Sunday, June 19 2011
What does an artist the caliber of Woody Allen do when he’s reached the pinnacle of his artistic accomplishment -- while only in his early 40s?
Tuesday, July 6 2010
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, February 3 2010
This anthology includes all five comedy albums plus a DVD featuring two 1961 television appearances, the animated special and an interview with Carl Reiner and Mel Brooks.
Friday, October 30 2009
In the 2008 satirical revue "Forbidden Broadway Goes to Rehab," a green-faced monster and a Mel Brooks-like narrator sing a dirty little song to the tune of "Puttin' On the Ritz," mocking audiences for, to paraphrase it delicately, puttin' up with less-than-stellar material for lots of cash.
Friday, November 9 2007
Tuesday, November 6 2007
Monday, February 20 2006
While he never developed a singular performing presence, Cavett is a skilled comic technician whose sense of timing and punchline set-ups pays off in playing straight man to his guests.
Friday, March 11 2005
Valiant and righteous, the old-fashioned robots fight back against the slick, wealthy, huge machine.
Wednesday, October 27 2004
Even if it sometimes fails to give powerful figures their full due, Broadway: The American Musical offers an outstanding overview of a decidedly American art form.