Ghostbusters: Afterlife

critic Reviews

, 63% Fresh Tomatometer Score
  • Ghostbusters: Afterlife crosses the streams between franchise revival and exercise in nostalgia -- and this time around, the bustin' mostly feels good.
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    Jake WilsonThe Age (Australia)
    Gruesomely sentimental.
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    Josh FlandersChicago Reader
    [It] relaunches the franchise with a mostly funny and solid offering. Hearkening to the great movies of the 80s, this film follows a group of very capable and hilarious kids who save the world from destruction.
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    Mark FeeneyBoston Globe
    It has its moments... but they don't make up for a general flat-footedness and tendency to wobble.
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    Hannah StrongLittle White Lies
    Haunting, but not in the good way.
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    Wendy IdeObserver (UK)
    The film's main appeal is not what it appropriates from other Ghostbusters pictures, but that it's a nostalgic nod to the Spielbergian family adventures of the same period.
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    Linda MarricThe Jewish Chronicle
    Jason Reitman's Ghostbusters: Afterlife is what one gets when a franchise finally throws in the towel and gives its fans exactly what they've been waiting for all along.
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    Erick EstradaCinegarage
    The same things that happened in Ghostbusters (US, 1984) happen here, the only difference is that here, they happen with preadolescents. [Full review in Spanish]
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    Sarah WardConcrete Playground
    Reitman directs a homage that sprinkles in links to its predecessor so heartily that it's probably easier to name the scenes and details that don't scream "hey, this is Ghostbusters!" as loudly as possible.
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    Jessie GenderJessie Gender YouTube Channel
    Ghostbusters Afterlife doesn't do anything original with its narrative, but its new setting and earnest heart manage to make this franchise feel worth the revisit one more time.
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    Grant WatsonFiction Machine
    Slow, overly respectful, and crushingly earnest, Ghostbusters: Afterlife is proof that fans should always be careful what they wish for.
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