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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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
- Massacre Theatre winner: Rob Bond, Bourbonnais, IL
- Josh's review of "Young Frankenstein"
- BBC's 21st Century's 100 Greatest Films
- Comedies shut out of BBC's greatest films