Meet the Hanslick Girls: Gwen, Eleanor and Dania. Created by writer Zach Barr, they are a trio of Northwestern students who always go to see plays and movies together. They may not have the same opinions, but their conversations tend to make for an entertaining read. Recently, the Girls saw the 2016 remake of “Ghostbusters.” Let’s hear what they had to say about the divisive film…

 

On the drive over to the theatre, Gwen had only one thought on her mind: I have never seen the original Ghostbusters movie. As someone who always had very strong opinions on things, she realized that it was a notable omission from her cultural knowledge. She had originally planned to watch it alone at some point before this new version came out, but time had caught up to her, other things had taken greater importance, and, well, here they were. In the back of the car, Eleanor was singing the theme song, while Dania, sitting shotgun, was singing along with the instrumental parts. Both of them had been awaiting the movie for months – if not years, if only hypothetically – and both had convinced Gwen that opening night was the right time to go.

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