The Ghostbusters are an Antidote to Lovecraft’s Dismal Worldview

Ghostbusters is the best comedy ever made about the limits of the Lovecraftian worldview. The movie’s back in theaters for its 30th anniversary, so my wife Steph, our friend Dan and I all went to see it last weekend. It’s perfectly structured. Desire lines are clear scene by scene. Act breaks are sharp and propulsive. Every payoff is set … Continue reading The Ghostbusters are an Antidote to Lovecraft’s Dismal Worldview