Required Reading: The Timeless Harold Ramis

By  · Published on February 25th, 2014

The best movie culture writing from around the internet-o-sphere.

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“Comedy First” – Tad Friend’s essential writing on Harold Ramis. It’s only available for a short time, but it’s an amazing profile of the comedic filmmaker and why his movies have lasting power.

“The cognitive dissonance of disagreeing with great directors about their work” – Noel Murray at The Dissolve explores the funny feeling when you love a movie its director hates.

“Film Criticism: State of the Art” – From Twitter to Rotten Tomatoes to the loss of Roger Ebert, Danny Bowes at CriticWire examines the crossroads at which professional criticism finds itself.

“2014 is The Year We Make a Movie With Stephen Tobolowsky” – David Chen at /film is kickstarting The Tobolowsky Files Podcast into a movie.

“John Landis on Harold Ramis: He Was Very Angry Not to Be Cast in Animal House” – Wouldn’t you be? Any opportunity to wear a toga.

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