New LEGO Ghostbusters Ecto-1

Ghostbusters: Afterlife won’t be arriving in theaters until next summer – following two delays brought about by the coronavirus pandemic – but LEGO couldn’t wait to release a huge playset for the Ghostbusters franchise’s signature vehicle.

A new LEGO Ghostbusters Ecto-1 set was revealed today, and it’s the biggest building brick version of the signature vehicle so far. Built on the same scale as the massive LEGO Batmobile from Tim Burton’s Batman movie, this new LEGO Ghostbusters Ecto-1 is inspired by its appearance in Ghostbusters: Afterlife, and it even includes some new details such as the gunner seat, a remote-controlled ghost trap, and a whole lot of rust. Read More »

Physics of Fast and Furious Stunts

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.

In this edition, a physicist takes a close look at how unbelievable some of the stunts in the Fast and Furious franchise really are. Plus, Disney+ features The Nightmare Before Christmas in their new fun factoid web series The Deets, and Adam Savage builds a prop replica of Ray Stantz’s Ecto Goggles from the original Ghostbusters. Read More »

Reebok Ghostbusters Shoes

If bustin’ makes you feel good, Reebok is about to make it feel that much better with sneakers inspired by Ghostbusters. Arriving just in time for Halloween, these two new pairs of Ghostbusters sneakers take cues from the classic uniforms worn by the boys in beige (even though Larry King calls them the boys in gray in the movie), as well as the the team’s signature vehicle, the Ecto-1. Find out when and where you can get the Reebok Ghostbusters shoes and how much they will cost you below. Read More »

Ghostbusters: Afterlife Trailer Breakdown

Sony Pictures ain’t afraid of no ghost, but they’re certainly afraid of the coronavirus pandemic, and it appears they’re worried that the first quarter of 2021 won’t be a prime time to bring audiences back to theaters. The studio has pushed back the release of Ghostbusters: Afterlife yet again, this time all the way back to the summer of 2021, closer to the window it was meant to be released in earlier this year. Read More »

Ghostbusters Firehouse Playhouse

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.

In this edition, take a look at a throwback featurette looking at the making of Zack Snyder‘s adaptation of the 300 graphic novel. Take a look at in impressively detailed build of a Ghostbusters firehouse playhouse for kids. And listen to former Batwoman star Ruby Rose answer the web’s most searched questions about herself. Read More »

History of the Indiana Jones Stunt Show

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.

In this edition, learn about the history of the The Indiana Jones Epic Stunt Spectacular at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Plus, find out how to make your own neon green slime inspired by Ghostbusters. And finally, listen to Gerard Butler look back at his career, from early roles in Dracula 2000 to his star-making turn in 300, and his recent movies like Greenland and Den of Thieves. Read More »

Hasbro PulseCon 2020

This week will bring the first ever Hasbro PulseCon online for fans in the United States and Canada. It’s basically Hasbro’s virtual substitute for the lack of conventions available for them to announce the latest merchandise for properties like Star Wars, Marvel, Transformers, G.I. Joe, Power Rangers, Ghostbusters, Magic: The Gathering, and Dungeons & Dragons. The full schedule for the event unfolding on Friday and Saturday has been revealed, so check it out below and get ready for a bunch of toys and collectibles news this weekend. Read More »

Who You Gonna Call? - Ray Parker Jr. Interview

Ray Parker Jr. is best known as the singer and songwriter of the Ghostbusters theme song, but the musician has an entire career outside of the supernatural comedy. A new documentary titled Who You Gonna Call? is premiering at the Zurich Film Festival later this month, and in addition to spotlighting his work on Ghostbusters, it dives into the life and career of Ray Parker Jr., including his time spent growing up in Detroit and early years in music when he cut his teeth working with Stevie Wonder.

In conjunction with the film’s forthcoming debut, I was able to chat with Ray Parker Jr. to look back on the legacy of his key contribution to Ghostbusters, including a certain Academy Awards performance from 1985, the groundbreaking music video, previous versions of the theme song that never came to light, and plenty more about the beloved theme. In the full interview below, you can also find out why he turned down the chance to write the theme for Spaceballs and more. Read More »

Ghostbusters Storyboard Comparison

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.

In this edition, see how storyboards for a scene from Ghostbusters compare to what ended up in the theatrical cut of the movie. Plus, listen and learn from Shazam! and Annabelle: Creation director David F. Sandberg as he explains how cuts can be used as visual effects in movies. And finally, hear what Michael K. Williams has to say as he looks back at his career, from The Wire to Lovecraft Country and more. Read More »

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Star Trek: Lower Decks Featurette

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.

In this edition, meet the cast of CBS All Access’ new animated series Star Trek: Lower Decks and let them introduce you to their characters. Plus, see what footage from the climax of Ghostbusters looked like before visual effects were added in post-production. And finally, listen to voice actor Billy West break down his most famous character voices, including Futruama, Doug, and more. Read More »