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The Famous Ghostbusters Moment That Was Not In The Original Script

The original "Ghostbusters" is arguably one of the most quotable movies of the 1980s – which is strange to think about, considering it's a movie about a bunch of slacker scientists who sort of stumble their way into discovering a way to capture ghosts in New York City. Among the film's many memorable lines is "don't cross the streams," a crucial piece of info that Egon Spengler (Harold Ramis) gives to his ghostbusting pals and which comes back to save the day at the end of the film. (I am genuin...
Tags: Movies, New York City, Ghostbusters, Indiana Jones, Steven Spielberg, Columbia, Hollywood Reporter, Harold Ramis, Dan Aykroyd, Reitman, Christopher McQuarrie, Edlund, Ramis, Ivan Reitman, Egon Spengler, SlashFilm


The Marshmallow Man from Ghostbusters could make 300 million s'mores

Over at MEL Magazine, writer Brian VanHooker was brave to tackle one of mankind's most pressing questions: how many s'mores could you make out of the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man if you roasted him alive and consumed his deliciously fluffy flesh like the sweet-toothed cannibal you are? — Read the rest
Tags: Video, Math, News, Cannibalism, Maths, Mathematics, Ghostbusters, Marshmallow, Marshmallows, Recreational Math, Math Is Hard, Weapons Of Math Destruction, MEL Magazine, Stay Puft Marshmallow Man, Math is fun, Brian VanHooker


Sigourney Weaver Gave A Unique Ghostbusters Audition – Here's The Story

When Sigourney Weaver appeared as Dana Barrett in "Ghostbusters," she was between two other landmark performances — in "Alien" and "Aliens." The former served as her breakout role while the latter earned her an Oscar nomination for best actress, a first for her in her career.Having dabbled in sci-fi horror and also romantic dramas like "The Year of Living Dangerously," Weaver was looking to spice up her filmography with some work in a different genre. Mental Floss notes that she wanted to do a c...
Tags: New York, Hollywood, Movies, Julia Roberts, Manhattan, Sigourney Weaver, Ghostbusters, Woody Allen, Annie Hall, Dana, Weaver, Harold Ramis, Dan Aykroyd, Reitman, Ramis, Central Park West


2021 Fall Movie Preview: Sci-Fi, Fantasy, and Horror Films to Look Out For

Something about this fall movie season just feels off, right? And no, we’re not just talking about the deadly virus we’ve been trying to eradicate for almost two years that’s, rightfully, still keeping many of us away from theaters. It’s that Hollywood expected theaters to be back in full swing by now. Despite the…Read more...
Tags: Halloween, Hollywood, Science, Jennifer Lawrence, Films, Thrillers, Jim Broadbent, Ghostbusters, Justin Long, Bill Hader, Nicolas Cage, Kristen Wiig, Snoop Dogg, Avan Jogia, Richard Madden, Krysten Ritter


Remembering Michael K. Williams’ Comedic Turns, From ‘Community’ to ‘F Is For Family’

In Season 3 of “Community,” the study group takes a class from biology professor Dr. Marshall Kane, played by Michael K. Williams. Prof. Kane is an ex-con who earned his degree while in prison. In other words, Kane has seen some things. But nothing prepared him for the baffling changes in the world when he […]
Tags: News, Community, Ghostbusters, Kane, The Wire, Michael K. Williams, Marshall Kane, Michael K Williams Prof Kane


Ghostbusters: Afterlife Release Date Slightly Pushed Back

Sony Pictures has officially changed the release date for Jason Reitman’s highly-anticipated sequel Ghostbusters: Afterlife, starring McKenna Grace, Finn Wolfhard, Carrie Coon, and Paul Rudd. Originally slated for November 12 release, the horror comedy has been delayed by just one week, and is now scheduled to arrive in theaters on Friday, November 19, a date recently vacated by Paramount Pictures’ Top Gun: Maverick. Its current theatrical release date will now see Ghostbusters: Afterlife going ...
Tags: Comedy, Movies, Horror, Will Smith, Trevor, Sony Pictures, Oklahoma, Jason Reitman, Ghostbusters, Proton, Warner Bros Pictures, Paul Rudd, Jordan Peele, Reitman, Carrie Coon, Ivan Reitman


