Our favorite cult comedy about robots in space riffing on cheesy movies recently celebrated its silver anniversary. That's right, it's been 25 years since Mystery Science Theater 3000 hit the airwaves, and last week, archivist label Shout Factory released the 29th volume of episodes from the cult ... More >>
Image viaYou know what they say, no noose is good noose.Two St. Louis sheriff's deputies say it is, and the outcome of their workplace discrimination lawsuit against their boss, Sheriff James Murphy, may hinge on convincing jurors that the iconic hangman's knot does indeed symbolize prejudice.Wal ... More >>
Nick SchnelleThe Trip Daddys, last year at the RFT Music Showcase. This year's fest is Saturday for $5.Memorial Day has come and gone, and it's time to kick off summer. (Just look out for those scattered thunder storms on Saturday and Sunday.) This weekend brings indie craft fairs, more than a f ... More >>
muny.orgAfter two solid offerings in 42nd Street and Annie, the Muny returns on Monday from its self-imposed Fourth of July hiatus with a one-week run of Meet Me In St. Louis.Based on the 1944 movie that starred Judy Garland (which in turn was based on a series of short stories by Sally Benson), th ... More >>
Today the world mourns the death of comedian Dom DeLuise, who passed away after a long illness.Unreal mourns DeLuise too -- as we have mourned all of those who co-starred with him in Blazing Saddles and preceded him in death. Unreal is by no means a cineaste -- heck, we'd sooner bowl than watch a mo ... More >>
Rocco Landesman, Clayton High School Class of '65, has submitted a bid for the Chicago Cubs. The big-time Broadway producer is one of the money men behind Mel Brooks' The Producers. Is this a Bialystockian attempt to gain even more money by investing in a guaranteed loser? Many Cardinals fans al ... More >>
The Producers is quite a production
This Hair product falls a little flat.
Shelley Winters was a bitch -- who knew? Dennis Brown kicks it old-school with Broadway veteran Lewis J. Stadlen.
Still, this Fox show holds some bright moments.
Dennis Brown, Paul Friswold and Deanna Jent suss out local theater
Nacho's funnier than Napoleon, which ain't sayin much
The Mel Brooks Collection
An uneven cast undermines the return of The Producers
Week of May 11, 2005
Like Big Fish for little kids, Robots works hard to please everyone
And civil rights
Week of June 2, 2004
Monty Python's Brian returns, bearing cinematic salvation
Boarding, biking & blading confab
Steven Brinberg becomes Babs
Troma's Lloyd Kaufman has guts, all over the floor
Monty has everything going for it -- and more
Crazy, wacky, hilarious -- the American musical is back
Mel Brooks isn't the only guy who should get credit for Broadway's hottest ticket
In Goldmember, Myers' mojo is running low
Larry Gelbart is one of TV's last great writers. So why can't he stay tuned?
Written and directed by Eric Mendelsohn
Directed by Ridley Scott