Ghostbusters: Afterlife is the latest and most nostalgic film in the Ghostbustersfranchise. The world has been waiting for a fun and fulfilling adventure that revisits the original 1984 classic. Ghostbusters: Afterlife is all that, and it doesn’t just revisit but actually revamps the franchise.
Ghostbusters: Afterlife, focuses on a single mom, Callie, played by Carrie Coon, who is looking to start a new life after moving into her grandfather’s old house with her two kids, Phoebe and Trevor, played by Mckenna Grace and Finn Wolfhard. The kids discover a Ghostbusters past connection that sets them off on a wild and thrilling adventure. They get help along the way from a schoolteacher, Mr Grooberson, played by Paul Rudd. And of course Dan Aykroyd and Bill Murray appear as the ghost hunters that we’ll always think of them as.
The brilliance of Ghostbusters: Afterlife is how the adventures from the original film are woven in. The myths and other secrets that we all know from 1984 start to come back to life. There are many exciting moments, lots of funny dialogue, and the approaches to the ghost hunting is much like the original classic. Director Jason Reitman has a brilliant mind for nostalgic ghost fun.
There may be some mixed emotions with Ghostbusters: Afterlife, but I truly enjoyed it. I loved how it kept the original Ghostbusters vibe that we all loved. The theme song and the scenarios all correlate to that classic. Just truly fun for the whole family. Three and a half stars for Ghostbusters: Afterlife.