Talking Movies: Ghostbusters: Afterlife

Released: 19 November 2021Director: Jason ReitmanDistributor: Sony Pictures ReleasingBudget: $75 millionStars: Mckenna Grace, Carrie Coon, Finn Wolfhard, Logan Kim, Celeste O’Connor, and Paul Rudd The Plot:After being evicted from their home, Callie (Coon) and her children Trevor (Wolfhard) and Phoebe (Grace) move to a decayed farmhouse ravaged by unexplained earthquakes. After discovering that their grandfather … Continue reading Talking Movies: Ghostbusters: Afterlife

Talking Movies [Ghostbusters Day]: Ghostbusters (1984)

Throw on your proton pack and get ready to bust some ghosts because June 8th is, officially, “Ghostbusters Day”! Ghostbusters (Reitman, 1984) was first released on this day back in 1984 and, since then, has become a major pop culture franchise that includes comic books, a popular cartoon and line of action figures, and videogames … Continue reading Talking Movies [Ghostbusters Day]: Ghostbusters (1984)

Game Corner: Ghostbusters: Sanctum of Slime (Xbox 360)

Released: March 2011Developer: Behaviour SantiagoAlso Available For: PC, PlayStation 3, Xbox One The Background:Ever since the release of Ghostbusters (Reitman, 1984), the concept of four somewhat-bumbling New York parapsychologists running around zapping and trapping troublesome spirits has seen some significant success as a franchise. We’ve had the under-rated sequel, a reboot that was met with … Continue reading Game Corner: Ghostbusters: Sanctum of Slime (Xbox 360)

Game Corner: Ghostbusters: The Video Game: Remastered (Xbox One)

Released: 4 October 2019 (Hey! That's my birthday!)Originally Released: 16 June 2009Developer: Saber InteractiveOriginal Developer: Terminal Reality / Red Fly StudioAlso Available For: Nintendo DS, Nintendo Switch, Nintendo Wii, PC, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Portable, and Xbox 360 The Background:Ghostbusters, as a franchise, has always had a bit of a chaotic history; … Continue reading Game Corner: Ghostbusters: The Video Game: Remastered (Xbox One)

10 FTW: Under-Rated Sequels

Sequels are funny things; you have to get the balance just right between providing everything people enjoyed about the first moving but expanding upon the plot and characters in a natural way. If it’s difficult for a lot of sequels to get this right, it’s even harder for third, fourth, or other sequential entries to … Continue reading 10 FTW: Under-Rated Sequels