Wheeljack’s Lab – Vintage Toy Blog

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The Top 10 Ghostbusters Toys Based on the 1984 Movie

The Ghostbusters is an action, comedy, fantasy, sci-fi, and supernatural movie that shook the 1980s like a storm. Ivan Reitman directed while Dan Aykroyd and Harold Ramis, who both also starred in the film, wrote the script. The Ghostbusters debuted on the 8th of June 1984. It centers on three very odd scientists (Peter Venkman, […]

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Retrospective on The Ghostbusters Film Franchise

Ghostbusters is a unique science fiction movie franchise that is also a comedy, horror, and action series. The combination of these several genres is one of the major uniqueness of the Ghostbusters. Despite the first two sequels coming out in the 80s, Ghostbusters strategically combines horror scenes with amusing actions. The film achieved huge commercial […]

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The Top Ten Dinosaurs from Jurassic Park

Jurassic Park is a unique science fiction movie franchise centered on dinosaurs, their confrontations with humans, and the quest to capture them for scientific inquiries. In Jurassic World, which was the fourth movie of the franchise, the dinosaurs took on both the protagonist and antagonist roles. With these roles, some dinosaurs became fans’ favorite for […]

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Retrospective on the Jurassic Park Franchise

Michael Crichton’s masterpiece novel titled Jurassic Park in 1990 garnered a lot of attention and competition among some leading directors of the movie industry. The novel triggered a bidding war between Joe Dante, Richard Donner, Tim Burton, and Steven Spielberg. However, Spielberg appeared as the director of the original movie in 1993. In creating a […]

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Retrospective on The Predator Franchise

The Predator franchise is one of the most popular movie series of all time. Each sequel portrays different violent clashes between humans and a race of extraterrestrial creatures. These creatures hunt humans for sport and keep their skulls as accolades. The predators also have an advantage of advanced technologies which their weapons make full use […]

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The 10 Most Influential Directors from the 1970s to the 1990s

Those colorful movies introduced from the 70s to the 90s with advances in technology and the redefined genres that stirred your interest in movies. At least, they had a touch of those three beautiful decades. It was almost impossible for any genre not to have tasted the touch of brilliance that characterized the movies of […]

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