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Sunday Jul 27 | Globe and Mail

Who you gonna call? Cancon's contribution to the comedy canon of Ghostbusters

The Great Canadian Pop Cultural Infiltration reached its apex of global saturation 30 summers ago with Ghostbusters , a movie that consolidated a decade of Canuck comedic attitudes and influence into an irresistible urban live-action cartoon about the triumph of irony over catastrophe.

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Thriller, Crime Movies, Beverly Hills Cop, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Celebrities, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Supernatural, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Saturday Night Live

Fri Jul 25, 2014

95.5 3WS

James Brown Biopic | JH

A star-studded array of celebrities were at New York's Apollo Theater Monday night for the world premiere of the James Brown bio-pic Get On Up .

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Get On Up, US News, US House of Representatives, Charles Rangel, Democrat, US Politics, Chadwick Boseman, Octavia Spencer

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Examiner.com

Donna Dixon, Dan Aykroyd: Premiere for 'Get on Up' shows off couple

Donna Dixon and Dan Aykroyd stepped out at the premiere for "Get on Up," and their appearance started people talking.

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Related Topix: Doctor Detroit, Comedy Movies, Comedy, Bosom Buddies, Entertainment, Television, Donna Dixon, Theater, Arts

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Sunherald.com

Diversity of Mississippi featured in #HappyMS video

Tom Beck, Thabi Moyo, Nina Parikh, Philip Scarborough and Terry Sullivan of Spot On Productions, LLC out of Jackson produced "Happy MS," a video of people across the state dancing to Pharrell Williams' hit song "Happy."

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Related Topix: Mississippi, Family, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, North, Ocean Springs, MS, Biloxi, MS

DigitallyOBSESSED.com

PR :: Ghostbusters & Ghostbusters II in Theaters Aug 29 & Blu-ray Sep 16

University parapsychologists Dr. Peter Venkman , Dr. Raymond Stanz and Dr. Egon Spengler lose a research grant when their experiment methodology is proven to be bogus.

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Related Topix: Horror Movies, Comedy Movies, Action Movies, Adventure, Science Fiction Movies, Ghostbusters II, Drama Movies, My Girl, Stripes, Short, War Movies, Harold Ramis

Time

Home Movies: The Unreleased 1984 Oddball Nothing Lasts Forever Can Now Be Seen

The same year as Ghostbusters, Bill Murray and Dan Aykroyd graced a sci-fi comedy musical romance directed by SNL auteur Tom Schiller.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Bill Murray, Arts, Cinema, Eddie Murphy, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Examiner.com

'The Blues Brothers' is an enjoyable film

Chicago is one of those cities that inspires enormous affection. In several recently reviewed films, such as "Ferris Bueller's Day Off" and "Life Itself," the windy city's musical culture is evoked, although there is no movie that offers a grander celebration of Chicago and its environs and musical traditions than " The Blues Brothers ," from 1980.

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Related Topix: The Blues Brothers, Comedy Movies, Action Movies, Musical Movies, Blues, Celebrities, John Belushi, James Brown, Black Entertainment

Mon Jul 21, 2014

UPI

'Ghostbusters 3' to begin production in spring

Creator Dan Aykroyd made the announcement Monday on Today . The 62-year-old actor wrote and starred as Dr. Raymond Stantz in the first two installments, and said filming should begin in spring.

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Related Topix: Horror Movies, Comedy Movies, Action Movies, Adventure, Science Fiction Movies, Ghostbusters II, Movies, Entertainment

FOX23

Dan Aykroyd remembers James Garner as 'first class actor'

Dan Aykroyd has added his tribute to late friend and co-star James Garner, branding him a "first class actor and man."

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Related Topix: Celebrities, James Garner, Jack Lemmon, Entertainment

Sun Jul 20, 2014

ContactMusic.com

Dan Aykroyd Opens Late Night Show With James Brown Tribute

Actor Dan Aykroyd made quite an entrance on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon in America on Friday night by performing one of his favourite James Brown tunes with rock 'n' roll veteran Bobby Rush .

