BLU-RAY DISC REVIEW: GHOSTBUSTERS (1984)

(Disc Released: 23/10/14) As part of Reel Chat’s introductory episode, it’s been a real pleasure to sit down and enjoy Ivan Reitman’s 80s sci-fi comedy classic “Ghostbusters” – in it’s 30th Anniversary re-release on Blu-ray. From the Columbia Pictures logo, accompanied by Elmer Bernstein’s eerie score, to the moment the iconic theme song is cued, a smile full of fond memories plasters itself to my face. It’s an effective opening sequence that generates interest with a farcical, light-hearted air of spookiness and mystery. Everything that follows is a grandiose spectacle of comedy and special effects, enhanced by an outstanding cast that… More…