When the words horror and Mexico are uttered in the same sentence, the name that inevitably follows in conversation is Oscar-winning director Guillermo del Toro. Take for instance the movies starring wrestling icon El Santo, a Luchador enmascarado who fought mummies, werewolves, vampires, and other unworldly foes onscreen until the s. Instead, enjoy a film primer on Mexican horror and take in some lesser-known titles ripe for discovery. Duval, a regal vampire from Hungary looking for fresh sustenance. The use of ethereal cinematography and practical effects for the flying bats, which may appear subpar for our spoiled eyes today, instilled fear in audiences at the time. He did so again with a story centered on a deranged scientist who murdered athletes and replaced their brains with those of animals in order to prove he could defy death.
Sign in. Horror, Mystery, Thriller Filming. A down-at-heel author who is trying to get his life back on track is getting into the vortex of an almighty death cult and finds out soon that his destiny is connected to a mysterious woman Eight friends travel to a cabin in the woods to celebrate their high school graduation. Director: Chucho E.
The asteroid has brought with it a new life form which its elderly discoverers — retired people who live in a modest woodland shack — find it necessary to keep secret, rather like Mr and Mrs Kent when the baby Superman arrived. The Untamed is about what would happen if there was some of kind of organism, kept in captivity, that could deliver exactly this kind of pleasure; an organism in touch with a fiercer, purer, deeper and more primitive sexual pleasure of which our evolved species has up until now only ever had an unsatisfactory and partial glimpse. The tentacular sex monster is kept secret.
While the literature on sexual scripts is substantive, with some scholarship examining the role of popular media in the production of dominant and divergent sexual practices and interactions, limited attention has been paid to the contemporary Mexican context. In this article, we share findings from a quantitative content analysis of popular Mexican films in order to explore how sexual behavior is portrayed and more specifically how relationship characteristics, condom use, and substance use interact with representations of sexual behavior. We find that more sexually explicit portrayals featured people engaged in heterosexual sexual interactions outside the context of marriage and also in age discordant relationships, where one partner was a minor.