I was pleased to really enjoy Ryan Murphy’s Ratched on Netflix, with its cast of misfit characters, satisfying gore and engaging narrative. Sharon Stone was a particular delight. I loved her styling in the series. It was difficult not to think about season 2 of American Horror Story because the settings were so similar and Sarah Paulson’s character was a variation of the same theme, but it did not take away from the show’s appeal or success. I’m looking forward to another season!
I particularly love this Halloween décor craft because it is so simple to get the supplies: figurines from the dollar store or thrift store, black spray paint and red acrylic paint. The effect is great! See the step-by-step instructions at Sadie Seasongoods: Halloween Figurines for Scary Halloween Decorations.
As a kid, I always loved the look of the Halloween trick-or-treat buckets you could get at McDonald’s, but I was disappointed in their small size. It was probably less than a quarter of what I could get into an empty pillow case. What was the point? lol
In the middle of the film’s initial release, to keep interest going, Ivan Reitman ran a trailer that was basically the commercial the Ghostbusters used in the movie, but the 555 number was replaced with a 1-800 number, allowing people to actually call in. Callers got a recorded message of Bill Murray and Dan Aykroyd saying something to the effect of “Hi. We’re out catching ghosts right now.” They got 1,000 calls per hour, 24 hours a day, for six weeks.
Read more behind-the-scenes facts at IMDb: Ghostbusters (1984) Trivia.
I really like the cover art of these Robert Bloch titles.