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Robin Hood: Men In Tights (1994)

Robin Hood Never Looked Better

Mel Brooks strikes a bullseye with this laugh filled reinvention of the beloved Robin Hood fable. Many actors have played the famed nobleman over the years ranging from Errol Flynn (The Adventures Of Robin Hood) to Kevin Costner (Robin Hood: Prince Of Thieves)

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Film Review: 'The Last Laugh'

“The Last Laugh” asks the non-musical question — well, non-musical unless you’re talking about “The Producers” — “Can Nazis and the Final Solution ever be funny? 638 more words

Markets & Festivals

Spaceballs (1987)

The Greatest Space Farce in the Universe

This movie was hilarious the moment I first saw it. Mel Brooks takes great care to lampoon every sci-fi series in history ranging from Star Wars to Star Trek.

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Hail, Caesar! - The Latest from the Coen Brothers


I finally saw the Coen Bros latest Hail, Caesar! (click for IMDB overview). It’s very  playful, multilayered, satirical and witty as you would expect from the highly original Coen duo. 342 more words

Movies And TV

Egging The McGufffin: HIGH ANXIETY (20th Century Fox 1977)

Mel Brooks loves films as much as the rest of us do. After skewering Westerns in BLAZING SADDLES and horror movies in YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN, Mel set his satirical sights on  587 more words

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Egging The McGufffin: HIGH ANXIETY (20th Century Fox 1977)

Mel Brooks loves films as much as the rest of us do. After skewering Westerns in BLAZING SADDLES and horror movies in YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN, Mel set his satirical sights on  587 more words

Cracked Rear Viewer

Blazing Saddles (1974)

“Never Give A Saga An Even Break”

Mel Brooks heads way out west in this hilarious spoof of all things western. This film got away with a lot of things that you wouldn’t see in films today (a temptress, a baked bean flatulence contest).

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