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)

The Merits of Sin (Poetically Waxed Special): Santo and Blue Demon Against the Monsters (1970) (Mexico)

       I sucked at Spanish in highschool. I’m not much better at it now. My limited grasp on the language comes from a want to not sound like a complete asshole while ordering food. Delicious food. Beyond my half assed attempts to impress the waitresses at hundreds of different Mexican restaurants all over … More The Merits of Sin (Poetically Waxed Special): Santo and Blue Demon Against the Monsters (1970) (Mexico)

The Merits of Sin: Demon Hunter (1983) (Mexico)

This Mexican oddity could have been a trash classic if only they were willing to embrace their slipshod makeup department. Instead, we get some mild entertainment and only a few glimpses of the charmingly awful monster. After an old sorcerer comes into his home and does some weird shit with a decapitated chicken to his … More The Merits of Sin: Demon Hunter (1983) (Mexico)

Forgotten Nightmares: The Man and the Monster (1958) (Mexico)

A few words before we get to the review proper. Mexico has a sadly ignored rich history with the horror genre. Offering a vast array of flicks for any adventurous fan from the genuinely chilling (1975’s Darker Than Night) to the bat shit insane (1962’s The Brainiac), Mexi-horror should (especially the first boom) be held … More Forgotten Nightmares: The Man and the Monster (1958) (Mexico)