With the release of Ghosbusters: Afterlife, interest in the supernatural comedy franchise is reignited brighter than a particle accelerator. Therefore it felt like the obvious move to have this week’s Create-A-Caption be inspired by the original 1984 Ghostbusters film. We’ve…Read more →
What’s Your Favorite Ivan Reitman Film?
Another sad passing to report. Ivan Reitman has died at the age of 75 of as-yet undisclosed causes. The director of Meatballs, Stripes, Ghostbusters, Twins, and Ghostbusters II (among others) was also an accomplished producer who worked on films ranging…Read more →
“Ghostbusters: Afterlife” Director Jason Reitman Guests on “The Movies That Made Me”
The biggest movie in the world right now is Ghostbusters: Afterlife, co-writer and director Jason Reitman‘s long-gestating sequel (and quasi-reboot) to Ghostbusters. Although he’s previously made a name for himself with his films Juno and Young Adult, this is a…Read more →
Poll: What’s Your Favorite Rick Moranis Character?
For this week’s poll, we wanted to focus on one of the best-loved character actors ever (and really, a global treasure) Rick Moranis. First rising to fame through his role on SCTV, Moranis went on to become a familiar presence…Read more →
Who Ya Gonna Call?: “Ghostbusters” and “Ghostbusters II”
In 1984 Hollywood needed a new blockbuster to fill the void left by the ending of the Star Wars trilogy from the previous summer. Hollywood has never suffered for a lack of mega-hits, at least not since the mid-70’s. Give…Read more →
Create-A-Caption: Ghostbusters II
Our Create-A-Caption celebration of the Summer of ’89 continues with this week’s offering based on the underrated sequel Ghostbusters II. The film followed the paranormal investigators played by Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Ernie Hudson, and Harold Ramis as they battled…Read more →
Which Film from the Summer of 1989 Is Your Favorite?
For the past couple of weeks, MovieFanFare has been celebrating the 30th anniversary of the summer movies of 1989. This was a film season that gave us contemporary classics like Do the Right Thing, Batman, Dead Poets Society, Lethal Weapon…Read more →
Open Thread: Share Your Thoughts on Celebrity Autographs Here
Like most of you out there, I am a collector. I often joke that I am one flat cat away from being on a Hoarders episode, but I love my stuff. DVDs/Blu-rays, CDs, books, action figures, collectibles, you name it,…Read more →
Listen to the Sounds of Horror with These Spooky LPs
For this week’s Sunday Funday post we wanted to take a break from the sort of collectibles we usually focus on in this spot and instead take a look at spooky LPs. In case you haven’t noticed, vinyl is back…Read more →
How Many Of These Recent Releases Have You Seen?
Life is nothing if not busy. The rat race has been running for centuries and it shows no sign of slowing down anytime soon. So while you balance your work, family, and relationship responsibilities, we hope that you are finding…Read more →