The Brainiac (1962)

Directed by: Chano Urueta

Stars: Abel Salazar, Ariadna Welter, David Silva

Language: English, Spanish (2tracks) + Commentary (3rd track) | Subtitles: English, Spanish (embed)

commentary and brain nibbling with publisher of From Parts Unknown and screenwriter of Los campeones de la Lucha Libre, Keith J Rainville (2023)

Country: Mexico | Imdb Info | Ar: 1.85:1 | Brrip

Also known as:  El barón del terror, Baron of Terror

DescriptionIn 1661 Mexico, the Baron Vitelius of Astara is sentenced to be burned alive by the Holy Inquisition of Mexico for witchcraft, necromancy, and other crimes. As he dies, the Baron swears vengeance against the descendants of the Inquisitors. 300 years later, a comet that was passing overhead on the night of the Baron’s execution returns to earth, bringing with it the Baron in the form of a horrible, brain-eating monster that terrorizes the Inquisitor’s descendants.


3.23GB | 77:06mins | 1920×1040 | mkv



====bluray extras====

Qué viva Chano! (2023)
academic, author and film scholar Eduardo de la Vega Alfaro discusses the upbringing and unique path of avant-garde, multi-talented iconoclast Chano Urueta

104MB | 23mins | 854×480 | mkv | English | Sub: English

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3 Responses to The Brainiac (1962)

  1. neil says:

    Thank you so much!!!

  2. Ariel Bender says:

    Submitted for your approval… here we have one of the holy grails of bad cinema. But, like Wood’s GLEN OR GLENDA, BRAINIAC is beyond bad. Wildly entertaining and deliriously funny, but it also has a certain surrealism. You could call it the ERASERHEAD of Mexican trash horror. At times, something in a scene will remind me of classic Bunuel! Fans of Ed Wood, Andy Milligan, H.G. Lewis, if you haven’t seen this, make a date with THE BRAINIAC. Thanks for the Blu-ray with commentary. Also thanks for updating Ken Russell’s THE DEVILS, most complete version I own now!

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