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Category: "Ghostbusters 1"

[VIP] Disc Preservation Project - Get Slimed: Making of the Animatronic Character

 By Paul Rudoff on May. 2, 2021 at 12:00 PM , Categories: Ghostbusters 1, Preservation, VIP Exclusives , Tags:
The Spook Central VIP Exclusives Area is the home to content that has been made exclusively available for supporters who pledge a monthly donation through the Spook Central Patreon page. Said content is either downloadable through the VIP Exclusives… more »
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The Amazing World of Gumball Elmer Bernstein Knockoff Music

 By Paul Rudoff on Apr. 1, 2021 at 10:41 AM , Categories: Ghostbusters 1, References
Recently, Ghostbusters News featured an article which showed that a piece of Ryo Yamazaki's score from the recently-released video game Balan Wonderworld sounded a lot like a piece of Elmer Bernstein's Ghostbusters score. This isn't the first time that… more »
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Cleanin' Up The Town: Remembering Ghostbusters UK Import Blu-ray Review - Featuring Denise Crosby and Daryl Hannah Audition Tapes!

 By Paul Rudoff on Feb. 20, 2021 at 10:31 PM , Categories: Ghostbusters 1, Home Video
Over a decade in the making, the fan-produced documentary Cleanin' Up The Town: Remembering Ghostbusters was finally released last year. While not available to own in the United States, there is a Region-Free Blu-ray released by Screenbound in the United Kingdom. Read on to find out more about it... more »
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Playskool Heroes: Stay Puft Marshmallow Man Review

 By Paul Rudoff on Feb. 8, 2021 at 9:20 PM , Categories: Ghostbusters 1, Ghostbusters: Afterlife, Toys
This is a good time to be an itty bitty Ghosthead. In addition to the PlayPop books Ghostbusters: Book of Shapes (reviewed here) and Ghostbusters: 1 to 10 Slimer's Loose Again (reviewed here), pre-school paranormal investigators also have Hasbro's… more »
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[VIP] Disc Preservation Project - Ghostbusters Criterion Collection Laserdisc Supplement

 By Paul Rudoff on Jan. 3, 2021 at 12:00 PM , Categories: Ghostbusters 1, Preservation, VIP Exclusives , Tags:
The Spook Central VIP Exclusives Area is the home to content that has been made exclusively available for supporters who pledge a monthly donation through the Spook Central Patreon page. Said content is either downloadable through the VIP Exclusives… more »
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Ghostbusters 1 & 2016 Transcripts + Ghostbusters Filming Locations List

 By Paul Rudoff on Jul. 3, 2020 at 3:29 PM , Categories: Ghostbusters 1, Filming Locations, 2016 Parody Remake
Thanks to MrMichaelT, we now have written transcripts of Ghostbusters and Ghostbusters (2016) (aka Ghostbusters: Answer The Call). The Ghostbusters transcript was added as an "alternate" .rtf file on the Ghostbusters Scripts page. The Ghostbusters… more »
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Eaglemoss Hero Collector Build The Ghostbusters Ecto-1 Model Subscription Review - Issue #5

 By Paul Rudoff on Jun. 30, 2020 at 2:11 PM , Categories: Ghostbusters 1, Reviews & Merch , Tags:
This is one of an ongoing series of reviews that looks at the "Build The Ghostbusters Ecto-1" model subscription from Eaglemoss, through their Hero Collector imprint. Let's take a closer look at Issue #5... more »
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Reunited Apart: Ghostbusters Reunion

 By Paul Rudoff on Jun. 15, 2020 at 2:25 PM , Categories: Ghostbusters 1, Cast & Crew
Today, Monday June 15, 2020 at 12:00 PM Eastern, Josh Gad premiered the fifth episode of his Reunited Apart series on YouTube. Care to guess what movie cast was reunited? more »
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Eaglemoss Hero Collector Build The Ghostbusters Ecto-1 Model Subscription Review - Issue #4

 By Paul Rudoff on Jun. 12, 2020 at 3:37 PM , Categories: Ghostbusters 1, Reviews & Merch , Tags:
This is one of an ongoing series of reviews that looks at the "Build The Ghostbusters Ecto-1" model subscription from Eaglemoss, through their Hero Collector imprint. Let's take a closer look at Issue #4... more »
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Ghostbusters ABC Television Premiere (September 24, 1987)

 By Paul Rudoff on Jun. 8, 2020 at 12:00 PM , Categories: Ghostbusters 1
Happy Ghostbusters Day! What, you never heard of Ghostbusters Day? Don't feel bad. Prior to 2016, it never existed. June 8th - the day Ghostbusters was released in 1984 - officially became "Ghostbusters Day" in 2016 as part of the promotion… more »
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Ghostbusters: The Original Novelizations of Ghostbusters 1 and 2 Book Review

