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Political Incorrectness Gone Good: An Appreciation of 'It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia'
19 Nov 2013 // 8:14 PM

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


We're Back on the Horse Again with 'Blazing Saddles: 40th Anniversary Edition'
15 May 2014 // 8:15 PM

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.

The Foibles of Show Business, Revisited: 'The Producers'
10 Jul 2013 // 10:10 PM

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


'Panic Button' Needs More Panic
1 Apr 2015 // 6:00 AM

As this obscure Warner Archive reissue proves, sometimes a film falls to obscurity for a reason.


'Young Frankenstein' cast is puttin' on the shtick
5 Nov 2007 // 7:26 PM

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

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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