This overstuffed franchise entry is lacking in real spirit

Ron Cerabona
March 21 2024 - 4:31pm

Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire. PG. 115 minutes. Two stars.

The latest Ghostbusters instalment begins, a little pretentiously, with a poem. Specifically, Robert Frost's Fire and Ice (the one that begins. "Some say the world will end in fire/Some say in ice."). It's a cool (no pun intended) poem but seems a wee bit pretentious to open a Hollywood franchise movie. Fortunately things liven up from there, with an eerie prologue set a century ago where people are discovered frozen in place.

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Ron Cerabona

Ron Cerabona

Arts reporter

As arts reporter I am interested in and cover a wide range of areas - film, visual art, theatre and music, among others - to tell readers about what's coming and happening in the vibrant and varied world of the arts in Canberra. Email:

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