The ultimate Ghostbusters documentary is coming to Blu-Ray this Summer.
For any child of the eighties, the original Ghostbusters is in our blood. The superstars of the supernatural pretty much dominated our entire childhood and the iconic theme performed by Ray Parker Jr became the soundtrack to our formative years. So, when a new documentary comes around – we stand to attention!
This past week, Bueno Productions unveiled an awesome new trailer for the most ambitious Ghostbusters documentary ever attempted. A documentary twelve years in the making. Titled Cleanin’ Up The Town: Remembering Ghostbusters – the documentary promises to delve deeper into Ghostbusters lore than ever before and features interviews with director Ivan Reitman, and lead cast members Dan Aykroyd, Harold Ramis, and Ernie Hudson. Check out the trailer below:
Here’s the official synopsis:
CLEANIN’ UP THE TOWN: Remembering Ghostbusters is the definitive retrospective documentary that charts the making of the original 1984 Ghostbusters and pays a fitting tribute to the whole creative team behind today’s global phenomenon. It’s released in the UK on Blu-Ray on 22 June and airs in the US on Crackle TV on 18th June.
With the original film having made a lasting impact since childhood, director Anthony Bueno has assembled a comprehensive documentary for both fans and film lovers alike. It features interviews with director Ivan Reitman, and lead cast Dan Aykroyd, Harold Ramis, and Ernie Hudson. Additionally, it hallmarks the extraordinary achievements made by cast and crew working in visual effects era before the game-changing Jurassic Park. The film contains never before seen archive material much from the personal collections of members of the creative team themselves, it’s a lasting testament to the craft of filmmaking teamwork and inventive puppeteering when faced with adverse time constraints and all manner of technical challenges.
Cleanin’ Up The Town; Remembering Ghostbusters has been 12 years in the making. To retain creative control the Buenos self-financed the documentary. However, eight years into the project the siblings launched a Kickstarter campaign to help boost funding. The crowd funder succeeded, and unexpectedly allowed for the Ghostbusters community to have greater inclusivity to the beloved franchise.
And if that isn’t enough to have you igniting your proton packs in delight, Bueno Productions also released the official poster which you can see below:
As a massive Ghostbusters fan, I cannot wait to get my hands on a copy of this documentary, and with Ghostbusters Afterlife being delayed until 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic this documentary will be the perfect tonic.
Cleanin’ Up The Town, Remembering Ghostbusters will be available on Blu-Ray June 22nd. Pre-order your copy here:
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