Thursday, July 14, 2016

'Ghostbusters' and the Don't-Screw-It-Up Franchise Culture

For The New Republic, I looked at the new Ghostbusters through the perspective of a Hollywood mentality that takes as few risks as possible with remakes/reboots of beloved properties. In such a climate, the closest a filmmaker can get to being daring is, well, switching the genders of the main characters. You can read my piece right here.