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Harold Ramis, a filmmaker who let us all laugh together

Washington Post - 24 Feb 2014
“I always drink to world peace.” That's just one of the myriad oft-quoted lines from “Groundhog Day,” by many lights the life's masterwork of Harold Ramis, who died Monday at 69. The 1993 film — which starred Bill Murray as a cynical weatherman who ...
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The three things you need to know today in Chicago: Tue, June 20

Time Out (blog) - 19 Jun 2017
1. Celebrate the longest day of the year at the Summer Solstice Spectacular Variety Hour, hosted by Holly Laurent and Saturday Night Live's Katie Rich. The show is at iO Chicago at 8pm and costs $12. 2. See Pass Over, a contemporary riff on Waiting For ...
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My Favorite Spiritual Movies

Splice Today - 22 Jun 2017
4) Groundhog Day—This Harold Ramis comedy is a favorite among religious leaders of all faiths. Through a twist of fate, Bill Murray is forced to relive the same day over and over again. The movie taps into the Buddhist idea of samsara, the cycle of ...
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Toga! Toga! Toga! The real story behind 'Animal House'

Miami Herald - 19 Jun 2017
Reitman still tenses up a bit at the mention of his daily wrestling matches with the screenwriters, Doug Kenney, Harold Ramis and -- particularly -- Chris Miller, a porn-prone National Lampoon writer “whose erotic prose was so prurient it practically ...
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Harold Ramis' daughter writing book about her father

Chicago Tribune - 28 Nov 2016
Violet Ramis Stiel, the oldest child of film director Harold Ramis, is writing a book about her father called "Ghostbusters' Daughter," which will be published in 2018 in time for Father's Day. A Chicago native, Harold Ramis spent the latter part of ...
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Game Thread: Twins@Mariners, June 6 @ 9:10pm CT

Twins Daily (registration) (blog) - 06 Jun 2017
Get swept by the Astros and you get some TD fans saying it's over while they start sticking forks in things. Win 3 out of 4 against the Angels and you get some TD Fans wondering what the odds of winning the AL Central are. Up with the ups and down with ...
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Tino Insana, Second City Alum, Dies at 69

Hollywood Reporter - 06 Jun 2017
Insana appeared at Second City alongside John Candy, Harold Ramis, Bill Murray, Eugenie Ross-Leming and Betty Thomas. In an interview with The Hollywood Reporter last year, Candy's children, Jen and Chris, recalled Insana looking out for them after ...
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Filmmaker Azazel Jacobs Discusses The Lovers

WAMC - 31 May 2017
Groundhog Day is something of an American fable - I mean that equally of the February 2nd holiday and the 1993 movie directed by Harold Ramis, written by Ramis and Danny Rubin, and starring Bill Murray and Andie MacDowell. What do you get when you ...
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Make way for Bluto, Marty, Maverick and Goose

Herald-Whig - 07 Jun 2017
Beverly D'Angelo, Randy Quaid, Dana Barron, Anthony Michael Hall, John Candy, Imogene Coca and Christie Brinkley form the heart of a strong supporting cast. Comic geniuses Harold Ramis (director) and John Hughes (screenplay) also deserve kudos. 7.
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SCTV: McKenzie Brothers to Reunite for Benefit Concert

TV Series Finale - 03 Jun 2017
The McKenzie brothers are back together. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Rick Moranis and Dave Thomas will reprise their SCTV characters for a benefit concert next month. Thomas and Moranis originated the characters—beer-loving brothers—on ...
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The Del Close movie Harold Ramis wanted to make

EW.com - 09 Feb 2017
But it's also tempting to imagine a different cast and production, especially since the late Harold Ramis, who also fine-tuned his comedy under Close, was developing a Close movie about 10 years ago. “Del was the ultimate rebel,” Ramis told EW in 2010 ...
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What Ivan Reitman's Future Ghostbusters Movie Would Look Like

Screen Rant - 10 Jun 2017
Reitman co-created Ghostbusters alongside series stars Dan Aykroyd and the late Harold Ramis in the early '80s. Together, they conceived one of the most beloved comedy movies of all time. The first film released in 1984 and starred Aykroyd, Ramis ...

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