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When Gremlins and Candy Met – A History of Gremlins Confections from the 1950’s to Today!
Today I’ll be looking at the confectionery connections to Gremlins, both the 1984 Joe Dante-directed film classic as well as the Brown and Haley treat of the same name that preceded it – along with the time when the two … Continue reading
Celebrating the 30th Anniversary of E.T. The Extra Terrestrial – CollectingCandy-style!
I somehow missed that yesterday was the 30th Anniversary of the original release of E.T. The Extra Terrestrial – a classic film that contains a classic candy tie-in. That tie-in being Reese’s Pieces. A day late it might be, but … Continue reading
Beetlejuice! Beetlejuice! Zagnut!?
When the film Beetlejuice hit theaters in 1988 it was pretty amazing. It still stands as an extraordinary piece of film-making by visionary director Tim Burton. For me it was the first time I noticed Burton’s work, or a candy … Continue reading