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Sean Astin, who played Mikey Walsh in the iconic movie, "The Goonies," posted his audition for the film — a little more than eight minutes of footage — on his Facebook page, fb.me/SeanAstinPublic, as a little fun diversion from the coronavirus pandemic.

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"'The Goonies' Re-enactment Drama Nabs Fox Pilot Pickup," a recent Hollywood Reporter headline says (bit.ly/goonpilot). "Fox has handed out a pilot order to an untitled drama about a substitut…

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According to a recent story online by D.J. Rivera at WeGotThisCovered.com (bit.ly/GoonRedo), there will indeed be a new Goonies movie … just not the one you're hoping for.

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In case you somehow weren't aware of it, this year is the 35th anniversary of the iconic movie "The Goonies." Perhaps to commemorate this momentous event, Usaopoly (The Op), a tabletop games p…

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The Columbia River Maritime Museum's Miniboat Program (fb.me/CRMMminiboats or crmm.org), designed by Nate Sandel, the museum's education director, is back.

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Every movie has some mistakes, of course, but what about the much-beloved filmed-in-Astoria iconic flick, "The Goonies"? Aficionados of the movie may want to take a seat and keep the smelling …

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In the wake of "The Goonies" cast members appearing recently at various comic-cons, the speculation arose once again about the possibility of a sequel to the iconic film.

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And the Goonies 2 bandwagon rolls on: Lawrence Yee, editor-in-chief of Fandom, recently interviewed Sean Astin, who played Mikey Walsh in “The Goonies” (tinyurl.com/G2again). “It will definite…

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Feeling a little let down because Goonies Week is over? The Ear has just the ticket for you to keep you occupied for a while: “Goonies, The Trivia Questions & Answers” (tinyurl.com/GoonTes…

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Since Goonie Days runs through Sunday, some Goonie trivia is in order, and a visit to a website devoted to the partially found/deleted scenes from the beloved 1985 movie — which can be found a…

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Fun rerun from 2013 in honor of Goonie Days, June 7-10: The Ear came across a Goonies trivia tidbit the other day on the Ain’t It Cool News website, featuring two still shots of two gorillas t…

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Gregory Wakeman at Metro.us recently interviewed Chris Columbus, who wrote the screenplay for the 1985 classic, “The Goonies.” (tinyurl.com/goon2again). “Do you have an update on ‘Goonies 2’?”…

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“My book, ‘Three Weeks With The Goonies,’ has just received its first foreign language translation by frame/page in South Korea,” Astoria writer/director Mick Alderman posted on his Facebook p…

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Here’s a Christmas present for fans of “The Goonies,” red bow and all: The film is among the 25 selected in 2017 to be listed in the National Film Registry of the Library of Congress. Which is…

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A few weeks ago there was mention in this column about the Prop Store in London auctioning off “Data’s Stunt Trench Coat,” which Ke Huy Quan wore in the movie “The Goonies” with a starting bid…

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To the delight of “The Goonies” fans everywhere, on Sept. 10 Corey Feldman posted a selfie of a reunion with Goonies co-stars (Jonathan) Ke Huy Quan and Sean Astin on Facebook, Instagram (@cdo…

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And the Goonies 2 speculation grinds on. For one thing, if nothing is happening (as so many are claiming), then why is there a “The Goonies 2” Internet Movie Data Base (IMDB) listing for it (h…

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Fred China, aka the French Goonie, has just released a 2015 interview he filmed with Astorian Paul Gillum — who was the liaison for the city of Astoria during the filming of “The Goonies” — on…

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If you need some immediate Goonies nostalgia, check out this 2015 article from Willamette Week, “Okay! I’ll talk!” with local people reminiscing about their experiences when the movie was film…

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OK, die hard Goonie fans, this one’s for you: Corey Feldman (“Mouth” in the movie) is performing at Dante’s in Portland at 7 p.m. Sunday, June 18, with his all-girl band, The Angels, as part o…

