‘Ghostbusters’: Reviews Agree That Funny Ladies Save Uninspired Reboot — Variety

When the new “Ghostbusters” movie was announced, it didn’t take long for internet trolls to lament that their beloved franchise would be ruined by a quartet of female comedians. But the reviews for the gender-bent reboot, released on Sunday morning, show that the all-female cast is hardly the problem. In fact, Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig,…… aContinue reading “‘Ghostbusters’: Reviews Agree That Funny Ladies Save Uninspired Reboot — Variety”

China Media Regulators Limit Online News — Variety

China’s media regulators have issued instructions that online media may not publish news reports that rely heavily on social media as sources. The Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC), China’s main Internet regulator, said Sunday that online publishers must check with official sources when using information from social media. The sites must not distort facts or…… aContinue reading “China Media Regulators Limit Online News — Variety”

James Franco Tries to Charm Bryan Cranston in ‘Why Him?’ Trailer — Variety

Bryan Cranston is thoroughly unimpressed with James Franco’s charm offensive in the first trailer for Fox’s comedy “Why Him?” “He’s as strange as they come,” says Cranston, portraying a down-to-earth Midwestern father confronted by the fact that his daughter — played by Zoey Deutch as a Stanford student — has fallen in love with an uninhibited……Continue reading “James Franco Tries to Charm Bryan Cranston in ‘Why Him?’ Trailer — Variety”