There is no justice without sin.
Some of Sin City's most hard-boiled citizens cross paths with a few of its more reviled inhabitants.
Some of Sin City's most hard-boiled citizens cross paths with a few of its more reviled inhabitants.
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Call me crazy, but I'm starting to suspect Frank Miller has some issues about women.
As most of you could have guessed, this film is incredible to look at. The visuals are simply outstanding.
I am a huge fan of Sin City.I consider it to be my second favorite comic book film behind Watchmen. I literally eat dark comic book movies for breakfast. I was always looking forward to this movie, but I was never over-excited for it. The fact it took 9 years to come out and the early mixed reviews (mostly negative), also put a little bit of a damper on my excitement. Nonetheless, I was still really looking forward to this.
I must say, I ate this film up. I certainly enjoyed the hell out of it. Between the hypnotic visuals, great…
Scandalous, over the top, and messy; Sin City: A Dame to Kill for is a worthy sequel to Sin City, bringing both the breathtaking visuals and brutal stories back in full force.
The cast is all fantastic, with Eva Green and Joesph Gordon-Levitt bringing their A-game to their respective roles. Eva Green in particular, is hypnotic and sensual; instantly earning her place in the best film-noir femme fatales. Many favorites, such as Mickey Rourke and Bruce Willis make appearances, with the latter playing a role that he's already played before. If you catch my drift. Powers Boothe is deliciously evil, overloaded with power and constantly conniving. Jessica Alba is terrible as always, playing a stripper that is always clothed, which…
Back in 2005 when Frank Miller & Robert Rodriguez teamed up to transition Miller's graphic novel Sin City into a live-action motion picture, it was hailed by critics & viewers alike as a groundbreaking cinematic feat that brought on screen something never done before, never seen before & never experienced before. Nine years later arrives its long-awaited sequel & it isn't as bad as its reception reflects.
Maybe it was my low expectations due to early disappointing reviews that did the trick but I had a wonderful time with this film as it has the style that made its predecessor an instant classic, the stories are fairly good & although it lacks the freshness of the original, it still makes up for one entertaining ride.…
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The visuals were equally as impressive as its predecessor! The action, violence and kill ratio were increased! The film took on a much darker atmosphere!
For these reasons alone you got MORE than your moneys worth of movie entertainment!
What was absent from the sequel was the way too cool factor that was established in the original through the characters Hartigan (Bruce Willis), Marv (Mickey Rourke) and Dwight (Clive Owen). In the sequel these characters are less animated and more subdued!
Another thing absent was the comic book factor in the original where Marv for example was involved with several violent scenes that reminded me of Roadrunners Wile Coyote falling off a cliff and getting an…
What a fine sequel this was! Despite losing some of the freshness and amazement of the first installment, Frank Miler and Robert Rodriguez’s Sin City: A Dame to Kill For was just as vibrant, stylish and darkly funny. Mickey Rourke’s character continued to be my absolute favorite one of the bunch as he always inserts a great dose of excitement and twisted humor in all the segments he’s in. Jessica Alba’s involvement was much more interesting and powerful this time around for me. Also, I thought all three story arcs were quite compelling and nicely put together. Sometimes the pacing can be a bit of a slow burn, but nothing too distracting. Overall, I have to say I’m satisfied with the sequel and the final result was certainly worth the long wait.
This just so happens to be my 300th watched film this year...
I guess this couldn't have possibly lived up to the hype that brewed deep within my soul during the agonizing nine-year wait since the first Sin City film - although, not saying it still didn't satisfy to a decent extent.
Loved the entire cast, both new and old; the awesome over-the-top action; and, of course, the triumphant return of those astonishing visuals. My main problems were a couple seemingly missed opportunities here and there, interesting characters being unfortunately underused and there were a few times throughout the film that seemed a bit too disjointed -- but then Eva Green would show up onscreen naked for the sixth time…
Like a 13-year-old boy having a wet dream during THE BIG SLEEP.
My full review on Little White Lies: www.littlewhitelies.co.uk/theatrical-reviews/sin-city-2-a-dame-to-kill-for-27569
So damn manly.
