ByScott Pierce, writer at
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Scott Pierce

The Machete Kills trailer has just dropped, and sadly it's completely underwhelming. The "Grindhouse" concept concocted by director and never really stuck with audiences since the debut of Death Proof and Planet Terror way back in 2007, critically and commercially, so I'm kind of surprised that this is still chugging along.

The trailer is supposed to make people go, "Oh my God, there's lady Gaga as La Chameleon with a gun!" At this point, it really just makes me want to ask, "Lady Who?" Sorry Monsters, but I don't think I'm alone in this. When you're longing for the return dressed as a nun, you know you've got problems. Sexy really has never found solid footing in film, and quite frankly, her appearance feels like Machete Kills' mediocre kiss of death.

Still, there are some semi-gems happening here. I mean, you can't really go wrong with looking fit and badass yelling, "Taco time!" Likewise, I'd watch Sofia Vergara with a machine gun Madonna bra anytime.

Machete Kills shoots his way into theaters September 13.

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