Thursday, November 29th
6:30pm Doors || 7:30pm Screening
RECENTLY ADDED || 10pm Screening
$9 Advance (+fees/taxes) || $11 door (tax incl.)
**Stick around or come early for our late night drink specials following the 7:30pm screening.
Directed by Mel Brooks
From the opening homage to the Universal classic monster films to the final frame as we pull away from the castle Frankenstein with Igor sitting high up on his windowsill playing his horn you can't help but be enthralled by this film. With "Young Frankenstein", Mel Brooks managed to perfectly combine, the romance and intrigue of the classic black & white Universal monster movies of the 1930's and 1940's with the shtick comedy that made Brooks famous.
With the script, Gene Wilder managed to write something not only witty and amusing but rife with the old-world nostalgia that made the original Universal monster films so appealing. The film itself is ageless - shot beautifully in black & white, while using the original Universal Frankenstein sets
The comedy is perfect in its execution and Gene Wilder is superb as Frederick Von "Fron-ken-steen" the brilliant neurosurgeon and grandson of Victor Von Frankenstein. His charm, sharp-tongued wit and comedic timing really is a study on the craft of acting in itself. The supporting cast of actors are wonderfully cast and compliment each other perfectly, with the late Marty Feldman stealing the show as Dr. Frankenstein's loyal but slightly defiant assistant Igor.
Young Frankenstein is no doubt one of the greatest films ever produced and a joy to watch over and over again.