Rip Hostess: Our Favorite Twinkie Moments In Film

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Twinkies: The delicious, cream-filled, golden cake snack that could survive a nuclear holocaust (but not), apparently can't survive a massive bakery strike. Hostess announced today that it will go bankrupt and shut its doors, taking about a year to wind down.

While this news is devastating to snack lovers everywhere (and means a loss of thousands of jobs at Hostess bakeries across the country), Twinkies hold an important place in film lovers' hearts. It's even a case of life imitating art: Soon, we'll all be like Tallahassee in "Zombieland," just looking for Twinkies in a Twinkie-less world.

Below, enjoy our film clip eulogy to our favorite indestructible snack.

'Ghostbusters' (1984)

"Let's say this Twinkie represents the normal amount of psychokinetic energy in the New York City area." Yes, let's. From now on, let's all give "Ghostbusters" (and snack cakes) its due and measure our lives in terms of Twinkies.

'Die Hard' (1988)

"What's in these things,
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