Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) May 24, 2013
WhoHasTheRemote.com released a list of three favorite films from celebrated comedic director Mel Brooks. The Huffington Post published an outtake from the PBS documentary that aired on May 20th, titled American Master Mel Brooks: Make a Noise. The documentary on Brooks, a prolific 86-year-old director who defined modern comedy and is well known for appearing in his own films, recounts Brooks’ incredible influence on the comedy industry. Brooks’ career is laden with successful comedies, some of which have been adapted for Broadway. Who Has The Remote? has compiled a list of a few of those comedic favorites, perfect for watching anytime on a dish iPad.
Blazing Saddles (1974): A satire on the traditional Western classic, Blazing Saddles is a favorite among Mel Brooks fans. This movie offers spoofs of traditional Western themes, such as construction of a railroad being halted by quicksand.
Spaceballs (1987): At its release, this film earned a mixed reception. However, with time, it achieved cult classic status, and is now one of Brooks’ most popular movies. At its center, Spaceballs is a parody of the Star Wars franchise, but it also spoofs other sci-fi movies like Alien, Planet of the Apes, and Star Trek.
Robin Hood: Men in Tights (1993): Instead of a spoof on an entire genre, this movie parodies the story of Robin Hood. Specifically, it’s a take-off on Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves. Think of the traditional Robin Hood story, and throw in smart and crude comedy, light action, cultural stereotypes, and a few satirical musical numbers. That’s Men in Tights.
Who Has The Remote? recommends their three favorites from the trailblazing director Mel Brooks, commending him for his lifetime accomplishments.
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