Tag Archives: Sigourney Weaver

January 06

A Monster Calls

The sight of a tree-like monster uprooting itself from the ground is enough to terrify most children, but not 12-year-old Conor O’Malley. At a stage where he is “too old to be a kid, too young to be a man,” Conor (Lewis MacDougall, who gives a breakout performance) has more pressing things to deal with […]

July 17

Ghostbusters

When there is something strange in my neighborhood, I know four women I am going to call. After months of negative online chatter, mainly from a particular group of men who failed to realize that Hollywood stopped catering to their generation long before they were making mortgage payments, Paul Feig’s Ghostbusters remake finally hit theaters […]

June 23

Finding Dory

The longer a sequel takes to be made, the higher the stakes become (see the budget for the upcoming Independence Day: Resurgence). Also, focusing a sequel on a supporting character (Minions, Evan Almighty) doesn’t always pay off as well as the original. However, when you have the star power of Ellen DeGeneres, and bring back […]

August 03

The Golden Age of Film Heroines Is Near

As The Expendables 3 gets set to hit theatres in a few weeks, the recent online leak notwithstanding, rumblings of the upcoming female version of the popular franchise are bubbling up yet again. Before you run out and light those fireworks that spell out “FINALLY” in the clear night sky, take a moment to really […]

March 11

80’s Library: Ghostbusters

Ghostbusters will forever be one of my all-time favourite movies. I remember being addicted to the cartoon when I was a kid too.There was something so entertaining and fun about a group of guys chasing ghosts and I think it was because none of it was the least bit scary.It was all campy, silly, amusing […]