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Top 5 Comedies of the 21st Century / Young Frankenstein

Earlier this year, the BBC polled movie critics worldwide for the best films of the 21st century. The resulting list - the Top 100 of the new millennium - has been the subject of debate ever since. Noticeably under-represented from the list? Comedies. On this week's show, Adam and Josh try and remedy that oversight with their Top 5 Comedies of the 21st Century. Also, in honor of the late Gene Wilder, a sacred cow review of one of the 20th century’s great comedies: Mel Brooks’ YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN. Plus, Michael Phillips calls in from the Venice Film Festival with with some thoughts on the fest, on Wilder and on the BBC Top 100.

0:00-1:18 - Billboard
1:18-23:24 - 'Sacred Cow' Review: "Young Frankenstein"
Young Frankenstein, "Puttin' on the Ritz"
24:38-39:59 - Notes / Massacre Theater
39:59-1:07:09 - Michael Phillips (Venice, Gene Wilder, BBC Top 100)
Walk Hard, "Walk Hard"
1:07:44-1:13:46 - Donations1:13:46-2:09:57 - Top 5: 21st Century Comedies
2:09:57-2:12:22 - Close 

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