Mel Brooks is most famous for his series of movie genre parodies. Blazing Saddles, Young Frankenstein, Spaceballs, and many more. Throughout the 80’s, though, he also produced several films under the banner of Brooksfilms. This included a diverse batch of movies including The Elephant Man, The Fly, and My Favorite Year. And then there was... Continue Reading →

Transylvania 6-5000

I remember very clearly seeing Leonard Maltin review the film “Transylvania 6-5000” on Entertainment Tonight when it was released in 1985.  Maltin sat staring at the camera, bopping his head as the tune “Pennsylvania 6-5000” played.  The song reached the point where the group of voices substituted the words “Transylvania 6-5000” for the usual phrase...then... Continue Reading →

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