Warner Bros. may have drastically reshuffled its upcoming theatrical release slate, but the studio is forging ahead with what seems to be a series of major announcements set for this September. The studio’s social media accounts have been cryptically teasing announcements for classic ’80s films The Goonies and Beetlejuice, as well as the Guy Ritchie romp Sherlock Holmes, with intriguing Instagram posts that hint that all will be revealed come September. But what exactly? If your thoughts immediately jumped to “sequel,” it’s probably not that.
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For years and years, fans have been asking for the beloved 1985 adventured movie The Goonies to get a sequel. The film from director Richard Donner and producer Steven Spielberg is one of the most beloved movies to come out of the 1980s, and it’s always felt ripe for a legacy-quel introducing a new cast of kids and bringing back all of the stars from the original movie, now all grown up. Thankfully, there might be hope for a sequel from one of the film’s biggest fans.
Adam F. Goldberg is best known as the creator of the ABC series The Goldbergs, a family comedy series which revels in the nostalgia of the 1980s. In the wake of the recent reunion of the Goonies cast and filmmakers by way of Josh Gad’s Reunited Apart series, Goldberg revealed that he’s been developing an idea for The Goonies 2 for the past seven years. Recently, he revealed some concept art for the pitch he’s been working on for Richard Donner, and you can check it out below. Read More »
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, go behind the scenes of the Quidditch sequences from the Harry Potter film franchise. See what a fighter pilot has to say after reviewing flying scenes from movies like Top Gun, Pearl Harbor, and Behind Enemy Lines. And finally, watch some bloopers from The Goonies episode of Josh Gad‘s nostalgic web series Reunited Apart. Read More »
Goonies may never say die, but the multiple attempts to make a sequel to Richard Donner’s ’80s kid adventure classic have. When The Goonies hit theaters in 1985, it was a massive box office hit, becoming one of the top ten highest-grossing films of the year and became a classic in the years to follow. So why was there never a sequel? There have been attempts over the years, with a new take occasionally making headlines, but 35 years later, there’s still nada. In a recent special lockdown reunion with the cast of The Goonies, executive producer Steven Spielberg popped on to explain why a Goonies sequel has not happened.
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Here’s an idea that is sure to appeal to people in their late-30s/early-4os: A Goonies TV series! But wait, there’s a catch. This isn’t going to be a TV adaptation of the Richard Donner movie where a group of children screams for two full hours while dealing with skeletons. Oh, no. Instead, this show is about a teacher who helps her students create a shot-for-shot remake of The Goonies. And of course, lessons will be learned and friendships will be formed, and so on.
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The Goonies is one of the most beloved films to come out of the 1980s. This year, the movie directed by Richard Donner and producer Steven Spielberg is celebrating its 35th anniversary, and Oregon Film and Travel Oregon are teaming up to pay tribute from where the adventure unfolded. The state where the movie takes place, in the town of Astoria, will host a special fan event spread across four days, as well as public screenings of the movie in five cities around the Beaver State. Find out all about the Goonies Day event coming this summer and everything leading up to it below. Read More »
In this edition of Sequel Bits:
- Hey! Did you know there’s an Undercover Brother 2?
- Yet another original Halloween cast member is back for Halloween Kills.
- Corey Feldman is here to dash your dreams of Goonies 2.
- Blame Deadpool for the long Zombieland 2 delay (if that’s something you were upset about).
- Coming to America 2 will be rated PG-13 for some fucking reason.
- See some new footage from Disney’s Frozen 2.
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The Goonies has become one of the most beloved movies of the 1980s. It’s the kind of adventure movie that studios don’t really make for kids anymore, and now you can own the score that brings life to the film from producer Steven Spielberg and director Richard Donner.
Composer Dave Grusin‘s score for The Goonies has been available in various formats over the years, but this year marks the first time that it’s been widely available on vinyl. Not only does it include the score from the film, but it also has four bonus tracks that are not included on the digital version of the soundtrack. Count The Goonies score on vinyl as another win for physical media. Read More »
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Over the weekend, the 2019 New York Toy Fair revealed an endless amount of toys and collectibles that you’ll see be throwing all your money at. We already shined a special light on some of the cool new Funko POPs on the way this year, including new figures from The Office, The Simpsons, Jaws, Community, Forrest Gump and more. But there was much more than little vinyl figures at the Toy Fair.
We’ve assembled our first look at some of the coolest new toys and collectibles that were on display at the 2019 New York Toy Fair. Below, you can get a look at new action figures from The Goonies, Godzilla: King of the Monsters, Halloween III: Season of the Witch, Game of Thrones, Trick or Treat, Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, Masters of the Universe, John Wick, The Karate Kid, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and more 2019 Toy Fair releases. Read More »
Every week in /Answers, we answer a new pop culture-related question. In this edition, we celebrate the release of A Wrinkle in Time by asking “What is your favorite ‘kids on an adventure’ movie?”
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