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Announcing the Mel Brooks Blogathon!

Mel Brooks is one of the greatest comedic filmmakers of all time, having made many classic comedies, most of which spoofed a particular film or genre.  436 more words

Filmmaker Tributes

Dispatches from Tribeca: 'The Last Laugh' Confronts the Final Comic Taboo

The Last Laugh received a standing ovation at its star-studded Tribeca premiere on Monday. I have to bite my tongue to keep from revealing the final zinger in Ferne Pearlstein’s outrageous Holocaust humor documentary. 601 more words

Tribeca Film Festival

(Q)UIET - Blogging from A to Z

Despite being the coolest of cool I’m actually a closet nerd and I was going to post on quantum physics for my “Q” word but that’s actually two words and a huge topic to tackle in one post. 333 more words


Robin Hood: Men in Tights

This film is another satirical/spoof comedy by Mel Brooks with one of my favorite actors: Cary Elwes (Princess Bride, Liar Liar). I’m usually not big on just comedy movies, but with Mel Brooks’ films it’s different. 236 more words


Movie Review: SPACEBALLS, 1987

Deadlines to Submit your Screenplay, Novel, Story, or Poem to the festival: http://www.wildsound.ca

Tribute review for Rick Moranis’ Birthday Today.

Movie Reviews

Directed by Mel Brooks… 1,295 more words

Mel Brooks, Sarah Silverman And Nazi Jokes Galore Star In 'The Last Laugh': Tribeca Q&A

EXCLUSIVE: Nazis: Too evil for mockery, or fair game for belly laughs? The Holocaust: Reserved exclusively for serious discussion, or is there social good in tasteless jokes referencing GE and Volkswagen? 1,048 more words