The guys behind The Bill Murray Stories made a movie about Bill Murray without actually meeting him

Tommy Avallone’s new documentary, The Bill Murray Stories: Life Lessons Learned From A Mythical Man, is an examination of Murray’s celebrity from the perspective of the lucky few ordinary people who have witnessed his public hijinks and legendary fan interactions. We spoke with Avallone and the producers behind the…

On an Isle Of Dogs, Wes Anderson uses stop-motion to construct one of his most wondrous worlds

Dogs do not have it easy in the bright, glorious dollhouse worlds of Wes Anderson. Think of Buckley, beloved beagle of the youngest Tenenbaums, run down in the prime of his life. Or poor Snoopy, impaled casualty of the boy-scouts war raging across a woodland moonrise kingdom. (Who’s to say if he was a good dog, but he…

Bill Murray is trying to get Trump’s attention about Puerto Rico in a very Bill Murray way

On the same day that President Trump received criticism for a series of tweets vaguely threatening to remove “FEMA, the Military, and First Responders” out of hurricane-devastated Puerto Rico, Bill Murray appeared on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert to remind the President about his responsibility to the suffering…

The story behind One Tree Hill’s infamous scene of a dog eating a human heart

Every major TV show needs that one moment, the one unforgettable image or line that imprints itself not just on fans, but on culture. For Game Of Thrones, it was the Red Wedding. For Mad Men, it was Don Draper’s “carousel” speech. And for One Tree Hill, the CW soap opera that lasted nine seasons despite not a single…

Every detail of Bill Murray going to see the Groundhog Day musical is good

Harold Ramis and Bill Murray’s Groundhog Day is one of the best comedies to ever come out of Hollywood, its heartwarming message of self-betterment dovetailing beautifully with the script’s absurd riffs on Nietzschean philosophy. More than 20 years after its release, the film continues to capture the imaginations of…

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Bill Murray isn’t in the Toni Erdmann remake because he couldn’t get his shit together

Bill Murray would theoretically be a great fit for the American remake of Toni Erdmann. He was even part of a fantasy cast put together by Indiewire. After all, what other over-60 male celebrity comes to mind when you think of an impish-yet-melancholy prankster? However, Jack Nicholson got the role, a move that might…