Tag Archives: Gene Wilder

Mel Brooks – Blazing Saddles (1974)

Synopsis:
The Ultimate Western Spoof. A town where everyone seems to be named Johnson is in the way of the railroad. In order to grab their land, Hedley Lemar (Harvey Korman), a politically connected nasty person, sends in his henchmen to make the town unlivable. After the sheriff is killed, the town demands a new sheriff from the Governor (Mel Brooks). Hedley convinces him to send the town the first Black sheriff (Cleavon Little) in the west. Bart is a sophisticated urbanite who will have some difficulty winning over the townspeople. Read More »

Woody Allen – Every Thing You Always Wanted to Know About Sex * But Were Afraid to Ask (1972)

Synopsis:
Seven segments related to one another only in that they all purport to be based on sections of the book by David Reuben. The segments range from “Do Aphrodisiacs Work?” in which a court jester gives an aphrodisiac to the Queen and is, in the end, beheaded to “What Happens During Ejaculation?” in which we watch “control central” during a successful seduction. Read More »

Mel Stuart – Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971)

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A poor but hopeful boy seeks one of the five coveted golden tickets that will send him on a tour of Willy Wonka’s mysterious chocolate factory. Read More »

Gene Wilder – The Woman in Red (1984)

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The Woman in Red is a 1984 romantic comedy directed by Gene Wilder and written by Jean-Loup Dabadie, Yves Robert and Wilder, starring Wilder as a happily married man who fantasizes about having an affair with a sexy mystery woman (Kelly LeBrock). His attempts to actually initiate the affair, however, are repeatedly thwarted by various comic circumstances, most notably by a secretary (Gilda Radner) who mistakenly believes that she is the object of his affection. Read More »