June 4, 2020         
International Communication Project Offers New Resource Page on COVID-19 and Communication Disability   •   Exceptional Emergency Centers Now Accepting Medicare   •   NC Healthcare Foundation Announces COVID-19 “Fill the Gap” Grants   •   Texas Online Preparatory School to Celebrate Class of 2020 with Online Ceremony June 6   •   Shady Grove Fertility Physicians Host Virtual Fertility Events and Live Physician Q&As throughout June, including those that   •   Regions Next Step Survey Finds 81% of Americans Do Not Feel “Financially Fit”   •   Citizens for a Pro-Business Delaware Releases Statement of Support for Black Lives Matter Protests, Calls for Police Reform Meas   •   Letter to the Editor from the GNEMSDC: on Minority Owned Business in the Supply Chain   •   Root Launches Homeowners Insurance   •   Ohana Biosciences Presents Data Showing Its Novel Sperm Enhancement Treatment, SPERTILITY™, Increases Sperm Hyperactivatio   •   Ridgecrest Healthcare Names Charles Seal-Villafranca as Executive Director   •   Year Up Founder and CEO Gerald Chertavian to Speak at Social Innovation Summit   •   Nuance AI Enables Organizations to Prioritize and Protect Seniors Using the Sound of Their Voice   •   The Summit Church Partners With RIP Medical Debt to Eradicate $2.2 Million in Medical Debt   •   AutismOne 2020 Virtual Summit Attracts Over 10,000 Attendees   •   Regis® Works with Infectious Disease Specialists at the University of Minnesota Medical School to Enhance Customer and Styli   •   Beyond Spots & Dots Launches $15,000 Women-to-Women Grant Program   •   PBS to Address Race and Racism in America Through Broadcast and Streaming Content   •   Yuma Senior Living Provides Meals for Vulnerable Seniors   •   Celmatix Achieves First Milestone in Women’s Health Drug Discovery Alliance With Evotec
Bookmark and Share

Film's Immigration Commentary Creates Buzz

 LOS ANGELES -- Robert Rodriguez's highly-anticipated action comedy Machete opens this Friday, but it already looks like it could be a surprise hit.


Fandango surveyed nearly 1,000 Machete fans online and found the following results:

  • 78% plan to see the movie on its opening day.
  • 54% say the film's topical commentary regarding immigration issues have increased their interest in seeing the movie.
  • 33% of moviegoers identify director Robert Rodriguez's track record as the top reason for seeing Machete; while 27% pick star Danny Trejo as the "first Latino badass action hero," and 14% select the casting of Jessica Alba and Michelle Rodriguez as strong Latina characters as their top reasons.
  • 37% picked Lindsay Lohan as the Machete performer they’re most anticipating in a supporting “comeback” role; while 22% picked Cheech Marin, 19% picked Steven Seagal and 12% selected Don Johnson.
  • 52% of Machete fans identify themselves as "Caucasian," 24% "Latino," 7% as "African American," and 3% as "Asian American" – indicating that the film may have crossover appeal.

 



Back to top
| Back to home page
Video

White House Live Stream
LIVE VIDEO EVERY SATURDAY
alsharpton Rev. Al Sharpton
9 to 11 am EST
jjackson Rev. Jesse Jackson
10 to noon CST


Video

LIVE BROADCASTS
Sounds Make the News ®
WAOK-Urban
Atlanta - WAOK-Urban
KPFA-Progressive
Berkley / San Francisco - KPFA-Progressive
WVON-Urban
Chicago - WVON-Urban
KJLH - Urban
Los Angeles - KJLH - Urban
WKDM-Mandarin Chinese
New York - WKDM-Mandarin Chinese
WADO-Spanish
New York - WADO-Spanish
WBAI - Progressive
New York - WBAI - Progressive
WOL-Urban
Washington - WOL-Urban

Listen to United Natiosns News