“What the hell is this movie and how did it get nominated for the following Oscars: Picture, Director and Screenplay? It’s not just that Ghost has a severe identity crisis as a film, which it does, but it just isn’t very good. It’s pure Hallmark-style wish fulfillment with a hollow emotional core. I always think that it’s a good idea to ignore films that try to offer something for everyone, and Ghost tries to have it every which way that it can. There’s the central romance, the heaven-can-wait fantasy, the corporate intrigue and darker murder mystery elements. They never successfully come together, instead causing the film to zip wildly and unevenly between moments of almost farcical comedy and mawkish melodrama.
Maybe if the romantic chemistry between Demi Moore and Pa” read more