• The Daily Stream: The Satire Of Blazing Saddles Still Has Bite Nearly 50 Years Later

    7 days ago - By Slash Film

    (Welcome to The Daily Stream , an ongoing series in which the /Film team shares what they've been watching, why it's worth checking out, and where you can stream it.) The Movie: "Blazing Saddles" (1974) Where You Can Stream It: Hulu The Pitch: Hollywood cinema of the 1970s was something of a miracle, thanks largely to a suffocatingly restrictive ratings system being dropped and audiences showing up for more challenging stories. On the page, "Blazing Saddles" should have just been a fun, dumb fish-out-of-water comedy, but Mel Brooks and his impressive writing team made something else...
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