This is awfully strange, a movie I never once heard of slipped by without anyone really noticing…even though it had a pretty well-known cast of characters like Kate McKinnon, Kristen Wigg, Jason Sudeikis, Zach Galifianakis, Leslie Jones, and Owen Wilson. 559 more words
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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
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