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Shoot for the Moon
Actor Danny Trejo has made a film career out of playing criminals. Before that, he made a career out of being one. In town to shoot Robert Rodriguez's Spy Kids, Trejo visited Travis High School to talk to students about the lessons he learned the hard way.
"...The busboys at Güero's stare at Danny Trejo hesitantly, unsure if they should ask him for..."

June 9, 2000 Screens Feature by Barry Johnson

Machete Kills
Robert Rodriguez once again unleashes manic, over-the-top mayhem.
"...Directed by: Robert Rodriguez. Starring: Danny Trejo, Mel Gibson, Demian Bichir, Amber Heard, Michelle Rodriguez,..."

Oct. 11, 2013 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

From the Vaults: The New Face of the Academy
Danny Trejo, Jeff Nichols, and Catherine Hardwicke are new nominees
"...The Austin Chronicle when we chose to put actor Danny Trejo's image on our cover prior to his induction..."

July 7, 2013 Screens Post by Marjorie Baumgarten

Machete
Robert Rodriguez fulfills his early promise with this Mexploitation action film that also catapults Danny Trejo into full-fledged superhero status.
"...Directed by: Robert Rodriguez and Ethan Maniquis. Starring: Danny Trejo, Robert De Niro, Jessica Alba, Steven Seagal, Michelle..."

Sept. 3, 2010 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Fanboys
This shaggy comedy is an earnest, sweetly geeked tribute to fandom.
"...Kristen Bell, Christopher McDonald, Seth Rogen, Ethan Suplee and Danny Trejo. "What if the movie sucks?" one Star Wars..."

Feb. 6, 2009 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas
Light ’em up for everyone's favorite movie stoners.
"...Kal Penn, John Cho, Neil Patrick Harris, Thomas Lennon, Danny Trejo, Paula Garcés and Elias Koteas...."

Nov. 11, 2011 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Machete to 'Kill' Fantastic Fest
Robert Rodriguez's latest to open genre film fest
"...of Machete Kills. Expect director Robert Rodriguez plus stars Danny Trejo and Alexa Vega in attendance for what FF..."

July 10, 2013 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

No. 1 Troublemaker
The guts and the glory (don't forget the gory)
"...I took two of my partners with me," says Danny Trejo, laughing at one of many seriously weird/cool memories...."

March 2, 2012 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Texas Film Awards 2015
"...Danny Trejo..."

March 13, 2015 Photo Gallery

The 'Machete' Is Family
Robert Rodriguez, Danny Trejo, and Alexa Vega, together again
"...the W Hotel. Vega, Rodriguez, and the man himself, Danny Trejo, are sharing a couch. Some press days seem..."

Oct. 11, 2013 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Fantastic Fest: 'Machete Kills'
September 19, 2013. 21 photos.
"...Danny Trejo and Robert Rodriguez..."

Sept. 20, 2013 Photo Gallery

A Career Hooligan Looks Back, But Mostly Forward
Robert Rodriguez on a lifetime of innovation and the movie, 'El Mariachi,' that started it all
"...Danny Trejo, actor, Machete, Machete Kills, etc.: "I love making..."

Aug. 24, 2012 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

2014 Texas Film Awards
March 6, 2014. 42 photos.
"...(l-r) Robert Rodriguez, Danny Trejo, Eloise DeJoria, John Paul DeJoria, Priscilla Presley, Lise..."

March 7, 2014 Photo Gallery

Predators
This Robert Rodriguez-produced film doesn't try to be a sequel to the Schwarzenegger picture but, instead, is a new story about humans hunted by the merciless Predators.
"...Alice Braga, Walton Goggins, Oleg Taktarov, Laurence Fishburne and Danny Trejo. Here's the truth: If you're lucky enough to..."

July 16, 2010 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Grindhouse
Grindhouse, which was filmed in Austin, raises the bar for movie showmanship and the theatregoing experience.
"...Rosario Dawson, Tracie Thoms, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Michael Parks, Danny Trejo, Bruce Willis and Quentin Tarantino. More than just..."

