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Blazing Saddles

  1. 6 Things We Learned During Mel Brooks’s Q&A in London Last NightIn the mood for some Mel Brooks anecdotes?
  2. Mel Brooks Destroyed at Radio City Music Hall Last NightMel Brooks won’t sit down. The good people at Radio City Music Hall have set up two chairs on stage, one for the moderator Kevin Salter and one […]
  3. the industry
    Two Gene Wilder Films Are Returning to TheatersWilder died Monday at the age of 83.
  4. breaking
    Gene Wilder, the Original Willy Wonka, Dead at 83He starred in Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, as well as many Mel Brooks films.
  5. The 20 Best Comedy Movies of All TimeThe funniest movies tend to burrow into our brains like no other form of popular entertainment. Through repeated viewings and earworm quotes, […]
  6. Mel Brooks Comments on the ‘Questionable Taste’ of Seth MacFarlane“It would be hypocritical of me to take issue with anything in questionable taste, seeing that I invented bad taste in films. I’m sure Seth […]
  7. Mel Brooks and His Wonderful Rejection of SubtletyBack in a time when our primary source of film-watching outside the movie theatre involved a trip to a video store, it was much harder to be a […]
  8. adaptations
    Mel Brooks Talks Blazing Saddles Musical“Now that Django Unchained has literally used the N-word, I think I’m in the clear.”
  9. Watch a Django UnchainedBlazing Saddles Mash-UpMel Tarantino is real!
  10. ‘Black Dynamite’ Follow-Up Will Be a ‘Blazing Saddles’ HomageMichael Jai White, star and co-writer of the 2009 blaxploitation spoof Black Dynamite, spoke to Crave Online this week about plans for a sequel […]
  11. Mel Brooks Looks Back on Blazing Saddles’s Near-FailureHere’s Mel Brooks on the near-death of Blazing Saddles in his AV Club interview: “I kept saying to all the other writers, ‘Write anything you […]
  12. The Lost Roles of Richard PryorOne of the most acclaimed and respected stand-up comedians of all time, Richard Pryor shot to fame in the 1970’s and proved to be a charismatic […]
  13. But How Does it Hold Up?A few weeks ago I re-watched the venerable Mel Brooks film, Blazing Saddles. I hadn’t seen the movie in at least seven years, mostly because […]
  14. The Finally Screenings: I Just Watched Blazing Saddles For the First TimeIn The Finally Screenings, Alden Ford is watching comedy classics that, because he grew up in a cave in Alaska, he’s never seen before. These […]
  15. the take
    Please, Mel Brooks, Skip ‘Blazing Saddles: The Musical’Even with the inevitable kick-line of farting cowboys, how could this be anything but a disappointment?