Oh No, It's Happening Again

Last year was obviously awful for everyone across the globe, and if you were a movie fan, there was also that added kick in the teeth of watching all these movies you wanted to see pushed off the release calendar. Some of those, like Black Widow and F9, were finally released this year, but with the rampant spread of…Read more...
Tags: Science, Films, Disney, It, Delta, James Bond, Ghostbusters, Tom Cruise, Clifford The Big Red Dog, Candyman, Morbius, Venom, Origins, Eternals, Red Dog, Morbius the Living Vampire


Ghostbusters: Afterlife Early Reactions Call It 'Nostalgia Done Right'

Now that Ghostbusters: Afterlife has finally had its first screening, its viewers have gone to heaven. Or so it seems, according to the various critics who got an early look at director Jason Reitman’s follow-up to his father’s beloved 1984 classic movie, and who have practically nothing but nice things to say about…Read more...
Tags: Science, Films, Afterlife, Bill Murray, Jason Reitman, Sigourney Weaver, Ghostbusters, Entertainment Weekly, Dan Aykroyd, Paul Rudd, Germain Lussier, Ray Stantz, Ernie Hudson, Carrie Coon, Ghost Corps, Windows Games


10 Movies We Really Hope to See in 2021

If you’ve experienced déjà vu in the last few days, you aren’t alone. Summer 2021 feels a little bit like spring 2020 when, with cases of covid-19 rising, one movie was delayed, then another, then another, then everything. This week saw the first official delay in response to the delta variant of covid-19 when the…Read more...
Tags: Halloween, Hbo, Science, Films, Disney, Bradley Cooper, Guillermo Del Toro, Oscar, Sony, James Bond, Daniel Craig, Warner Bros, Jason Reitman, Ghostbusters, Doctor Strange, Cate Blanchett


There's Only One True King in the Week's Best Toys

Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's regular roundup of the latest and greatest threats to your bank account. This week, The Suicide Squad’s King Shark gets the Hot Toys treatment, Hasbro has new reveals for Fantastic Marvel Legends and deceptive Transformers toys, and Mezco reveals one of its best Superman figures yet.…Read more...
Tags: Science, Fiction, Shark, Back To The Future, Elvis Presley, Hasbro, Suicide Squad, Ghostbusters, Man Of Steel, Action Figures, Transformers, Fisher Price, Marvel Legends, Megatron, Mezco, Mezco Toyz


Venom: Let There Be Carnage Has Been Delayed a Few Weeks

Let there be carnage, indeed. Sony has decided to delay the release of its upcoming Marvel sequel, Venom: Let There Be Carnage, by three weeks, from September 24 to October 15. It’s not a long delay but the fact there’s a delay at all is giving us, and probably you, flashbacks to early last year when movies began to…Read more...
Tags: Hbo, Science, Fiction, Afterlife, Disney, Andy Serkis, Sony, Woody Harrelson, Warner Bros, Ghostbusters, Tom Hardy, Morbius, Venom, Marvel Comics Characters, Eddie Brock, Carnage


Ghostbusters: Afterlife Looks Like The Real Ghostbusters: The Movie

Call it fate, call it luck, call it karma, but after years, nay, decades of waiting, Ghostbusters fans are finally getting a proper sequel to the original Ghostbusters via Jason Reitman’s Ghostbusters: Afterlife — at least, judging by that incredibly cool (and incredibly cheesy) new trailer. RELATED: Ghostbusters: Afterlife Trailer Teases Original Team’s Return Except, I say “proper sequel” loosely as Afterlife more closely resembles a big-screen version of the amazing The Real Ghostbusters anim...
Tags: Family, Comedy, Movies, Horror, New York City, Action, Columbia University, Jason Reitman, Ghostbusters, Peter Jackson, Ray, Peter, Dana, Harold Ramis, Stay Puft, Paul Rudd


