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New in Theaters: 'Captain Phillips,' 'Machete Kills'

8:01 PM 10/11/2013 by Logan Falk
Captain Phillips
It is a rare thing for a big production to earn a rating over 90% from the often-harsh critics of Rotten Tomatoes; last weekend, Gravity received this singular honor. Today, moviegoers will witness something even rarer—the same phenomenon two weekends in a row.

The First TV Spot for Machete Kills

comingsoon.net – The first TV spot forRobert Rodriguez's upcoming Grindhouse spin-off sequel, Machete Kills , has made its way online. Check it out in the player below! 7 years 32 weeks ago via jackiechan

New Pics From 'Machete Kills' Get Out The Guns

fb.indiewire.com – While cinema buffs pack their backs and collect air miles as they prepare for a jaunt that will take them from Venice to Telluride to Toronto in a matter of weeks, for those looking for big, dumb, popcorn fun this fall, there are still options this fall. And one of them will be "Machete Kills." Now whether or not this sequel needed to be made is up for debate, but it's clear that Robert Rodriguez and co. 7 years 36 weeks ago via jackiechan

Cade Carradine Stars With Danny Trejo In 'Snap Shot' (EXCLUSIVE)

variety.com – Cade Carradine has been tapped to star opposite indie icon Danny Trejo in thriller “Snap Shot.” Latina is producing and directing “Snap Shot,” written by Gilbert Trejo. The duo worked through the Sundance Institute Artist Services program’s curated page on Kickstarter to raise funding for their project. “Snap Shot” reteams Trejo with his “Modus Operandi”... 7 years 36 weeks ago via jackiechan

The Latest Machete Kills Poster Introduces "Carlos Estevez"

comingsoon.net – Robert Rodriguez is playing things a bit tongue-in-cheek, crediting Charlie Sheen as "Carlos Estevez" in his latest, Machete Kills , which hits theaters October 4. Today, the writer-director has released a new character poster for the action sequel and you can check it out below! 7 years 41 weeks ago via donnieyen

'Machete Kills' Gets Pushed Back A Few Weeks

latino-review.com – For the second time this week Robert Rodriguez has had the release date of one of his films pushed back. Fortunately, unlike Sin City 2, Machete Kills was only moved back a few weeks to October 4th. Danny Trejo returns as ex-Federale agent Machete, who is recruited by the President of the United States for a mission which would be impossible for any mortal man – he must take down a madman revolutionary and an eccentric billionaire arms dealer who has hatched a plan to spread war and anarchy across the planet. 7 years 43 weeks ago via jetli

Michelle Rodriguez is Front and Center in New Machete Kills Poster

comingsoon.net – Yesterday saw the release of the first trailer for Robert Rodriguez's Machete Kills and today AMC theaters has debuted a new poster for the film featuring Michelle Rodriguez. Check it out below! 7 years 45 weeks ago via brucelee

New 'Machete Kills' Trailer Is Muy Loco

2:47 PM 5/30/2013 by Jeff Giles
Machete Kills
Sequels, by law, are supposed to be bigger and, well, more than their predecessors. A person could be forgiven for thinking there's no way Robert Rodriguez could possibly out-Machete the original Machete, but that person would still be wrong, and the proof lies in this gonzo clip for the upcoming Machete Kills.

Robert Rodriguez Sued For $11M For Allegedly Bullying Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak & Seeking To Stifle Indie Film

Robert Rodriguez
deadline.com – Robert Rodriguez was sued today for at least $11 million by an independent producer who claims the Machete Kills director used “threats and intimidation” to damage the film Danny Trejo’s Vengeance and a new Steve Wozniak-endorsed app related to the movie. “Rodriguez feared that the promotion of another film starring Danny Trejo would diminish the Machete Kills brand and would threaten box office numbers and thus set in motion a plan to diminish ITN’s reputation and stifle the success of the film and the App Game,” says the five-count complaint (read it here) from ITN Flix. 8 years 11 weeks ago via theothersenhman

'Machete Kills' Set for September 2013 Release

3:37 PM 1/15/2013 by Jeff Giles
It looks like that lawsuit over Machete Kills picked the wrong Mexican to mess with: Dimension has just announced that Robert Rodriguez's Machete sequel will still slash its way into theaters this year -- on September 13, 2013, to be exact. In case you need a refresher -- or require some semblance of a plot in order to pay to watch Danny Trejo kicking butt -- here's the official synopsis:
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