Now that’s out of the way, I have to make another pre-review note. I was not an 80s kid; I did not grow up with the original Ghostbusters, I didn’t watch any of the cartoons from that franchise, or play any of the games, I only saw the original 1984 movie once in school, and that was a years ago, so I don’t know much about the franchise aside from the very basics. I won't be comparing this to the original, I will judge it by its own merits (or rather lack of them).
But I don’t need to be a Ghostbusters expert to know this movie was shit.
To be honest, when I first heard the news that they were doing a gender-flipped reboot of Ghostbusters, I knew it wouldn't be good, because I knew they would, as MrEnter said "put [identity] politics before character,