Topic: Ghostbusters

An Ode To Bill Murray, By A Young Person Who Loves Him

An Ode To Bill Murray, By A Young Person Who Loves Him

I’ve loved Bill Murray for most of my life. It’s not like this is a secret, but what with the mixed reviews his new film Hyde Park On Hudson has been getting, I figure we might all need a little reminder as to why Bill Murray is totally unfuckwithable. I haven’t seen the movie myself, but if it’s bad, there’s no way that that’s Bill Murray’s fault. Because he is Bill Murray. More »

Infographic: The Movies Set and/or Shot in Manhattan

Infographic: The Movies Set and/or Shot in Manhattan

I spy, with my little eye, Meg Ryan faking an orgasm at Katz’s… Big presenting Carrie with her beloved shoe on the UES… The Green Goblin dangling Mary Jane over Roosevelt Island… The Fame kids dancing around Central Park… The Cloverfield monster terrorizing the Village… Buddy the Elf striking a pose near the Empire State Building… Audrey Hepburn peering into the Tiffany’s window… and so much more. (Click to expand.) More »

Snap This: A Timeline of Objects That Are Bigger on the Inside

Snap This: A Timeline of Objects That Are Bigger on the Inside

Thanks to BuzzFeed for highlighting Hello With Cheese‘s latest comic, which tracks the evolution of a certain kind of magical object seen in fantasy movies and TV shows: The bag, container, or transportation object that actually contains ten times the amount of space it should. Examples include the Pokeball, Doctor Who‘s TARDIS, and Mary Poppins’ carpetbag. (Not to worry, there’s at least one Harry Potter magical item on the list.) More »

Gallery: The Best Movie Merchandise From Our Childhood

Gallery: The Best Movie Merchandise From Our Childhood

In Mel BrooksSpaceballs, there’s a scene when Lone Star finally comes across Yogurt (the yoda parody played by Brooks himself) and asks him what the power of the universe is. “Merchandising!” Yogurt replies, and proceeds to show him all the toys and apparel that Spaceballs will be able to sell to children after the movie.

It’s a pretty meta-moment in typical Brooks’ style, but one that spoke to me even as a kid. Because obviously, I wanted every crappy piece of plastic that was stamped with the logo of my favorite films, TV shows, and Sega games.

But they weren’t all terrible. Here were some legitimately awesome movie and TV merchandise that I wish my parents’ had bought for me. More »