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  1. Ghostbusters at 30: The first modern comedy?Read the original story

    14 hrs ago | MacLeans

    ... ever since the 1960s (the most a comedy would do was wreck a lot of cars like Smokey and the Bandit or The Blues Brothers ), Ghostbusters was a comedy that called for, and used, the full array of special effects techniques that had revolutionized ...

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  2. Hijack the movies with bespoke screenings of your favourite flickRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | CNET News.com

    ... like "Next Goal Wins", recent films such as "The Grand Budapest Hotel", and classics like "Scarface", "The Blues Brothers", and "The Breakfast Club". Decide which cinema you want to go to, name the time, and then invite friends to join you. Your ...

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  3. Hochman: "Country Broncos" a hit in Broncos countryRead the original story

    Thursday | Daily Camera

    ... of musical and fashion taste, but this season it seems the Broncos are like Bob's Country Bunker from "The Blues Brothers," in which the sweet bartender explains they enjoy both kinds of music - Country and Western . Denver is John Denver. ...

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  4. Mercyhurst arts season goes beyond the paleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 30 | Erie Times News

    ... Milligan. The Official Blues Brothers Review. Nearly 40 years after Dan Aykroyd and John Belushi debuted the Blues Brothers on "Saturday Night Live," the cultural institution roars on with Wayne Catania (Jake) and Kieron Lafferty (Elwood) taking ...

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  5. Council Approves Renaming Water Tower Plaza for ByrneRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 30 | NBC Chicago

    ... plaza next to the old Water Tower for former Mayor Jane Byrne. "If it wasn't for that one movie called 'The Blues Brothers,' we probably wouldn't be where we are today," Ald. Bob Fioretti (2nd) said. "I was shocked to realize, in 77 distinct ...

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  6. Project Car Hell, Famous Movie Police Cars Edition: Magnum Force or Blues Brothers?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 30 | AutoWeek

    For around a grand, you could start building a replica of the Blues Brothers' 1974 Dodge Monaco or Dirty Harry's 1972 Ford Custom 500.

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  7. Cars are the stars as giants roll into palaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 29 | Oxford Mail

    ... ncluded Chevrolets, Cadillacs and a replica of the Bluesmobile, a 1974 Dodge Monaco used in the 1980 film The Blues Brothers that was designed as a police car.

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  8. Parma Heights 'Weekend in the Commons' will be Aug. 8-10Read the original story

    Monday Jul 28 | Cleveland.com

    The annual Weekend in the Commons has become a time-honored tradition in the city, and every year it grows in the activities that are scheduled for residents to enjoy in Greenbriar Commons.

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  9. Good times, music in the airRead the original story

    Friday Jul 25 | Daily Press & Argus

    ... at the Mill Pond in downtown Brighton will feature The Soul Men with Paradise Band in a tribute to the Blues Brothers. Dr. Mike and the Sea Monkeys will perform at 6:30 p.m., followed by the tribute act at 7 p.m. The series runs Sundays through ...

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  10. Soul Brother #1 comes to the Film Society in "James Brown: The...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | Film Comment

    ... the Film Society will highlight yet another area within his legacy: film. Whether he's Reverend James in The Blues Brothers or belting out "Living in America" in Rocky IV , James Brown: The Hardest Working Man in Show Business puts Brown's talent as ...

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  11. Biking with the MormonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | Kent Reporter

    ... Webb, I knew that the young ladies were aged 20 and 19, respectively, and that they were, as Elwood from "The Blues Brothers" might say, "on a mission from God." I also knew their routine involved between 8-12 miles of biking each day, from about 11 ...

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  12. 'Rush' is very impressiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | Examiner.com

    ... in Babysitting" to the infamous red Ferrari in "Ferris Bueller's Day Off" to the Bluesmobile in "The Blues Brothers," this column has featured several films in which cars play a key role. While all these are fictional renderings, Ron Howard, a ...

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  13. Sci-fi thriller 'Lucy' a breathless mix of silliness, smartsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 23 | Daily Herald

    "Lucy," Luc Besson's cautionary thriller about the dangers of being too smart, is a breathless piece of stylized sci-fi action inspired by graphic novels, M-rated video games and classic car chases from "The Blues Brothers" and "To Live and Die in L.A." It carries just enough basis in scientific fact to cement the progressively sillier parts of the ... (more)

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  14. Myrtle Beach Legends in Concert's Taylor Swift tribute artist turns heads – and her ownRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 23 | Myrtle Beach Online

    Elizabeth Scarborough of Charleston, paying tribute to Taylor Swift in a special engagement through Aug. 16, among the summer lineup through Aug. 31: the Blues Brothers , Michael Jackson , Madonna , Elvis Presley , and Aerosmith's Steven Tyler .

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  15. Myrtle Beach Legends in Concerta s Taylor Swift tribute artist turns heads a " and her ownRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 23 | Myrtle Beach Online

    Elizabeth Scarborough of Charleston, paying tribute to Taylor Swift in a special engagement through Aug. 16, among the summer lineup through Aug. 31: the Blues Brothers , Michael Jackson , Madonna , Elvis Presley , and Aerosmith's Steven Tyler .

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  16. Steven Bishop, songwriter to the stars, is excited about his Hong Kong debutRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 23 | South China Morning Post

    ... House role, Bishop contributed cameo appearances to two other Landis films, Kentucky Fried Movie and The Blues Brothers , but it's with movie songs that he found his niche. He sang It Might Be You , the theme to the 1983 film Tootsie starring Dustin ...

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  17. 'Adventures in Babysitting' is great funRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 23 | Examiner.com

    ... excitement come together in Chicago, at least according to filmmakers. Yesterday, this column reviewed "The Blues Brothers," a comedy/adventure set in the windy city. Another genre film set in Chicago is " Adventures in Babysitting ," from 1987. ...

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  18. Medway Council cancels blues gig planned for Chatham WaterfrontRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 22 | Kent Online

    Music fans have been left disappointed after a blues, rock and soul concert the first gig of its kind in Medway - has been cancelled, The 80s blues band Nine Below Zero were due to be headlining, joined by The Brothers Grimm Medway's answer to the Blues Brothers - and supported by The Substitutes and Ol' Pal's Act.

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  19. Is We're the Millers perhaps the funniest film ever made?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 22 | Free Republic

    ... The writers and actors did a good job, and have something to work with for another attempt. Oh, and The Blues Brothers. I also love the first Fletch movie as a kid, but it kind of lost its charm as I got older, though I still have great respect for ...

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  20. 'The Blues Brothers' is an enjoyable filmRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 22 | Examiner.com

    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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