Ghostbusers: Afterlife calls a new generation in latest trailer

The latest trailer for Ghostbusters: Afterlife makes it clear that the newest entry to the franchise is all about a new generation. See it on November 11, 2021.
Tags: News, Trends, Home Theater, Movie Trailers, Ghostbusters, Movies & TV, Ghostbusters: Afterlife


Ghostbusters: Afterlife calls a new generation in latest trailer

The latest trailer for Ghostbusters: Afterlife makes it clear that the newest entry to the franchise is all about a new generation. See it on November 11, 2021.
Tags: News, Trends, Home Theater, Movie Trailers, Ghostbusters, Movies & TV, Ghostbusters: Afterlife


Ghostbusters: Afterlife trailer

Do you experience feelings of dread in your basement or attic? Set in the continuity of the first two movies, Ghostbusters: Afterlife promises a balance of new characters and old comforts, including appearances from the surviving stars of the 80s' classic. — Read the rest
Tags: Post, Video, Movies, News, B-side, Retro, Ghostbusters, Ghostalgia


New Ghostbuster: Afterlife Toys Include Figures, Ghost Traps, and More

With the release of a brand new trailer for Ghostbusters: Afterlife, it’s only fitting a wave of toys comes along with it. io9 is excited to debut three brand new Ghostbusters-themed items, ones that focus primarily on the new film but stay true to the original roots.Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Science, Films, Afterlife, Walmart, Hasbro, Trevor, Ghostbusters, Target, Ray, Peter, Egon, Popper, WINSTON, Cluedo, Slimer


Ghostbusters: Afterlife's Trailer Puts the Kids Front and Center

The first Ghostbusters came out almost 40 years ago, which is about how long it feels since word first came out about Ghostbusters: Afterlife. In reality, it’s only been about two and a half years since Jason Reitman, son of original director Ivan Reitman, revealed was returning to the world of Slimer, proton packs,…Read more...
Tags: Science, Films, Bill Murray, Kim, Jason Reitman, Sigourney Weaver, Ghostbusters, Phoebe, Dan Aykroyd, Paul Rudd, Spengler, Ernie Hudson, Carrie Coon, Ivan Reitman, Ant Man, Slimer


The Best SDCC 2021 Exclusives (So Far): Star Wars, Avengers, Ghostbusters, and More

Another year, another San Diego Comic-Con spent sitting on your couch like Thor and Korg. But also like Thor and Korg, that couch experience can still be entertaining. Companies that would ordinarily be releasing exclusive merchandise in San Diego, California during the in-person event are doing so anyway—except now…Read more...
Tags: Science, Films, Tupac, San Diego, Thor, Ghostbusters, Godzilla, Biggie, Boba Fett, Catwoman, Kaiju, Korg, San Diego California, Hallmark Cards, Tim McDonald, Michelle Pfeiffer


Ghostbusters: Afterlife: Release Date, Trailer, and More

(Welcome to …And More, our no-frills, zero B.S. guide to when and where you can watch upcoming movies and shows, and everything else you could possibly stand to know.) Since Ghostbusters: Answer the Call didn’t kick off a whole new franchise as Sony Pictures hoped, the studio is digging back into the original Ghostbusters franchise with a new sequel that picks up roughly 30 years after the events of Ghostbusters II. This time, director Ivan Reitman is handing the reins off to his son, filmmaker...
Tags: Comedy, Movies, New York City, Sci-fi, Sequels, Sony, Movie Trailers, Sony Pictures, Jason-Reitman, Ghostbusters, Phoebe, Harold-Ramis, Callie, Rick Moranis, Carrie Coon, Ivan Reitman


The Morning Watch: Meet the ‘Ghostbusters’ Terror Dog Puppet, Tom Hiddleston’s Career Breakdown & More

