The 2016 all-female reboot of Ghostbusters was something of a lightning rod for the pop culture community. It got an absurd amount of coverage and got a whole lot of people angry due to cast and crew members being dismissive of criticism and labelling many fans (both toxic and non-toxic) as, well, toxic. All of this nonsense finally led up to an extremely forgettable, weak comedy that was never worth all the hassle.
Thankfully, what moviegoers lost in the two hours they spent watching this movie they gained with Plinkett's review of the film. A movie reviewer character created by the YouTube channel Red Letter Media, Plinkett takes on the notorious remake with a mix of crude humor and legitimately-excellent film analysis.
He doesn't just say the jokes are bad, he even takes the time to recut scenes so that the jokes WOULD work. It breaks down to the film's core exactly why Ghostbusters simply didn't work, especially compared to the 1984 original.
A prominent point made throughout is the remake's inferiority to the original, and it's proven through side-by-side scene comparisons and direct examples. No matter your opinion, this review offers excellent reasoning and plenty of laughs.