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Old 03-09-2009, 05:12 AM   #16
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Originally Posted by TTUBatfan2008 View Post
Not caring? I doubt he's really a racist, but Blazing Saddles sure would make you think he is if you look at the sheer number of n-bombs dropped in the movie instead of the fact that he flat-out makes fun of everyone including the racists.
Not caring: means he did what he wanted.

Watching his films, you can't help seeing. He had fun making them. Not caring, implies Mel did what amused him. No more, no less. My question is: was he fearless or messing around?

Not giving a damn isn't exactly courage.

So was Mel fearless, indifferent, a genius, or all of the above?