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Related Topix: The Blues Brothers, Action Movies, Comedy Movies, Musical Movies, Black Entertainment, James Brown, Blues

Sat Jul 19, 2014

NBC Bay Area

Aykroyd Sings Brown's "I'll Go Crazy" on "Tonight"

Dan Aykroyd's entrance on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," was nothing short of soulful when he strutted into the studio singing James Brown's "I'll Go Crazy."

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Related Topix: Jimmy Fallon, James Brown, Black Entertainment, Blues, Entertainment

Tue Jul 15, 2014

The Winnipeg Free Press

Something strange in the neighbourhood again

Bill Murray , Dan Aykroyd and Harold Ramis appear in a scene from the 1984 movie Ghostbusters.

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Related Topix: Horror Movies, Comedy Movies, Action Movies, Adventure, Science Fiction Movies, Ghostbusters II, Celebrities, Bill Murray, Harold Ramis, Weird

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Grub Street

Soho Dive Cody's Bar & Grill Has Closed

The curtain and American-flag-draped barroom at Cody's Bar & Grill has gone dark on the far western reaches of Soho.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, John Belushi

Movies.com

Watch Bill Murray and Dan Aykroyd's Rare, Unreleased Sci-fi Comedy from 1984

In 1984, Bill Murray and Dan Aykroyd made a black-and-white, sci-fi comedy that is quirky and convincing as a classic-era production.

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Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Saturday Night Live, Celebrities, Bill Murray, Zach Galligan

Fri Jul 11, 2014

RollingStone

Bizarre, Unreleased Bill Murray Movie Hits YouTube

Bill Murray appeared in two 1984 films: one, Ghostbusters , became an all-time classic; the other, Nothing Lasts Forever , was never released commercially and faded into cinematic obscurity.

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Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Saturday Night Live, Celebrities, Bill Murray, Zach Galligan, Movies, Weird

WFNT-AM Burton

'Ghostbusters' 30th Anniversary Trailer Promises an Event of Biblical Proportions

This Labor Day weekend, for one week only, you can see the 1984 comedy classic ' Ghostbusters ' on the big screen, digitally restored in all its slimy, Stay-Puft glory.

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Related Topix: Horror Movies, Comedy Movies, Action Movies, Adventure, Science Fiction Movies, Ghostbusters II, Celebrities, Bill Murray, Ernie Hudson

Alabama Live

'Blues Brothers' Dan Aykroyd and John Belushi are back in black tonight at the Alabama...

Dan Aykroyd, left, starred as Elwood Blues and John Belushi played "Joliet" Jake Blues in the 1980 comedy "The Blues Brothers."

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Related Topix: The Blues Brothers, Comedy Movies, Action Movies, Musical Movies, Blues, Celebrities, John Belushi, Entertainment

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Myrtle Beach Online

New this week in theaters

A growing nation of genetically evolved apes led by Caesar is threatened by a band of human survivors of the devastating virus unleashed a decade earlier.

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Family, Casper, The Four Seasons, Oldies, Entertainment

Brandon Sun

Dan Aykroyd, Jesse Tyler Ferguson announced Stand Up To Cancer Canada

Dan Aykroyd lost his business manager to cancer just this week, Kyle MacLachlan saw both of his parents die from the disease, and Jesse Tyler Ferguson's husband won a battle against it as a teen.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Saturday Night Live, Modern Family, Jesse Tyler Ferguson

Patch.com

SNL Legend Dan Aykroyd Coming to the North Shore

Comedy legend Dan Aykroyd will be signing bottles of his Crystal Head Vodka on Friday, July 25 at Kappy's in Peabody.

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Related Topix: The Blues Brothers, Action Movies, Comedy Movies, Musical Movies, Peabody, MA, Blues

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