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  • Film Review: These 'Neighbors' are not praiseworthy

    Film Review: These 'Neighbors' are not praiseworthy
    It would be easy to confuse Nicholas Stoller's new "Neighbors" with the 1981 John G. Avildsen adaptation of Thomas Berger's novel of the same name. Both are versions of the classic "neighbor from hell" concept. Both have connections to the dominant film...
  • Drew Barrymore has a 2nd baby girl

    Drew Barrymore has a 2nd baby girl
    Drew Barrymore has welcomed a second baby girl, but judging from the newborn's name, we're wondering if she really wanted a boy... The "Blended" star and husband Will Kopelman welcomed Frankie Barrymore Kopelman on Tuesday, her rep confirmed to People....
  • Drew Barrymore has a 2nd baby girl, bends baby-naming guidelines

    Drew Barrymore has welcomed a second baby girl, but judging from the newborn's name, we're wondering if she really wanted a boy... The "Blended" star and husband Will Kopelman welcomed Frankie Barrymore Kopelman on Tuesday, her rep confirmed to People....
  • Best Harold Ramis Films

     
    “Groundhog Day” is one of my favorite movies ever, and I’ve made no secret here of my love for “Animal House” and “Caddyshack.” Harold Ramis had a big role in all those, so I’m an admirer. But since I was......
  • Harold Ramis dies at 69; writer, director of successful film comedies

    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' film legacy

    Harold Ramis' film legacy
    As a writer and/or director (and sometime actor), Harold Ramis is responsible for some of the most popular, enduring comedy hits of the past four decades, including four movies that rank among the American Film Institute's "100 Years...100 Laughs" best-...
  • Alexis Wilkinson's path to Harvard Lampoon president's chair

    Alexis Wilkinson's path to Harvard Lampoon president's chair
    A few years ago in the New Yorker, Tina Fey, in an essay about her time as a writer on “Saturday Night Live,” broke down the show's writing staff into two fundamental groups: “Harvard Boys and Improv People.” The latter (which...
  • Free Money...Not!

    Free Money...Not!
    I like to try to explain in a cartoon what’s going on in the real world. It’s a technique I adopted from Mad magazine a hundred years ago based on its feature “What He Says/What He Means.” Interesting how the time I spent with...
  • For these Sports Illustrated cover girls, fame and fortune followed

    For these Sports Illustrated cover girls, fame and fortune followed
    For some models, a Sports Illustrated cover helps pave the path to enduring fame and fortune. Here's the rundown on seven success stories. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Swimsuit models: In the Feb. 9 Image section, an article about former Sports...
  • 'Ghostbusters' Star Harold Ramis Dies at 69

    Harold Ramis, the estimable comedy writer, director and actor whose resume includes "Groundhog Day," "Ghostbusters," "Animal House," "Caddyshack" and "National Lampoon's Vacation," died on Monday at age 69. The Chicago Tribune reports that the cause of...
  • Hollywood Reacts to Harold Ramis' Death

    Harold Ramis, possibly best known for starring in "Ghostbusters" and "Stripes" and directing/writing "Caddyshack" and "Groundhog Day," died Monday at 69. POLL: What's Your Favorite Harold Ramis Movie? Given his status as a trailblazer, it's no...
  • Kenneth Gagnon, movie set carpenter, 1934-2014

     Kenneth Gagnon, movie set carpenter, 1934-2014
    In a memorable scene from the 1989 comedy "Uncle Buck," John Candy makes pancakes for Macaulay Culkin's birthday that are so large he needs a snow shovel to flip them. Kenneth Gagnon, a master carpenter and veteran of Chicago movie sets, made the...