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In response to: Elmer Bernstein's Ghostbusters: Original Motion Picture Score (Sony Classical) Audio CD Review

Comment from: Zid [Visitor]

A few years ago when Elmer's score for the first film was released on Spotify I noticed one song missing plus the cues/themes weren't in the order they appear in the film. I made my own playlist using the best info I could find at the time in order to hopefully add the missing song & put things in the right order.

Here's the link to my playlist:
https://open.spotify.com/playlist/4hV0lwoxQsZBT1EmY5tcmG?si=6a9b867f64eb4b24

I'm not one to usually promote myself but I thought you & other Ghostheads might enjoy this plus if there is anything you feel I've missed or put out of order I would most gratefully appreciate whatever feedback you might have.

Yours with much appreciation,
Zid

Jul. 10, 2021 @ 22:06

In response to: Ghostbusters II - How Much Is That Casper In The Window? (It's $3.99)

Comment from: [Member]

There are some things that you, dear readers, can help us with:

#1 is Educational Favorites: Learning Your Letters by Trans-Atlantic Video. We need a photo of the "red apple" cover seen in the movie. Later released with a cover photo of a girl writing on a blackboard with the rest of the case in blue.

#7 is definitely a Little Lulu tape from Funtime Kid Video, as it has their header, and uses their drawing of Little Lulu. However, we can't find one on a yellow background. We'd love to get 100% confirmation on what the name of the tape with the yellow background is, and have an image of it. The runtime and list of shorts would be good, too.

#20 is "The Best of Shirley Temple" from Family Classics. We'd love to get a better image and more information about it. A back cover would be nice, to give use the studio, runtime, UPC, and list of shorts contained on the tape.

-- Paul

Jul. 10, 2021 @ 21:55

In response to: Hasbro's Kenner Classics: Fearsome Flush Review

Comment from: [Member]

If you're referring to the logo in the upper left corner of the front of the packaging... Yes, I noticed that it's different. In the review, I specifically said that "I won't detail all of the changes…" about the packaging. I'm not going to get bogged down in the packaging differences like I did in my review of the GhostPopper. I'm trying to keep these new reviews a lot simpler and to the point because I have a lot of things to review for both Spook Central and The Corner Penthouse. - Paul

Jun. 7, 2021 @ 15:57

In response to: Hasbro's Kenner Classics: Fearsome Flush Review

Comment from: Jonathan [Visitor]  

Apparently I'm the only 1 who notices and/or cares about the fact that the NO GHOST LOGO has a totally different vibe about it. Yes, it's the same logo. A couple missing pieces of text is not nearly as obvious as a logo with different color shading and highlighting. At least I don't think so. They might as well have gone all out and just did it like those purple neon insignias that are on shirts sold at Amazon and the like. This just looks like it's half finished, honestly. Like they started painting a glow, but didn't finish....idk. Just doesn't look right. Oh well....

Jun. 7, 2021 @ 14:39

In response to: The Real Ghostbusters Volumes 6 to 10 Sony 2016 DVD Review

Comment from: [Member]

You're thinking of the episode "My Left Fang", and possibly a little bit of "Slimer, Come Home". - Paul

May. 29, 2021 @ 23:07

In response to: The Real Ghostbusters Volumes 6 to 10 Sony 2016 DVD Review

Comment from: JonathanLuna [Visitor]  

I hope you can help me I feel like I'm losing my mind...there is an episode that haunts me to this day and I can't figure it out. Its mostly a "Slimer" episode, but it was The Real Ghostbusters animation not the actual "Slimer" episodes. I remember cause it had the "Dark spooky tone" that usually accompanies the series. Basically (to make this shorter, like I had hoped to initially), Slimer gets his slime sucked/absorbed/leeched out by a "Vampiric" style ghost that feeds ON GHOSTS. Now I remember this episode like a distant birthday, he gets drained and loses most of his corporeal state without his slime and gets weaker to boot. I've looked and searched the net for signs of this "lost episode" but turned no leads. I'm almost about to give up hope and just write it off as a disillusion or a "Mandela Effect" but I'd rather get one last opinion considering most of my siblings either don't care or don't bother wanting to remember. Ironically I had one of my closer in age brothers, (I'm the youngest of 7 children of 5 boys), remember something but he couldn't quite pull the memory clean and it became a blur styled memory...That's the closest I had gotten in terms of finding some clarity. I hope someone here with knowledge of the episode in question has either answers...or helps put it to bed and forget it once and for all.

May. 29, 2021 @ 07:57

In response to: Ghostbusters: Afterlife - Mini-Pufts Character Reveal

Comment from: PEDRO FERREIRA [Visitor]

Not really taken with this teaser with its CGI. Also what's with the desaturated picture quality?

May. 27, 2021 @ 15:50

In response to: Ghostbusters: The Original Novelizations of Ghostbusters 1 and 2 Book Review

Comment from: PEDRO FERREIRA [Visitor]

Cover looks very clumsy. Might hunt down the original books unless this version has something extra included.

