Robert Rodriguez

This is Machete as a comic book character, rather than just one tough hombre. He’s gone full Superman here — nothing can kill him. This Machete belongs in the kid’s toy section next to the Robocop and Predator action figures that somehow crossed over from R-rated movies to Saturday morning cartoons.


Adrien Brody becomes the latest commando to tangle with the mandible-mouthed interplanetary hunters in “Predators,” a series reboot courtesy of producer Robert Rodriguez and genre director Nimód Antal. “Predators” begins with promise. A group of hardened killers wake up in an undisclosed jungle, which turns out to be an alien game preserve the predators use [...]