Overthinking Ghostbusters

I started tweeting about Ghostbusters yesterday and had some trouble stopping. The inspiration for the tweet rampage was the latest trailer for the reboot film. I wasn’t terribly impressed. I mean, it looks fine. That is, OK fine. Just nothing… spectacular.

Since ending my little diatribe, I’ve read that Doctor Detroit (aka, Dan Aykroyd) has seen the film and he likes it — says it has more laughs and more scares than either the original or the sequel. So there’s that. Maybe it won’t be a tremendous, Stay Puft Marshmallow Man sized flop. But after all the hating over the female-led cast and the hullabaloo over it being a reboot and not a sequel, I realized I had some feels on the issue so I tried to get them all down yesterday. And then I storified them up for you…


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Author: Paul Dechene

Paul Dechene is 5'10'' tall and he was born in a place. He's not there now. He's sitting in front of his computer writing his bio for this blog. He has a song stuck in his head. It's "Girl From Ipanema", thanks for asking. You can follow Paul on Twitter at @pauldechene and get live updates during city council meetings and other city events at @PDcityhall.