• A Look Back

    A Look Back: Ghost

    I love most of Ghost (199). Sam Wheat (Patrick Swayze) and Molly Jensen (Demi Moore) are a young couple who move into and renovate a Manhattan apartment. One night when they’re out, a mugger, Willy Lopez (Rick Aviles), attacks them. Sam tries to fight back and is killed. He suddenly finds himself out of his body, watching Molly cry over his corpse. Confused, Sam (now a ghost) stays near Molly but can’t speak to her – until he meets medium, Oda Mae Brown (Whoopi Goldberg), a charlatan psychic who is shocked to learn she can communicate with the dead. Sam convinces her to pass on his messages to Molly. Molly…