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OK, Goonie/Lego fans, you don’t have to wait much longer. Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment has finally revealed that the long-awaited new, and highly collectible Goonie expansion packs f…

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Just for Halloween, Mashable’s Trailer Mix feature, which spoofs famous movie trailers, has included “The Goonies,” proclaiming their version of the trailer for the 1985 movie “recut as a thri…

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Sean Astin is at it again, answering questions about a “Goonies” sequel at Nickel City Con, a comic convention in Buffalo, New York, that took place last weekend. He is pictured, in a photo fr…

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Corey Feldman has weighed in on will-there-won’t-there be a Goonies 2 in an interview with Movieweb.com (http://tinyurl.com/nogoonie), and has come up with a pretty good reason why it probably…

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Here we go again … more rumblings about a sequel to “The Goonies.” This time the quote comes from “Mikey” himself, Sean Astin at the Phoenix ComiCon earlier in June, according to Uproxx.com (h…

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For the Goonies fan who thinks they have everything, the Ear has found something new, quite different and best of all, free: An online Goonie Advent calendar, courtesy of “Mark Goonies” postin…

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The Ear recently came across a website called “Movie Mistakes.” Every movie has some bloopers, of course, but what about the much-beloved film, “The Goonies”? Aficionados of the movie may want…

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Recently Yahoo Movies interviewed Corey Feldman, who played Mouth in “The Goonies,” and he mentioned the long-awaited Goonies 2 movie (http://tinyurl.com/corfeld). His photo, shown, is courtes…

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OK, yet another tidbit on the fate of a Goonies 2 — a comment that Sean Astin (pictured) made in a Sept. 22 interview with Tulsa World, calling the sequel a “100 percent mortal lock,” caused q…

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Richard Donner, director of “The Goonies,” strikes again. Last year he caused quite a stir by saying a sequel was likely to happen (it hasn’t). Recently he spoke up again, this time to say the…

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It wasn’t surprising that it made the local news when a beleaguered Sandi Preston, owner of the fan mecca, the Goonies house, threw in the towel after claiming that over a thousand visitors a …

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Once again, talk of a Goonies sequel is being bandied about because of an interview with original “The Goonies” screenplay writer, Chris Columbus, for HuffPost Live on Monday (http://tinyurl.c…

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“With this being the 30th anniversary of ‘The Goonies,’ my friend, Dan Martland and I traveled to Astoria, Oregon, to visit the filming locations used in the town — just for fun,” Nick Dixon, …

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Bad news for Goonies fans: Actress Mary Ellen Trainor, who played Mikey’s mom, Mrs. Walsh, died at home in Montecito, Calif., at the age of 62, on May 20, but the news was just recently announ…

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“While they were filming (‘The Goonies’) here, Jim (pictured) and Tim Gannaway, the twin goldsmiths at GB Jewelers in Warrenton, wanted to show their appreciation to the cast,” Carla Shearn wr…

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Fifteen-year-old Poh the dog’s veterinarian delivered the bad news that the beloved canine didn’t have long to live, so Poh’s owner, New Yorker Thomas Neil Rodriguez, decided to take his fianc…

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Randell Widner, the Sloth stuntman on the movie “The Goonies” is one of the special guests at the Goonies 30th anniversary celebration this weekend. In April, Fred China, aka the French Goonie…

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Astoria has yet another claim to fame, this time in a CNN travel section article, “America’s best old-school bowling alleys,” which extols the glories of Lower Columbia Bowl, 826 Marine Drive …

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In the opening scene of “The Goonies,” the sinister Fratellis flee from the county jail — now the Oregon Film Museum — and the crime family takes police on a high-speed chase through Astoria. …

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Volunteers are needed for the Goonies 30th celebration Thursday through Sunday to assist in a number of roles ranging from tour guides, treasure hunt location hosts, crowd monitors, ticketing,…

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GEARHART — McMenamins’ Sand Trap Pub in Gearhart is marking the 30th anniversary of “The Goonies” with special treats and showings of the Astoria-based movie.

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