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Harold Ramis

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  • 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"...
  • Quiz: 'Caddyshack,' art-house Cinderella story

    Quiz: 'Caddyshack,' art-house Cinderella story
    In his tepid review of the 1980, filmed-in-South-Florida romp “Caddyshack,” Roger Ebert did not predict its enduring place as a pop-culture touchstone worthy of discussion after two Wednesday screenings closing the Art Cinema at the Crest...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • ‘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 […]...
  • '12 Years a Slave' wins Best Picture Oscar

    '12 Years a Slave' wins Best Picture Oscar
    “Gravity” won the most awards, “12 Years a Slave” won the biggest award, and host Ellen DeGeneres crashed Twitter. Despite working with material that wasn't particularly sharp, DeGeneres proved that a dry delivery can go a long...
  • At Oscar after-parties, stars old and new mingle

    At Oscar after-parties, stars old and new mingle
    WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. — If you’re curious about the big difference between Oscar night’s two main after-parties, the Governors Ball and the Vanity Fair party, consider this: The buzzy happening at the Governors Ball, the academy&...
  • Oscars: Show-and-tell behind the show

    Oscars: Show-and-tell behind the show
    HOLLYWOOD — There’s the show, and there’s the show behind the show, and which involves more work or offers more entertainment is debatable. For instance, Jared Leto’s backstage session after winning the best supporting actor...
  • Harold Ramis: 7 life lessons from a comic genius

    Harold Ramis: 7 life lessons from a comic genius
    The news that Harold Ramis died Monday at the age of 69 sent many of us scrambling for our web browsers, briefly keeping sadness at bay by remembering a filmmaker, writer and actor who made us laugh -- and then laugh again and again. What we found was...