Sep 9, 2016
His screenplay Tex X evolved into Blazing Saddles after he spent happy hours writing and rewriting with Richard Pryor and Mel Brooks: workmates! He directed Marlon Brando in a rare - and terrific - comedy performance in The Freshman. And he believes movies are finished as a cultural force. Over. Done. Hear why, and assuage the pain with music from Chris Harford.