Next up, we have 8 Deleted Scenes which can be either played separately or together, which add up to a running time of 19:38 minutes. They're entertaining enough, but on balance I can understand the cuts, as it would really drag an already long movie out even further.
The Analysis of a Scene extra, features on the musical number “I Want to be a Producer” and lasts for 16:06 minutes and starts with Mel Brooks elaborating on this particular number and shows everything from the practicing of the choreography, set designing, costume designing and make up. It's actually very interesting and I actually would rather they had more of this than the other material! Oh well.
Finishing off the extras we have a director's commentary track.
Well, as I said, it's a very personal thing and from a musical standpoint, it's enjoyable, however, as a comedy to me, it's not. I can understand that people all like and appreciate different things, so don't judge my opinion too harshly. As stated, if you like Mel Brooks or this kind of comedy, or you just plain want to ogle at Uma Thurman, then you'll love this. If you're sense of humour is more akin to mine (given my examples) then you may enjoy this as a musical, but you'll probably wonder why people think that this is “Hillarious”.
As a Blu-ray title, the soundtrack is ok, but not exceptional (Chicago is much better) and the picture is good, but not the best. But if you DO like this, you will want it on your wishlist.
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