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HBO Max Adds “Proper Social Context” Intro to ‘Blazing Saddles’

Blazing Saddles is currently streaming on HBO Max, along with a new introduction that automatically plays before the Mel Brooks' classic begins.

Gene Wilder Had One Stipulation to Play Willy Wonka and It Became Iconic Moment

The late Gene Wilder had a single stipulation to play Willy Wonka, which would ultimately become one of the most iconic moments in the 1971 classic, 'Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory'.

Critic’s Picks: A February To-Do List for Film Buffs in L.A.

Work from the Kuchars, Julie Dash, Charles Burnett, Ousmane Sembène, John Sayles, Larry Clark and the overdue U.S. release of a docufction by Chinese master Jia Zhangke beckon cinephiles this month.

Terence Marsh, Two-Time Oscar-Winning Art Director, Dies at 86

His body of work covered the David Lean epics 'Lawrence of Arabia' and 'Doctor Zhivago' and Frank Darabont's 'Shawshank Redemption' and 'Green Mile.'

Gene Wilder’s Widow Pens Heartfelt Essay on Actor’s Battle With Alzheimer’s

After the 'Willy Wonka' star died in 2016 following a battle with Alzheimer's disease, his wife shared her experience taking care of him.

Mel Brooks’ ‘Young Frankenstein’: Theater Review

A decade after its bumpy Broadway run, a reworked version of the Mel Brooks comedy horror musical finally lands in London.

30 of 2016’s Most Notable Deaths in Hollywood

From David Bowie to Gene Wilder, the entertainment industry said goodbye to several icons this year.

Mel Brooks to Introduce ‘Young Frankenstein’ Screening in Tribute to Gene Wilder

The Oct. 5 event will be broadcast in 500 theaters nationwide.

AMC to Bring Gene Wilder’s ‘Willy Wonka,’ ‘Blazing Saddles’ to Big Screen

The films will be screened at 55 AMC locations nationwide.

Mel Brooks Remembers Gene Wilder on ‘The Tonight Show’: “I’m Still Reeling”

"He was such a dear friend," Brooks told Jimmy Fallon. "He was such a wonderful part of my life."

Kelly Le Brock Recalls Her Last Encounter With Gene Wilder

The actress tells THR of reconnecting with her 'Woman in Red' co-star during a flight to Bermuda.