After never even knowing it existed, I just watched The Hard Way this weekend after listlessly picking through Netflix’s thinning Instant Watch options, and came out pleasantly surprised. As a lover of hip-hop, any movie that features LL Cool J and an unfathomably young Mos Def (or Yasiin Bey as he’s now known) is going to be right up my alley.
If there’s something strange in your neighborhood, you know who to call. But what if you find yourself 30 years in the past, and your neighborhood doesn’t exist at all? Who can possibly help you then?
These are the questions pondered in this week’s column as the two most successful sci-fi comedies of the 1980’s (and possibly of all time) go head to head in the Reel Rumbles arena. Who will stand, and who will fall? Read on as Ghostbusters charges forward into battle against the formidable Back to the Future.
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