Lego Ghostbusters Key Events In Two Minutes


During Ghostbusters 30th anniversary LEGO fan and ghosthead Monsieur Caron (YouTube) made The Ghostbusters Lego Movie. (GBI Blog Post, August 18, 2014) Less than 2 years later Monsieur Caron has created a new Lego Ghostbusters fan film. This time with key events from Ghostbusters!

Monsieur Caron

Enjoy this recreation of the 1984 Ghostbuster movie all made in LEGO stop motion animation by MonsieurCaron. If the crossover between the LEGO bricks and the fan favorite ghost hunting foursome is playable in the LEGO Dimension game, it is only here that you can see the story resumed in only 2 minutes with real LEGO bricks.

Ce film en FRANÇAIS / This movie in FRENCH:…

You will see the famous Ecto-1 21108 come to life as it leave the Firehouse Headquarters 75827 made by The LEGO Group, but note that every scene in the brickfilm were created by MonsieurCaron using his collection of over 200 000 LEGO bricks and many official sets. It took exactly a month of construction, animation and post-production to make this project come to life. Visit monsieurcaron_brickfilm on Instagram to see all the behind the scene photos.



First Lego Ghostbusters Firehouse HQ Review


Sergio Herencias, a custom LEGO designer and a ghosthead who once had a successful LEGO Ideas project for a Ghostbusters Firehouse was given an upcoming LEGO Ghostbusters Firehouse HQ Set 75827. (Ecto-Containment Blog Post, November 11, 2015)

Sergio built LEGO’s official Ghostbusters HQ in front of our very eyes, (with a high speed workout) giving us an official first review. Continue reading

Lego Late Holiday 2014 Catalog Features Lego ECTO-1


When I bought my LEGO Ghostbusters ECTO-1 in June, it was from LEGO’s on-line shop. When I received my order (Rich Collectibles) it included a catalog. I didn’t have any newer catalogs as I haven’t bought any LEGO sets since. Continue reading

Rich Reviews: 30th Anniversary Lego Ghostbusters ECTO-1


Note: Originally appeared at my personal site, iRich.

Yesterday I started working on my 30th Anniversary Lego Ghostbusters set. I documented the build for iRichard Roy and my related Ghostbusters sites.

LEGO decided that ultimately to build 4 Ghostbusters, their proton packs, a trap, and of course their Ectomobile 508 pieces are needed. I don’t build Lego sets often, none that can be pricey, or complex. Building Lego Ecto was going to be a challenge. It’s Ghostbusters, it’s the 30th Anniversary, (my 6 year old self would have wanted to build this from Duplo) and the first and only official Ghostbusters Legos.

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30th Anniversary: Lego Ghostbusters ECTO-1


Note: Originally appeared at my personal site, iRich.

The idea and physical creation of Ghostbusters Legos is by no means new. Talented people with far more technical skill then I have been creating custom Ghostbusters toys for years. They’ve included Ghostbusters mini figures, equipment, ECTO-1s, Firehouses, (exterior and interior) Stay-Puft, and not for the faint of the heart, Gozer’s roof top temple or “55 Central Park West.”

I grew up during a different era, the ’80s. While it makes perfect sense to make Lego sets from a popular cartoon or movie franchise in this era, it would have been unheard of in 1984. Ghostbusterswasn’t made to be a children’s movie. For its humor about the supernatural and two years later a spin off cartoon, The Real Ghostbusters. Kids loved Ghostbusters. I was one of them. It would have ruled along with my Lego City sets if Danes had come out with fun The Real Ghostbusters Lego sets.

About thirty years later time, generations, the internet, pop culture, and nostalgia made GHOSTBUSTERS “a legitimate phenomenon.” Without Ghostbusters LEGO communities would still have thrived, including Lego Ideas. Formerly Lego Cuusoo.

Two separate custom Lego fans/builders and ghostheads had ideas to propose and create possible Ghostbusters Lego sets. If I remember, one wasn’t necessarily for the upcoming 30th Anniversary. The second one, from Brent Waller was. Eventually the projects merged to see if 10,000 LEGO and ghostheads would support and eventually buy a Lego ECTO-1 set with 4 Ghostbusters mini-figures.

Not only did (over) 10,000 people, including myself support official Ghostbusters Lego sets, the Lego Council (which should meet at LegoLand) approved the first official Ghostbusters Lego set, an ECTO-1. With Ghostbusters 30th Anniversary coming for June 2014, the timing couldn’t have been better.

It wasn’t originally clear that the collectible Lego set wasn’t going to be sold in non Lego stores. I pretty much assumed I’d order one from an on-line retailer at retail price, not “gouging the consumer prices” because its rare or hot from third party retailers and eBay sellers.

If they’re in stock, the physical Lego stores are carrying them. Globally they can be ordered from Lego’s web sites, Amazon, (which last I checked was sold out) in the US Target‘s web site, and Ghostbusters Fans shop. I would think at least for a time these will be sold in physical stores that sell Lego sets, such as Toys ‘R Us. That information hasn’t been confirmed.

The release date was June 1, 2014. Ghostheads were reporting they were in Lego stores sometime Saturday and were available (in high demand) from Lego’s on-line store. I would have preferred to have driven to a Lego store, it wasn’t really practical.

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