| 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,”...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 8:22 AM
It was, needless to say, not a great weekend for Melissa McCarthy. Her woman-on-the-run comedy “Tammy” took in just $21 million over the three-day weekend — a good chunk less than the prior three films in which she’s had key...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions is going for "The Bronze," acquiring the comedy starring Melissa Rauch ("The Big Bang Theory").
Stephanie Langhoff is producing and Jay and Mark Duplass are exec producing for Duplass Brothers Prods. Bryan Buckley...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 7:33 AM
Advance sale of carnival ride tickets
Tickets for the Ride All Night Mount Airy carnival tickets will be available in advance.
The carnival will be held July 21 through July 26. There are a limited number of advance sale Ride All-Night tickets will be...
| Jun 29, 2014
Carroll Arts Center is continuing its series of free family film screenings with a presentation of the film "Ghostbusters," directed by Ivan Reitman, Tuesday.
The comedy film follows Bill Murray, Dan Akyroyd and Harold Ramis as three men who go into...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 3:50 PM
Oh, "Tammy." Can I call you Tammy? I hate to break it to you, but the thrill is gone.
I'd like to say it's me, not you. But I really think it's you.
As the latest, loudest, R-rated, plus-size incarnation of Melissa McCarthy's comic psyche, you had...
| May 31, 2014
| 8:00 AM
In the phantasmagorial sci-fi epic "Edge of Tomorrow," Tom Cruise finds himself encased in an 85-pound metal exoskeleton bristling with futuristic weaponry and confronted with a singularly intractable situation: a kill-and-be-killed conflict that...
| May 15, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Is the world ready for a comedy about Kabul? Will audiences empathize with a broke Bill Murray bar-hopping amid the wartime chaos of Afghanistan?
Certainly "Rock the Kasbah," being shopped at Cannes this week (it starts shooting June 2), contrasts...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 6:37 AM
We focused on board of visitors appointments at Christopher Newport University here, but here's full list of Gov. Terry McAuliffe's appointments.
Just a cut and paste from the governor's announcement yesterday. There are a number of notables....
| Jun 4, 2014
| 10:00 PM
**1/2 (out of four)
In 1993’s “Groundhog Day,” a grumpy weatherman (Bill Murray) rode an emotional roller coaster while reliving the same day on repeat. Long before YOLO was and then wasn’t a thing, the movie told an...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 5:17 PM
When Bill Murray had to endlessly relive the same 24 hours in "Groundhog Day," it was to save his soul. When Tom Cruise does more or less the same thing in "Edge of Tomorrow," it's to save the world. In ways both general and specific, it's essentially...
| 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.