Just been to see The Producers. You haven't seen The Producers? See it. Here are some of the reasons why:
"I smell the stench of someone developing a sense of self esteem!"
"I'm not sure that that's necess ..."
"Yes, it is necess! Absolutely necess!"
"There's more to you than there is to you!"
"Mr Bialystock! You've made a terrible mistake! I have no spine!"
"Or you will meet your dess!"
"Dess? I don't know what dess is. Is it anything like death?"
"I haffn't been so happy since zey conquered Poland!"
"We made the wrong musical, with the wrong actors, and the wrong director. Where did everything go so right?"
It's hilarious. And if that doesn't convince you, go read this bad review of same film:
I know no-one should ever really expect anything particularly classy from the mind of Mel Brooks; his is a style reserved for bad taste comedy, Saturday afternoon schlock and incredibly un-PC spoofs. But this version of The Producers takes on a new level. Its crassness comes from a different time, and sorely deserved an upgrade. It does have its moments, and Nathan Lane is absolutely brilliant as the pathetic Bialystock, but overall this was a badly made movie of a poorly adapted musical of an OK movie.
Now, with that, er, recommendation, how could you not go?
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