Grave Robbers (Ladrones de Tumbas)

May 29, 2010 at 6:08 am (5 Heads, Grave Robbers) (, , , )

Grave Robbers – 1990 – Mexico

As this blog’s first post, reviewing Horror of the Humongous Hungry Hungan (1991) would be appropriate, but I’ve seen Hungan enough times to write its novelization, so tonight, I opted to check out Grave Robbers—a competent, but boring and uninspired Mexican demonic slasher from Ruben Galindo Jr. (Vacations of Terror, Cemetery of Terror, etc.). The DVD format is great. Movies like this (lame or not) would be lost if not for cheapie DVDs (I’m a mega-lover of 50 movie packs). On the Crypt of Terror: Horror South of the Border box set, I’ve watched several yawnful flicks directed/produced/written by Galindo, all copies of 80s American movies lacking in anything to really make them “Mexican”—although The Demon Rat was cool (in the near future, people wear gas masks all the time and pollution has spawned freakish rat men).

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