EFC II #58 – Blazing Saddles (1974)

The Epic Film Challenge II
#58 – Blazing Saddles (1974)
Dir. Mel Brooks
Starring: Cleavon Little, Gene Wilder, Slim Pickens, David Huddleston, Liam Dunn, Alex Karras, John Hillerman, George Furth, Jack Starrett, Mel Brooks, Harvey Korman, Carol DeLuise, Richard Collier, Charles McGregor

The fifty-eighth installment of the Epic Film Challenge II, the rip roaring Western send up from Mel Brooks starring the incomparable Gene Wilder, Blazing Saddles.

Recorded in September 2016.

Is it a film you must see before you die?

Connie: Yes, it’s a classic.

Luke: Yes, it’s one of the all time great comedies without a doubt, hilarious in a way that I think is lost these days.

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EFC II #27 – Young Frankenstein (1974)

The Epic Film Challenge II
#27 – Young Frankenstein (1974)
Dir. Mel Brooks
Starring: Gene Wilder, Peter Boyle, Marty Feldman, Teri Garr, Cloris Leachman, Richard Haydn, Gene Hackman

The twenty-seventh installment of the Epic Film Challenge II, a love letter to and send up of the classic Universal monster movies from Mel Brooks: Young Frankenstein.

Recorded in June 2016.

Is it a film you must see before you die?

Connie: Yes.

Luke: Yes, it’s hysterical, a great comedy and love letter to old horror movies.