- Bill Murray, Finn Wolfhard, Carrie Coon and Paul Rudd
- November 19th 2021
- Jason Reitman
Mckenna Grace and Finn Wolfhard discover their connection to the original Ghostbusters in this spooky action-adventure.
The Ghostbusters franchise is back, this time with Jason Reitman at the helm instead of his father Ivan Reitman.
The film follows Callie (Carrie Coon) and her children Trevor (Finn Wolfhard) and Phoebe (Mckenna Grace) as they are forced to move to a decaying house in the middle of nowhere in Oklahoma.
It once belonged to Callie’s late father, Egon Spengler, who left his family without explanation when she was young to move to the farmhouse. The family finally discovers why when supernatural phenomena start to occur.
Reitman, who watched his father Ivan direct 1984’s Ghostbusters and 1989’s Ghostbusters II, does a solid job of balancing the old with the new and gives the franchise a new lease of life.
Although it largely feels like its own thing, it’s incredibly nostalgic and filled with Easter eggs and references for franchise fans.
Admittedly, Reitman takes the fan service a bit too far towards the end, which...