All tagged Mel Brooks

Why ‘The Producers’ is old-fashioned

Brooks himself said that a film like “Blazing Saddles” could never get made today, in the realm of political correctness and progressive attitudes. Similarly, Brooks’ “The Producers” would most certainly be problematic if made today. Originally filmed in 1967, “The Producers” went on to become a smash Broadway musical and a middling 2005 remake.