I loved Ghostbusters!
Marley McMillan

I loved Ghostbusters!

This image released by Sony Pictures shows, from left, Melissa McCarthy, Kate McKinnon, Kristen Wiig and Leslie Jones in a scene from "Ghostbusters," opening nationwide on July 15. (Hopper Stone/Columbia Pictures/Sony Pictures via AP)

This image released by Sony Pictures shows, from left, Melissa McCarthy, Kate McKinnon, Kristen Wiig and Leslie Jones in a scene from “Ghostbusters,” opening nationwide on July 15. (Hopper Stone/Columbia Pictures/Sony Pictures via AP)

On Friday, Donna and I talked a lot about the mixed reviews for the reboot of “Ghostbusters,” which came out on Friday.

I saw the movie in IMAX 3D at Rosedale over the weekend, and I loved it!

I read this review before I saw the movie, and I agree with the author on one main scope when it comes to the film: one cannot meticulously compare the reboot to the original. Then you will be disappointed.

This image released by Sony Pictures shows Chris Hemsworth in a scene from "Ghostbusters," opening nationwide on July 15. (Hopper Stone/Columbia Pictures/Sony Pictures via AP)

This image released by Sony Pictures shows Chris Hemsworth in a scene from “Ghostbusters,” opening nationwide on July 15. (Hopper Stone/Columbia Pictures/Sony Pictures via AP)

If you are someone who lives and dies by the original, you probably won’t like this movie, but that doesn’t mean it’s not a good movie.

As someone who hasn’t seen the original in awhile, and frankly, was terrified by it as a little girl, I went into the reboot with a vague recollection, but still an appreciation for the original.

And I laughed. I enjoyed the plot, the special effects, and especially the cast. For what the movie is — because in its essence, hunting down and capturing ghosts that look like Khaleesi and her dragons, it’s ridiculous — it’s a fun ride, and laugh out loud funny.

In this image released by Sony Pictures, from left, Chris Hemsworth, Kristen Wiig, Melissa McCarthy and Kate McKinnon appear in a scene from , "Ghostbusters." (Sony Pictures via AP)

In this image released by Sony Pictures, from left, Chris Hemsworth, Kristen Wiig, Melissa McCarthy and Kate McKinnon appear in a scene from , “Ghostbusters.” (Sony Pictures via AP)

In fact, I give it 4 out of 5 Garys! 😉 (Because we like the name so much and don’t want it to go out of style, we’ve given “Gary” a permanent residence as our scale for rating our favorite TV shows, movies and music. It’s the Gary Scale!)

Did you see the new Ghostbusters? What did you think?

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xoxo,

Marley

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Marley

hosts the “You Get A Rose” podcast covering “The Bachelor” and “The Bachelorette” TV franchises.

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