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AMD Helps Power Performance of All-Star Cast in Upcoming Hollywood Thriller

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AMD today announced its role in the much-anticipated major motion picture sequel "Machete Kills." Written and directed by award-winning Robert Rodriguez of Quick Draw Studios, "Machete Kills" sees actor Danny Trejo reprising his role as the international spy known as Machete.

The film plot centers around Machete's mission to help the President of the United States, played by Carlos Estevez -- better known as the actor Charlie Sheen -- take down an international crime ring. To help get the job done, Machete and his counter-surveillance team rely on systems powered by AMD technology, which are featured in the film.

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....woooow AMD is taking diversification to the next level...... if they ever figure out how to use an apu to clear out pimples or save money on car insurance..... the world is theirs!
Seriously though... + for brand recognition....should''ve used zombies though
 
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:eek:

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Yeah...people (smart ppl) LOATHE product placement. WTF is it doing in an absurd movie, anyway? How about we advertise deodorant in The Thing? That will surely work LOL.
 
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Well the first Machete movie was awesome. I hope this one is just as good hopefully better.
 
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Must be a cheap movie for amd to pay to advertise in.
 
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:eek:

:shadedshu

Yeah...people (smart ppl) LOATHE product placement.
Makes for a fun drinking game during a boring movie though...at least until you pass out after having to chug a beer/do a shot every time an Apple MacBook is seen, a can of Coke is used as a prop, and the star conveniently stands next to an autos badge.

WTF is it doing in an absurd movie, anyway? How about we advertise deodorant in The Thing? That will surely work LOL.
Could be worse. At least with a Robert Rodriguez movie blatant product placement kind of blends in with the whole schtick. If you can get past the obvious pandering to the Hispanic/Latin demographic, the movie is pretty tongue-in-cheek.

At least locally here, Weta Digital's films (LotR etc.) aren't generally extended commercials (at least not the billboard type) as a general rule - although if AMD's PR works, maybe we'll see Hewlett-Packard, Intel, and Nvidia featured in future...I can see it now! Katniss stores her strategy for winning the 75th Hunger Games digitally...time is of the essence...NO TIME TO DELAY!...Katniss pulls out her....Acer Intel Atom tablet :cry:
Must be a cheap movie for amd to pay to advertise in.
Exploitation flick. They generally aren't huge budget by design since the target audience isn't broad based.
Looks like a reclamation project...Mel Gibson and Charlie Sheen (as the U.S. President no less ) are both trying to rebuild their careers after some pretty weird outbursts
 
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sometime silly works

:eek:

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Yeah...people (smart ppl) LOATHE product placement. WTF is it doing in an absurd movie, anyway? How about we advertise deodorant in The Thing? That will surely work LOL.
smart business loves it though..... true its a double edged sword but one must take risks.... if it becomes a cult classic... forever advertisement. Sides if intel can do blue people...(for ever burned into our minds for better or worse)... this aint too far off, Old spice and the dude with the talking abs...whether u use their product or not you remember. Still think they should've gone with fighting zombies though.
 
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Being a McLaren fan. I will never forgive AMD for this sponsorship



Those were horrible years :cry:
 

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Charlie Sheen + Thriller = EPIC FAIL.

EDIT: Hopefully he don't show his face to much then that could be a different story.
 
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Charlie Sheen + Thriller = EPIC FAIL.

EDIT: Hopefully he don't show his face to much then that could be a different story.
Eh. Did you see Machete?

Anyway Charlie Sheen can be a good actor when he wants to. But it won't matter much because this is Machete we're talking about.
 
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Eh. Did you see Machete?

Anyway Charlie Sheen can be a good actor when he wants to. But it won't matter much because this is Machete we're talking about.
Yes and no, i watched the original which was done in Puerto Rico in 1958 lol. And as for the remake ?, it's full of hollywood BS with a bunch of funny scenes.
 

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Yes and no, i watched the original which was done in Puerto Rico in 1958 lol. And as for the remake ?, it's full of hollywood BS with a bunch of funny scenes.
Original? I've not read anything anywhere about it being a remake. This is what I found about it:

This 1959 film noir take on "Othello," filmed in Puerto Rico, stars Mari Blanchard as flirtatious Jean, who marries an older man, plantation owner Don Luis (Albert Dekker), for financial security and finds herself falling for his virile foster son, Carlos (Carlos Rivas). Fearing that Jean will inherit Luis's money, his greedy cousin, Miguel (Lee Van Cleef), poisons the bridegroom against his new wife, informing him about her passion for another.
Which sounds absolutely nothing like Machete (2010). And yeah it's Hollywood BS and that is the point really.
 
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Sofia Vergara, Mini gun wielding boobs I can not wait ....:toast: Seen a brief :laugh: preview yesterday while watching History channel .....I sure hope The president (played by Charlie The Train Wreck Sheen double crosses him like the first film.Oh i never noticed any AMD computers or tech for that matter in the preview mmmmmmm.....To the dude posting the Shumacher AMD Scuderia Yep hated those years too I still Hate Him too ,Never came clean after Aryton`s death or showed any emotion like Alan Prost did .......2 of the last great F1 champions in my opinion.

Miguel (Lee Van Cleef)
The Man With no Name trilogy Wink

El Mariachi role reprise ......remember he kills his twin brother in Sons of Mexico ......


Here is the trailer

Machete Kills - Official Teaser Trailer - YouTube
 
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