| May 15, 2015
| 10:04 AM
Do you want to live in Bill Murray's house?
Well, he never actually lived in the house at 344 Fremont St. in northwest suburban Woodstock. But for some brief, shining cinematic moments that house was the Cherry Street Inn, and it is where Murray slept...
| Apr 3, 2015
| 8:01 AM
Originally published in the Chicago Tribune Feb. 12, 1993
The art of the movies is sometimes a matter of personal expression, sometimes a matter of matching the perfect vehicle to a particular star.
The latter is the case with "Groundhog Day," a...
| Apr 3, 2015
| 8:33 AM
It's going to be "Groundhog Day" on Broadway. It's going to be "Groundhog Day" on Broadway.
A musical version of the story about an arrogant weather forecaster forced to live the same day over and over is slated to arrive in 2017, thanks to four...
| Mar 9, 2015
| 4:50 PM
The "Ghostbusters" universe is making room for guys once again.
Sony Pictures has formed Ghostcorps, a new production company to develop movie and TV content and merchandise based on the supernatural comedy franchise, The Times has confirmed, and...
| Feb 18, 2015
| 5:02 PM
A funny new sitcom from Canada, the inauspiciously titled "Schitt's Creek," auspiciously reunites Eugene Levy and Catherine O'Hara, formerly cast mates on the Second City-sprung sketch comedy "SCTV" and in a host of Christopher Guest comedies —...
| Jan 27, 2015
| 2:08 PM
Director Paul Feig's "Ghostbusters" reboot has found its leading ladies. Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Leslie Jones and Kate McKinnon are in talks to star in the Sony comedy about a quartet of paranormal exterminators, The Times has confirmed.
| Dec 19, 2014
| 7:13 PM
Mr. Coffee inventor Edmund Abel
Writer Maya Angelou
Actress Lauren Bacall
Video game pioneer Ralph Baer
Economist Gary Becker
Actress and diplomat Shirley Temple Black
Editor Ben Bradlee
Comedian David Brenner
Former D.C. Mayor Marion Barry...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 12:05 PM
Want to own a piece of movie history? Now’s your chance.
The “Ghostbusters II” jumpsuit worn by legendary Chicago comedian Harold Ramis will be auctioned Dec. 16. Bidding starts at $20,000 for the off-white jumpsuit, which has Ramis&...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 2:25 PM
The long-awaited third movie in Sony's "Ghostbusters" franchise will update the paranormal exterminators with a cast of female characters, director Paul Feig announced Wednesday.
On Twitter, Feig wrote, "It's official. I'm making a new Ghostbusters &...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 5:00 AM
If you were looking for a director to take on a big-screen version of the much-loved 1972 children's book "Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day," Miguel Arteta would seem at first glance like, if not a terrible, horrible, no good,...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 8:15 AM
You’d expect a Harold Ramis memorial to be funny given that the guy basically invented modern American comedy in his work from Second City and “SCTV” in 1960s and ‘70s through “National Lampoon’s Animal House,”...