FLETCH by Gregory Mcdonald

It’s no secret that I like the Fletch movies. The first movie is a classic. The sequel, Fletch Lives, is probably more of an acquired taste. Fletch is arguably Chevy Chase’s best film. I’ve watched the first movie for years, knowing that it was based on a book of the same title by Gregory Mcdonald, but I’d…

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YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN: A MEL BROOKS BOOK: THE STORY OF THE MAKING OF THE FILM by Mel Brooks

Young Frankenstein is a perfect parody of the Universal Pictures Frankenstein films from the nineteen-thirties, and it’s my favorite Mel Brooks film. The cinematography was beautiful and lovingly crafted to capture the style of James Whale’s Frankenstein. Mel Brooks and Gene Wilder insisted that the movie was to be shot in wonderfully contrasting black and white.…

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