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There can be only one. Since 1974, the answer to the question, “What is the best Western comedy?” has been Blazing Saddles. Whether he likes it or not, Seth MacFarlane’s new film A Million Ways to Die in the West will be compared to Mel Brooks’ classic movie, and not just by me in this Film Face-off. For those who are already upset that I’m not talking about… Continue reading Film Face-off: 'Blazing Saddles' vs. 'A Million Ways to Die in the West'

  • ‘Slither’ (2006)

    <strong>Sheriff:</strong> Bill Pardy (Nathan Fillion) <strong>Small town:</strong> Wheelsy, South Carolina <strong>Big problem:</strong> alien parasites from outer space that infect the locals There are many movies involving a small-town being infiltrated by some sort of alien creature, but often the heroes are ordinary people rather than the local sheriff, who tends to be a difficult skeptic. However, in James Gunn’s cult favorite, the head lawman is actually a nice

  • Qureshi, PPP patch-up after blazing row

    Shah Mahmood Qureshi1 150x150 Qureshi, PPP patch up after blazing rowShah Mahmood Qureshi and the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) have buried the hatchet with the former foreign minister, who was upset at not getting the portfolio in the downsized cabinet, saying he has “no personal grievances” and the ruling party declaring that no disciplinary action would be taken against him. Qureshi said in a statement [...] Continue reading Qureshi, PPP patch-up after blazing row