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For the countless fans of the Leone-spangled, Morricone-adorned legacy of the great Spaghetti Westerns, it’s tough to accept that the revolver-toting sub-genre of decades past has died a death. Given a fitting and wonderful send-off by Eastwood’s Unforgiven, Andrew Dominic’s immaculate The Assassination of Jesse James and a classy remake of the 3:10 to Yuma have still failed to reignite a widespread interest in the days of saddles and frontiers. It’s rather sad, but the fact is people just aren’t that interested in cowboys any more. I don’t see them coming back any time soon, either, and A Million Ways to Die in the West certainly hasn’t convinced me otherwise.

Don’t get me wrong, I liked TedSeth MacFarlane’s previous venture into feature length film – quite a bit. Its gross-out humour and numerous profanities failed to cover up the old-school, »

- Dominic Mill

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