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Entries from January 2006

Young Frankenstein (1974)

January 26th, 2006 · 3 Comments

Brilliant neurosurgeon Frederick Frankenstein (Gene Wilder) discovers that no matter how many times he corrects students on the pronunciation of his name (“That’s Frahnk-en-steen!”), he’ll forever be in the shadow of his infamous grandfather, Victor. When Frankenstein learns that his grandfather’s journal has been discovered and he has inherited Victor’s castle and belongings, his takes […]

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Blazing Saddles (1974)

January 25th, 2006 · No Comments

Black railroad worker Bart (Cleavon Little) is sent to serve as sheriff of Rock Ridge, in the hopes that his appearance will offend the townspeople and drive them away so that evil state attorney Hedley Lamar (Harvey Korman) can snatch their land. Sheriff Bart teams with the Waco Kid (Gene Wilder) – a gunfighter who […]

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Tags: Western

Monty Python’s Life of Brian (1979)

January 22nd, 2006 · No Comments

Follow-up to Monty Python and the Holy Grail is a clearly better produced work, even a “real” movie from start to finish, but lacks the on-the-fly charm of the lads’ previous effort in a send-up of Biblical times. Directed by Terry Jones and written and performed by Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Jones, Eric Idle and […]

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