Review: Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga Loves Eurovision Too Much to Joke About It

Mel Brooks’s classics Blazing Saddles and Young Frankenstein work as comedies because they love the subject of their satire. The original props from James Whale’s Frankenstein or the song “Blazing Saddles” sung by Western legend Frankie Laine reveal an attention to detail possessed only by a superfan. But Brooks’s adoration of genres never kept him from making jokes about them. In …

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