BLAZING SADDLES (Mel Brooks, 1974)

Although very far from the zenith of the genre of the comical Western, Destry Rides Again (George Marshall, 1939) starring Marlene Dietrich and Jimmy Stewart, Blazing Saddles ends up making a positive impression. The film, which is set initially in 1874, includes a plethora of anachronisms, many of them film references; the payoff comes when […]