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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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Mel Brooks’ Favorite Creation – Young Frankenstein: 40th Anniversary – Re-Lives on Blu-ray September 9th

It’s that time again!  Of course I’m talking about Halloween and what better way to celebrate the holiday with one of the funniest horror film spoofs of all-time?  Yep!  That’s right!  40 Years Later, Mel Brooks’ favorite creation, Young Frankenstein, comes to life again with a one-of-a-kind anniversary Blu-ray on September 9th from Twentieth Century […]

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BLAZING SADDLES: 40th Anniversary – Out On Blu-ray May 6th!

Welp, here comes the big mean Warner Brothers machine repackaging another big title for its big anniversary.  We saw them do this for The Exorcist and All The President’s Men last year.  This one looks to be leaning toward that of The Exorcist‘s release with a nicer case and collectibles inside.  And as is par […]

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The Producers: Collector’s Edition (1968) (Blu-ray Review)

Mel Brooks’ legendary 1968 Oscar-winning film The Producers gets its first Blu-ray release from Shout! Factory.  From the endlessly funny mind of filmmaker Mel Brooks (Blazing Saddles, Young Frankenstein) comes this explosion of pure comic lunacy about low-rent Broadway producer Max Bialystock (Zero Mostel) and his high-strung accountant Leo Bloom (Gene Wilder) who is given […]

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Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory: 40th Anniversary Collector’s Edition Set (Blu-ray Review)

Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory is one of my top ten favorite movies of all time. This fact makes absolutely no sense because I am not usually a fan of musicals, movies made before I was born, and I always find Gene Wilder to be a little bit creepy. I could practically recite every […]

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Young Frankenstein (Blu-ray Review)

Ever since I recently attended the musical of the same name, a few months back, I have eagerly wanted to watch Young Frankenstein on Blu-ray.  I was almost ready to pull the trigger on a Blu-ray purchase when all the sudden The Mel Brooks Collection was announced and I got news that I would be […]

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