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  • Berlin Film Review: 'The Grand Budapest Hotel'

    One of the more frequent accusations leveled at Wes Anderson -- that he's a filmmaker who favors style over substance -- will ring even hollower than usual after "The Grand Budapest Hotel," a captivating 1930s-set caper whose innumerable surface pleasures...
  • 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,...
  • Jennifer Lawrence too hot? What Oscar suspense?

    Jennifer Lawrence too hot? What Oscar suspense?
    Certainly one of the more unusual criticisms this Oscar season comes from the man portrayed by Christian Bale in "American Hustle." Mel Weinberg, 89, faults the casting of Jennifer Lawrence as his then-wife. "In the movie, the wife was hotter than the...
  • 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...
  • 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 put 'Caddyshack' in the bag

    There are only a few true masterpieces that debuted in my lifetime: the '64 Mustang; Sandra Bullock's perfect chin; and "Caddyshack," whose director, Harold Ramis, passed the other day at age 69, too damn soon, as if only on life's 14th hole. And yet 1,...
  • 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 taught us valuable lessons

    Harold Ramis taught us valuable lessons
    While I wrote a column on privatization not long ago, it was inevitable a voice would echo in my head, although it went unquoted in the finished piece. The voice belonged to Dan Aykroyd. The words were credited to him and Harold Ramis. The subject 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: 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...