusters" acts like a firewall against the supernatural and the adolescent, alike, in this spirited reboot of the 1984 original.

Ghouls and anonymous Internet commentators - who have flocked to their thumbs-down buttons...

Tuesday, Jun. 7, 2016

"Bridesmaids" was supposed to change the game for the female-driven comedy. But each new movie is still treated like a beta test for the genre and the next unwitting subjects are "Ghostbusters," out July 15, and "Bad Moms," out July 29. Isn't it supposed to be summer?

"Let's wait and see...

Sunday, Jun. 7, 2015

Melissa McCarthy left the guys of "Entourage" in the dust, landing her first No. 1 box-office debut as a leading lady with an estimated $30 million weekend for the espionage comedy "Spy."

The result added to the string of successes for McCarthy and writer-director Paul Feig, who first...