On this day in 1984, horror comedy classic Ghostbusters was released in U.S. theaters. Three decades later we’re still playing with toys based on the film. While the figures might look silly, Playmobil’s Ecto-1 is one of the coolest renditions of the Ghostbusters’ iconic ride yet.
Invented by German Inventor Hans Beck in 1974, Playmobil has been a toy store mainstay for decades, yet it’s never reached the height of popularity enjoyed by the likes of Lego. That could change this year, as Playmobil gets into the licensing game with Ghostbusters and How To Train Your Dragon.
In movies, there’s usually a moment where everything clicks. Where the image, emotion, and sound meet in perfect harmony and no matter what happens before or after, you realize you are in love with this moment. The cinema of 2016 had plenty of these moments, and we picked our 16 favorites.
Disguised as a foreign dignitary, top IMF agent Ethan Hunt slips into the embassy party completely unnoticed, his friends Mr. T, Finn, Abby Yates and Harry Potter trailing close behind him. This is so dumb. It’s perfect.
After four months of not having to buy anything, Lego Dimensions players suddenly have a whole new wave of friends to add to their collection. The new Ghostbusters, Adventure Time, Mission Impossible, The A-Team and Harry Potter make their Dimensions debut today.
Summer of 2016 hasn’t been a great time for the blockbuster. If it wasn’t animated, most of the big-budget movies that studios usually rely on to make their fortunes for the year flopped. Here are some of the reasons why
One of the most requested snacks in Snacktaku history has us convinced you really, really hate us. Even Logo Ghost is afraid of Key Lime Slime Twinkies, and he’s already dead.
Three days after releasing the new Ghostbusters game, development studio Fireforge Games filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, Kotaku has learned. The company has been liquidating assets throughout July in an attempt to pay off a debt of at least $12 million, according to bankruptcy filings.
When the team behind the new Ghostbusters movie needed something for the movie made within a week, they turned to cosplayer and props maker Shawn Thorsson to get it done.
Cosplayers Alodia Gosiengfiao, Leny Ming, Daph Cortes and Izabel Cortez all put their spin on Ghostbusters.
Paul Feig’s Ghostbusters is a film for anyone who ever watched the first Ghostbusters and thought, “I wish they got to use their guns more.” It’s bigger, brighter, and louder—the sort of movie that features the Ghostbusters shooting ghosts in slow motion set to the iconic theme song. It’s also incredibly funny. The…
A third Ghostbusters movie arrives in theaters this week, after decades of trying to revive the comedy sci-fi series. But for many fans, including some of the folks who made Ghostbusters, the third movie was a 2009 video game.
The idea of a video game tie-in arriving without much fanfare the week of a major movie release is scary, but Activision’s new Ghostbusters game is nothing more than a relatively basic, slow-paced twin-stick shooter. See for yourself.
Early reviews for the new Ghostbusters movies are pretty good! Early reviews for the new Ghostbusters game are pretty much nonexistent, which is scary.
Once again, Japan is raising the bar with hamburgers. This time, it’s turned its skills to Ghostbusters.
A new Ghostbusters movie is upon us, and Hi-C used that fact to do exactly what former drink box addicts hoped it would. The glowing green nectar has returned. All hail Ecto Cooler.
In pursuit of their plans for utter world domination, Funko has revealed their next acquisition in their Pop! Vinyl line: the new Ghostbusters.
Superman, Aquaman and the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man join the ranks of LEGO Dimensions’ cross-property cavalcade today, but the biggest addition is the Midway Arcade Level Pack, loaded with 20 playable LEGO-ized arcade classics.
So welshenzie’s outfit here might not have been the most elaborate at Cardiff’s Film & Comic Con, but it’s certainly one of the most effective.
If you were a little underwhelmed by yesterday’s Ghostbusters trailer, this fan edit makes a convincing case it could have used more time in the editing room.