In 1957, Delmer Daves directed a film called 3:10 to Yuma. It was, for all intents and purposes, a fantastic film with grit, thrilling sequences and it helped push the boundaries of what cinema goers could expect in a western film.

In 2007 the film was remade by James Mangold and, taking cinema goers expectations to one side, it was a perfectly exciting remake. It contained a bit more gore, thrills and spills, and fluidity.

You see, the development of cinematic skills: digital editing, special effects and direction of camerawork made it easily possible to polish the already excellent screenplay into something slightly more. A more enjoyable production of a previous incarnation. As a fan of 3:10 to Yuma I now hope that they don’t create another film that will go backwards. And the same can be said about Wimbledon on Saturday.

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He’s most definitely the man of the moment for AFC Wimbledon, so it only seems fair that we take some time to praise the virtues of Joe Pigott – goalscorer extraordinaire. The boy is scoring goals with ease, and we are very, very thankful, as without him, our season could be looking dire. The winner against Gillingham was cooly taken and earned us a merited three points for the first time since opening day, so it’s time to be happy on the show.

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Nick is not a fan of the Checkatrade Trophy. This week, after another game played in an empty stadium and to no benefit of anyone at all, he takes the chance to ask: what are we actually doing? What is the point of this competition? And why does the Football League appear so desperate to keep the thing going?! It’s a bit of a rant amongst some calmer discussion about tactics, tables, and the Dons Trust.

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A pair of home defeats to mull over this week, but we are far from downhearted. Performances are better than results at the current time, so there’s many reasons to be positive; there’s also things we do need to be mindful of, and areas in which we can improve, so we will discuss those of course. However, refereeing decisions haven’t helped, and it is here that we kick-off our review of the week at AFC Wimbledon.

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Having seen him occupy a place on the bench on Tuesday night, fans were bound to ask questions about Deji Oshilaja. Was he really so unwell on the weekend that he couldn’t play three days later, or was he kept out of the side to ensure a move away from the club was not jeopardised? It’s a big issue, but there are many to come from the Walsall game, and there’s lots to talk about, so grab a cuppa (bag first!) and get comfortable …

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