Ghostbusters is a fun film. It’s good to the point of “want to see sequels”. The trailers really did not do this film any justice.
The core to the success of Ghostbusters was always going to be the interactions between the four leads, and all are solid. Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon, and Leslie Jones have a strong on-screen chemistry, and the comedy flows naturally as a result.
How Chris Hemsworth didn’t kill himself laughing during his scenes is an unsolved mystery. I suspect that there are many outtakes where he (or the rest of the cast) couldn’t. Kudos to all for managing it.
The plot is fairly lightweight, essentially a forming/storming/performing team building story. It’s reasonably well handled, and provides what character arcs the film has. For the most part, the story is there to provide a vehicle for the humour, and that the film does very well indeed.
For the most part I really don’t have a lot to add to Grant Watson’s review. This was a fun film from start to finish, and I want to see more of this team.