Bass comes into play in the score and in some explosions, but adequate power just isn't there. Originally Posted By jtsteele: Uncut? The original Blazing Saddles release came with some lightweight text supplements, as well as a nice feature titled A Conversation with Mel Brooks, which ran over the film like a non-scene-specific audio commentary. If you're a politically correct person, this film would trigger you. He screened it for a bunch of studio weenies, who thought it utterly hilarious. They told him to clean up the language, he promised he would, but didn't. Colors are more natural—look at the much-improved blue of that big sky, and the improved flesh tones! But there's a delicious bad taste, and there's a desperate bad taste, and Blazing Saddles seems to hover close to the latter.
All the rest are the common clay of the Old West. Other memorable characters include Olson Johnson David Huddleston , Rev. To the contrary, it actually is a great movie because it shows how fucking stupid rascism is. This effort offers better image, sound, and supplements, despite some disappointments. Once Mel Brooks' lunatic film - many call it his best - gets started, logic is lost in a blizzard of gags, jokes, quips, puns, howlers, growlers and outrageous assaults upon good taste or any taste at all.
But, what a lot of people dont know, is that Richard Pryor was responsible for a lot of the racist jokes. Watch Full movie: Blazing Saddles 1974 , Online Free. Admittedly, we must give Blazing Saddles its due credit. Who would have thought that a biting social commentary would spring from all this absurdity? The colours were generally quite well rendered and clearly defined in this transfer, except during periods of aliasing. It's a comedy, and plain and simple a very good one. Film-to-video artefacts consisted of severe aliasing, which occurred frequently.
The film is full of hilarious moments. The show had the right low-rent look, but it's just extremely lousy. Director: Mel Brooks Writers: Mel Brooks screenplay , Norman Steinberg screenplay , Stars: Cleavon Little, Gene Wilder, Slim Pickens. The railroad is going through Rock Ridge, and the crooked State Attorney Hedley Lamarr Harvey Korman wants to get the town's inhabitants to desert the town. Instead of preaching against bigotry, Blazing Saddles mocks bigotry by allowing it to reveal its own absurdity.
Much of the time, his efforts work, and the film's gags speed along at an impressive clip. For a movie that came out in the mid-70s, it offered a good poke in the eye of the absurdist beliefs that racism was ever useful. That's the edit of the movie I first saw! The white settlers circled the wagons. There are also casual racist jokes through the whole thing. Madeline Kahn helps out as Lili Von Shtapp, and Mel Brooks himself doubles as the lazy Governor Lepetoman and the Indian Chief. South Park: Bigger, Longer and Uncut, Something About Mary and American Pie all hilarious movies which I would highly recommend, by the way contain toilet humor that makes Mel Brooks at his most graphic seem like a Disney movie in comparison.
So it's just a bunch of guys leaning over and waving their hands for no reason? I love films that are in bad taste—don't get me wrong. The purpose is to keep content fresh on as requested by its members. Mel Brooks discusses the making of Blazing Saddles in some considerable detail, from the concept stage, through the writing stage, financing, casting, making the movie, and post-production issues, however, this bears no direct relationship whatsoever to the on-screen action. I'm not saying that the movie is lacking because of these scenes, but I was dissapointed that they weren't included. Things spiral downwards, becoming more and more farcical and self-referential until they all ride off into the sunset together.
I think you missed the joke mate. It would not surprise me that someone actually fell out of their chair. LePetomaine delegates the appointment to his assistant Hedley Lamarr, whose nefarious secret agenda is the destruction of Rock Ridge to make way for a new railroad line. One of the great comedies from a man who made many great comedies. Fortunately, Blazing Saddles benefits from a fantastic ensemble cast, all of whom contribute memorable work.
When I watch the ending of Blazing Saddles, I see a director out of ideas more than I see a rib-poke, breaking-the-fourth-wall extravaganza. Harvey Korman and Dom DeLuise contribute Brooksish silliness, and the rest of the supporting cast have lots to do, including all those Johnsons. Menu The main menu is plain and functional. Unfortunately, the corporate suits who now run the big studios are more worried about image and profits than producing quality movies. How do you drive out the townfolk in order to steal their land? Cleavon Little has just the right edgy humor for Sheriff Bart, even when we know that Richard Pryor was initially considered for the part but deemed too unreliable. It is still funny as he11. What alternative universe was this broadcast from? They told him to clean up the language, he promised he would, but didn't.
He has his moments, but I find myself tuning out for the majority of his movies, but then awakening to isolated snippets which I find hilariously funny. There are moments of comic violence which include Western style shoot-outs and fist fights, though these are all without injury detail. How'd he get away with that? This presentation at least opens up into stereo, with some added, very minor presence in the surrounds. First, the box is cheap. I saw those extra scenes. All in all, this transfer offers very impressive clarity, detail, and sharpness. There are also casual racist jokes through the whole thing.
In the process of lampooning every Western cliché you can imagine, the film took a strong, unexpected, and unprecedented swing at racism. They cut the fart noises from the bean eating scene. For some reason they don't seem to do that any more. Which is saying something after The Producers. That's not much of a crime. Some might complain about all the racism, but that's exactly the point. The 'n' word is thrown out repeatedly, but is intended as an insult to the people who say it rather than a slur against blacks.