Tag: Ghostbusters

Ghost Busted II

Given all the little tricks bargain bin labels do when they try to convince people they are buying anything but cover songs, I have always been amazed none of them ever tried licensing something from Filmation for a Halloween compilation. That way they could promote not having a cover and having the original “theme from …

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Mr. Vampire: 30 Years of Fear

Mr. Vampire was released on November 7, 1985 and the world has never been the same. I had originally planned on reviewing the film in honor of its 30th anniversary, but scuttled my plans after discovering both the American DVD and VHS releases are grossly overpriced and it would be cruel of me to recommend …

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Follow up: Thoughts on Ghostbusters

In the latest episode of 6ftplus, I rambled a bit about the casting news of the 2016 Ghostbusters movie. Some additional notes: Yes, women have been Ghostbusters but they have been animated. I made note of this as a counterpoint to people who have lost their minds over the idea that somehow, being born without a …

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Who You Gonna Call?

So, it’s official? It's official. I'm making a new Ghostbusters & writing it with @katiedippold & yes, it will star hilarious women. That's who I'm gonna call. — Paul Feig (@paulfeig) October 8, 2014 After years of trying to get a Third Ghostbusters off the ground, with reports of Bill Murray returning a shredded script …

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Ghost Busted

Strange Jason once said there was a difference between doing a cover of a song and doing a version of a song. Although I used to think he was splitting hairs, I have since changed my mind. One musician doing their take on another’s song can both pay tribute to the original and create an …

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