Machete Official Trailer Video – Race War Movie Sparks Controversy

by Brian Willett

With so much going this Labor Day weekend, you might have missed the release of Machete, a film that depicts a race war between Mexicans and Caucasians. Machete has been met with plenty of controversy, given the violence depicted in the film as well as the stereotypes presented in the race war theme.

In the trailer below, you can see a preview of the film, which stars Danny Trejo, Michelle Rodriguez, Jessica Alba, Robert De Niro, Lindsay Lohan, Cheech Mari and Don Johnson.  Oh, and Steven Seagall, which underscores how absurd and over-the-top Machete intends to be.

Some films generate a lot of attention based on great writing and great acting.  Here, it seems that the Machete race war theme is driving its notoriety.

Machete Official Trailer Video