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ZRE Podcast #31- Sin City: A Dame To Kill For And Staying Ponyboy Gold

Posted in Podcasts, Reviews! with tags , , , , on 08/22/2014 by McCutcheon

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Sin City is back and the same as it ever was! I don’t know what that means to you but there it is all the same. Man that word “Same” keeps getting thrown around doesn’t it? Weird… Continue reading

Movie Review: Sin City: A Dame To Kill For

Posted in Reviews! with tags , , , , on 08/22/2014 by McCutcheon

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Stars: Mickey Rourke, Josh Brolin, Eva Green, Jessica Alba, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Powers Boothe, Rosario Dawson, Bruce Willis

Rated R for strong brutal stylized violence throughout, sexual content, nudity, and brief drug use, Running time 102 minutes, Action/Crime

Compare to: Max Payne (2008), Gangster Squad (2013)

Nine years ago, directors Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller introduced Frank Miller’s neo-noir comic vision to the big screen with Sin City. Just a couple years down the road, Miller took on his own eerily similar-styled project with The Spirit. The two were so similar aesthetically, tonally, it could have easily been mistaken for a sequel.

Flash forward to 2014 and we finally have a sequel with Dame. Not that anybody was holding their breath. Nor should they have been. Dame has it’s bright moments shining through the grey tones but any problems apparent in the original weren’t polished up here. Continue reading