Machete (R)


Robert Rodriguez’s co-directed grindhouse fun-fest is loaded with laughs, gore and ’70s-styled social commentary. Machete follows former a Mexican Federale called Machete (played with gusto by Danny Trejo) who is hired to assassinate a Texas senator. Machete soon becomes public enemy numero uno, waging a one-man war against the bigoted powers that oppress and kill his people. You can guess his weapon of choice.

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