1990s, 3/4, Comedy, Mel Brooks, Review

Robin Hood: Men in Tights

#5 in my ranking of Mel Brooks' filmography. I think this is the movie that Spaceballs was trying to be. Funnier, with a better lead (though I do like Bill Pullman), and a better understanding of the source material, Robin Hood: Men in Tights is a consistently amusing comedy from a pigeonholed filmmaker. Life Stinks… Continue reading Robin Hood: Men in Tights

1990s, 4/4, Bruce Timm, Eric Radomski, Fantasy, Review

Batman: Mask of the Phantasm

#1 in my ranking of theatrically released Batman films. There are really two ways to go when adapting a television show, much like with sequels: you go bigger, or you go deeper. The live action adaptation of the 60s comedy show went bigger, bringing in all of the main villains together for one large plot.… Continue reading Batman: Mask of the Phantasm