Jack Black’s latest comedy NACHO LIBRE was inspired by the hugely popular Mexican Wrestling (Lucha libre) movies, cult favourites in the US thanks to their colourful characters and costumes. These three films offer a rare chance to discover the summer’s real superheroes – los luchadores enmascerados (the masked fighters).
Previously in this season
Santo vs The Invasion of the Martians
The title says it all… As seen on theTV in the outdoor bar scene in THREEBURIALS OF MELQUIADES ESTRADA. Thefemale Martians are a true sight…
Santo in the Wax Museum
Santo-style take on the VincentPrice chiller, HOUSE OF WAX. A younglady reporter suddenly goes missingin the Wax Museum. Mexican wrestler Santo is summoned to solve…
Santo and Blue Demon vs the Monsters
Evil Dr Halder terrorised sciencewhen he reanimated a corpse. Later,wrestler Blue Demon decides toinvestigate his apparent death, butthe doctor’s disciples turns the wrestler into an…
How Santo saved the world: an introduction to the world of Mexican wrestling movies
This One Hour Intro will focus on the wonderful world of Lucha Libre or Mexican wrestling movies.