Register  |   Log In  |  
Sign up to our weekly newsletter    
Search   
Empire Magazine and iPad
Follow Me on Pinterest YouTube Tumblr Viber
Empire
Trending On Empire
The Big 2015 Movie Preview
The 50 Best Films Of 2014
Review Of The Year 2014
100 Greatest Characters
Your all-time favourite heroes and villains
Subscribe To Empire
Sign up now and save 44%
Movie News

LATEST HEADLINES
TODAY
The First Full-Length Trailer For Black Mass Arrives
Johnny Depp is Boston gangster Whitey Bulger
Patricia Arquette Joins Troll: The Rise Of Harry Potter, Jr
No, not that Harry Potter....
First Teaser Trailer For Beasts Of No Nation
Idris Elba stars in the dark Netflix film
Matthew Modine Heads 47 Meters Down
He's part of the cast for the underwater thriller
New Promo For We Are Your Friends Drops
Zac Efron wants you to party all the time
Empire's Batman V. Superman: Dawn Of Justice Issue Is Here!
On shelves, iPads and Android tablets...
Tom Cruise Already Planning The Next Mission: Impossible
''We’ll probably start shooting it next summer...''
Drew Pearce Says The Other Ghostbusters Is Still Happening
A 'gigantic bold idea', but a long way off yet
Patrick Osborne To Direct Battling Boy
Animator adapting Paul Pope's graphic novel
More Movie News

RELATED NEWS
YESTERDAY
Chilean Miner Drama The 33 Debuts A First Trailer
Antonio Banderas is going underground in the real-life pic
Vince Vaughn Reporting For Duty On Hacksaw Ridge
He'll join Andrew Garfield in Mel Gibson's new film
More Movie News

RELATED REVIEWS
Fast & Furious 7
Empire Star Rating
The Spongebob Movie: Sponge Out Of Water (2015)
Empire Star Rating
Wild Card (2015)
Empire Star Rating
Sin City 2: A Dame To Kill For (2014)
Empire Star Rating
The Expendables 3 (2014)
Empire Star Rating
More new cinemas releases
DVD & Blu-ray releases

New Red Band Machete Kills Trailer
Warning: contains Mel Gibson in a cape

17 September 2013  |  Written by James White  |  Source: IGN

submit to reddit

Head-chopping. Groin-pureeing. Skull-slicing. Weapons in unusual places. No, not your average Wednesday afternoon at Empire Towers (we’re more about Toblerones, cups of tea and tormenting those who haven’t caught up with Breaking Bad); it can only be the ultra-violent, camper-than-a-tent world of Robert Rodriguez’ Machete. Now the furious former Federale is back for Machete Kills, which has a new red band trailer online. Warning: it… Oh, look, you know what you’re in for, right? 

Though the first film didn’t quite live up to the promise of that Grindhouse trailer, the second takes the theory that what apparently worked then will be even more fun if you ramp up the madness now. And yes, that’s Mel Gibson in a cape fighting our hero (Danny Trejo).

If you enjoyed the original Machete, you’re probably going to get a kick (and a punch, and a helicopter blade to the head) from the parade of people here, including Sofia Vergara, Lady Gaga, Amber Heard, Antonio Banderas, Cuba Gooding Jr., Carlos Estevez (Charlie Sheen, in case you wondered), Alexa Vega, Jessica Alba and Michelle Rodriguez, who are all trying to avoid being hit by flying body parts. It’ll be mad. But will it be an improvement? We’ll find out on October 11. Meanwhile, the trailer’s likely NSFW unless you work in an abattoir.


Have Your Say
To comment on this, and all articles, register for free or login now.

Paul Greengrass Won't Fight The Trial Of The Chicago 7
He's left the project
Disney Re-Scales Pete's Dragon
UPDATE: David Lowery in talks to direct his script


CURRENT HIGHLIGHTS
Black Mass Trailer Breakdown With Director Scott Cooper
Find out what's what with Johnny Depp's take on Boston Gangster Whitey Bulger

The N.W.A-Team
Empire visits the set of Straight Outta Compton

Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation
Read Empire's official verdict

Empire Meets Joely Richardson
On Maggie, Arnie and Event Horizon

100 Greatest Movie Characters
The complete list of your all-time favourite heroes and villains

Vote Now For Your Favourite TV Shows
Pick your top five - if you can...

Paul Rudd Is Awesome
Being awesome: from Clueless to Ant-Man

Subscribe to Empire magazine
Empire print magazine

Delivered to your door – with exclusive subscriber only covers each month!

Subscribe now!

Subscribe to Empire iPad edition
Empire digital magazine

Exclusive and enhanced content – get instant access via your iPad or Android device

Subscribe now!

Subscribe now and save up to 67%
Print, Digital & Package options available Subscribe today!
Empire's Film Studies 101 Series
Everything you ever wanted to know about filmmaking but were afraid to ask...
The Empire Digital Edition
With exclusive extras, interactive features, trailers and much more! Download now
Home  |  News  |  Blogs  |  Reviews  |  Future Films  |  Features  |  Interviews  |  Images  |  Competitions  |  Forum  |  Digital Edition  |  Podcast  |  Magazine Contact Us  |  Empire FAQ  |  Subscribe To Empire  |  Register
© Bauer Consumer Media Ltd  |  Legal Info  |  Editorial Complaints  |  Privacy Policy  |  Bauer Entertainment Network
Bauer Consumer Media Ltd (company number 01176085 and registered address 1 Lincoln Court, Lincoln Road, Peterborough, England PE1 2RF)