Samson vs. the Vampire Women on MST3K – watch for free

It’s goofy but fun! That’s what makes SAMSON VS. THE VAMPIRE WOMEN the perfect subject for an episode of MYSTERY SCIENCE THEATER 3000. Known as SANTO VS. LAS MUJERAS VAMPIRO in its native Mexico, this film follows the exploits of the titular masked wrestler, who moonlights as a crime-fighting superhero – not that he lets his extra-curricular activities interfere with his day job!
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Samson vs the Vampire Women (1963) complete movie free

This is the English-language dub of SANTO VS. LAS MUJERAS VAMPIRO (1962), released in the U.S. one year later by American International Pictures. Apparently, AIP figured Santo was not famous enough outside of Mexico to have his name on the marquee, so the title was changed, suggesting that a film more along the lines of an Italian gladiator movie, such as HERCULES IN THE HAUNTED WORLD or GOLIATH ANDTHE VAMPIRES.

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Santo vs Las Mujeras Vampiro (1962) complete movie

Check out the original Spanish language version of the cult movie, about a masked wrestler battling evil vampire women. No subtitles, unfortunately, so I hope you stayed away during high school Spanish.

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ANIME in the USA Part 2: Eisenstein-Sensei

On the one hand, you have the Russian director; on the other, you have Japanese animators who, out of necessity and by either accident or design, find themselves resorting to his theories to create a unique genre of film. A brief look into how a cinematic pioneer helped form what’s come to be known as anime.
This was originally created for the Independent Film Channel, to promote the broadcast debut of the anime series, SAMURAI 7.