Forgotten Nightmares: Ladrón de Cadáveres aka The Body Snatcher (1957) (Mexico)

Another winner from south of the border successfully combines police work, mad science and wrestling and even throws in a delightful monster for good measure. Some of Mexico’s finest athletes are dropping dead. Making matters worse, their bodies are being snatched from their final resting place within a couple of days. Confusion plagues the Mexico … More Forgotten Nightmares: Ladrón de Cadáveres aka The Body Snatcher (1957) (Mexico)

Box Set Purgatory

CHAPTER ONE A DEPRESSING START I don’t believe I’ve ever passed up a budget boxset. The thing is, I’ll buy them, get moderately excited and then completely forget about them. There are spaces in my collection that work as a phantom zone for genre films. You’ll find the Mill Creek 50 packs along with the … More Box Set Purgatory

The Merits of Sin: Maneater of Hydra (1967) (Spain/Germany)

Call me old fashioned, but if I were invited to an isolated island occupied by a man named Baron Von Weser and his botanical gardens, I would most likely jump right on the boat and go. Which is why I can sympathize with the six poor saps that head on out to witness the Baron’s … More The Merits of Sin: Maneater of Hydra (1967) (Spain/Germany)