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Harold Ramis

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  • 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...
  • Reel Critics: 'November' the same old month

    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...
  • Bill Murray Reveals the Secret to His Success on Bill Murray Day

    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...
  • 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...
  • Video: Inside the new iO Theater

    Video: Inside the new iO Theater
    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"...
  • 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,”...
  • Harold Ramis dies at 69; writer, director of successful film comedies

    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...
  • Harold Ramis dies: Five of his most memorable comedy movies

    Harold Ramis dies: Five of his most memorable comedy movies
    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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Harold Ramis, Chicago actor, writer and director, dead at 69

    Harold Ramis, Chicago actor, writer and director, dead at 69
    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...