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McCarthy and Falcone join Steve Mallory for Super-Intelligence comedy

Hold on to your butts, my friends, because screenwriter Steve Mallory is joining forces, once again, with comedy power couple Melissa McCarthy and Ben Falcone for his next script entitled SUPER-INTELLIGENCE. As you may recall, the threesome jointly wrote the 2016 comedy THE BOSS, and now they've got their sights set on creating a snappy buddy comedy for New Line that...
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Harold Ramis' daughter on including a CG Egon Spengler in next Ghostbusters

We're entering a strange world, where deceased actors can be brought back through the magic of visual effects to take part in movies years, even decades, after their deaths. In the case of Paul Walker , who passed away in a tragic accident after already completing half of his work on FURIOUS 7, such measures are understandable, but resurrecting Peter Cushing to reprise his role...
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Puppet noir Happytime Murders finally gets release date

I've actually been keeping a close eye on the development of HAPPYTIME MURDERS. It's a dark noir set in a world where puppets and humans co-exist, and is about two clashing detectives - one human and one puppet - who are forced to work together to try to find out who is brutally murdering the former cast of “The Happytime Gang”, a beloved classic puppet show....
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Melissa McCarthy to star and sing in holiday family musical Margie Claus

I hope you've been a good little boy or girl this year, otherwise comedian and actress Melissa McCarthy may very well leave a lump of coal in your stocking. That's right, the ghost busting bridesmaid and Sean Spicer's worst nightmare, McCarthy, is teaming up with her husband  Ben Falcone to create a holiday family musical for New Line called MARGIE CLAUS....
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Dan Aykroyd continues to lambaste Paul Feig's Ghostbusters reboot

Over the weekend, original Ghostbuster, Dan Aykroyd , spoke unceremoniously on Sunday Brunch  about Paul Feig 's female-led GHOSTBUSTERS reboot. On the show, Aykroyd vented the following statement regarding what he deemed to be Feig's poor decision making: The girls are great in it. Kate McKinnon , Melissa McCarthy , Kristen Wiig – what a wonderful,...
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Dan Aykroyd blames Paul Feig for $40 million Ghostbusters reshoots

There was a lot of negativity surrounding the GHOSTBUSTERS remake when it first came out, and it’s not wrong to come to the conclusion that negativity impacted the movie. Though receiving solid reviews the movie failed to recoup its otherworldly production costs. According to former Ghostbuster, Dan Aykroyd , a big reason for that is director Paul Feig and needless to say the actor...
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Melissa McCarthy to star alongside a puppet in The Happytime Murders

If you've been craving a comedy in which Melissa McCarthy investigates a series of brutal murders alongside a puppet, then today is certainly your lucky day. STX Entertainment have announced that McCarthy is set to star in THE HAPPYTIME MURDERS, a dark comedy set in the underbelly of Los Angeles where humans and puppets coexist. THE HAPPYTIME MURDERS will follow two clashing...
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Paul Feig states that engaging with Ghostbusters trolls was a big mistake

There's no doubt that the female-led GHOSTBUSTERS reboot was met with a special brand of resistance the moment that news of its existence hit the internet. While a large amount of individuals were excited for the film, it felt as if for a very long time that those who were vehemently opposed to the film had the louder voice. Thinking back on it, I can recall  Melissa...
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Ivan Reitman says more Ghostbusters movies are in development

After all of the vitriol directed towards Paul Feig 's GHOSTBUSTERS on the road to its release, it seemed as though the film would either have to be a steaming pile of garbage or a comedic masterpiece, but the final product wound up generating little emotion from me one way or another. Other opinions may differ, but I didn't find GHOSTBUSTERS to be good or bad, it...
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The UnPopular Opinion: Top 5 Most Underrated Movies of 2016

Well Schmoes, as 2016 draws to a close we reflect on a year of ups and downs at the movies, both critically and financially. There were some surprises in regards to which highly anticipated movies lived up to their trailers and marketing as well as some dark horses that came out of nowhere to really steal the show. But, if there is one thing for certain, there are always movies that are highly...
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The UnPopular Opinion: Ghostbusters (2016)

THE UNPOPULAR OPINION is an ongoing column featuring different takes on films that either the writer HATED, but that the majority of film fans LOVED, or that the writer LOVED, but that most others LOATHED. We're hoping this column will promote constructive and geek fueled discussion. Enjoy! ****SOME SPOILERS ENSUE**** Everyone knows the old saying “don’t...
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Paul Feig still has hopes for a Ghostbusters sequel

The GHOSTBUSTERS reboot is officially out on Blu-ray and, contrary to what some thought would happen, the world is not engulfed in Hellfire. The movie had all kinds of critics ranging from internet trolls to concerned fans. In the end the movie made a fair amount of money, just not enough to ensure a sequel, despite Sony's plans for a massive universe surrounding the characters and...
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