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Harold Ramis

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  • Ivan Reitman on how 'Ghostbusters' is still saving the world at 30

    Ivan Reitman on how 'Ghostbusters' is still saving the world at 30
    "Ghostbusters" director Ivan Reitman came up with the seminal tag line "Coming to Save the World This Summer" for the film's pre-release poster as a way of "focusing that this movie is perhaps larger than you expect." The quirky horror comedy starring...
  • 1991's 'A Rage in Harlem' and other films at the Black Harvest Film Fest

    1991's 'A Rage in Harlem' and other films at the Black Harvest Film Fest
    Hitting its 20th anniversary milestone this year, the Black Harvest Film Festival runs through the month of August at the Gene Siskel Film Center, spotlighting black cinema. The fest hasn't always been especially discerning about quality. I'm not sure...
  • 'Lord Thing,' 44-year-old doc may have lessons for today

    'Lord Thing,' 44-year-old doc may have lessons for today
    A rediscovered 44-year-old film about the genesis and transformation of one of Chicago's oldest street gangs is becoming a training tool for interventionists working with the city's street organizations today. The 1970 non-fiction film, "Lord Thing,"...
  • Del Close's lasting impact on iO, and the rest of us

    Del Close's lasting impact on iO, and the rest of us
    His shadow is a substantial thing, shading the increasingly active and ever-expanding Chicago comedy world in the same way that Louis Sullivan still influences young architects, Muddy Waters impacts bluesmen or Nelson Algren whispers to writers. Del...
  • WATCH: 'Ghostbusters' 30th Anniversary Trailer

    Sony has released its trailer for the 30th anniversary release of its blockbuster comedy "Ghostbusters." Starting with the vintage 1984 Columbia Pictures logo, the trailer begins by declaring "every few decades an event comes along of Biblical...
  • Bill Murray: Is he doing some of his best work off-screen?

    Bill Murray: Is he doing some of his best work off-screen?
    Ever since Bill Murray rebooted his career with "Rushmore" in 1998, delivering the canny mix of humor and melancholy that would become his trademark, he has built a reputation as one of Hollywood's most interesting and idiosyncratic leading men. In...
  • Thursday's TV Highlights: 'Undateable' on NBC

    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of June 1 - 7, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES Undateable Justin and Danny's (Brent Morin,...
  • 'Ghostbusters' getting theatrical re-release In honor of 30th anniversary

    'Ghostbusters' getting theatrical re-release In honor of 30th anniversary
    Sony Pictures will re-release Ivan Reitman's “Ghostbusters” over Labor Day weekend in honor of its 30th anniversary, the studio announced Thursday. Sony will also celebrate the milestone anniversary of the blockbuster franchise with a series...
  • ‘Ghostbusters’ to return to theaters in advance of Blu-Ray release

     
    Fire up your proton packs, “Ghostbusters” fans: The beloved 1984 comedy classic is set to hit theaters once more. To […]...
  • Thursday's TV Highlights: 'Giant' on TCM

    Thursday's TV Highlights: 'Giant' on TCM
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of June 8 - 12, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES The Sixties The assassination of President...
  • Harold Ramis honored at memorial service in Los Angeles

    Harold Ramis honored at memorial service in Los Angeles
    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,”...