Last month, the highly anticipated modern re-make of Ghostbusters was finally released. The term ‘highly anticipated’, in contrast to other blockbusters, is down to one fact: it’s a female led cast…*gasp*…shock horror! 583 more words
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Yes: here be spoilers.
Bottom line: is it funny? Is it scary? Is it good? And the answer to all three is yes.
The film has a hell of a job to do in the first half hour: attempting to be its own beast while setting up a world that we’re already overtly familiar with, so there are plenty of moments that restyle scenes from the first film and repackage them for an audience likely mixed with newbies and die-hards (although it’s startling to hear Ray Parker Jr’s classic song dismissed so perfunctorily). 1,216 more words
There are a lot of different questions being asked about the Ghostbusters reboot coming out later this summer. Many people are asking “Why would you rape my childhood and make a hollow reboot of a classic film?” Others are asking “Why is everyone hating on this reboot so hard and is it because of some deep seeded hatred towards women led reboots of male dominant nostalgia vehicles?” Today I don’t care about either of those. 1,165 more words