New on Blu-ray & DVD: November 13
The Incredible Mel Brooks: An Irresistible Collection of Unhinged Comedy
By DAVID WEINER
November 13, 2012
The original king of comedy is celebrated by Shout Factory! with a 5-DVD/1-CD set that is a veritable treasure trove of all things Brooksian! The set features the Emmy-nominated Mel Brooks and Dick Cavett Together Again; vintage appearances on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson and The Dick Cavett Show; documentaries on the man and his work; The Critic, Brooks' Oscar-winning satirical animated short film; an homage to friend and mentor Sid Caesar; appearances on 60 Minutes and The American Comedy Awards; episodes from his TV series; a 60-page book with essays; and much more!