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Bill Murray Claims ‘Ghostbusters II’ Was A Very Different Movie Than What He Was Pitched: ‘Someone Outfoxed Me’

Bill Murray has opened up about his experience making Ghostbusters II, and the actor got candid about how he was “outfoxed” into starring in the lackluster sequel that he claims was not the movie he was originally pitched. While sitting down for an interview with the Santa Barbara Film Festival, Murray discussed being “very, very […]

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After The ‘Space Jam’ Sequel Trailer, People Are Missing The Original’s Big Scene-Stealer Bill Murray

Bill Murray isn’t in the forthcoming Space Jam sequel, but his absence was very much felt on Saturday when the movie’s trailer debuted. At one point LeBron James — who replaces original star Michael Jordan and tries to save his son by winning an all-Warner Bros. basketball game — hatches his dream team, and it’s […]

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Jenny Lewis And Bill Murray Did An Eerie Cover Of Drake’s ‘Laugh Now, Cry Later’

Jenny Lewis has long been heralded as one of the greatest songwriters of our era, but her musicianship when it comes to covers shouldn’t be overlooked, either. Teaming up with her sometimes-collaborator Bill Murray, who she last worked with back in 2015 for A Very Murray Christmas special, Lewis has just released an eerie cover […]

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On the Rocks Exclusive Clip: Marlon Wayans Dodges Rashida Jones’ Phone Snooping…for Now

Rashida Jones and Marlon Wayans in On The Rocks (2020)Screenshot: Courtesy of Apple TV+ Here at The Root, we love Black Love…but we also know it ain’t perfect. Sophia Coppola’s upcoming film On the Rocks unpacks the ups and downs of marriage. We actually featured the trailer in our weekly roundup this summer. Advertisement The […]

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On the Rocks Exclusive Clip: Marlon Wayans Dodges Rashida Jones’ Phone Snooping…for Now [Updated]

Rashida Jones and Marlon Wayans in On The Rocks (2020)Screenshot: Courtesy of Apple TV+ Here at The Root, we love Black love…but we also know it ain’t perfect. Sophia Coppola’s upcoming film On the Rocks unpacks the ups and downs of marriage. We actually featured the trailer in our weekly roundup this summer. Advertisement The […]

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Bill Murray And The Doobie Brothers Are In A Surprisingly Funny Legal Battle Over ‘Listen To The Music’

As if you didn’t have your fill of unexpected headlines in 2020, we now have the Doobie Brothers and Bill Murray in a legal battle to get us over the top. Bill Murray’s golf clothing company is officially in a legal fight with a lawyer representing the Doobie Brothers over the use of a song, […]

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Sofia Coppola’s ‘On The Rocks’ Is Like Having A Night Out In NYC With Bill Murray

I miss New York City. That’s a weird thing to say since I haven’t left New York City since February, but … you know. It’s been weird watching movies with “New York City as a character” the last few months: this electric city with people everywhere, just going about their business, whatever that may be. […]

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A Swan Song For Boomer Innocence: Reckoning With ‘Caddyshack’ At The Time Of Its 40th Anniversary

By the time I saw Caddyshack, I probably already knew dozens of Caddyshack quotes by heart. It’s just that kind of movie, one that lends itself easily to endless repetition. Bill Murray’s mushy, crooked-mouthed rendering of “It’s in the hole!” is to the 80s what “oh behave” or “my wife!” were to later generations. As […]

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‘Caddyshack’ Star Michael O’Keefe Regales Us With Stories From The Cocaine-Addled Set Of The Movie

In trying to write about Caddyshack this past week I fell deep down a rabbit hole I’m only now clawing my way out of. Stories about the making of movies usually aren’t that interesting, but this one sends you in all different directions. Chevy? Bill? Douglas Kenney? The National Lampoon? When you try to pin […]

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