A detective discovers that a colleague’s death is tied into the disappearance of a wealthy playboy’s wife. The NBC MYSTERY MOVIE (1971) was an umbrella series with three separate shows appearing on a rotating basis. The three shows were COLUMBO, MACMILLAN AND WIFE, and McCLOUD. Each episode was 90 to 120 minutes long – which was why they were called […]Read More AUGUST MURDERS: THE ADVENTURES OF NICK CARTER
August is upon us, and with that The Mustache and The Beard have proclaimed itMurder Mystery Month and I am way out of my comfort zone. Past months have been a breeze for me. With Space May Days, Women’s Empowerment Month and Westerns, these were all things that I knew and enjoyed. Come August and […]Read More August Murders: an Entertaining Trap
In 1971 NBC premiered its NBC MYSTERY MOVIE. This was an umbrella series with three shows appearing on a rotating basis each episode 90 to 120 minutes long. The three shows were COLUMBO, MACMILLAN AND WIFE, and McCLOUD. Needless to say, the NBC MYSTERY MOVIE was a hit. Not only did each individual show garner high ratings but the NBC MYSTERY MOVIE itself finished […]Read More AUGUST MURDERS: THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES
BY LUIS E. MATOS Watch his eyes, not his hands. I could almost hear Father whispering in my ear. Keep your eyes on him. Don’t let him distract you. He’s a mean cuss. But you have to be meaner. If you’re going to be a legend Bella, you have to want the part, act the part, be […]Read More THE LEGEND OF BELLA DONNA BISHOP: A PROLOGUE
TOP TEN SUPER-HERO MOVIES YA GOTTA SEE BEFORE YOU DIE. And not one of them is Marvel or DC. Part Two Last time around we took a look at Number Ten to Number Six. This time we will finish it off starting with Number Five and ending with Number One. So buckle up we’re headed […]Read More Top ten super-hero movies ya gotta see before you die! part 2
TOP TEN SUPER-HERO MOVIES YA GOTTA SEE BEFORE YOU DIE. And not one of them is Marvel or DC. Part One MYSTERY MEN (1999) PRODUCED: Lawrence Gordon, Lloyd Levin, Mike Richardson. DIRECTED: Kinka Usher. STARS: Ben Stiller, Geoffrey Rush, William Macy, Janeane Garofalo, Paul Reubens, Hank Azaria, Kel Mitchell, Wes Studi. INFO: Captain Amazing is the premier hero of […]Read More top ten super-hero movies ya gotta see before you die! part 1
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