If you’re one of those people who thinks the Ghostbusters reboot starring Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon and Leslie Jones just shouldn’t happen, even though we’ll get an awesome LEGO set out of it, the old Ghostbusters franchise may hold some hope for you. But beware that it will ruin a lot of other things for you as well.
Although Ghostbusters 2 isn’t anywhere near as beloved as the first film starring Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Harold Ramis and Ernie Hudson, it’s still a rather enjoyable sequel. One of the more amusing elements of the sequel was learning what Dr. Peter Venkman was up to after the first film, which included having his own talk show called The World of the Psychic. In one of the tapings of the show that we see, one of the guest psychics predicts the end of the world, and it just so happens to be nearly upon us. Read More »
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The Ghostbusters reboot/remake, or whatever you want to call it, is coming this summer. We already know there’s plenty of merchandising coming for the new movie because director Paul Feig already showed off some Ghostbusters action figures of Kristen Wiig, Melissa McCarthy, Leslie Jones and Kate McKinnon. But I don’t think anyone was expecting this yet.
Ghostbusters fans were rather pleased to get a LEGO set commemorating the titular paranormal exterminators and their iconic car, the revamped classic ambulance known as the Ecto-1. The vehicle got a pretty sweet companion set in the form of the Ghostbsuters’ firehouse this year, and now they’ll both have some company in the form of Paul Feig’s Ghostbusters.
The first photos of the set featuring the team’s new vehicle and some awesome minifigures have been revealed and you can see them below. But beware, because one piece of the set gives away a bit of a spoiler. Read More »
Posted on Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016 by Jacob Hall
And like that, the Ghostbusters marketing engine starts to lurch into motion.
Director Paul Feig‘s instantly controversial (for the right and wrong reasons) remake hasn’t been completely shy – we’ve seen several images of the new Ghostbusters in their snazzy new uniforms as well as a handful of character posters. However, a new batch of cast pictures, including our first official look at Chris Hemsworth as the team’s secretary, have arrived and the film’s official website has launched and a rough release date for the first trailer has been revealed. We’re a little over five months away from this movie hitting theaters and Sony is about to make sure you and everyone else is aware of it.
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Now that 2015 is over, we’re in a bit of a dead zone for movies with a lot of junk being dumped in January. Usually this period of disappointing options on the big screen lasts through February and into March, but for me, next month brings three of my 10 Most Anticipated Movies of 2016. But what about the rest of the year? Find out what other movies I’m looking forward to with the full list after the jump! Read More »
Posted on Tuesday, January 12th, 2016 by Angie Han
There’s so much about the process of putting together a “most anticipated” list that just isn’t fair. Films that have already put out trailers have a distinct advantage over those that haven’t. New installments of familiar franchises are easier to get hyped for than completely unknown quantities. And in any given year, some of the very best films are the ones that come out of seemingly nowhere, crafted by filmmakers and stars we haven’t even heard of yet.
So I’m not going to pretend there’s anything close to an even playing field here. This isn’t a merit-based competition, because by definition I don’t know what merits any of these films have yet. It’s simply an excited look ahead at the year to come. Here are the films that make me glad, even in the freezing doldrums of January, that we’ve finally arrived at 2016. Read More »
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Posted on Monday, January 11th, 2016 by Jacob Hall
This is the best part of any year – the part where it’s young enough to have not let us down yet. Right now, 2016 is constructed entirely out of promise. We’re allowed to look on the bright side, to get excited, and to anticipate. The grumbling, the moaning, the nitpicking and the disappointment will come later. There are 12 months worth of movies waiting in the wings and a whole bunch of them look terrific.
So let’s not beat around the bush. These are my most anticipated movies of 2016. Come with me and share my excitement before the year decides to shatter it.
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Posted on Tuesday, December 29th, 2015 by Jacob Hall
Everyone’s officially over the fact that the new Ghostbusters movie stars four very funny and very talented women instead of a couple of dudes, right? We can leave all of that behind and just get excited that we’re getting a new Ghostbusters movie courtesy of the genuinely inspired Paul Feig, right? Okay, good. The last thing we need is this latest batch of news about the upcoming reboot getting tainted by sexist moaning and groaning. Hooray for moving past this and never mentioning it again.
The big news here is that a new image featuring Kristen Wiig, Melissa McCarthy, Kate McKinnon, and Leslie Jones suited up has arrived online and they look awesome. Total badasses. The other bit of news is about some of the film’s ghostly villains and they certainly sound promising.
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Posted on Thursday, December 17th, 2015 by Angie Han
Earlier this week we were treated to a new Ghostbusters still that showed off the whole team in action, and looking damn fierce while doing it. Now a new series of posters get up close and personal with the new characters, played by Kristen Wiig, Melissa McCarthy, Leslie Jones, and Kate McKinnon. The images also offer a better look at the gang’s new gear, including the updated proton pack.
Check out the new Ghostbusters posters after the jump. Read More »
So far we’ve only gotten one official look at the new Ghostbusters team composed of Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon, Melissa McCarthy and Leslie Jones. But that changes today as a new promotional photo has surfaced. It doesn’t look to be from the movie since they’re posing for the photo, but it’s still a pretty slick little snapshot of the team with some ominous mist around them. Check out the new Ghostbusters reboot photo below! Read More »