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Underrated Classic: ‘Ghostbusters’ deserves the recognition

Underrated Classic: ‘Ghostbusters’ deserves the recognition

John Candy and Jim Belushi were both considered for roles in the film. (Photo courtesy of Columbia Pictures) Owen Johnson Connector Editor For something as subjective as comedy, it can be hard for a film of that genre to not only stand out, but to survive the test of time. The original “Ghostbusters” from 1984

Overrated Classic: ‘Ghostbusters’ is good, but hardly the best ‘80s comedy

“Ghostbusters” grossed $295 million during its theatrical run. (Photo courtesy of Columbia Pictures) Hannah Manning Connector Editor Ivan Reitman’s “Ghostbusters” is one of those movies that many people think of when asked to provide an example of a classic ‘80s comedy, alongside “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off,” “Airplane!” and “National Lampoon’s Vacation.” “Ferris,” “Airplane!” and “Vacation”

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