Posted October 29, 2015 at 5:14 am
It’s been just about a year since we caught wind of something strange in the neighborhood … in building block form. Riding high on the coattails of the upcoming 30th anniversary of Ivan Reitman‘s cinematic cult classic Ghostbusters, Lego embarked on one of its crowdsourcing efforts, and landed on Brent Waller’s design of the Ecto-1 as its next project. And they didn’t […]
Posted September 21, 2015 at 5:12 am
After all the hoopla and backlash about filming the all female Ghostbusters sequel (nay, reboot) in Boston, production was centered back in the Gotham the last week. A homecoming of sorts. We caught the crew shooting scenes on Henry Street yesterday, operating under the misleading guise of “Flapjack.” We happened upon one set outside the Episcopal Church […]
Posted January 31, 2014 at 6:05 am
Nerd alert: everyone’s favorite plastic building block is issuing a Ghostbusters set, and just in time for the film’s 30th anniversary. Designer Brent Waller, environmental artist by day, with a passion for awesome movies of the ’80s and legos, came up with this brilliant combo. Lego has a clever crowdsourcing effort to come up with ideas […]
Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:16 am
Welcome back to another installment of Chalkboard Wisdom, in which we periodically highlight some of the notable sandwich board messages around the Lower East Side.
Posted October 18, 2010 at 2:16 pm
Bill Murray decided to don the proton pack one more time during Spike’s 2010 Scream awards, reprising albeit briefly, his role as Peter Venkman. The award show actually airs tomorrow night at 9 pm.