Not As Pale As Expected: Paul Feig’s Ghostbusters

By Elias Savada. Yes, there has been a lot of discussion – some quite vocal and inanely misogynistic – about the new Ghostbusters, an all-female cast reboot of the endearing 1984 film classic that spawned an animated television series, some video games, and an unending (and quite fascinating) trivia entry on […]

Home Is Where the Heart Is: Michel Gondry’s Microbe & Gasoline

By Elias Savada. Summer, 2014. Versailles. Boyhood. Road trip. That’s a possible tagline description of Microbe & Gasoline (Microbe et Gasoil), Michel Gondry’s low-key, coming-of-age ramble through the French countryside by a pair of 14-year-old boys. This is not your usual flight of fancy that Gondry fans are wont to expect. […]