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Who You Gonna Call? All-Female Ghostbusters Cast Revealed

Who You Gonna Call? All-Female Ghostbusters Cast Revealed
A few months back, director Paul Feig confirmed on Twitter that he had begun work on a brand new Ghostbusters movie with writer Kate Dippold (Parks and Recreation, MADtv). At the time, Feig stated that his contribution to the franchise would feature female stars, and today, a Hollywood Reporter exclusive revealed the four “hilarious women” chosen for the parts. The film’s first officially confirmed lead is Melissa McCarthy, who... 

Ghostbusters 3 – A Female Cast and Writer Confirmed!

Ghostbusters 3 – A Female Cast and Writer Confirmed!
  Here it is, the tweet that confirmed that the new Ghostbusters film will not only have all female front men – err – front women, but also a female writer. Previously there had been rumors that Paul Feig, director of Bridemaids and The Heat, had been in line to direct the new sequel and that he would want a all-female ghostbusting team and yesterday he confirmed it. Katie Dippold has such writing credits under her belt as The Heat,... 

The Heat review

The Heat review
The Heat is a strange blend. Directed by Paul Feig of Bridesmaids, he takes the formula of those popular 1980s buddy cop movies (incorporating elements from the likes of 48 Hours, Lethal Weapon and even Feds) and layers it with a musical score by Mike Andrews, who appears to be channelling the soundtrack of a blaxploitation film from the 1970s. Then there’s the similarity to the TV series 21 Jump Street which The Heat makes reference to; though... 

MCM Buzz Competition: Win The Heat Goodies!

MCM Buzz Competition: Win The Heat Goodies!
With the summer movie blockbusters now coming thick and fast, MCM Buzz has teamed up with the good people at 20th Century Fox to promote their new comedy, The Heat.  The movie tells the story of  uptight FBI Special Agent Sarah Ashburn (Sandra Bullock) and foul-mouthed Boston cop Shannon Mullins (Melissa McCarthy). They couldn’t be more incompatible, but when they join forces to bring down a ruthless drug lord, they become the last thing anyone... 

Bridesmaids movie review

Bridesmaids movie review
A FEMALE comedy involving a wedding will cover all the typical cliches. Girl and best friend start arranging wedding. Duo fall out over something. They make up by the end where everyone is pals again. And with a similar kind of structure, Bridesmaids grabs the female-led romcom by the hair and gives the genre a good shake. Directed by Paul Feig and written by Kristen Wiig, this is a romcom with a difference. It has heart. It isn’t sickeningly... 
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