Posts Tagged ‘Robert Rodriguez’

Review: Machete Kills

— by JAMES SHAW — Machete is a spoof character from the Quentin Tarantino/Robert Rodriguez double-feature movie “Grindhouse” and the character was not only given its own movie, but, unfortunately, a sequel as well. Danny Trejo returns as the title character in “Machete Kills” and[...]

El Mariachi TV show being developed

Sony Pictures Television (SPT) and Teleset will produce the original scripted series “El Mariachi” for the Latin American market. Seventy episodes of the one-hour drama will air across Latin America on Sony Entertainment Television (SET). Based on the Robert Rodriguez film of the same na[...]

Sin City: A Dame to Kill For: Poster

— by SHERICE ANTOINETTE — It’s been months since we’ve seen or heard anything about “Sin City: A Dame to Kill For,” but in case you may have missed it, an official teaser poster was previously released. Due out this October, the Sin City prequel follows Dwight McCarthy (Josh Brol[...]

Lady Gaga is La Chameleon

— by JESSIKA OWENS — Trailers crowned with an R rating are all the rage with movie goers these days. One such trailer, “Machete,” made its appearance in the exploitation double feature “Grindhouse” as a mock trailer for a fake film. It was an instant fan favorite,[...]

Sin City 2 to Shoot this Summer?

— by SHERICE ANTOINETTE — So sayeth Robert Rodriguez. I wonder if the actors know about this? In 2009, Clive Owen, who played Dwight in the first film, said production would begin in 2010. Rosario Dawson, formerly known as the gun toting Gail, didn’t know when filming would start when [...]

Trailer Talk: ‘Spy Kids: All the Time in the World’

— by LYNN TACKITT — Speaking as one who had stepmothers, I always wanted one that was cool and fun. I sure never got one as cool as Marissa Cortez Wilson (played by Jessica Alba). Everything looks good and normal for Marissa; she has a famous spy hunter husband, Wilbur (Joel McHale), and[...]

Under Review: ‘Machete’

— by MARIUSZ ZUBROWSKI — It took a sick imagination, critical acclaim for the film’s faux-trailer beginnings in “Grindhouse,” and time away from directing garbage such as “Shorts” for Robert Rodriguez to finally get off his butt and finally helm “Mache[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘Machete’

— by JESSIKA OWENS — Back in 2007, Robert Rodriguez and Quentin Tarantino brought us “Grindhouse,” which consisted of “Planet Terror” and “Death Proof,” but along with the duel feature-length films, came mock theatrical trailers. These fake trailers in[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘Predators’

— by JOSUE SANCHEZ — It is with great joy that I utter the words: We are finally getting a new “Predator” movie. Doesn’t that just sound spectacular? And I am not talking about an “Alien vs. Predator” sequel, but a full-pledged “Predator” movie. [...]

An Early Peek at ‘Predators’

— by CAM SMITH — It must be at least a trifle comforting for Robert Rodriguez and Nimrod Antal — the producer and director behind this summer’s eagerly-anticipated “Predators” — to know that, even if their final product turns out painfully mediocre, the film still[...]

Adrien Brody to Take on ‘Predators’

— by TOM ELCE — News has broken of the involvement of Academy Award-winning actor Adrien Brody in 20th Century Fox’s forthcoming “Predators,” a redux of the ’80s actioner starring Arnold Schwarzenegger that again comes to suggest Hollywood cares more about[...]