animal-house

Today in Movie History: July 28

Three big movies today, and I’m choosing to start with¬†Animal House, the seminal frat-house¬†comedy that unleashed a torrent of raunchy imitators, none of which had one-tenth of its iconoclasm, wit or gut-busting ability to make us laugh over and over again. Its credentials are unimpeachable, from director John Landis to writers Harold Ramis and Ivan Reitman to a fantastic ensemble …