Read what prominent reviewers have to say about Mil Mascaras vs. the Aztec Mummy
(aka Mil Mascaras: Resurrection)
"Amazing movie entertainment... rivals any super hero film made in the mainstream." -
Bill Gibron (PopMatters)
"If you are a Luchador aficionado, the mere mention of a title like MIL
MASCARAS VS. THE AZTEC MUMMY would have you salivating. Near perfect!" -
John Porter (FANGORIA)
"Deliriously entertaining." Rating: 'A'
"Thank God for Mil Mascaras!" -
Richard Harland Smith (Turner Classic Movies / MovieMorlocks)
"If you enjoy Mexican wrestlers, robots and monsters (and really... who doesn't?) then this fun flick is right up your alley. Definitely Recommended."
ridiculously fun entertainment and a superb homage to
Mexican Luchador films... an unforgettable experience."
MMvsAM has a
at an event at the Joy Cinema in Portland, Oregon. Surprisingly, the film's original US theatrical release did not include Portland, so this was technically its Oregon premiere!
Fans of MMvsAM attend the US Premiere of
at the St. Louis International Film Festival.
MMvsAM screens to a rollicking crowd at
An equally-enthusiastic crowd enjoyed the world premiere of
evening. After the conclusion of the festival it was reported that two
other Mil Mascaras films are in the works. Filming for one of them,
referred to only as "LR
", has reportedly begun with the shooting of Mil's
- It is announced that MMvsAM has been invited for a special screening at the
CutreCon International Film Festival
in Madrid, Spain, on January 31st of 2015.
In a surprise joint announcement, the long-awaited
successor, Aztec Revenge
, will premiere on the following day (February 1st) at the same festival.
- MMvsAM and AoD are featured in a Shadowland
magazine article about
the the nearly-completed quasi-sequel Mil Mascaras: Aztec Revenge
- The film receives a special screening at the Morbido
which also hosted an exhibition of Mil's artwork.
- Our sister film, Academy of Doom
ends its run on the international festival circuit and finally comes
out on DVD.
- Rue Morgue
magazine has a short article about the completion of Aztec Revenge and its predecessors: Mil Mascaras vs. the Aztec Mummy and Academy of Doom. This is the third magazine article in six months to include coverage and images from MMvsAM (the previous two were cover articles in Filmfax and Screem).
June 20, 2012 - Sad news as we learn that Richard Lynch has died, but we celebrate his outstanding film legacy.
February 13, 2012 - The film is nominated for a Rondo Award for best independent film for its DVD release.
January 15, 2012 - After three months on the cover of Screem Magazine, Mil and the Aztec mummy (and even IDAKTOR, the robot!) appear on the cover of FilmFax magazine. The Filmfax issue includes a great interview with Mil about his career as a wrestler, artist, and film star. Both magazines feature interviews with Jeffrey Uhlmann about Mil Mascaras vs. the Aztec Mummy and Academy of Doom.
November 9, 2011 - MMvsAM is featured on the cover of Screem Magazine (see right). Few indie films have received the level of sustained interest from fans and the media that MMvsAM has enjoyed over the past three years.
May 11, 2011 - Mil Mascaras receives a great honor in Mexico when he is formally recognized with a series of postage stamps depicting his legendary career.
January 5, 2011 - A limited edition commemorative festival cut of the film is released on DVD (get it here now!)
July 22, 2010 - The film wraps up its 2-year festival & limited-theatrical run at an emotional event at the Roxie in San Francisco.
July 16, 2010 - The film screens at the Fantasia Film Festival in Montreal. (More info)
December 2009 - The film begins a 300-screen US
Mil walks the red carpet at the Imagen Awards in Hollywood.
Click here for info about other notable past events.
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