Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire

critic Reviews

, 43% Rotten Tomatometer Score
  • Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire offers a certain amount of nostalgia-fueled fun for fans of the original, but a crowded cast and surprisingly serious tone prevent this sequel from truly sparking.
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    Rafer GuzmanNewsday
    After so many mishandled or abandoned series — from “Fantastic Beasts” to “Narnia” to “Percy Jackson” — it’s nice to see one that’s heading in the right direction.
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    Wenlei MaThe Nightly (AU)
    Until Ghostbusters decides if it wants to throw its lot in with one era or the other, it’s always going to be between two worlds. And that purgatory makes for a middling experience that doesn’t quite satisfy.
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    Jack RiedyChicago Reader
    This newest franchise entry is built on nostalgia and a stacked cast, but not enough to make it worth watching.
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    Mark KermodeKermode and Mayo's Take (YouTube)
    It's like the scriptwriters just devoured some plates of Ghostbusters' stuff and went barf... none of it makes any sense.
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    Wendy IdeObserver (UK)
    The plot is pretty much a cut-and-paste duplication of the original film.
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    James BerardinelliReelViews
    As scattershot and uneven as it is unnecessary, it fails to effectively build on the foundation laid in Afterlife while at the same time relegating the “old timers” into oddly-integrated super-cameo appearances.
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    Tim MillerCape Cod Wave Magazine
    The action scenes are the least interesting parts of the film, and, as the action increases, the film becomes increasingly uninspired.
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    Louisa MooreScreen Zealots
    With each movie that’s churned out, it’s becoming more and more obvious that there’s only so much you can do with this world.
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    Victor StiffThat Shelf
    For long-time series fans, Frozen Empire provides two more hours of Ghostbusters content.
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    John SerbaDecider
    Considering the talent on hand and the eternal goodwill of the original film, it's hard not to deem Afterlife another missed opportunity for the franchise.
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