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Interview: ‘Search Engines’ Star Daphne Zuniga Talks Technology, The Initiation And A Long Career Of Learning

If there’s an actress that exemplifies both beauty and charisma while still creating cool characters to root for it’s definitely Daphne Zuniga.  So much more than just a pretty face with a slightly smoky voice (though both are breathtaking still to this day!), the highly underrated Zuniga has been captivating audiences with her memorable performances for […]

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The Doctor And The Devils (Blu-ray Review)

When most people think of Mel Brooks, they always turn to the funny.  Whether it be television with Get Smart or most notably his incredible directorial run of movies like The Producers, Blazing Saddles, Young Frankenstein and History Of The World: Part 1, that’s what he’s pretty much made his bread and butter on.  However, […]

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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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A Duo From Way Back, ‘Mr. Peabody & Sherman’ Has Been Reimagined (Movie Review)

While I was never a big fan of The Smurfs, among other older cartoons that have since been turned into animated features, Peabody’s Improbable History, which was a part of The Rocky & Bullwinkle Show, was a series of skits that I always found entertaining.  I haven’t watched Peabody in years, but seeing this new […]

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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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Aaron’s Astounding Top 10 Blu-rays of 2013

Here we go again.  Kicking off my Top 10 year-end lists for 2013, here are my Top 10 Blu-rays.  These are films that I have been able to really dig into and see them as easy recommendations for anyone with the greatest home media format currently available.  The following list is a set of films […]

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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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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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Spaceballs 25th Anniversary Edition Arrives on Blu-ray August 7

I love Star Wars and I love Mel Brooks.  Spaceballs is not necessarily a favorite film of mine, but it is one that I can say I have easily watched more than most of the films I have owned over the years.  Now everyone gets a chance to celebrate it yet again in this upcoming […]

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Spaceballs (Blu-ray Review)

Let me start off by saying that I am a huge Mel Brooks fan.  I have been so for as long as I can remember, but it has been a long time, admittedly, since I have sat down and viewed one of his films.  When recently given the opportunity to review The Mel Brooks Collection […]

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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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Unboxing The Mel Brooks Blu-ray Collection

Before you blast me for bad grammar contained within my post’s title, take a sigh of relief and know that yes I have checked with the Internet’s #1 authority, Urban Dictionary, and “unboxing” is a real term!  The word is defined as “The Internet trend of showing photos or video from the unpacking of a retail box of some desirable product, such […]

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Celebrate the Holidays with ‘The Mel Brooks Collection’

The “King of Farce” goes Blu!  The Mel Brooks Collection arrives on the Blu-ray format December 15th, just in time for the holidays.  Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment delivers a nine-disc set featuring an exclusive book about Brook’s extraordinary life.  Can you think of a better way to share the holiday magic with your family […]

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