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5 Mel Brooks Musical Numbers

Next Saturday, AFI is awarding Mel Brooks its Lifetime Achievement Award for bringing joy and laughter to millions and changing American comedy as we know it. I figured we can start the celebration a little early, so here are 5 … Continue reading

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5 Genre-Bending Modern Westerns

During last week’s podcast on True Grit(s), we talked about our favorite Classic Westerns. (Mostly they were John Ford movies or anything shot in Monument Valley.) However, as we noted the Classic Western has basically disappeared. The scholar Richard Slotkin … Continue reading

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