John Landis

Torino Film Festival Mixes Militant Cinema With More Mainstream Movies

Italy’s Torino Film Festival, the pre-eminent event for young directors and indie cinema — now being revamped after going virtual due to the pandemic — will somewhat symbolically…

‘SNL’ cast member Peter Aykroyd, brother of Dan, dead at 66

The passing of “Saturday Night Live” actor-writer Peter Aykroyd, brother of Dan, was confirmed in an on-air tribute during Saturday’s episode of the seminal sketch series. He was 66.

Blues Brothers Docuseries to Celebrate Dan Aykroyd & John Belushi’s Musical Duo

A new docuseries about The Blues Brothers is in development. Per THR, Dan Aykroyd is partnering up with the late John Belushi’s widow, Judith Belushi Pisano, as well…

Michael Jackson’s Ghosts Collab with Stephen King Celebrates 25th Anniversary

There is no denying that despite originally being released in the run up to Christmas, Michael Jackson’s Thriller stands as one of the greatest music videos of all…

An American Werewolf in London 40th Anniversary Celebrated by Fans

Horror fans are celebrating the 40th anniversary of the genre favorite An American Werewolf in London. Written and directed by John Landis, the movie premiered on the big…

$6.5M offer made on Don Rickles’ longtime home after only a week on the market

Made up of four bedrooms and five bathrooms, the 5,600-square-foot residence is one of 36 Mediterranean-style homes in Century Woods Estates, an upscale guard-gated enclave.

John Landis to Receive Locarno Lifetime Achievement Award

The Locarno Film Festival will pay homage to genre-bending U.S. director John Landis with its Pardo d’onore Manor lifetime achievement award. The “Blues Brothers” and “American Werewolf in…