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Hollywood loves to ring in the New Year.
The Ghostbusters are back and they still ain't afraid of no ghost, as the first official image of the crew shows.
Thu, 17 Dec, 2015
Bizarrely enough, Ghostbusters is more than 30 years old. Depending on your age, that information is likely to make you feel as though you lost a decade somewhere.
Fri, 30 Oct, 2015
There's a new Ghostbusters in the works, with a mostly female cast and directed by Paul Feig - who also directed Bridemaids and recent hit Spy.
Mon, 21 Sep, 2015
There’s a new Ghostbusters movie on the way, directed by Bridemaids and Spy guy Paul Feig with a female crew including Melissa McCarthy and Kristen Wiig.
Mon, 10 Aug, 2015
Dan Aykroyd is very selective with the roles he accepts now.
Tue, 25 Nov, 2014
Tate Taylor’s biopic of ‘the Godfather of Soul’, James Brown, is no ordinary rags-to-riches tale.
Sat, 22 Nov, 2014
Bill Murray’s infamous high-jinks, aversion to corniness and the fact that he never sold his soul help explain why he is one of the truly beloved actors working in Hollywood today, writes Ed Power.
Fri, 05 Sep, 2014
Not only was Robin Williams a manically gifted comedian and comic actor, he was once listed among the top 25 actors in the world — an accolade he richly deserved, writes David Bauder
Wed, 13 Aug, 2014
Sir Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr have been invited to perform at 'Alien Woodstock' in a bid to make extra-terrestrials reveal themselves to the planet.
Thu, 07 Aug, 2014
Rik Mayall wasn’t the only comedian to die too soon. Here are 10 more with some of their best gags, writes Dave Kenny.
Fri, 13 Jun, 2014
Ghostbusters actor Harold Ramis has died aged 69, his lawyer has said.
Mon, 24 Feb, 2014
Nostalgic TV has had a positive effect on men’s fashion, says Dave Kenny, who visits Louis Copeland to hear plans for an Irish tailoring academy
Mon, 08 Jul, 2013
Bill Hader has blasted Justin Bieber.
Fri, 24 May, 2013
Filming for 'Ghostbusters 3' has been postponed until late 2013.
Fri, 02 Nov, 2012
According to a quote from presidential candidate Ross Perot at the beginning of The Campaign, “War has rules, mud wrestling has rules... Politics has no rules.”
Thu, 27 Sep, 2012
Bill Murray is not returning for 'Ghostbusters 3'.
Fri, 03 Aug, 2012
Katy Perry is taking a break from showbiz.
Mon, 25 Jun, 2012
Donald “Duck” Dunn, the bassist who helped create the gritty Memphis soul sound at Stax Records in the 1960s with the legendary group Booker T and the MGs and contributed to classics such as In the Midnight Hour, Hold On I’m Coming and Sitting On The Dock of The Bay, has died at 70.
Mon, 14 May, 2012
Spoof music documentary 'This Is Spinal Tap' has been ranked the greatest comedy movie of all time.
Wed, 14 Sep, 2011
'Ghostbusters 3' will shoot in 2012, it has emerged.
Fri, 26 Aug, 2011
The much-loved “better than the average” bear who made his TV debut in l958 makes a big-screen appearance … one wonders why.
Tue, 15 Feb, 2011
Anna Faris is set to star in 'Ghostbusters 3'.
Wed, 24 Nov, 2010
Justin Timberlake “nailed” the voice of Boo-Boo in upcoming animated comedy ‘Yogi Bear’.
Fri, 02 Apr, 2010
Anna Faris is to star in a remake of 'Private Benjamin'.
Wed, 31 Mar, 2010
Jack Black is desperate to star in the new 'Ghostbusters' sequel and lobbied original star Harold Ramis when the pair worked together on new movie 'Year One'.
Wed, 17 Jun, 2009
Dan Aykroyd has confirmed the third 'Ghostbusters' movie is all set to go before the cameras - with the original cast in place to reprise the characters from the 1984 film.
Sun, 24 May, 2009
Dan Aykroyd has vowed to persuade Sigourney Weaver to sign on to the new 'Ghostbusters' movie.
Thu, 16 Apr, 2009
The Monty Python team is re-uniting in a documentary to mark the 40th anniversary of the first broadcast of the show.
Fri, 27 Mar, 2009
Actor Bill Murray is keen to see a new generation of ghostbusters pick up their proton packs - especially if they are female.
Fri, 10 Oct, 2008
Bill Murray has denied rumours that he is confirmed to star in the third 'Ghostbusters' film.
Mon, 06 Oct, 2008
Country star Faith Hill has joined an all star line-up to pay tribute to Aretha Franklin in concert next month.
Sat, 12 Jan, 2008
The consistently charmless Sandler has never shied away from gay jokes so he’s at it again in this con comedy about a couple of otherwise macho Brooklyn firemen who pretend to be gays – even going through a ‘marriage’ ceremony – in order to collect domestic partner benefits.
Fri, 21 Sep, 2007
A pair of old codgers (Ralph Bellamy and Don Ameche) swap investor Louis Winthorpe (Dan Aykroyd) for bluffer Billy Ray Valentine (Eddie Murphy) and get more than they bargain for in Trading Places Special Edition (Paramount, €24.99), an amusing tale of deception and retribution that has some really good moments.
Fri, 01 Jun, 2007
A public funeral service for “Godfather of Soul” James Brown at an 8,500-seat US arena bearing his name in his hometown of Augusta, Georgia, has been set for Saturday.
Wed, 27 Dec, 2006
Julia Roberts sharing a bubble bath with Richard Gere in Pretty Woman has been voted the best hotel movie scene.
Sun, 16 Apr, 2006
Bryan Adams is among the headline acts at the Canadian edition of the Live 8 concert on July 2, organisers announced today.
Tue, 21 Jun, 2005
OK, so it's the season of goodwill, jingle bells, chestnuts roasting; but it's also the cynical season for unloading naff films on us.
Fri, 03 Dec, 2004
Veteran film star Kirk Douglas and wife Anne said “I do” for the second time in 50 years at a hilltop mansion, renewing the marriage vows the couple first took when they eloped to Las Vegas in 1954.
Mon, 24 May, 2004
STEPHEN FRY’S directorial debut, Bright Young Things, is set during the swinging ’30s where the beautiful people are having the time of their lives.
Fri, 30 Apr, 2004
Writer/director Stephen Fry offers up an intelligent comedy with a stellar cast in this adaptation of Evelyn Waugh’s novel Vile Bodies (originally called Bright Young Things).
Fri, 03 Oct, 2003
Hundreds of thousands of revellers gathered for an outdoor concert by the Rolling Stones as others intended to show the world that Canada’s largest city was free of SARS and ready to rock.
Thu, 31 Jul, 2003
Hundreds of thousands of sun-drenched revellers gathered in Toronto today for an outdoor concert headlined by the Rolling Stones intended to show the world that Canada’s largest city is free of SARS and ready to rock.
Wed, 30 Jul, 2003