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There are two things that are true about comedy:  first it is subjective.  What is funny to one person may not be necessarily funny to another.  And two:  comedy often is of its time.  In other words, sometimes what was funny 10 years ago, just isn’t anymore.  For example, if there’s a joke surrounding a phone booth, 3/4 of the audience might not even get it.  So when you find a movie that everyone universally finds funny, and they still laugh 40 years after it’s release?  Well, then you’ve got comedy gold.

Stripes Theatrical Trailer

Funny, funny movie. A true comedy classic. Murray is hilarious, as is Harold Ramis and John Candy, and a host of others. The movie also features one of my...

“Stripes” is just such a movie.  Along with “Caddyshack” and “Ghostbusters,” “Stripes” is a Billy Murray comedic masterpiece, and now we get to see it as never before…in a theater.  Nothing is better than the shared experience of a great comedy in a movie theater and I can’t wait for this one.  Fathom Events will be hosting special screenings of the film across the country to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the military comedy.  As a bonus, Bill Murray and Ivan Reitman will reflect on the film and what it meant to their careers.  The 40th-anniversary screenings will be on August 29 and September 2. Tickets can be purchased through Fathom Events.