This week, Kate Erbland joins Anne Thompson for a look at the summer movies. Does a single-star beach horror flick signal a return to mid-budget hits? Can a “Star Trek” movie find something new to offer? How does Mike Birbiglia’s latest, “Don’t Think Twice” stack up against its blockbuster competition?
Plus, a preview of this year’s #SDCC, a quick post-dust-settling chat about Paul Feig’s femme “Ghostbusters” vs. the Ivan Reitman/Harold Ramis original, and some thoughts on the rapidly accelerating career of Margot Robbie. All that and more on this week’s episode of Screen Talk.
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