Harold Ramis, the star of 'Ghostbusters,' writer of 'Animal House' and director of 'Caddyshack' and 'Groundhog Day,' has died at the age of 69 in Chicago. Ramis had been suffering from autoimmune inflammatory vasculitis and had been in declining health since 2010.
In 1998, Wes Anderson released his second film, 'Rushmore,' which followed the life of eccentric teenager Max Fischer (Jason Schwartzman), his friendship with the wealthy and lonely Herman Blume (Bill Murray), and their fight for the affection of a beautiful elementary school teacher. Co-written by Anderson and Owen Wilson, 'Rushmore' helped further Anderson's career and put Schwartzman on the map. Now, 16 years later, we revisit the cast of this indie favorite and see what they're up to now.
Released in 1998, 'Wild Things' was a campy and twisted erotic thriller following the exploits of two high school students who accuse their guidance counselor of a sex crime, but there's more to this story than meets the eye: corrupt cops, betrayal, Bill Murray as a hilarious lawyer, and loads of cash. The film received mixed reviews at the time of its release, but has become something of a cult classic in the years since. 16 years later, we revisit the cast of the film and see what they're up to now.
'Groundhog Day' is revered as one greatest films of '90s, and to celebrate its upcoming twenty-first anniversary it's the perfect time to own a piece of the film's legacy. But we're not talking about a prop or something small. Nah, we're talking about the house where many of the key scenes were shot. It can now be yours for the low price of $985,000
Yep, it's official: we're getting a 'Ghostbusters' LEGO set.
Originally submitted last year as part of LEGO's Cuusoo competition (where fans design their own sets in hopes of them actually getting mass produced), the "Ghostbusters 30th Anniversary" set will include the iconic Ecto-1 vehicle and four figures representing Peter Venkman, Raymond Stantz, Egon Spengler and Winston Zeddmore. And yeah, this is the kind of thing that makes us want to be kids again so we can play it with guilt-free.
“They don't make 'em like that anymore!”
That's what my old man always liked to say when we'd watch a black and white Hollywood classic. Sometimes he meant it as a sign of respect. Sometimes he meant it to mean, "Wow, that was super cheesy."
Before it was moved to 2014, George Clooney's 'The Monuments Men' was one of our most anticipated movies of 2013. So now, by default, it's one of our most anticipated movies of this year, and its February 7 release date can't come soon enough. To help whet your appetite, a few new images and featurettes from the film have made their way online, serving as a helpful reminder that ensembles don't get much stronger than this.
Released in 1988, 'Scrooged' was a darkly comedic take on Charles Dickens' classic 'A Christmas Carol,' starring Bill Murray in the Ebenezer Scrooge role as Frank Cross, a cynical TV executive alienated from his family and unable to find real happiness. Struggling to put together a live production of 'A Christmas Carol' on Christmas Eve, Frank finds that his real life begins to resemble the story he's producing as three ghosts visit him throughout the evening to try and get him to change his ways before it's too late.
The film took Murray from battling ghosts in 'Ghostbusters' to learning lessons from them, and over time it's become a holiday comedy classic. 25 years later, we take a look back at the cast of the film and see where they are now.
In 2000, former commercials director McG resurrected classic '70s television series 'Charlie's Angels' for a flashy, exciting and totally modern big screen adaptation. Featuring the trio of Drew Barrymore, Cameron Diaz and Lucy Liu, the action comedy followed three ass-kicking heroines and private investigators who work for an unseen millionaire named Charlie. With the help of go-between Bosley (Bill Murray), the Angels must work to uncover the secret behind a kidnapped software genius. Thirteen years later, we revisit the cast of this fun flick and see what they're up to now.
A second trailer for Wes Anderson's 'The Grand Budapest Hotel' has debuted and this one is far more character-driven, giving us a who's who of the incredible line-up Anderson has collected for his upcoming film. It might be his greatest ensemble cast to date, with previous collaborators and newcomers in an exotic, elaborate setting that rivals 'The Darjeeling Limited.' Welcome to 'The Grand Budapest Hotel'!