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Machete Joe (2010)

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A group of out-of-work actors decide to take their careers into their own hands by shooting a low-budget horror film, about an urban myth. With only 15 days to shoot their unfinished script... See full summary »

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Sasha Krane

Writer:

Gordon Greene
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Cast

Credited cast:
Monique Barajas ... Z
Chris Blasman ... Riley
Malika Blessing ... Thelma Beard
Jason Bonduris Jason Bonduris ... Stan Ross
Paul Campbell ... Machete Joe
Art Evans ... Sammy
Ian Fisher ... Vince
Erica Gimpel ... Erica
Gordon Greene ... Charles
Temple Greene Temple Greene ... Deputy Peachtree
Anthony Grow Anthony Grow ... Local Boy #1
Gimel Hooper Gimel Hooper ... Scooter
Ernie Hudson ... Sheriff Taylor
Gerald James Gerald James ... Man
Gwen McGee ... Roz Baker
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A group of out-of-work actors decide to take their careers into their own hands by shooting a low-budget horror film, about an urban myth. With only 15 days to shoot their unfinished script, at a remote castle in the desert, getting through the first night becomes a nightmare. As their egos begin to surface so do the dead bodies. Written by Gordon Greene

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Tragedy made him a monster. Vengeance made him a killer. See more »

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Horror

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for bloody violence including rape, and some language

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 January 2010 (USA) See more »

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Dolby

Color:

Color

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1.78 : 1
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Gordon Green wrote the script in thirty days. See more »

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My Confessional
Written by Christopher Cano
Performed by Siva Noir
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This actually could have been good
22 October 2016 | by gellerche-48-851856See all my reviews

Summary is that this movie isn't worth watching. But the really bad thing is that it could have been good if they taken the same care throughout the whole movie. The camera-work was decent and showed that they cared enough to try. Others have said the acting was terrible, but there I disagree. I found the actors believable, it's just that their dialogue (1) didn't tell me anything to get interested in them so that they were all generic characters and (2) the script had the characters doing unbelievable things and didn't flesh out the story of Machete Joe at all. He's just sort of . . . there.

If the script had been written so that the characters had something to say and were doing things that were believable it would've been interesting. As it is, it's not worth a rental.


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