May. 27, 2021 @ 15:33

In response to: Elmer Bernstein's Ghostbusters: Original Motion Picture Score (Sony Classical) Audio CD Review

Comment from: Stefano Pavone [Visitor]  

Hey, guys. Lifelong Ghosthead here (first saw the movie in Italian, my first language, then English at the wee age of about 7 or 8). I was a little irritated that not only were some tracks from the 2019 release missing (which are included on the original 2006 release), they were also not in chronological order. I took it upon myself to actually compile an unofficial expanded edition based on all 3 sources using Simon Dragnes's info as a template (his comment is dated 25 June 2019). Sounds much better not only having the cues in the correct sequence but also hearing the tracks unique to the bootleg which do not appear on the official releases (seriously - two tries and they made a mistake each time?).

May. 11, 2021 @ 21:13

In response to: General Mills' Ghostbusters: Afterlife Cereal Press Kit Unboxing & Review

Comment from: Denis Trépanier [Visitor]

I étant it!!!!!

May. 11, 2021 @ 11:42

In response to: Ghostbusters Collection Includes All Three Films DVD Review

Comment from: NSGhostbusters [Visitor]  

"The Ghostbusters/Ghostbusters II disc is not new. It was originally released last year under the title Ghostbusters 1 & 2 2-Movie Collection" I'm afraid to tell you that this may not be correct Paul, as I was looking at eBay listings of this set and it's actually just a repackage of the 2005 DVDs. It seems like this 3 movie collection is the only way to get this particular Ghostbusters / Ghostbusters II DVD.

Apr. 28, 2021 @ 19:42

In response to: Fan-Made Real Ghostbusters Score Album

Comment from: NSGhostbusters [Visitor]  

Thank you, Paul.

Apr. 11, 2021 @ 19:08

In response to: Fan-Made Real Ghostbusters Score Album

Comment from: [Member]

Noah

What you're looking for can be found in this Spook Central article: The Real Ghostbusters News Alert - Shanna's Siren Song Stolen From She-Ra!.

-- Paul

Apr. 11, 2021 @ 15:39

In response to: Fan-Made Real Ghostbusters Score Album

Comment from: NSGhostbusters [Visitor]  

Has anybody ever done a rip of Love Makes Me Live" performed by Shanna O'Callahan from the "Banshee Bake A Cherry Pie?" episode? - Noah

Apr. 11, 2021 @ 11:59

In response to: Spook Central Is Now Ghost Corps Registered

Comment from: Paxton Crissey [Visitor]

Would love new ghost Corp stuff and with the South Dakota Ghostbusters a GhostCorp franchise this would be awesome.

Apr. 2, 2021 @ 13:38

In response to: Alessi Brothers Savin' The Day CDs Review

Comment from: Dan in England [Visitor]  

Thank you for the write up and the link - I have purchased both CD's (Feb 2021)and am very happy with them. They are true collectors items and I got them signed by the Brothers... what more could an 80s soundtrack nerd want? The quality of the sound recordings is excellent and it was great to get correspondence emails from Bobby himself... This is one for the fans... and I love it.

Feb. 23, 2021 @ 10:22

In response to: Cleanin' Up The Town: Remembering Ghostbusters UK Import Blu-ray Review - Featuring Denise Crosby and Daryl Hannah Audition Tapes!

Comment from: Rob Britton [Visitor]

I thought the Fan Art thing was quite sweet, as the competition was initially to make a postcard that would come with the Blu-Ray, but when the logistics of that fell through it went on as an extra. Of course, I’m biased having done one of them, but I still appreciated it as a nice gesture!

Feb. 22, 2021 @ 04:58

In response to: The Real Ghostbusters: The Complete Series Unofficial/Bootleg Blu-ray Review

Comment from: [Member]

Not confusing at all when you read it carefully. It seems like you overlooked the keyword "frame". Also, the framegrabs I posted further illustrate.

Let me rephrase it: The image stored on the disc is 1280x720. Of that, 960x720 is the episode image. The remaining 320 of horizontal image space is taken up by blackness on the left and right. This is blackness that is PART OF THE 1280x720 image on the disc. It is not blackness added by the player or the TV to keep the 4:3 image in the proper aspect ratio.

Does that make it easier to understand?

-- Paul

Feb. 16, 2021 @ 01:27

In response to: The Real Ghostbusters: The Complete Series Unofficial/Bootleg Blu-ray Review

Comment from: Guy [Visitor]

Ok. I’m a bit confused by your review. This part:

“Episodes have been upscaled to 960x720, retaining the original 4:3 aspect ratio, pillarboxed (black bars added to the sides) into a 1280x720 (16:9) frame. I really wish that TJ kept the content at the original 720x480 SD resolution, as there is no benefit to upscaling SD content at the "source" level. I hate when 4:3 content is pillarboxed into 16:9, adding blackness when there doesn't need to be any.”

Just so we are clear, a 4x3 picture with a 1.33:1 aspect ratio, which real ghostbusters has, should absolutely have black bars at the sides of the picture, vertical black bars on the left & right when viewed on a 16:9 TV. You also say it’s been upscaled to 960x720 but then also say 1280x720. Which is it?

Feb. 16, 2021 @ 01:08

In response to: Extreme Ghostbusters: The Complete Series Unofficial/Bootleg Blu-ray Set Review

Comment from: [Member]

Hi Natalie

If you're asking if this is Region Free, the answer is "yes".

- Paul

Feb. 7, 2021 @ 15:08