It has been 30 years since “Ghostbusters” hit it big and became a beloved, all-time classic. But when a re-imagined “Ghostbusters” opens on July 15, it won’t feature the same guys -- or any guys for that matter -- putting on the proton packs to save the world. A movie re-do with a gender swap would be newsworthy for any film, but for one as iconic as “Ghostbusters”? To say this is an important milestone would be an understatement, and it deserves a cinematic slow clap for its boldness and all-star female cast including (left to right at top) Leslie Jones, Melissa McCarthy, Kristin Wiig and Kate McKinnon.
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