External Review: Ghostbusters (2016)

Erin Gilbert (Kristen Wiig), Abby Yates (Melissa McCarthy), and Jillian Holtzmann (Kate McKinnon) are three scientists who decide to get into the business of capturing ghosts after a recent surge of paranormal activity in New York. After renting out an office above a Chinese restaurant, the team hires absent minded receptionist Kevin (Chris Hemsworth) and brings on former subway collector Patty Tolan (Leslie Jones) as the team’s street smart fourth member. Armed with an arsenal of gadgets designed by Holtzmann, the Ghostbusters set out to eliminate this increasing paranormal threat.

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Sean Patrick Kelly is a self-described über-geek, who has been an avid film lover for all his life. He graduated from York University in 2010 with an honours B.A. in Cinema and Media Studies and he likes to believe he knows what he’s talking about when he writes about film (despite occasionally going on pointless rants).