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Tuesday, November 19 2013

Political Incorrectness Gone Good: An Appreciation of 'It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia'

It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia pushes the boundaries of human decency -- in a good way.


Reviews

Thursday, May 15 2014

We're Back on the Horse Again with 'Blazing Saddles: 40th Anniversary Edition'

The Blu-ray extras here are quite good, but of course, the film is an enduring, hilarious classic for those with that Mel Brooks and Monty Python-like sensibility.


Wednesday, July 10 2013

The Foibles of Show Business, Revisited: 'The Producers'

The Producers is a laugh-out-loud classic with plenty of over-the-top performances that poke fun at the foibles of show business.


Tuesday, August 14 2012

In Space, Everyone Can Hear You Laugh: 'Spaceballs: The 25th Anniversary Edition'

Does Spaceballs still hold up today? After revisiting the film for the first time in many years, my answer is yes. This Blu-ray disc also does a nice job of of digging into the making of it through copious bonus features.


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.


Thursday, January 7 2010

The Mel Brooks Collection

The comic legend makes his way to Blu-ray in style, with a collection of nine films that will have you respecting the power of the Schwartz.


News

Monday, November 5 2007

'Young Frankenstein' cast is puttin' on the shtick

NEW YORK -- "What am I, a robber baron?" Mel Brooks barks into the phone from his Upper East Side apartment. "I'm giving you a


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