The Brainiac
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This outrageous Mexican horror gem opens in the 17th century, where Spanish Baron Vitelius is being sentenced to death for heresy, thanks to his reputation as a Casanova and practitioner of the black arts. Before his death, he curses the bloodlines of the Inquisitors -- a curse heralded by the appearance of a comet, which Vitelius declares will mark his vengeance when it passes again. Flash forward 300 years to the swinging '60s, where the comet does more than just appear in the sky -- it slams into the Earth, releasing a brain-sucking demon with a forked tongue, which then transforms into… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Less a failed horror piece than an elaborately chintzy mural"
‑ Fernando F. Croce, CinePassion
"Pretty wild Mexican horror. You can't call it good, but it's entertaining."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
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