high june: rio conchos

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! [1954]; IN LIKE FLINT [1967]; THEY CALL ME MISTER TIBBS [1970]). It stars Richard Boone, Stuart Whitman, and Tony Franciosa.  Cast Richard Boone as Lassiter Stuart Whitman as […]

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high june: duel at diablo

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 […]

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high june: the five man army

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 […]

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High June: Traded is Taken

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 […]

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Space May Days — Respectful Reel Reviews #28: Alien Vs. Predator (2004)

MOVIE TITLE: Alien vs. Predator IMDB YEAR RELEASED: 2004 GENRE: Science Fiction / Action / Horror STARRING: Sanaa Lathan, Raoul Bova, Lance Henrickson, Ewen Bremner, Colin Salmon, Tommy Flanagan, Tom Woodruff Jr., Ian Whyte, Sam Troughton, Agathe de La Boulaye DIRECTED BY: Paul W. S. Anderson SUMMARY: A team of archeologists find that while on […]

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Space May Days: Solis is Solitude

It’s Space May Days here at The Mustache and The Beard, and have I got an obscure movie for you? It’s to my understanding, that when the Mustache and the Beard started their Space May Days, it was to celebrate what they referred to as Space Operas: Star Wars, Star Trek, Battlestar Galactica and things […]

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