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Watch: Trailer For 'Machete Kills Again...In Space!' Starring Danny Trejo, Lady Gaga & Robot Justin Bieber

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • November 18, 2013 10:00 PM
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It was already a bit improbable that "Machete Kills" was made at all, and considering that the sequel made about a third of what the original "Machete" did (a measly $14 million worldwide) it's probably a safe bet that the tossed around trilogy capper "Machete Kills Again...In Space!" probably won't happen. But that's what we figured the first time around, so who knows. In any event, if it never comes to pass, this trailer will live on forever.

Review 'Machete Kills' Starring Danny Trejo, Michelle Rodriguez, Mel Gibson, Demian Bichir & Carlos Estevez

  • By Gabe Toro
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  • October 9, 2013 5:39 PM
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Machete Kills
Robert Rodriguez isn't one for false pleasantries: if you didn't like "Machete," you really won't think much of "Machete Kills," and he's okay with that. This sequel to the 2010 actioner seems to exist mostly for his hardcore base and as a favor for good friend Danny Trejo, who plays the pockmarked, laconic hero of the title. Not even original distributor Fox wanted any part of the continued adventures of the Ex-Federale who never met a fireball he couldn't fly through with the grace of an eagle and the fierceness of a tiger, as this adventure comes courtesy of the good folks at Open Road. But this is no course correction: anyone who has ever seen a Rodriguez film, or has seen his career evolve (devolve?) into the bare essentials of camp exploitation, knows what to expect.

Watch: 3D Trailer & 3 New Clips From 'Machete Kills' Slice Up The Screen

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • October 2, 2013 1:37 PM
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Machete Kills,
"Machete Kills" continues its onslaught of marketing, but is it really doing anything to stoke excitement at this point? Either you're down with Sofia Vergara shooting bullets from her breasts or not, but either way, perhaps some of you on the fence might be convinced by this latest effort.

First Look At Mel Gibson In 'Machete Kills,' Lots Of New Photos & Awesome/Ridiculous Poster

  • By Drew Taylor
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  • September 5, 2013 4:32 PM
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Machete Kills
Director Robert Rodriguez is one of those guys who is perfectly capable of making a movie in good taste, but he refuses to do so with every fiber of his being (even his movies for little kids play like some psychedelic voyage into the fourth dimension). Case in point: the new poster for "Machete Kills," the follow-up to his 2010 feature "Machete," which was based on a fake trailer Rodriguez created for his double-feature with Quentin Tarantino, "Grindhouse" (an experience Tarantino barely seems to acknowledge). This poster has everything: a triple-bladed sword, Michelle Rodriguez rocking an eye-patch, grade-A slimeballs Charlie Sheen and Mel Gibson looking downright stoic, Lady Gaga in an old timey bathing suit, and lots and lots of fire. When Danny Trejo is the least outrageous thing on the poster, you can understand the level of insanity on display. Somewhere, Photoshop has quietly hung itself. Read on to see the poster in all of its glory, plus the first look at Mel Gibson's villainous bad guy and even more outrageous photos.

New Pics A TV Spot & International Posters For 'Machete Kills'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • September 3, 2013 2:48 PM
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Machete Kills, Michelle & Robert Rodriguez
Here's a break from the onslaught of festival talk, previews and chatter with some good old fashioned B-movie mayhem. "Machete Kills" is coming with blood, boobs, babes and bullets and a few more peeks at the film have arrived.

Denzel Washington Turned Down Small Role In 'Fast & Furious 7'

  • By Drew Taylor
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  • August 1, 2013 11:10 AM
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During a longwinded, occasionally entertaining rant about how studios can't seem to formulate new intellectual properties, Deadline's Mike Fleming, Jr. let some biggish news slip: Denzel Washington, who can be seen in this weekend's oddly satisfying shoot 'em up "2 Guns," turned down a "small role" in the next "Fast and Furious" movie (currently titled "Fast & Furious 7"), to be directed by James Wan ("The Conjuring," "Insidious: Chapter 2"). No details on who Denzel would have played or why he turned down the role, but Fleming is still hopeful that a major star can fill the void before Wan starts shooting. Considering Universal has already set a July 6th, 2014 date for "Fast & Furious 7," they'd better hurry up and find someone.

Watch: Michelle Rodriguez Smells Fish Taco In Character Clip From 'Machete Kills'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • July 19, 2013 9:43 AM
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Machete Kills Danny Trejo Michelle Rodriguez
The destructive dude and bodacious babes have been rounded up once again for more mayhem, as Robert Rodriguez is going back to the grindhouse for "Machete Kills." Make no mistake, this franchise isn't getting any more "mature" or "grounded." Nope, it's still bullet-riddled, groin-punching, B-movie abandon.

Ranking The 'Fast And Furious' Franchise Films From Best To Worst

  • By Drew Taylor
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  • May 21, 2013 12:59 PM
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Fast & Furious 6
This weekend sees the sixth (!) film in the "Fast and Furious" franchise, "Fast and Furious 6" (or, according to director Justin Lin, just "Furious Six") race into theaters. Once thought as a kind of also-ran franchise in the Universal canon, it has quickly become one of the studio's most important properties, with each subsequent film getting bigger and more bombastic (if not genuinely better). Sure, these movies might not be high art but they are consistently entertaining in a way that few Hollywood franchises are, full of muscle cars and beautiful women and tough guys who pummel each other just for the heck of it. In the spirit of "Fast and Furious," we thought we would run down every entry in the entire franchise, from best to worst. So put on your tiniest muscle shirt, grab that energy drink, and buckle up.

Michelle Rodriguez Confirms Jason Statham For 'Fast & Furious 7'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • May 7, 2013 8:59 AM
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Going into "Fast & Furious 6" in a couple of weeks time, you'll already know that a sequel has the green light and is already in pre-production for release next summer, with James Wan directing. As far back as 2011, rumors have been swirling that the sixth and seventh chapters in the 'Furious' saga would be telling one massive, linked story. Then as "Fast & Furious 6" started gearing up in earnest, Jason Statham was heavily touted to join, only for him to reportedly turn down the movie. But the rumors persisted, and earlier this year a mega-spoiler arrived indicating that Statham would be in the franchise, but for "Fast & Furious 7." That's all we'll say (click the link to get the full dirt).

Tank Up With 9 Clips & Lots Of New Images From 'Fast & Furious 6'

  • By Cain Rodriguez
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  • May 6, 2013 10:45 AM
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While some filmmakers and studios have done everything in their power to build a mystique around their tentpoles -- think “Star Trek Into Darkness” or “Man Of Steel” -- the team behind “Fast & Furious 6” are clearly of the mind that “more is more.” Though the film hits theaters at the end of the month, Universal Pictures has released nine new clips.

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