Tag Archives: Bill Murray

memories of the ’80s – Caddyshack

The beginning of the 1980s brought a memorable sports comedy to the big screen that showcased comedic talents of new and established stars in Caddyshack. Directed by Harold Ramis, and written by Bryan Doyle Murray, Douglas Kenney and Ramis, the … Continue reading

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memories of the ’80s – Stripes

The 1980s were a goldmine of comedy movies, and one of the films that helped Bill Murray make his mark was Stripes. Directed by Ivan Reitman and written by Harold Ramis, Len Blum and Daniel Goldberg, Stripes starred Bill Murray … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – Bill Murray & SNL

In 1977, Saturday Night Live’s second season on NBC was Bill Murray’s first and he started a three year stint of creating some memorable characters. One of the favourite recurring characters of Saturday Night Live’s late ’70s era with Murray … Continue reading

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memories of the ’80s – Ghostbusters

For the early 1980s, laughter, science fiction and an unbelievably catchy song made film goers go back to the movies over and over: Ghostbusters. Written by Dan Akroyd and Harold Ramis and directed by Ivan Reitman, Ghostbusters starred Bill Murray, … Continue reading

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memories of the ’80s – Tootsie

In the early 1980s, transforming himself from serious actor to comedic on-screen actress became a major box office hit with the film Tootsie. Directed by Sydney Pollack and starring Dustin Hoffman, Tootsie was a simple concept: an out of work … Continue reading

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memories of the ’80s – Scrooged

Which ’80s actor would bring Scrooge to a new modern level? Why that would be the funny Bill Murray in his version of Dickens’ A Christmas Carol. After his success with Ghostbusters four years earlier, the producers used the tagline … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – Meatballs

Is summer camp part of your summer ritual? At the end of the 1970s, the teen film and summer camp were combined into Meatballs. Released for summer 1979, Meatballs starred Bill Murray, in his first appearance in a film, although … Continue reading

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