Have you heard of the movie Solarbabies? It’s a 1986 scifi film starring Jason Patric about a team of roller skating kids that save the world. As you can imagine from that description, it’s pretty bad, which is why it got featured on Paul Scheer’s How Did This Get Made podcast.
The above image has been popping up on social media for the last day or so. It appears to be a set of posters for Mel Brooks’ long awaited sequel to Spaceballs, Spaceballs 2: The Search For More Money. These supposedly appeared in a New York City subway station. And it’s just plain evil.
With the success of Star Wars: The Force Awakens is already demonstrating, Rumors have been swirling of a sequel to 1987’s Spaceballs. Recently, Mel Brooks spoke with Adam Carolla’s ‘Take A Knee’ Podcast and said that he wants to start filming in 2016.
Dracula is a grandfather in the first trailer for Hotel Transylvania 2, and he’s determined to bring out his toddling grandson’s inner monster. When Drac’s daughter Mavis considers moving out of the hotel to find a safer home for her kid, Drac gets desperate — and things get worse when Mel Brooks shows up as Drac’s…
We've been waiting a long time for the next Star Wars movie... but we've been waiting even longer for a sequel to Spaceballs, Mel Brooks' Star Wars spoof. But now, Brooks says he actually wants to make this happen, and he aims to start work on it soon after The Force Awakens comes out.
Did you know that Mel Brooks co-wrote an Archy and Mehitabel musical? I didn't, until after I wrote about the Don Marquis books about the cockroach and cat the other day. Eartha Kitt — Eartha Kitt! — starred in the original stage version. And later, they did an animated movie version.
There's an old adage about humor: Explaining a joke is like dissecting a frog. Nobody's that interested, and the frog dies. It turns out that some people really are that interested. Here's a quick experiment that tries to figure out, scientifically speaking, which sort of slapstick is funnier.
I'm not going to lie: It takes more than 60 seconds to recount Brian Lam's favorite movie, but this reel of Dark Helmet classics is worth a watch. May the Schwartz be with you. [Metacafe]
Of all the science fiction movies to find themselves given new life on television, why did G4 choose Mel Brooks' anemic Star Wars parody Spaceballs? And why has the series - now slated to begin next weekend - taken so long to make it to screen? We look at the show's history, as well as a trailer that will make you…
A ton of new production stills from July's Get Smart just came out, and they show the gleaming futuristic interior of Control's headquarters. What is that weird globe-like thing behind Steve Carrell? For a moment, I hoped it might be the Cone of Silence, but I don't think so, sadly. Click through for a gallery, plus…