Machete-Wielding Man Struck by Two Hit-and-Run Drivers

Chris Thompson · 10/20/15 09:45PM

This crazy-ass cellphone video shows a man stalking an intersection in Oakland with a machete before being first backed into by a red sedan and then smacked hard by a white sedan. The man responds to being deliberately backed into by chopping the hell out of the side of the red car. The footage is certainly troubling.

Jessica Alba Has Been Digitally Undressed

Maureen O'Connor · 10/19/10 04:27PM

A miracle of technology has allowed us to see Jessica Alba naked, even though she swore never to go nude in a movie: She filmed a Machete shower scene in her undies, which retouchers later peeled off, with computers.

America Finally Defeats Mexico In Historic Labor Day Battle

Richard Lawson · 09/07/10 10:08AM

Yup, it's been decided. You're next, Europe. Elsewhere this weekend, some old has-beens fared pretty well, people just kept on taking stuff, and a romantic comedy turned out to be something else altogether.

Machete Gets All Political and Stuff

Richard Lawson · 08/30/10 12:05PM

An early review of Robert Rodriguez's Mexploitation flick Machete indicates that the movie is both silly and heavy-handed: "it feigns outrageousness while too often opting to earnestly indulge in ... sincere political sermonizing." But, yeah, Lohan's naked, so. [Slant, via]

Machete Is an Immigration Story for Our Age

Richard Lawson · 05/05/10 09:14AM

In honor of Cinco De Mayo, and shitty new Arizona immigration laws, here's a just-released trailer for Machete, Robert Rodriguez's gory grindhouse pastiche about people who "fucked with the wrong Mexican." Probably NSFW, definitely fun. And eerily timely.

Machete Makes It To The Big Screen

Daniel Barnum-Swett · 01/08/10 06:29PM

Originally conceived as a fake trailer which ran between the two segments of 2007's Grindhouse, Robert Rodriguez's Machete looked so good it was made into a full film, scheduled for release in April, starring Danny Trejo as the titular antihero.