When AFI gives a lifetime achievement award to Mel Brooks, a filmmaker famous for satire and screwball comedy, be prepare for an evening of roasts. And that's more or less what happened June 6, as…
Mel Brooks has won an Oscar, an Emmy, a Grammy and his musical The Producers earned a record 12 Tonys. He worked with a team of writers on Your Show of Shows that was the equivalent of the 1927…
Martin Scorsese will present Brooks with the honor June 6.
As documentaries go, it's not the Inquisition. But another evening with Brooks should be more than enough to put a little springtime in any fan's step.
Mel Brooks has been tapped to receive the American Film Institute's Life Achievement Award, to be presented at a gala tribute June 6 in Los Angeles.
Guffawing through "Mel Brooks and Dick Cavett Together Again" -- a joint stage appearance by the pair, selectively edited down to a little under an hour -- you wonder why they don't do things like…
Though their legendary collaboration "The Producers" -- the phenomenon that won 12 Tonys -- closed in April, Brooks and Meehan have now co-written the book to arguably the most highly anticipated…
The Twelve Chairs is a nutty farce, frequently slapstick and often tongue-in-cheek. Mel Brooks, who directed, scripted, plays a leading role and authored a song, has turned a search for jewels into a…
Mel Brooks has turned a funny idea into a slapstick film, thanks to the performers, particularly Zero Mostel.
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