Relic is a unique take on the haunted house genre that is sure to stick with you. The story centers on a woman, played by Emily Mortimer, who comes to her mother Edna’s house along with her daughter after Edna mysteriously disappears. As they find clues of Edna’s increasingly disturbing dementia, they realize there are much darker forces at work in the home.
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Take a trip to Cape Town, South Africa in the first season of Trackers. The bestseller-based show centers on an international terrorist plot that collides with an unexpected conspiracy, raising the stakes higher than ever.
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Our favorite actors inspire us with their ability to face major challenges in their movies. Through the most arduous circumstances and when there’s no hope, they somehow manage to survive and overcome. But such strength isn’t just storytelling for the sake of it – it’s often inspired by real people with real character who have been there. And one of those people is Danny Trejo. His documentary, Inmate #1: The Rise of Danny Trejo is available to watch now, and depicts Trejo’s inspiring journey from surviving a tough life of crime to walking glamorous Hollywood red carpets.
The film begins with Danny’s early days growing up in a poor community. His troubled life leads him to hard drug use and eventually crime that lands him in prison, which has a major impact on his outlook. When he makes it out to freedom, he decides to turn his life around. Of course, this is far from easy and starts with little steps and gestures.
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Doing such good deeds leads Danny to become a successful drug counselor and an upstanding member of his community. And by sheer circumstance, it even helps him land his first movie role. And the rest really is history. Danny goes on to star in countless action-packed Hollywood films and TV shows that we know and love. But what really makes Inmate #1: The Rise of Danny Trejo inspirational is the message of hope. Even when facing the darkest moments, the possibility for a better tomorrow and true change is real – and Trejo is a prime example of that.
See what role Danny says he’s most recognized for in this exclusive clip:
Let’s revisit some of the movies that gave Danny his rise in Hollywood and made him a household name.
Who can forget the fun kids flick, Spy Kids? The star-studded cast includes Antonio Banderas, Cheech Marin and of course the talented kids that made it an instant classic, Daryl Sabara and Alexa PenaVaga. The film centers on the kids’ action-packed journey to find their super spy parents and save them from a dangerous mission. And along the way, they meet their tough uncle Machete – which is funnily enough the first time we are introduced to Danny Trejo’s most iconic on-screen character.
It wouldn’t be until one over-the-top trailer in Grindhouse and several years later that the film Machete would come to fruition in 2010. And incredibly enough, Danny was 69 years old when he landed the first lead role of his acting career.
Machete stars Trejo in the role of a tough Federale who is assigned a mission to assassinate a senator. But when he suddenly realizes the whole thing is a set-up, Machete goes on the most crazy, brutal hunt for revenge ever seen on screen. And it just goes to show you – you don’t mess with Machete.
If we go back in time before Danny’s wild Machete movies, Desperado was also a pivotal film in his career. This was when he and director Robert Rodriguez actually realized they were second cousins, and would go on to collaborate on tons of movies, including most of the ones we’ve mentioned. The iconic film takes place in a small Mexican bordertown and centers on a smoldering guitar player, played by Antonio Banderas, who seeks vengeance against the men responsible for his girlfriend’s death. Along the action-packed ride we’re introduced to Danny Trejo in the role of a mountain-sized hitman named Navajas who really has a thing for throwing knives. The movie’s fun, stylistic look combined with Danny’s persona made us all realize that Danny is here to stay.
One thing is for certain. No matter what role Danny is in, the story of how he got there is just as captivating as any of the Hollywood films he stars in. And these are the stories that need to be told to make a difference and in Danny’s words, “keep the good rolling.”
Turn the volume all the way up in The High Note. This flick centers on superstar diva Grace, played by Tracee Ellis Ross and her assistant Maggie, starring Dakota Johnson, as they navigate the challenges of the music industry. In the middle of all the excitement, Maggie is looking for the break of her career as an aspiring music producer, while Grace is searching for a challenge after years of being a star. But one big moment will impact both of their careers and their lives forever. Find out what happens when everything is on the line, and enjoy the catchy tunes while you’re at it too.
Check out what the creators of the film have to say about the importance of making the film through a woman’s perspective in this exclusive clip:
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Inmate #1: The Rise of Danny Trejo
Inmate #1: The Rise of Danny Trejo paints a portrait of Danny Trejo like you’ve never seen. The film chronicles the actor’s life from his troubled years of using drugs and going to prison, all the way to making it as a superstar actor in Hollywood and helping those in need. Through it all Danny shows that real change is possible, and that underneath the tough exterior we know there’s a surprisingly big heart. This is one real, raw and inspirational journey you won’t want to miss.
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Get your glitter ready, Trolls World Tour is finally here to rent again and again! Hang out with your favorite trolls, Poppy and Branch, as they go on the adventure of their lives to discover all new worlds, trolls, and music genres. And if that’s not enough, amp up the good time when you make it a family movie night too.
Movie legends face off in the family drama, The Truth. The film centers on French cinema superstar Fabienne, played by Catherine Deneuve, as she publishes her memoir. But when her daughter Lumir, played by Juliette Binoche, comes to Paris, she has a lot of questions about the past that need answers. Resentments and truths bubble up to the surface as mother and daughter confront each other in this emotional standoff.