The Ten Percent – Wake Up!

“Ninety percent of everything is crud.” – Theodore Sturgeon Hello, and welcome to another installment of The Ten Percent! Every two weeks, Ensley F. Guffey and I use this space … Continue reading The Ten Percent – Wake Up!

The Ten Percent: Blazing Saddles (1974)

“Ninety percent of everything is crud.” – Theodore Sturgeon There is a strong case to be made that the western is the most versatile and quintessentially American of all film … Continue reading The Ten Percent: Blazing Saddles (1974)

The Dumberest: Mel Brooks at TIFF

With the Farrelly Brothers Dumb and Dumber To (2014) bumbling into theatres now, it’s fitting that TIFF has chosen this moment to look back at one of the great purveyors of … Continue reading The Dumberest: Mel Brooks at TIFF

31 Days of Horror 2013: Guest-Blogger Jim Knipp’s Zombie Love

Guest-Blogger Jim Knipp has a love-hate relationship with Zombies. After all, what is there to love or hate, heck, what is there to fear? Like Mummies, even Frankenstein can outrun … Continue reading 31 Days of Horror 2013: Guest-Blogger Jim Knipp’s Zombie Love