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Comedy Legend Gene Wilder Dies at 83

One of comedy's biggest stars has passed away. According to AP, comedy film legend Gene Wilder died last night due to complications from Alzheimer’s disease. Wilder is best known for starring in Mel Brooks films Blazing Saddles, The Producers, [...]

By Megh Wright

Gene Wilder Had a Very Specific Image of Willy Wonka

"The hat is terrific, but making it 2 inches shorter would make it more special," wrote Gene Wilder in a letter to Willy Wonka director Mel Stuart. It seems like throughout the process Wilder had many equally as specific ideas that eventually [...]

By Jesse David Fox

Which Comedian Had the Greatest Five-Year Span of Films?

In the days leading up to the release of Tower Heist, one of the many, many stories I read about Eddie Murphy stated that from roughly 1982-1986, the actor had the greatest five-year stretch of any comedian, ever. The writer was including not [...]

By Joshua Kurp