Freeze Frame: “Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire” (PG-13), “Late Night with the Devil” (R), “Shirley” (PG-13), “Cabrini” (PG-13), “The Crime is Mine” (Not rated)

Kansas City native son Paul Rudd is joined by originals Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd and Ernie Hudson for another comically spooky go-round, “Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire.” The old team up with the new to combat a malevolent spirit bent on polarizing New York City. Admittedly, we’ve pretty much seen it all before, but it’s still good fun.

Another Kansas City native son David Dastmalchian, is excellent in the eerie horror entry, “Late Night with the Devil.” On Halloween night 1977, a talk show host tries to boost his sagging ratings by showcasing guests who are involved in paranormal activity. And all you-know-what breaks loose. “Late Night with the Devil” is an extremely inventive, skillfully made and genuinely creepy experience.

Oscar winner Regina King gives a strong performance as Congresswoman Shirley Chisolm in the Netflix biopic, “Shirley.” It focuses on Chisolm’s extraordinary campaign for President in 1972. While the film is respectful and competently made, its concentration on the nitty-gritty of her presidential run inhibits much insight into her inner life. In any case, “Shirley” is a worthwhile and revealing history lesson.

Tenacity and feminism are at the core of the biopic “Cabrini.” Christiana Dell’Anna plays Mother Cabrini, the Italian immigrant who courageously fought racism and sexism on her way to becoming America’s first saint. This faith-based film concentrates less on faith than as it does on Mother Cabrini’s unshakable determination. It’s affected, but it’s a reverential portrait.

A talented cast, fast pace and a handsome production elevate “The Crime is Mine,” a broad French period farce that could be seen as a cinematic cousin to the musical “Chicago.” A poor actress achieves success and fame after she’s accused of a murder she didn’t commit. It’s endearingly goofy.

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