Does Ghostbusters contain secret messages about smoking, obesity, and/or the reproductive process of Sigourney Weaver’s character Dana Barrett? Those theories are raised by a new documentary called Spook Central, which seemingly does for the 1984 comedy classic what the recent, subtext-exploring Room 237 did for Stanley Kubrick’s horror movie The Shining.
According to Bloody-Disgusting.com, where we first came across news of the movie, the film was directed by “Ivo Shandor,” which does raise the possibility that the whole thing is a joke (Ivo Shandor being the name of the fictitious, Gozer-worshipping cult leader who designed Barrett’s building in the film). But if Spook Central is a hoax then it is a convincing one. Check out the trailer below, and tell us what you think.