April 6, 2007 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams Premiere
"...Directed by: Robert Rodriguez. Starring: Danny Trejo, Antonio Banderas, Carla Gugino, Daryl Sabara and Alexa..."

July 29, 2002 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Violent Ends
Fifteen years after first inception, Machete hacks its way into theatres
"...Nine years after Robert Rodriguez first tagged Danny Trejo with the Machete moniker in Spy Kids and..."

Sept. 3, 2010 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Team Spirit
The 2012 Texas Film Hall of Fame Awards
"...at the Moody Theater. That gold-hearted hood, natch, is Danny Trejo, who will accept the Patrón Honorary Texan Award..."

March 2, 2012 Screens Feature by Kimberley Jones

DVDanger: Vanish
Bryan Bockbrader takes the sealed-bottle drama on the road
"...We're like, you know what? Let's just throw it Danny Trejo's way and see what happens. He's not with..."

Feb. 21, 2015 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Storks
These animated birds never quite achieve liftoff
"...Aniston, Ty Burrell, Anton Starkman, Keegan-Michael Key, Jordan Peele, Danny Trejo and Stephen Kramer Glickman...."

Sept. 23, 2016 Movie Review by Steve Davis

SXSW Film: 'From Dusk Till Dawn' Red Carpet
March 8, 2014. 8 photos.
"...for their Episodic premiere Saturday night. Here, honorary Texan Danny Trejo shows off the decorative machetes in his blazer..."

March 9, 2014 Photo Gallery

The World Is Flat
How King of the Hill helped make Texas three-dimensional again
"...Louisiana roots; and in "Enrique-cilable Differences," you could swear Danny Trejo's Enrique just flew in from northern New Mexico..."

Sept. 11, 2009 Screens Feature by Cindy Widner

TV Eye
What NBC's new Kingpin means for the representation and presentation of Latinos on television
"...reign is brief, though if previews are any hint, Danny Trejo (Spy Kids) may take up that torch in..."

Feb. 7, 2003 Screens Column by Belinda Acosta

'Spy Kids 2' Premiere
This one's for the kiddies ...
"...Emily Osment and Matthew O’Leary. Co-stars Bill Paxton and Danny Trejo joined the gang in giving away props from..."

Aug. 9, 2002 Screens Feature by Kimberley Jones

Short Cuts
Ron Howard helms The Alamo no mo'.
"...Elizabeth Avellan, and cast members Alexa Vega, Daryl Sabara, Danny Trejo, Matt O'Leary, Emily Osment, and Bill Paxton will..."

July 12, 2002 Screens Column by Marc Savlov

Film Flam
Machete forever, startup crawl, On Story, & a script reading
"...Danny Trejo will be honored March 8 for his impressive..."

Feb. 17, 2012 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Delta Farce
In this multination offender, Larry the Cable Guy and two friends are Army reservists who are shipped off to Iraq but mistakenly wind up in Mexico – and can't tell the difference.
"...the Cable Guy, Bill Engvall, DJ Qualls, Marisol Nichols, Danny Trejo and Keith David. In the roll-credits bloopers of..."

May 18, 2007 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

SXSW Film: The Whole Enchilada
Red-hot and really long list of all the titles to date
"...evening in Los Angeles. Cast: Carla Gugino, Zachary Quinto, Danny DeVito, Josh Hartnett, Rosario Dawson (World Premiere)..."

Feb. 2, 2011 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Lee Majors Can't Stop
The Six Million Dollar Man visits Wizard World
"...3pm: Put your phone away, because Danny Trejo (better known to you as Machete) don't text..."

Sept. 23, 2016 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Most Valuable Player
Making a movie in Austin? Dana Wheeler-Nicholson's your gal.
"...Wheeler-Nicholson is a mother again, this time married to Danny Trejo. "It's funny, adorable, and heartbreaking," she says. "It's..."

March 18, 2011 Screens Feature by Joe O'Connell

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