 By Paul Rudoff on May. 9, 2020 at 12:00 PM , Categories: Ghostbusters 1, Ghostbusters 2, Books
Titan Books recently released Ghostbusters: The Original Novelizations of Ghostbusters 1 and 2 (formerly known as Ghostbusters: The Original Movie Novelizations Omnibus), and they were kind enough to send me a copy to review for all of you, dear… more »
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Eaglemoss Hero Collector Build The Ghostbusters Ecto-1 Model Subscription Review - Issue #3

 By Paul Rudoff on May. 8, 2020 at 3:44 PM , Categories: Ghostbusters 1, Reviews & Merch , Tags:
This is one of an ongoing series of reviews that looks at the "Build The Ghostbusters Ecto-1" model subscription from Eaglemoss, through their Hero Collector imprint. Let's take a closer look at Issue #03... more »
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Eaglemoss Hero Collector Build The Ghostbusters Ecto-1 Model Subscription Review - Issues #1 & #2

 By Paul Rudoff on Apr. 18, 2020 at 6:00 PM , Categories: Ghostbusters 1, Reviews & Merch , Tags:
Eaglemoss, through their Hero Collector imprint, recently started their "Build The Ghostbusters Ecto-1" model subscription. They just sent me the introductory package, which contains the first two magazine issues and model car parts. Let's… more »
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Ghostbusters: Artbook by Insight Editions Early Review

 By Paul Rudoff on Apr. 17, 2020 at 11:55 PM , Categories: Ghostbusters 1, Books
Insight Editions is set to release Ghostbusters: Artbook on May 19, 2020, but they were kind enough to send me a copy a month early to preview/review for all of you, dear Spookies. Let's take a closer look at it... more »
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Incomplete Special Features on the 2019 Ghostbusters 1&2 4K/Blu-ray Set - Watch The COMPLETE ShoWest Exhibitor Reel!!!

 By Paul Rudoff on Mar. 21, 2020 at 11:52 AM , Categories: Ghostbusters 1, Home Video
Last year, I had the honor of consulting with Sony on bonus features to include on the Ghostbusters 1 & 2 4K/Blu-ray set. I gave them a mighty list of things to find and, amazingly, they found a lot of them. I was overjoyed to know that these rare… more »
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Unused Ghostbusters Theme Songs

 By Paul Rudoff on Mar. 19, 2020 at 12:00 PM , Categories: Ghostbusters 1
I ain't afraid of no Ray Parker Jr., and neither were the Ghostbusters. Long before Columbia Pictures enlisted his help for a theme song to the 1984 classic film, they approached other musicians. None of the fans know how many other artists submitted… more »
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Ghostbusters In-Movie Commercials

 By Paul Rudoff on Mar. 17, 2020 at 5:14 PM , Categories: Ghostbusters 1, Ghostbusters 2
When Peter Venkman, Ray Stantz, and Egon Spengler opened their little paranormal investigation and elimination business back in 1983, they knew they needed a television commercial in order to let others know of their new operation. Derek Osborn recently… more »
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Ghostbusters Reference Review - Vibes

 By Paul Rudoff on Mar. 5, 2020 at 4:10 PM , Categories: Ghostbusters 1, References
Most Ghostbusters references are short bits that can best be encapsulated with a small video clip, as evidenced by Spook Central's collection of Ghostbusters reference videos on Critical Commons. However, sometimes there's a reference for which a small… more »
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Hasbro 2020 Toy Fair - Attendee Report & Ghostbusters Product Line Details

 By Paul Rudoff on Feb. 25, 2020 at 9:15 PM , Categories: Personal, Ghostbusters 1, Real Ghostbusters, Reviews & Merch, Ghostbusters: Afterlife, Filming Locations, 2016 Parody Remake
On Saturday February 22, 2020, I attended the Hasbro 2020 Toy Fair in New York City, an offshoot of the larger New York Toy Fair going on elsewhere in the city at the same time. Thanks to the invitation-only event, I was able to be amongst the first to… more »
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Shot On Site - Someone Left Vinz Clortho Out In The Rain

 By Paul Rudoff on Jan. 10, 2020 at 11:35 PM , Categories: Ghostbusters 1, Filming Locations , Tags:
It's very rare that Spook Central's Shot On Site series has covered a location that only appears in a deleted scene. Even a place like Truffles Cafe, where the Ectomobile rejected a parking ticket in a deleted scene, technically appeared in the film in… more »
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