Dirty Sons of Pitches

The "Dirty Sons of Pitches" are halfway through the 1970s decade and discussing one of the most famous films of that decade, Mel Brook's Western comedy "Blazing Saddles," and a far lesser known movie based on a play, "Rhinoceros," which reteams the comedy duo from "The Producers." Can they make movies like this today? 

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Episode 387 includes:

-R.I.P. Paul Ruebens and Sincead O'Conner. 

-Nate has seen the new disappointing "Project Greenlight" movie and lived to tell the tale. 

-Ben finds the big "Barbie" movie to be a good time for all. 

-By the Decade -- 1974 -- "Blazing Saddles" / "Rhinoceros"

-Can you really not make movies like "Blazing Saddles" today, and the better question is, why would you want to? The guys reassess Mel Brooks' classic comedy and the artistic intent of "rhinoceros," a movie based upon a play, also starring Gene Wilder and Zero Mostel, about people turning into rhinos and how people view this. 

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Category:By the Decade -- posted at: 3:07pm EDT