I woke up this morning to find an e-mail in my inbox from, ahem… Ivo Shandor. Ol’ Shandor decided to let me know about a brand new documentary that’s apparently coming out this September entitled “Spook Central”. Here’s the press release/write up on the film:
Just wanted to let you know the international trailer for a 100%
Australian ‘Room 237′-style documentary about the most succesful horror
comedy ever made, ‘Ghostbusters,’ is now up on Vimeo.
In the 2 minute 15 second trailer, interviewees decode, interpret and
percieve meaning from the story, plot, character, cinematography and hidden
symbols in the 1984 Ivan Reitman film.
Why Australia? Well, the continent is home to the larges Ghostbusters
community (or ‘friends of Gozer’) in the Southern Hemishpere. True. Every
year, on the third reconciliation of the last of the McKetrick supplicants
(August 9), they gather to toast marshmallows, eat Twinkles (Twinkie
knock-offs) and smoke cigarettes. Many Shuvs and Zuuls know what it is to
be roasted in the depths of the Slor that day, I can tell you!
Anywho, for those of us who have been discursively talking Ghostbusters for
far too long, it’s something of a solace to find a forum filled with the