Tag Archives: Ghostbusters

The Next Glass Ceiling

Ava Duvernay will be the first black woman to direct a live-action big-budget movie. Let that sink in. I was completely surprised to read the news, though I shouldn’t be. It’s hard to name off-hand ten current women, period, who are major movie directors. For the record, there are quite a few, and I’ll get […]


Ghostbusters has lit up Summer 2016 like a Rorschach test for trolls. On the evidence of early (over)reactions to the cast, grotesque Twitter racism, and its current IMDB rating of 5.3*, I’d bet a lot of people go into the movie with their opinion pre-formed (from “Bitches get stuff done” to “This movie ruined my […]