Men going around smashing other men. Big muscly scary men. Pulling each other's eyes out, throwing them through windows, kicking them in the manhood. The manliest place to kick a man.
Sure, the women get to jump around and have fun murdering too – "strong female characters"? – no, they're without exception motivated, defined even, by the big muscly scary men they're in love with.
Nothing original, nothing emotional, nothing clever. Lots of face-smashing.
It looks nice, though.
A lesser effort from what I thought was his groundbreaking Sin City, the almost 10 years in between dulls Sin City 2's possible impact. Doesn't contain the better material of the original. Also not as visually interesting, though some shots still were able to stand out. Rodriguez doesn't use color as well as in the original. Bruce Willis' presence in the movie is a mistake, I think; it just feels too tacked on and doesn't match the tone of the movie or the original (in which I mean the whole "ghost" thing). Clive Owen is the better Dwight, so that doesn't help, either. I love Marv, but I think he's used too much here. The stories also don't fit together as well as the first three stories from the first movie feel. I think Rodriguez just took too much time to revisit Sin City.
Visuals are still stunning but inconsistent! Mickey Rourke is still great but Jessica Alba still can't act! A Dame To Kill For could have been one amazing film that can actually rival its predecessor, but unfortunately it failed. Sin City has lost its magic. All those machete films have destroyed Rodriguez. You get to see Rourke crush a skull with his bare hands though so I guess this film is, in a way, still cool.
Just in case you missed that:
Mickey Rourke crushed a human head with his bare hands. Mickey Rourke. Bare fucking hands.
Damn, still can't get enough of that opening credits. So majestic I peed a little. One minute I say it's bad the next I'm…
The residents of Sin City are back for their encore, this time in a prequel/sequel that fills in a lot of the backstory for the neo-noir original. The time frame stretches from after police detective John Hartigan's suicide to a couple of years prior to murderer Dwight McCarthy's return to Old Town.
Since Hartigan is already dead by this time, Bruce Willis has to reprise his character as a ghost that watches over stripper Nancy Callahan, again played by Jessica Alba. However, because all the events in this film predate the electrocution of the story's #1 hell-raiser Marv, Mickey Rourke is back and badass as ever, if looking a bit older even in full make-up. And Josh Brolin was able…
Directed by Frank Miller and Robert Rodriguez, “Sin City: A Dame to Kill For” is a disappointing sequel to a visually stunning, funny, thrilling, and engaging picture that is still unique to this day. While it does offer two opposite but interesting performances, the screenplay by Miller fails to offer anything fresh or exciting. He forgot to ask and answer a most basic question: What makes the sequel worth visiting?
Perhaps Miller thought that the visual acrobatics and trickeries would be enough to sustain our attention. While I still enjoyed that the film is presented in beautiful black-and-white, painted with bright primary colors once in a while, there is barely any dimension to any of the characters. And although most…
Guess I was in the mood for expensive cheap looking trash. Eva Green giving the Roger Ebert Award performance of a lifetime. Way too many shitty actor replacements, who wants a Jeremy Piven?
poor follow-up that came way too late.
Se a sztorik, se a sztárok, se többi nem hozza a korábbi színvonalat. Okés, de a kraft már érezhetően elveszett. (10/7,5 - od)
A história do Josh Brolin incomoda pelo fato de terem trocado alguns atores, mas ela não é ruim, a do Joseph Gordon-Levitt é a melhor e a última história é a pior. No geral o filme é um ótimo passatempo, bem estiloso, com um ritmo bom e bons atores.
the director is 14 and this is his edgy movie
Style over story smh
Not nearly as iconic as the first one but still a decent time. I do wish they would have chosen to adapt a few more of the pre-existing stories from the comics instead of writing two new ones. I respect the risk tho
everyone is so hot 🥵
Still not about Cincinnati
I liked it. Yeah! The payoff of certain characters were not great but it still had the charm of the 1st movie. Eva Green and Joseph Gordon- Levitt were fantastic addition. It was a worthy sequel for the 1st movie.
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