Thursday, November 1, 2012

Miguel Angel Rodriguez is a werewolf!

Greed. Lust. Lycanthropy. Blood. Welcome to Colmillos: El Hombre Lobo (aka "Fangs: The Werewolf").

A man named Cristobal (Miguel Angel Rodriguez) longs to be wealthy and to be with the beautiful Susana (Olivia Collins). Of course, he feels he has no chance at getting with her since he is no rich man like his rival Roman (a trust fund baby). After finishing up working at the horse stable, Cristobal runs into a mysterious woman called Tara who hands him a precious statue which contains precious jewels. Apparently Tara will grant his wishes only if he becomes 'hers'. After kissing her and then turning into a corpse, Cristobal wakes up from this so called nightmare, but then he realizes he did actually acquire that precious statue! Did he actually kiss zombified Tara though? Oh yes he did! Now that Cristobal owns the statue; he then sells the precious jewels from it to weird old rich dudes. As Cristobal sells the jewels, he begins to change.... He now has a hunger for raw meat, hair starts to grow on his back, and when the moon is full, he becomes a werewolf that kills anyone that he comes across with. Selling those jewels was a big, big mistake it seems!

Okay, so why is this movie so damn obscure? Why wasn't this movie part of the Crypt of Terror: Horror from South of the Border DVD set? I mean come on now! Colmillos: El Hombre Lobo is seriously so good. The movie is pretty damn entertaining from start to finish, the special effects are seriously good (you got to love the transformation scene!), and the acting is really great. Miguel Angel Rodriguez and Olivia Collins are so perfect in this movie. They really did a good job playing their roles!

Of course, I wasn't exactly too fond of the animal killings in the movie. A poor kitten is dismembered and a bull as well. I honestly felt that was very unnecessary to have in the movie, but oh well. I was also not too fond of the character Tara since there was not much to know about her. She just pops out of nowhere and continues to do so til the end. Who was she exactly? Was she a ghost? A demon? A witch? I really want to know what she was supposed to be, but it doesn't look like I'll ever get to know unless my greedy hands acquire the movie script.

Colmillos is quite easy to acquire on DVD, so please get yourself a copy. You will definitely enjoy this Mexican Werewolf . I guarantee it.