Gene Wilder

See No Evil, Hear No Evil

February 7, 2012 // 0 Comments

It has been quite some time since Gene Wilder and Richard Pryor teamed up in a series of comedies at the peak of their careers, but nonetheless, I am always getting excited when I am able to catch one of those romps. One of the best movies the repeated [...]

Young Frankenstein

October 22, 2008 // 0 Comments

One of the funniest films ever made and clearly Mel Brooks' crown jewel, "Young Frankenstein" has made it to Blu-Ray Disc just in time for Halloween. The splendid homage to the classic horror films of the 30s and 40s, arrives in a [...]

Blazing Saddles

May 24, 2006 // 0 Comments

Mel Brooks' 1974 comedy "Blazing Saddles" is generally ranked as one of the funniest films ever made and is number 6 on AFI's list of 100 best comedies. While "Blazing Saddles" is certainly a funny film and great comedy, to [...]

The Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes' Smarter Brother

March 30, 2006 // 0 Comments

20th Century Fox Home Entertainment is on a roll currently, releasing a good batch of Mel Brooks film on DVD, finally, and in the wake of it, also bringing us the films of one of Brooks' closest collaborators, Gene Wilder. Here we have the 1975 [...]

See No Evil, Hear No Evil

December 17, 2001 // 0 Comments

One of the best movies the repeated collaboration of Gene Wilder and Richard Pryor brought forth is without a doubt, the 1989 comedy ’See No Evil, Hear No Evil.’ Inspired and absolutely hilarious, the movie, directed by Arthur Hiller, is a physical [...]

Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory

September 18, 2001 // 0 Comments

I began this project remembering that I might still have the golden ticket theaters handed out to patrons during the 1971 theatrical run of "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory." After digging around my garage, amid some View Master reels and [...]

Stir Crazy

August 31, 1999 // 0 Comments

Columbia Home Video’s ’Stir Crazy’ contains a nice 16×9 enhanced widescreen transfer that restores the film’s original 1.85:1 aspect ratio, as well as a good looking pan & scan transfer. The picture has a good level of detail with [...]

Young Frankenstein

December 1, 1998 // 0 Comments

It has taken a long time but finally the day is here. The 20th Century Fox fanfare has finally trumpeted out of our DVD review system. It has taken more than 18 months since the official launch of DVD as the new home video platform, but Fox have finally [...]