CLEANIN’ UP THE TOWN: Remembering Ghostbusters delivers the most complete account of how the classic film Ghostbusters was made. UK brother and sister team of director Anthony Bueno and producer Claire Bueno have travelled all over the United States from Lily Dale to Jacksonville cross country to San Diego, LA and San Francisco, gathering interviews with over 40 members of the cast and crew. Responsible for bringing these stories to life include actors Dan Aykroyd, Harold Ramis, Ernie Hudson and Sigourney Weaver, director Ivan Reitman, producers Joe Medjuck and Michael C. Gross, Visual effects crew include Richard Edlund, John Bruno and editor Sheldon Kahn.
Made in 1984 in the pre digital age when special effects were still evolving. Ghostbusters was an instant hit followed up five years later with Ghostbusters 2. Now with a string of spin offs from cartoons, video games to the new Ghostbusters directed by Jason Reitman and due for release in 2020, CLEANIN’ UP THE TOWN: Remembering Ghostbusters celebrates why the love of Ghostbusters has lasted over 35 years and sparked the imagination of so many.
Blu-ray / DVD and VOD:
Available on VOD 28th February via iTunes, AppleTV, GooglePlay, Rogers, Telus, Cineplex, Store,Shaw
Distributed via Pacific Northwest Pictures.
Blu-ray release 15th June. Distributed by Screenbound
Watch for free on Crackle TV
The Unheard Nerd · 5 stars
“As a film nerd and a die-hard Ghostbusters fan, this documentary is everything I could’ve wanted.”
Starburst Magazine · 8/10
“If you have to pick just one documentary to get an exceptional look at every aspect of this classic, then this is your best bet.”
Set The Tape · 4 stars
“Cleanin’ Up the Town has the potential to be the greatest documentary of all time.”
Film Stories · 4 Stars
“A terrific documentary digging into the original Ghostbusters film.”
Back To The Movies · 5 Stars
“The ultimate documentary for the ultimate movie.”
The Guardian · 3 Stars
“This has an interesting, detailed, technical story.”
Total Film · 3 Stars
“A celebration of camaraderie and craft.”
|EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS||Ben Esler