Blu-Ray (1993, 2010)
This is my favorite Mel Brooks movie! “Robin Hood: Men in Tights” has so many references to the 90s and so many jokes about different versions of the story from Kevin Costner’s lack of an English accent to Errol Flynn and sword fighting. I can’t think of a better way to get ready for the Ridley Scott “Robin Hood” movie coming out on Friday starring Russell Crowe than to revisit this fun comedy classic.
In this film, Cary Elwes stars as the charming, somewhat dimwitted upper class Robin of Loxley whom after the Crusades returns home to set order in Nottingham when his castle has been repossessed due to taxes. Elwes is ridiculously handsome and perfect for the part with comedic timing and fencing training from