The Goonies’ Teaser Trailer Was the Most Ambitious Crossover Event in History

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While everyone remembers The Goonies full, very ‘80s-appropriate trailer that introduces its characters and a significant chunk of its plot, there was also a very clever teaser trailer that, for a brief period of time, was shown in theaters during the months before the film’s release.

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The Films of Amblin Gets a Deservedly Beautiful and Nostalgic Art Show

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The Amblin projects of the ‘70s, ‘80s, and ‘90s are more than mere films. They’re our memories, our fears, our dreams. Jaws scared us from going into the water. The Goonies got us to jump on our bikes and go off on an adventure. E.T. helped us believe in aliens. And next week, two of the best poster artists in pop…

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The Original Men in Black Marked a Transition of the Hollywood Blockbuster

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When most of us think of the original Men in Black, it’s not that significant. It’s a blip on the blockbuster scale. A film that used Will Smith at his prime, had a hit pop song in its credits, and spawned a few sequels. Watching it now though—over 20 years since its 1997 release, on the eve of a franchise reboot—and…

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An Animated Gremlins Prequel Series Is Suddenly a Thing We Desperately Need

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We’ve been waiting for a third Gremlins movie for years, but it looks like the next best thing might be on the horizon: an animated series all about the lovable critters (lovable until you feed them after dark, get them wet, or expose them to bright light, that is…then all bets are off).

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https://io9.gizmodo.com/an-animated-gremlins-prequel-series-is-suddenly-a-thing-1832874125