Meet the Man Who Designed Ghostbusters' Most Iconic Props in Two Weeks

If you're spending millions of dollars to make a movie, it seems like it would only make sense to make sure everything is ready for day one of filming, right?. Apparently Hollywood doesn't work that way, because as the designer of Ecto-1 from Ghostbusters reveals in this fun interview, they only started building the… » 9/19/14 12:50pm 9/19/14 12:50pm

Using Light Painting Effects To Recreate the Ghostbusters Proton Streams

When you find yourself in times of trouble, always remember: Don't cross the streams. Egon's ghostbusting words of wisdom still hold true today. Joey Shanks at PBS Digital Studios knows that. But he's risked total protonic reversal to show us how to recreate the glowing effects of everyone's favorite Slimer-busting… » 9/09/14 8:40pm 9/09/14 8:40pm

How NYC Would Respond to an Actual Stay Puft Marshmallow Man Attack

It's been 30 years since the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man first squished through Manhattan. With Ghostbusters returning to theaters tomorrow for an anniversary run, we thought it appropriate to consider a very serious question: How would New York City actually fight an evil god in the form of a marshmallow man?… » 8/28/14 1:00pm 8/28/14 1:00pm

Was 1984 The Best Year Ever For Summer Movies?

Have you noticed that a lot of really awesome things are celebrating their 30th anniversaries this year? The Macintosh computer, Tetris, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles? 1984 was also a really good year for movies, but I'll go farther than that: This particular week in 1984 was probably the best week ever to see a movie… » 6/25/14 8:00pm 6/25/14 8:00pm

What It's Like to Watch Ghostbusters for the First Time

When Harold Ramis passed yesterday, we—like most of you—shared our favorite memories and moments from his works, our own way of memorializing a great man we'd never met. It didn't take long to uncover the fact that while Groundhog Day is one of my favorite movies, I had a shameful secret. I've never seen Ghostbusters.… » 2/25/14 1:00pm 2/25/14 1:00pm

Why Ghostbusters Is Such An Awesome Architectural Film

The sad news that actor, screenwriter, and director Harold Ramis passed away earlier today has unsurprisingly resulted in a wave of cinematic nostalgia, with #ghostbusters trending globally on Twitter and seemingly everyone, at least in this office, talking about films such as Groundhog Day, Caddyshack, and National… » 2/24/14 6:20pm 2/24/14 6:20pm

Hands-On: the official Lego Ghostbusters is awesome and spot on

A few weeks ago Lego officially revealed that the next fan-designed Cuusoo set to go into production would be Brent Waller's incredibly-detailed Ghostbusters set. And while the brickmasters at Lego made a few tweaks to Waller's design, the results are still definitely worth adding to any Lego collection. » 2/16/14 9:26pm 2/16/14 9:26pm

Lego Ghostbusters is now official!

Attenshun, Lego and Bill Murray fans all over the world! Start saving because the Keymaster has finally met the Gatekeeper and Gozer the Gozerian has materialized at Lego's headquarters in Billund, Denmark: The 30th Anniversary Ghostbuster set—designed by Lego fan Brent Waller— is going to be an official Lego product. » 1/30/14 12:36pm 1/30/14 12:36pm

Who You Gonna Call? The Littlest Ghostbuster and His Adorable Ecto-1

Do you recognize Cooper? Probably not, because he's a year older than the last time you saw him driving a tiny time-traveling DeLorean and wearing an adorable Marty McFly costume. This year, however, Cooper's hitting the trick-or-treating circuit in a wonderful Ghostbusters getup complete with his trusty push car… » 10/28/13 4:40pm 10/28/13 4:40pm

Lego Must Make These 80s TV Show Cars ASAP

I'm eagerly awaiting for Lego to release the official Back to the Future sets—note to Billund: you should make the RC model too—but I want more. I want all my childhood remade using Danish bricks (never mind that most of my childhood was actually made of Lego bricks). I really want all the sets above to be official:… » 6/04/13 3:09pm 6/04/13 3:09pm