Just this guy, you know?
Director Mike Flanagan faced an almost insurmountable task in "Dr. Sleep": Making a sequel to a Kubrick masterpiece based off of a novel by an author that famously hates said film. He managed to pull off this feat by straddling a fine line between homage and innovation, coming up with a product that both the Kubrick estate and Stephen King approved of.
While not the Great Film it's predecessor is, "Dr Sleep" is a very good movie nonetheless, moving at…
What makes Ghostbusters work is the plot skeleton: a truly creepy and at times horrifying Lovecraftian tale of the Apocalypse. Ramis and Ackroyd then drape that skeleton with a comedic story so funny, I'm laughing merely remembering it. This mix of genuine horror and side splitting comedy works like peanut butter and chocolate, a synergy that elevates the film to possibly the greatest comedy of the '80s.