Ghostbusters

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Ghostbusters 2Ghostbusters is a reboot to the original 1984 horror comedy movie where a group of men have the task of exterminating ghosts in New York City. This time around, the ghost fighters are 4 women, three scientists and a sidekick.

This is a very funny new take on a classic movie; it is not a sequel but a reboot to the original. The story and plot is simple, straight forward and not complicated. Like the original, the lady Ghostbusters were not taken seriously until the city needed their help with ghosts who are being brought from the “other side” by somebody who has an ax to grind with society.Ghostbusters 5

The women Ghostbusters are funny with great chemistry but Kate McKinnon stole the show which I think made the movie enjoyable to watch and Chris Hemsworth seemed to enjoy himself. Melissa McCarthy is also funny minus her trademark brand of crude comedy. There were cameo roles from the original movie with Bill Murray and Sigourney Weaver.

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There were references to the original but very subtle and not overwhelming. Overall, the movie is funny, well written and with great chemistry among the cast. Being a comedy, the plot is not complex and the pacing is fast and no dull moment and they kept the movie loyal to the original.

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It stars Melissa McCarthy as Abby Yates, Kristen Wiig as Erin Gilbert, Kate McKinnon as Jillian Holtzmann, Leslie Jones as Patty Tolan and Chris Hemsworth as the assistant Kevin. Cameo roles by Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd and Sigourney Weaver. Written by Paul Feig and Katie Dippold and directed by Paul Feig.

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18 Responses to Ghostbusters

  1. simonmooes8 says:

    I like this one better than the original one, it is so funny.

  2. doglovertoo says:

    Girl power, who says movies about women can’t make money? Love this funny movie.

  3. allisonwatnj says:

    One of the few funny movies of Melissa McCarthy without the foul language, like her though.

  4. Vi esta película era un poco nervioso al principio me encanta el cine Cazafantasmas. Éste no decepcionar a mi hija le encantó, y me gustó mucho una gran mezcla de humor adulto y niño de maravilla para toda la familia.

  5. lagal3 says:

    Glad to see Melissa McCarthy without the potty mouth, she is funny though.

  6. lingmessing says:

    Love this better than the original even the second one, it is much funnier and better story too.

  7. vegasgirlmelissa says:

    I like this better than the original Ghostbusters, it is very funny but not dumb funny. Melissa McCarthy is the bomb.

  8. nancyoflosangeles says:

    I’m glad I went to see the movie I almost did not go and see it the trailers did not really give justice to the movie and I really liked the movie a lot.

  9. The trailers did not do justice to the movie and almost did not go and see, glad went to see it really good.

  10. Jimmy says:

    Les effets spéciaux sont vraiment superbes. Je suis un fan de la Ghostbuster originale et de voir ce film était un regard neuf sur l’original que c’est ce qu’il est un tout nouveau regard sur le Ghostbuster. Je l’ai fait comme ce film et je pense que son magnifique film à regarder aussi longtemps que vous avez un esprit ouvert lorsque le regarder et ne pas penser trop sur les originaux.

  11. kellyball102 says:

    I think this is not a remake, it is much better than the original.

  12. Travis says:

    Je l’ai aimé. Les filles étaient vraiment drôle spécialement Kristen Wiig, et Leslie Jones était hilarant. Vraiment un film agréable à regarder avec des dames drôles. Les effets spéciaux un peu fait le film mal paraître et je trouve Kate McKinnon un peu exagéré mais dans l’ensemble le film était super et je rit beaucoup.

  13. Mary says:

    The movie had a lot of bad reviews which is undeserved. I went to see it and it is really good in fact better than the original.

  14. valleygirlmelinda says:

    I like this better than the original, I think the girls are really funny.

  15. texangirl1 says:

    This is as good if not better than the original.

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