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Tuesday, July 6 2010

Three Mel Brooks Films Now on Blu-ray—Alas, They’re Not the Best of Brooks

Great casts, inferior scripts and indifferent production values: Blu-Ray versions of three of Mel Brooks' less successful films will appeal primarily to diehard fans and nostalgia buffs.


Wednesday, January 14 2009

The Best Of Dr. Katz

There aren’t many DVDs that can offer such a variety of established comics doing what they do best.


Tuesday, December 12 2006

Inside the Actors Studio - Dave Chappelle

This conversation between James Lipton and Dave Chappelle is an example of an honest dialogue from an artist who sees himself as a mass of contradictions requiring further analysis.


Thursday, July 27 2006

Chappelles Show: The Lost Episodes

Hearing that Chappelle was worried about who was laughing and why is upsetting. His comedy had always seemed "inclusive," making racism "safe" to explore in front of mixed audiences.


Thursday, March 2 2006

Dave Chappelles Block Party (2006)

Block Party sustains a balance between good-natured light-heartedness social commentary.


Friday, May 31 2002

Undercover Brother (2002)

Peppered with Chappellian hilarities (and the man can riff), it is more like Austin Powers than a hard-hitting satire, minus Mike Meyers' mania, plus Lee's deft direction and Griffin's own brand of energy.


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