by Citizen Rules
There's just no way NYC would allow a film maker nowadays to block off a huge section of street to film a movie.
The song accurately captures the feel-good vibe present throughout the entire movie and to me the feel good factor is the reason why the 1984 Ghostbusters is so great: it feels like you're having fun with the four Ghostbusters rather than just watching four friends have fun.
The other characters aren't much better - Ramis and Aykroyd seem to exist mainly as po-faced exposition machines for Murray to react against, Weaver is a beleagured victim who ends up being possessed, Rick Moranis serves as an awkward and talkative loser who drags down an already flatlining film and...
by The Rodent
The movie starts with Ray Stantz, Peter Venkman and Egon Spengler (Dan Ayckroyd, Bill Murray and Harold Ramis, respectively) slacking off and taking a relatively lax approach to paranormal study at their university.
The exterior shots of New York certainly put this film is a certain time period, but even those exterior shots give the film a classic feel good vibe.
After that buisness starts flowing in for the ghostbusters as they catch a huge amount of ghosts untill they find out why there are so many ghosts : a summoning of a powerfull demon by the name of Gozer.