Trading Places, the outrageous comedy starring Dan Aykroyd and Eddie Murphy, is the latest title to join the Paramount Presents line. While this film is just shy of its 40th anniversary, it could have been made in any year and still be relevant. Randolph Ralph Bellamy) and Mortimer Duke (Don Ameche) are a pair of very rich and greedy brothers. They stoop so low as to make a wager that street hustler Billy Ray Valentine…"Trading Places Added To Paramount Presents"
An iconic musical comedy classic, The Blues Brothers, celebrates its 40th anniversary with a recently released upgrade to 4K Ultra HD. When it comes to 1980, it was a seminal year for comedies on the big screen. In just a few months, the year saw the likes of The Blues Brothers, Airplane, Caddyshack, and 9 to 5. National Lampoon’s Animal House had been a big hit in 1978. It’s no surprise that everyone wanted to…"The Blues Brothers Celebrates 40 Years with 4K"
Nick de Semlyen’s Wild and Crazy Guys: How the Comedy Mavericks of the ’80s Changed Hollywood Forever is a must-own for comedy fans. When one thinks of the greatest comedies of the 1980s, you can’t help but think of sketch comedy series such as Saturday Night Live and SCTV. These two series gave rise to some of the greatest comedy films and in some instances, some of the best comedy duos of all-time. This book…"Wild and Crazy Guys: A Must-Own Comedy Book"
My Fellow Americans sees a pair of former presidents on the run when the current administration attempts to cover up previous bribes. Both Jack Lemmon and James Garner have the required chemistry for this presidential buddy comedy. Even though Lemmon’s sparring partner, Walter Matthau, couldn’t do the project because of health reasons, we’re still able to have a fun time. With the accent that Dan Aykroyd gives to his William Haney, the Canadian actor has…"My Fellow Americans: A Presidential Comedy"
Led by some of the biggest names in comedy at the time, 1941 is Steven Spielberg’s most underrated film of all time. Following the success of National Lampoon’s Animal House in 1978, filmmakers were looking to capitalize on the success. Why wouldn’t they? The film brought in a lot of money! Some of the comedies that would follow in 1980 included Caddyshack, The Blues Brothers, and the joke-a-minute Airplane. One film that didn’t quite hit…"1941: Steven Spielberg’s War Spoof Full of Hysterics"
At a Comic Con panel on Thursday, Ivan Reitman announced that a new Ghostbusters movie is coming in 2019. This announcement comes over a month after Dan Aykroyd said last month that Sony lost too much money with the all-female reboot and a sequel would be unlikely as a result. The Ghostbusters panel, titled Ghostbusters 101: A Ghostbusters Panel of Biblical Proportions!, featured Reitman alongside IDW’s Erik Burnham, Dan Schoening, and Tom Waltz. The Ghostbusters:…"Comic Con: New Ghostbusters film coming in 2019"
Dan Aykroyd broke the news on Sunday morning that there will not be a sequel to the Ghostbusters reboot. Aykroyd made the announcement during an appearance on Sunday Brunch on Britain’s Channel 4. Aykroyd was careful not to mention director Paul Feig’s name. “The director, he spent too much on it and he didn’t shoot scenes we suggested to him, Aykroyd said. “Several scenes that were going to be needed, he said, ‘No, we don’t…"Ghostbusters: No Reboot Sequel per Dan Aykroyd, Paul Feig blasted"