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Zaki's Review: Ghostbusters (2016)

Zaki Hasan | Posted 07.14.2016 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

I think it's fair to say that director Ivan Reitman's Ghostbusters from 1984 enjoys a level of adoration that's probably disproportionate to the film ...

My Favorite Year: The Pop Culture Peak That Was 1984

Gregory Weinkauf | Posted 08.13.2014 | Entertainment
Gregory Weinkauf

Thirty years ago! Scary! Yet inspiring. (Certainly most millennials I encounter are ripping off that era as fast as their iPad-laden hands can grab.) For your pleasure and edification, I was there (and then), and I reflect.

'Ghostbusters' 30th Anniversary Infographic Tells The Film's History

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 06.23.2014 | Entertainment

Come Sunday, June 7, "Ghostbusters" will turn 30 years old. The "perfect comedy" from Dan Aykroyd, Harold Ramis and Ivan Reitman became an instant cla...

What Danny From 'Caddyshack' Is Doing Now

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 04.24.2014 | Entertainment

Michael O'Keefe -- more commonly known as Danny from the cult-classic film "Caddyshack" -- has veered off the golf course and onto the stage. The a...

California Pizza Dreaming for President Obama

Robert David Jaffee | Posted 05.19.2014 | Los Angeles
Robert David Jaffee

The crust is not as thin as that at Pepe's in New Haven, and the ovens are evidently metal, not brick. But whenever I visit, Casa Bianca reminds me a little bit of home. And I suspect the same was once true for President Obama.

'Ghostbusters 3' Loses Its Director

Posted 03.19.2014 | Entertainment

The next "Ghostbusters" movie lost its director on Tuesday night, as Ivan Reitman has decided to leave the project to another filmmaker, this accordin...

Rainn Wilson's Amazingly Beautiful Conversation With Harold Ramis.. In Bed

Posted 03.13.2014 | Religion

Rainn Wilson has shared a conversation he had with the late Harold Ramis in which they talk about 'life, death, the afterlife, meaning, the Dalai Lama...

What Harold Ramis Described As His 'Shield' And 'Armor'

The Huffington Post | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 03.12.2014 | Religion

While the late Harold Ramis is best known and will be forever remembered for his work on iconic comedies including "Ghostbusters," "Stripes," "Caddysh...

The MovieFilm Podcast: Remembering Ghostbusters, Plus Aaron Paul on Need For Speed

Zaki Hasan | Posted 05.10.2014 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

This week we're joined by award-winning comedy writer Sameer Gardezi (Modern Family, The Goodwin Games) as we riff on the latest noteworthy news out of La-La-Land.

Bill Murray Honors Harold Ramis At The Oscars

Posted 03.03.2014 | Entertainment

While presenting the Oscar for Best Cinematography alongside Amy Adams, Bill Murray slipped in a nice tribute to his long-time collaborator, comedy le...

The Week to Week News Quiz for 2/28/14

John Zipperer | Posted 04.30.2014 | San Francisco
John Zipperer

From Jan Brewer's big decision to mayhem in Ukraine, see if you've been paying attention to the big happenings this week. Take our latest Week to Week news quiz and find out.

Harold Ramis: One of Those

Tom Cramer | Posted 04.28.2014 | Fifty
Tom Cramer

Yesterday at work I overheard that Harold Ramis had passed. I was in strategy mode on a new project, intrigued by its odd combination of variables. On the drive home, the news started to sink in. It was one of those.

PHOTOS: Fans Memorialize Harold Ramis At 'Ghostbusters' Firehouse

The Huffington Post | Adam Goldberg | Posted 02.26.2014 | Entertainment

The world lost a comedy legend on Monday when filmmaker Harold Ramis passed away at the age of 69. Ramis' genius was a key force behind the classic fi...

Paranormal Community Reacts to Death of Ghostbuster Harold Ramis

Aaron Sagers | Posted 04.27.2014 | Weird News
Aaron Sagers

I approached some of the most well-known names from current and past ghost hunting shows for their take on the legacy of Harold Ramis and Ghostbusters on the paranormal community.

Harold Ramis' Death Won't Affect 'Ghostbusters 3'

Posted 02.26.2014 | Entertainment

The death of Harold Ramis will not affect the fate of "Ghostbusters 3," this according to The Hollywood Reporter. The trade magazine reports that Rami...

Harold Ramis Remembered By Fellow SCTV Alum

Posted 02.25.2014 | Comedy

HuffPost Live's Ricky Camilleri chats with former SCTV star Dave Thomas about working with Harold Ramis, and how the late writer, actor and director m...

Recollections of Harold Ramis' Animal House, 'Double Secret Probation' Edition

Robert David Jaffee | Posted 04.27.2014 | Comedy
Robert David Jaffee

Ramis represented all of us who have struggled, all of us who have not gone the conventional route, who have not ended up in medicine or law, for instance.

'He Made Your Life Better'

Posted 02.25.2014 | Comedy

Stephen Colbert stuck to his character during Monday night's "Report" sign off, but he nevertheless paid tribute to Harold Ramis, the comedy legend wh...

An Ode to Harold Ramis

Timothy Braun | Posted 04.27.2014 | Entertainment
Timothy Braun

As the hash tag #egonbutnotforgotten floats around Twitter, I'll remember Harold Ramis as a writer more than an actor. His comedies viciously attacked plutocracies and he openly wanted to be disliked.

Harold Ramis, Egon Spengler Made Nerds Cool

Aaron Sagers | Posted 04.27.2014 | Entertainment
Aaron Sagers

Thirty years after Ghostbusters was first released, the nerds of the 1980s have grown up and nerd culture is being chased after instead of chased away.

Chuck Todd Slams NY Times Obituary

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 02.25.2014 | Media

Chuck Todd took a cue from the late comedian Harold Ramis, who died early Monday morning, by making some jokes of his own on "Morning Joe." Todd ca...

Memorial Set Up Outside 'Ghostbusters' Firehouse [UPDATE]

Posted 03.12.2014 | Entertainment

New York City Fire Department personnel at Hook & Ladder 8 did not pay tribute to Harold Ramis by hanging up a sign from "Ghostbusters II" outside the...

Remembering Harold Ramis

Zaki Hasan | Posted 04.26.2014 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

Most performers can only hope to create a character indelible enough to outlast them, and if my kids' professed adoration for the Ghostbusters flicks (which he co-wrote with Aykroyd) is any indication, Ramis accomplished that in spades.

We Are the Groundhog: Harold Ramis' Finest Moment

Dean Sluyter | Posted 04.26.2014 | Entertainment
Dean Sluyter

Harold Ramis, the wonderful comic writer-director, has died at age 69. He made us laugh, which is gift enough in this world. That his films, like Caddyshack and Ghostbusters, usually succeeded in being funny while maintaining a gentle and generous spirit made the gift even richer.

Harold Ramis Dies From Complications Of Autoimmune Inflammatory Vasculitis: What Is It?

Posted 02.24.2014 | Healthy Living

Harold Ramis -- who directed and wrote the beloved comedies "Caddyshack" and "Groundhog Day," and acted in and co-wrote "Ghostbusters" -- has died at ...