| Jul 11, 2014
| 10:30 AM
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...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 7:43 PM
Roger Donaldson's credentials for directing spy thrillers goes back to "No Way Out" in 1987. "The Recruit" and "The Bank Job" are among his other fast-paced action films. In "The November Man," his professional skills add the tension necessary to...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Instead of a crown, Bill Murray wore a hunting cap, but the actor and comedian received a royal welcome at a question and answer session Friday as part of the Toronto Film Festival's "Bill Murray Day" celebration.
Fans flocked into the TIFF Bell...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 5:00 AM
"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...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 6:51 AM
Improv hub iO Theater recently moved into new digs in a freshly renovated building in Lincoln Park's Clybourn Corridor.
A celebrity-filled grand opening is slated for this weekend (Aug. 29 & 30) featuring performances from alumni including: "30 Rock"...
| 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,”...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 7:32 PM
When Faber College was about to expel the misfit Deltas of "Animal House," the rambunctious character Bluto Blutarski rallied them, but it was writer Harold Ramis who provided Bluto's stirring words:
"What? Over? Did you say over? Nothing is over...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 11:41 AM
Whether in front of the camera, in the director's chair or on the page, the late comedy actor, director and writer Harold Ramis could be counted on to deliver antic humor under-girded by surprising intelligence. Following are five films exemplifying...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 8:00 PM
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The Sixties The assassination of President...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 4:32 PM
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.
| Feb 24, 2014
| 8:35 PM
Harold Ramis not only may be the most successful comedy writer-director that Chicago has produced, but some wouldn't even confine that statement to Chicago.
“Harold was clearly the most successful comedy writer-director of all time,” said...