Ghostbusters (2016)

  Oh! Did I love Ghostbusters growing up! I used to run around the playground in grade school, imitating the siren of Ecto 1 and spouting off Peter Venkman’s lines. I never bothered including the scary parts in my pretending though cause horror isn’t for me. When Ghostbusters 2 came out I was pumped. I was also nervous… Read More

Independence Day: Resurgence

With the original Independence Day from 1996, the bar was set pretty low in regards to improving the depiction of women. Thinking back, there was basically Viveca A. Fox’s “Jasmine Dubrow”, a professional stripper, whose main job was saving her kid. Basically, the familiar role of mothering her child, care taking others, and marrying Will Smith.… Read More

What I was Watching: Silver Streak

When I was a kid I was in love with the 1976 film Silver Streak. My poor babysitters sometimes had to sit through the movie once only for me to rewind the video when it got to the end in order to play the movie through again. I just adored the scenes of the train winding its way through… Read More