Top 8 Mel Brooks Movies of All-Time

Last week I tweeted that no filmmaker has a bigger disparity between their best films and worst films than Mel Brooks. Some of the films in Brooks' canon are undeniable classics while others deserve to…

REVIEW: ‘Blazing Saddles’ (1974)

Grade: A The more my knowledge of film increases, the more I appreciate Mel Brooks’ Western spoof Blazing Saddles. I first fell in love with the film while in Junior High, when a group of…

Top 5 Musical Numbers from Mel Brooks Movies

After the enormous success of the musical adaptation of Mel Brooks' film The Producers, Broadway will be seeing more of Mel Brooks' comedy classics on stage. In 2008, Brooks brought Young Frankenstein to the stage…

The Ultimate Mel Brooks Quiz

How well do you know Mel Brooks, the subject of this month's Career Appreciation? Try your luck at the new Mel Brooks quiz and see how well you do. It's 25 questions ranging from easy…

REVIEW: ‘Silent Movie’ (1976)

Grade: C+ Mel Brooks’ 1976 comedy Silent Movie is the ultimate concept film. A silent movie released 50 years after the introduction of sound to cinema where some of the most famous voices in Hollywood…