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'Spaceballs' is hilarious

Among the new films coming to theatres this month is "A Haunted House 2," a spoof of more serious movies in which audiences are expected to be terrorized by the supernatural activities in an old house.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Spaceballs, Science Fiction Movies, Celebrities, John Candy

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Hollywood Reporter

Mel Brooks on Why 'Blazing Saddles' 'Could Be The Funniest Motion Picture Ever Made'

At the TCM Classic Film Festival, the writer-director regaled the audience with tales of how Warner Bros.


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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Real Clear Politics

Chris Christie Ain't Got It

There's a scene in the comedy film "High Anxiety" in which a driver meets Mel Brooks at the airport and offers to pick up his cumbersome trunk.


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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Pasadena Weekly

Legends of the Silver Screen

Film buffs who complain there's not enough great movies shown on the big screen these days have little reason to complain this weekend when the fifth annual TCM Classic Film Festival hits Hollywood with a dazzling array of classic films and discussions with many of their stars.


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Mon Mar 31, 2014


We're at Now, Now: Interview with Douglas Rushkoff

By David Ryan Polgar Our life has turned into an absurd moment from Spaceballs .


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Spaceballs, Science Fiction Movies, Celebrities, Scanners

Thu Mar 20, 2014

Frontpage The Cabinet Press, Inc.

Mel Brooks' - The Producers' makes a splash at the Palace Theatre in Manchester

Watch out for little old ladies, as Mel Brooks' comic farce "The Producers" comes to Manchester's Palace Theatre through April 5. In what he has described as the "Third Act" of his loony and illustrious career, Brooks, who began his career as a television writer on Sid Caesar's "Your Show of Shows," and later a film director, , he's reinvented ... (more)


Related Topix: The Producers, Comedy Movies, Musical Movies, Celebrities, Sid Caesar

Wed Mar 19, 2014

Erie Times News

the List Best of Muppets

After conquering TV, Jim Henson led the Muppets onto movie screens and handsomely succeeded with a charming road film that featured sturdy songs.


Related Topix: The Muppet Movie, Comedy Movies, Family, Adventure, Musical Movies, The Muppets, Jim Henson, Bob Hope, Oldies, Celebrities

Radio Times

Eddie Mair shares a Mel Brooks anecdote

Is there a more electrifying moment in the history of cinema than the scene in Network when news anchor Howard Beale demands his viewers get up and yell out of their windows, "I'm as mad as hell and I'm not going to take this any more"? I can tell you from my less than encyclopaedic knowledge of films, that Network is a spellbinding, often ... (more)


Related Topix: To Be or Not to Be, Animation Movies, Short, Comedy Movies, War Movies, Drama Movies, Celebrities