The Campaign: Election Satire Brings The Laughs

The Campaign marks its 10th anniversary since the election satire starring Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis opened in theaters in 2012. “War has rules, mud wrestling has rules…Politics has no rules.” Ross Perot, Presidential Candidate 1988. The main problem with the film’s opening quote is that Perot didn’t run for president in 1988. This is something that should have been fixed for the home video release. Instead, it is still there ten years later! Cam…

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Ghostbusters: One Of The Best Comedies Ever

Ghostbusters isn’t only one of the best comedies ever made but the film was influential in changing up the visual effects game. Ivan Reitman had broken onto the map as a director with Meatballs and shortly followed with Stripes. However, Ghostbusters is certainly the film that would change the game. It’s the film that gave us Peter Venkman (Bill Murray), Ray Stantz (Dan Aykroyd), and Egon Spengler (Harold Ramis). The Ectomobile! The keymaster and the gatekeeper! Ray Parker’s…

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Ghostbusters: Afterlife Gets The Nostalgia Right

Ghostbusters: Afterlife hits at all the nostalgic emotions as the torch gets passed to a new generation of Ghostbusters. If you read nothing else, please make sure to sit through the end of the credits. There is a mid-credit and a post-credit scene. Jason Reitman takes the best of his father’s two films and the best of Paul Feig’s solo outing to bring this bittersweet sequel. If bittersweet is the right word, that is. It’s…

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Cleanin’ Up The Town: Remembering Ghostbusters

Cleanin’ Up The Town: Remembering Ghostbusters is the definitive documentary about the making of the classic 1984 horror comedy. Where Ghostheads is a documentary about Ghostbusters fans, Cleanin’ Up The Town is about the film itself. This is an extended cut so that speaks to how many people were interviewed and the type of never-before-seen footage available. You could make this film three hours long and people would still watch it. Produced on a $25-30…

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Trading Places Added To Paramount Presents

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…

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The Blues Brothers Celebrates 40 Years with 4K

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…

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Wild and Crazy Guys: A Must-Own Comedy Book

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…

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My Fellow Americans: A Presidential Comedy

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…

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1941: Steven Spielberg’s War Spoof Full of Hysterics

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…

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Comic Con: New Ghostbusters film coming in 2019

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:…

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