TOP TEN LIST OF WESTERNS YA GOTTA SEE BEFORE YA DIE! I was surfing thru my cell phone, and I came across an advertisement for the western movie THE OX-BOW INCIDENT. My initial reaction was, “Wow! What a great movie! That is on my top ten list.” It occurred to me that I say that all the time, […]Read More high june: top ten western movies ya gotta see before ya die!
Way back in March of 2020, The Mustache and the Beard celebrated our 100th post with a video called “The Definitive 50 Books a Geek Must Read Before Dying.” However, pretentious that might sound, we endeavored to recall every book we had ever read which we considered essential primers for well-rounded Geekery as a whole. […]Read More High June: Reading Sanctum #23 — The Curse of Capistrano
Anybody who lived through the years of 1993-1994 will have undoubtedly heard of the name Brisco County Jr. You may not know why you know the name. You may not have watched the show, or even knew what it was about. But you’ve heard the name. The Adventures of Brisco County Jr has gone down […]Read More High June: The Legacy of Brisco County, Jr.
RIO CONCHOS (1964) is an American western produced by David Weisbart. It was written by Joseph Landon and Clair Huffaker based on her novel GUNS OF RIO CONCHOS (1958). The director was Gordon Douglas (THEM! ; IN LIKE FLINT ; THEY CALL ME MISTER TIBBS ). It stars Richard Boone, Stuart Whitman, and Tony Franciosa. Cast Richard Boone as Lassiter Stuart Whitman as […]Read More high june: rio conchos
DUEL AT DIABLO Death comes soon enough. Anyone who hurries it is a damn fool. DUEL AT DIABLO (1966) is an American western produced by Fred Engel and Ralph Nelson. It Is based on the novel APACHE RISING (1957) by Marvin H. Albert. The screenplay was by Marvin H. Albert and Michael M. Grilikhes. The director was Ralph […]Read More high june: duel at diablo
You know there was a time not that long ago that Netflix was the source to go to for the weird and the wonderful. A place where movies and shows could get a shot at life that they probably otherwise wouldn’t see. Shows like BoJack Horseman, Big Mouth, and Santa Clarita Diet. All given life […]Read More High June: The Ballad of Buster Scruggs
As a kid, I loved the EC (Educational Comics) company for its incredibly extensive horror catalogue, but who knew that they created other things, too. When I decided to check out the EC offerings for High June, I realized that I would need to write a Reading Sanctum just for these lovelies. Who does not […]Read More High June: Reading Sanctum #22 — The E.C. Archives
THE FIVE MAN ARMY THE FIVE MAN ARMY (1969) is a spaghetti western directed by Don Taylor who went on to direct ESCAPE FROM THE PLANET OF THE APES (1971) and DAMIEN: OMEN III (1978). The script was by Marc Richards and Dario Argento – who went on to direct THE BIRD WITH THE CRYSTAL PLUMMAGE (1970) and become a master of horror […]Read More high june: the five man army
Long story short, Traded (2016) is Taken. Short story long, the movie is so much more than that. But the parallels between the 2 movies can’t be denied so I thought that I would just get that out of the way. If you replace modern day Paris with 1880’s Kansas, Liam Neeson with Michael Pare […]Read More High June: Traded is Taken