Like, a Million Ways to Die in the West

Like, a Million Ways to Die in the West is a Seth MacFarlane “film.” Since, as an artist, his primary medium has been cartoons, there’s a very cartoon feeling to this film.

All in all, good, if slightly vile, fun. Near excellent.

Filmed mostly in Northern New Mexico, set in Arizona in 1882, it’s a combination of pastiche and homage to the great westerns. Bonus: it continues to list all the ways to die in the Old West. What great fun.

Like, a Million Ways to Die in the West

There’s an echo, in my mind of Blazing Saddles, and at least one other comic western I can’t name because I can’t think of its name.

There is a fistful of cameo roles, and Liam Neeson is outstanding. Not a lot of reality, but then, as I’ve often observed, “Reality is over-rated.”

Does thump the tropes a bit much, but that’s the price when intelligent humor meets potty mouth. and its family of websites participate in affiliate programs, which means there are material connections between the ads, and this site. for appearances —
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