Bring Me The Head Of The Machine Gun Woman review

A risible Chilean Grindhouse wannabe

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Chilean writer/director Ernesto Díaz Espinoza’s trash tribute pays homage to Peckinpah, Tarantino and Rodriguez, without doing justice to any of them.

It doesn’t even make sense, combining retro Grindhouse stylings with modern GTA missions.

Threatened by kingpin Don Che (Jorge Alis), DJ Santiago (Matías Oviedo) vows to track down the titular hitwoman (Fernando Urrejola), a scantily clad assassin who’s given even less to do than she is to wear.

Light on thrills, gore, invention – even machine guns – the result barely limps to feature length.

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Matt Glasby is a freelance film and TV journalist. You can find his work on Total Film - in print and online - as well as at publications like the Radio Times, Channel 4, DVD REview, Flicks, GQ, Hotdog, Little White Lies, and SFX, among others. He is also the author of several novels, including The Book of Horror: The Anatomy of Fear in Film and Britpop Cinema: From Trainspotting To This Is England.