Ghostbusters: Afterlife is the fourth movie in the Ghostbusters franchise, the former few being Ghostbusters (1984) and Ghostbusters II (1989), both of which were loved immensely by the audiences. This sequel to the series is yet another American supernatural comedy that is being looked up to by a huge crowd. The nostalgia is bound to return with great fervor.
Ghostbusters: Afterlife is going to be a masterpiece in itself, the way it’d build upon the past of the characters and portray the perfect blend of humor, horrific plot developments, and emotional appeal is going to be simply terrific.
What is the Buzz About?
The film is being debated hotly almost everywhere. The part that caught people by surprise was that Ghostbusters: Afterlife was screened at CinemaCon, the Las Vegas based convention meant to be for the theater owners. Without any prior intimation regarding the release or trailer, the ones who were lucky enough to be present in the theaters have been endlessly praising the sequel.
The viewers flooded social media with their overwhelming experience and were elated at the way nostalgia hit them after watching the sequel getting screened. The film was liked by the viewers (the few numbers that were present) and critics alike. As the film critic Scott Menzel put it, “nostalgia done right” was the best words he could find for the delightful experience. The others who haven’t seen it have been awaiting the official release ever since.
Reactions across the board were seemingly positive; moreover, what they felt was not just nostalgia but heartfelt entertainment capacity that would be appealing to longtime fans and newcomers alike. The original film was undoubtedly a blockbuster, and this sequel is likely to keep the standards maintained.
About Ghostbusters: Afterlife
The movie is centered around a single woman and her two children who are coerced to relocate to a farmhouse in Summerville, Oklahoma, 30 years after the second film’s release. Despite being in a no-fault region, the place is prone to frequent earthquakes, and unexplained events keep occurring. Her children are frequent victims of bullying and suppression by their schoolmates and are deemed to be ‘weirdos.’
Little do they know how the tables are about to turn. Soon enough, the kids learn about their grandfather’s involvement with the original Ghostbusters and realize that they are now in charge of his legacy. When paranormal disturbances are observed in New York City, the kids, along with their family and friends, set out on a journey to save the city by using Ghostbusters’ equipment and the weapons left behind by their grandfather and his mates.
The movie is being awaited eagerly by longtime fans and newcomers alike. The audience cannot look over a theme so wonderful with a tinge of nostalgia and humor. Undoubtedly, it is going to be a fun ride for all. The movie is all set to be an astounding success when it hits the cinemas in November 2021.