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  • Bill Murray busts loose with ghosts

      Originally published in the Chicago Tribune June 8, 1984 "Ghostbusters" is the movie that confirms Bill Murray as one of our funniest comic actors. He's funny doing absolutely nothing in this overblown, special-effects-filled, $25 million comedy...
  • 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...
  • John Landis on Harold Ramis: He Was Very Angry Not to Be Cast in 'Animal House'

    Director John Landis first met writer-director-actor Harold Ramis in New York in the mid-1970s when he was tasked with overseeing a rewrite of what would become "Animal House." "Harold was an old-fashioned gag writer who could always come up with a joke,"...
  • Harold Ramis: How 'Groundhog Day' is like the Torah

    Harold Ramis: How 'Groundhog Day' is like the Torah
    Harold Ramis, who died Monday at age 69, was responsible for some of the most profound comedies to emerge in the 20th century. So profound that they might actually be like … the Torah? In this video from several years ago — you can watch it...
  • 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...
  • President Obama makes 'Caddyshack' joke in tribute to Harold Ramis

    President Obama makes 'Caddyshack' joke in tribute to Harold Ramis
    A day after Harold Ramis’ death, President Barack Obama not only paid tribute to the Chicago-native writer-director, but he ended with a “Caddyshack” reference. In a statement issued Tuesday morning, the president wrote: “...
  • Harold Ramis and living the 'yes, and' life

    Harold Ramis and living the 'yes, and' life
    Harold Ramis, the actor-writer-director who died last Monday, was greatly beloved. The extraordinarily voluminous outpouring of attention and affection—which extended all the way up to the "Caddyshack" fan who occupies the White House—was...
  • 'Grand Budapest Hotel's' Bill Murray, Saoirse Ronan Celebrate Wes Anderson's 'Best Work'

    "I think this is the best work you've ever done," Bill Murray told Wes Anderson just before Wednesday's North American premiere of helmer's eighth feature, "The Grand Budapest Hotel." Murray, who plays M. Ivan in pic, was on stage at Alice Tully Hall...
  • 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...
  • Remembering Harold Ramis: He always made me smile

    Remembering Harold Ramis: He always made me smile
    What I will remember most about Harold Ramis is his smile — always there in his work, ever playing across his face. Even when the writer/actor/director was trying to look serious, his eyes twinkled and a grin tugged at the corners of his mouth. As...
  • Oscars 2014: Stars and stand-ins mingle during rehearsals

    Oscars 2014: Stars and stand-ins mingle during rehearsals
    When Angelina Jolie arrived at Oscar rehearsals Thursday morning, she had some wisdom to share with a group of film students clustered backstage at the Dolby Theatre. The actress and director spoke to the students not of the demands of a Hollywood career,...
  • Bill Murray says Kristen Wiig's 'SNL' cast is the best since the original

     
    Bill Murray says in his Reddit AMA that the recently graduated "SNL" cast -- the Kristen Wiig era, essentially -- is the best one since he was there in the show's early days....