(The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fan-made productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.) In this edition, get up close with one of the original stop-motion Terror Dog puppets from Ghostbusters in 1984. Plus, listen as The Avengers, Thor, and Loki star Tom Hiddleston takes a look back at various roles from his...
Tags: Chef, Movies, Disney, Thor, Ghostbusters, Vanity Fair, Adam Savage, Tom Hiddleston, The Night Manager, Loki, Wolfgang Puck, Ratatouille, Nicholas Nickleby, Video Of The Day, The-Avengers, The Morning Watch


Cool Stuff: ‘Ghostbusters’, ‘Star Wars’ and ‘Star Trek’ Hallmark Ornaments Will Be Comic-Con Exclusives

Hallmark won’t be bringing a booth to any in-person conventions this year. But when the home version of Comic-Con International in San Diego and New York Comic-Con come around later this year, they’ll be offering limited quantities of a few exclusive ornaments that fans of Star Wars, Star Trek, and Ghostbusters will want to get their hands on. There’s also another exclusive collectible that might be of interest to Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse fans. PopMinded by Hallmark will be releasing...
Tags: New York, Movies, Sci-fi, Sequels, San Diego, Ghostbusters, Super Mario, Collectibles, Video Game, Cool Stuff, Hallmark, Comic Con International, Star Wars Star Trek, Star-Wars, Comic Book/Superhero, RTV


Watch Dan Aykroyd and Bill Murray meet Johnny Carson to promote 'Ghostbusters'

Despite years of huge successes on film and TV, Dan Aykroyd and Bill Murray did not meet Johnny Carson until the 1984 press tour for Ghostbusters. The clip starts with Aykroyd doing a delightfully odd show-and-tell about paranormal research that sucks all the air out of the room, then Murray comes out halfway through and tries to save the segment to Carson's great relief. — Read the rest
Tags: Post, News, Tonight Show, Bill Murray, Ghostbusters, Murray, Carson, Dan Aykroyd, Johnny Carson, Aykroyd


Wow, Marvel Got Owen Wilson an Action Figure Already

Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's regular round up of the latest toy news. This week, Super7 turns its eyes to SilverHawks for its latest Ultimates line, Red XIII joins the Final Fantasy VII Remake figure line, and Hasbro slimes the Ghostbusters real good. Check it out!Read more...
Tags: Toys, Science, Disney, Remake, Hasbro, Ghostbusters, Owen Wilson, Marvel Studios, Action Figure, Action Figures, Transformers, Joe, Marvel Legends, Bumblebee, Optimus Prime, Fictional Characters


Cool Stuff: Hasbro Unleashes ‘Ghostbusters: Afterlife’ Mini-Pufts and Glowing Slimed ‘Ghostbusters’ Figures

Ghostbusters Day happened earlier this week, and for the most part, it came and went without much excitement. For some reason, the Ghostbusters: Afterlife featurette that recently debuted arrived the day after the annual celebration, and fans hoping for a new trailer were extremely disappointed. Thankfully, we have some new Ghostbusters action figures that were revealed to hold us over for now. Ghostbusters Mini-Pufts Action Figures Hasbro announced the forthcoming arrival of a batch of Mi...
Tags: Toys, Comedy, Movies, Sci-fi, Sequels, Sony, Hasbro, Ghostbusters, Collectibles, Cool Stuff, WINSTON, Ernie Hudson, Hasbro Pulse, Winston Zeddemore, Ghostbusters: Afterlife, Ghostbusters Mini Pufts Action Figures Hasbro


Making Ghostbusters: Afterlife Was a Family Affair

It’s always disconcerting trying to accomplish something with someone looking over your shoulder while you do it. It’s even more awkward when it’s a parent, especially if you’re trying to do something that they’re old hands at. So pity poor Jason Reitman, who had to make the entirety of Ghostbusters: Afterlife with…Read more...
Tags: Science, Films, Oscar, Jason Reitman, Ghostbusters, Reitman, Ivan Reitman, Slimer, Ghost Corps, Creative Works, English Language Films, Entertainment Culture


