Ivan Reitman, producer, ‘Ghostbusters’ director, dies at 75

Ivan Reitman, the influential filmmaker and producer behind beloved comedies from “Animal House” to “Ghostbusters,” has died. He was 75. Reitman died peacefully in his sleep Saturday night at his home in Montecito, Calif., his family told The Associated Press. “Our family is grieving the unexpected loss of a husband, father, and grandfather who taught … Read more

Super Bowl: the ads, the music and everything but the football – live | culture

12.00am GMT 00:00 Adrian Horton Andy Richter’s Julius Caesar loves avocados “I looooove salads – if that’s what I’m known for, I’ll be happy,” says Julius Caesar aka comedian Andy Richter in a spot for Avocados from Mexico (a brand? A movement?) set at an ancient Roman tailgate. As far as gladiator-themed Super Bowl ads … Read more

Mickey Guyton beats racism to sing Super Bowl national anthem

As a black female country artist, Mickey Guyton has spent the past year breaking color — and gender — barriers in the mostly white male genre. She gave a powerful performance of her song “Black Like Me” at the Grammys, was the first African-American woman to co-host the ACM Awards and rocked a supersize Afro … Read more