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Forgotten Friday Flick – “All Of Me”

Keeping the movie comedy coming we’re digging into more past picture hilarity in a bid to extend end of summer fun – welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick!  Everyone familiar with icons in the world of farcical films needs to introduction to laugh-out-loud leading man stylings of the sensational Steve Martin, but this week we’re highlighting […]

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Forgotten Friday Flick – “Oh, God!”

Since one of the titles in this weeks Encapsulated Movie Reviews dealt with one man’s relationship with the almighty, it brought to mind another past classic comedy with some funny faith of its own – welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick!  Today we’re heading into heavenly hilarity for some holy humor via the big guy himself.  A […]

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Mel Brooks Gets Honored At The TCL Chinese Theatre!

The most famous movie palace in the world, The TCL Chinese Theatre IMAX® honored filmmaker and comedy legend MEL BROOKS on September 8, in honor of his favorite film, Young Frankenstein, which celebrates its 40th anniversary, and arrives on Blu-ray September 9 (Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment).  Young Frankenstein easily sits on my list of top ten comedies ever […]

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The Dick Van Dyke Show – The Complete Fifth Season (Blu-ray Review)

Don’t miss the fun in this final season of the multiple Emmy Award-winning Dick Van Dyke Show.  Generation after generation of TV viewers has fallen in love with this timeless classic!  For laugh after laugh, join one of TV’s best-loved couples, Dick Van Dyke as Rob Petrie and Mary Tyler Moore as his wife Laura, […]

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The Dick Van Dyke Show – The Complete Fourth Season (Blu-ray Review)

Now you can enjoy the complete fourth season (airing 1964-1965), all 32 episodes in their entirety and in spectacular high-definition – direct from the 35mm negatives!  Be there as Laura gets her toe caught in a bath spout in the unforgettable episode “Never Bathe on a Saturday,” a sleep-deprived Rob tries to stay awake during his […]

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The Dick Van Dyke Show: The Complete Fourth Season Available on Blu-ray on July 2, 2013!

Join one of TV’s funniest couples as they tackle life in the suburbs and work in the big city. Dick Van Dyke is hilarious as Rob Petrie, the wacky comedy writer, and Mary Tyler Moore is the sexiest, nuttiest wife in New Rochelle. Add to that magic combination the talents of Carl Reiner, Morey Amsterdam, […]

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The Incredible Mel Brooks: An Irresistible Collection Of Unhinged Comedy (DVD Review)

Mel Brooks.  The name conjures up some of the most enduring comedic images in the history of American popular culture: The inimitable 2000 Year Old Man.  Max Bialystock. Springtime for Hitler.  Flatulent cowboys in Blazing Saddles.  The bumbling Maxwell Smart.  Young Frankenstein and his well-endowed monster.  From stand-up to films to TV to Broadway, for 65 years, in […]

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Pre-order The Incredible Mel Brooks: An Irresistible Collection of Unhinged Comedy

On November 13, 2012, Shout! Factory will release The Incredible Mel Brooks: An Irresistible Collection of Unhinged Comedy, a 5-DVD/1-CD set that is a veritable treasure trove of all things Brooksian, a laugh-filled celebration of his illustrious career. This box set takes viewers on a journey through time with performances, extensive interviews, film clips and rare […]

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Steve Martin: The Television Stuff (DVD Review)

Steve Martin is one of the most beloved and iconic talents in American comedy.  Until now, however, his body of work on television has been largely unavailable on DVD. That all changed on September 18, 2012, with the release of Steve Martin: The Television Stuff from Shout! Factory and SOFA Entertainment.  From the stand-up act that made […]

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