Ghostbusters: Afterlife Featurette Spotlights Ivan and Jason Reitman

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Sony Pictures has released a brand new featurette for their long-awaited horror-comedy sequel Ghostbusters: Afterlife, which is currently set to be released on November 11, 2021. The video features Jason and Ivan Reitman as they talked about the passing of the Proton Pack from one generation to the next. The father and son duo also reminisce about their time on the first two Ghostbusters films as well as what it’s like for Jason Reitman to direct Ghostbusters: Afterlife whil...
Tags: Video, Comedy, Movies, Horror, Netflix, Sony, Manhattan, Streaming, Trevor, Sony Pictures, Oklahoma, Jason Reitman, Ghostbusters, Jason, Ivan, Phoebe


‘Ghostbusters: Afterlife’ Behind-the-Scenes Video Passes the Proton Pack to a New Generation

Yesterday was Ghostbusters Day, and we were all expecting some hot Ghostbuster content to go along with that since Ghostbusters: Afterlife is headed to theaters this year. But, oddly enough, there really wasn’t much to talk about. Even odder still is the fact that today, not yesterday, we’ve got a brand new behind-the-scenes video about Ghostbusters: Afterlife. This would’ve been perfect for Ghostbusters Day, Sony Pictures! Just putting that out there! In any case, the featurette isn’t so much ...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Sequels, Sony, Jason-Reitman, Ghostbusters, Video Clips, Paul Rudd, Reitman, Ivan Reitman, Behind the Scenes Footage, Annie Potts, Ghostbusters: Afterlife, Carrie Coon Finn Wolfhard Mckenna Grace


‘Ghostbusters: Afterlife’ Celebrates “Ghostbusters Day” With New Character Reveals and One Spooky (Probably Haunted) Farmhouse

The Ghostbusters franchise creates phantoms that come with more fun than fear, its charm embedded within quirky characters, zany ghosts, and plenty of comical one-liners. The original film was directed by Ivan Reitman and released nearly 40 years ago, but like ghosts, this series keeps coming back. Continuing to keep ghosts (and ghostbusters) in the family, director Jason Reitman is following in his own father’s footsteps with the newest film in the franchise, Ghostbusters: Afterlife. And since...
Tags: Comedy, Movies, Horror, New York City, Sequels, Sony, Trevor, Jason Reitman, Ghostbusters, Dana, Phoebe, IGN, Reitman, Carrie Coon, Ivan Reitman, ECTO


Ghostbusters: Not a Child’s Toy

Ghostbusters has been in my life for as long as I can remember. No, really. Some of my earliest childhood memories involve watching the flick with my dad (and missing 75 percent of the jokes), strapping on a backpack and teaming up with friends to take down spooks, specters and ghosts on the school playground, sitting with my nose pressed to the TV eagerly awaiting the next episode of The Real Ghostbusters, perhaps the greatest animated series of the 1980s, singing along to that awesome Ray Par...
Tags: Feature, Comedy, Movies, Ebay, New York City, Tim Burton, Bill Murray, Batman, Jason Reitman, Sigourney Weaver, Ghostbusters, Indiana Jones, Joe, 1980s, Proton, Jeff


DC's League of Superpets Film Reveals Cast of Many Good Boys and Girls

DC’s just dropped a surprise first look at Krypto’s appearance in League of Superpets, its new animated movie starring Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson as Superman’s beloved canine pal. But that’s not the only news: Krypto’s bringing some big stars with him to round out the team of, well, super pets.Read more...
Tags: Science, Films, Superman, The Rock, Bruce Wayne, Dc, Kevin Hart, Johnson, Ghostbusters, Natasha Lyonne, Vanessa Bayer, Keanu Reeves, John Krasinski, Dwayne, Diego Luna, John Wick