Who Ya Gonna Call? Melissa McCarthy
By ANGELA DAWSON Front Row Features HOLLYWOOD—“Ghostbusters” makes its long-awaited return, rebooted with a cast of new characters, the central ones played by women.  Thirty years after the beloved original franchise took the world by storm, director and co-writer Paul Feig brings his unique take [...]
Wiig ‘Baby’
By ANGELA DAWSON Front Row Features HOLLYWOOD—Kristen Wiig is best known for the wacky characters she played as a cast member for eight years on “Saturday Night Live,” as well as the goofballs she has played on the big screen in comedies like ‘Knocked Up,” “Bridesmaids” and “The Heat.” Of late, t [...]
Matt Damon Delivers as ‘The Martian’
By JAMES DAWSON Front Row Features Film Critic Never fully committing either to high-emotion melodrama or the cold equations of a grim techno-thriller, “The Martian” adequately straddles both genres thanks to the likeability of star Matt Damon as an impressively improvising astronaut. [...]