#602: Top 5 Comedies of the 21st Century / Young Frankenstein
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Friday, 09 September 2016 00:00

Young Frankenstein

Earlier this year, the BBC polled movie critics worldwide for the best films of the 21st century. The resulting list has been the subject of debate ever since. Noticeably under-represented? Comedies. On this week's show, Adam and Josh try to remedy that oversight with their Top 5 Comedies of the 21st Century. Also, in honor of the late Gene Wilder, a Sacred Cow review of one of the 20th century’s great comedies: Mel Brooks’ YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN. Plus, Michael Phillips calls in from the Venice Film Festival with with some thoughts on the fest, Wilder and the BBC Top 100.

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Filmspotting #602

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0:00-1:18 - Billboard
1:18-23:24 - Sacred Cow: "Young Frankenstein"
Young Frankenstein, "Puttin' on the Ritz"
24:38-39:59 - Notes / Massacre Theatre
39:59-1:07:09 - Michael Phillips
Walk Hard, "Walk Hard"
1:07:44-1:13:46 - Donations
1:13:46-2:09:57 - Top 5: 21st Century Comedies
2:09:57-2:12:22 - Close

NOTES

- Massacre Theatre winner: Rob Bond, Bourbonnais, IL

LINKS

- Josh's review of "Young Frankenstein"

- BBC's 21st Century's 100 Greatest Films

- Comedies shut out of BBC's greatest films

 

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