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'Sin City: A Dame to Kill For' bombs: 5 things that went wrong

"Frank Miller's Sin City: A Dame to Kill For" couldn't find absolution at the multiplex over the weekend as the neo-noir sequel from Robert Rodriguez and Miller utterly bombed, grossing just $6.5 million in the U.S. and Canada, way down in eighth place.

/Filmcast Ep. 285 – Sin City: A Dame to Kill For

David and Devindra review Robert Rodriguez’s latest film, Sin City: A Dame to Kill For, argue about The Congress, and praise the genius of Nathan for You. Be sure to read Wired’s profile on Frank Miller, and Amy Nicholson’s review of Sin City. Show More Summary

Interview: Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller talk new and old Sin City

It’s hard to believe that it’s been nine years since the first Sin City. The 2005 adaptation of Frank Miller’s graphic novels pioneered the new comic aesthetic, translating Miller’s black-and-white panels of the anarchic Basin City using CGI. Show More Summary

‘Sin City 2’ Distributor: ‘It’s Like The Ice Bucket Challenge Without The Good Cause’

Nine years after the release of the first Sin City, Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller gave fans the sequel that has been discussed for many years. But not many people went to see Sin City: A Dame to Kill For (also known as Sin City 2), and that surprised its distributor, The Weinstein Company. According

BOX OFFICE: Tale of 2 comic adaptations: ‘Guardians’ wins again; ‘Sin City 2? opens DOA

A WEEK AGO, Frank Miller and Robert Rodriguez told Comic Riffs that they hoped enough people would flock to see “Sin City 2? so that a second sequel could be greenlighted. Barring a miracle of a turnaround, the co-directors’ crime-noir franchise just slammed stone cold instead into a red-light district. Read full article >>

‘Sin City: A Dame to Kill For’ – What Did You Think?

Judging by the first box-office numbers for the Sin City sequel, the real question here might be “did you even see it?” Frank Miller and Robert Rodriguez have returned to the black, white, and bloody world of their first collaboration...Show More Summary

Jessica Alba: Motherhood Made Me ‘Fearless’

If you think Jessica Alba looks pretty fearless in Frank Miller and Robert Rodriguez’s Sin City: A Dame to Kill For, then you have motherhood to thank for her on-screen fierceness. Nearly a decade after she portrayed badass stripper Nancy in Sin City, Alba is back to do even more cinematic damage to the film’s

Sin City: A Dame to Kill For, If I Stay, When the Game Stands Tall, The Trip to Italy, The One I Love, Land Ho! & The Possession of Michael King

Sin City: A Dame to Kill For It looks and sounds and bleeds like the Sin City we know and love from 10 years ago, the one co-directed by Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller, based on Miller's insanely popular graphic...

MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Sin City: A Dame to Kill For’ Is Exactly What You Think It Is – Atmospheric, Violent & Eva Green’s Boobs

last weekOdd : Nerd Bastards

After the masterpiece that was the first Sin City, it was hard to imagine that even the original team of Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller would be able to top it. And, unfortunately, they didn’t. Nope. Sin City: A Dame to Kill For is not as cool as the first movie was. What it is, however, […]

Robert Rodriguez's Inspiring Speech Will Make You Proud To Be American

When director Robert Rodriguez’s older sister when to New York to pursue an acting career, she sent back saddening news. As a Hispanic, she was having trouble finding work. To fit in, she changed her name. “I remember being really upset...Show More Summary

Sin City Creator Frank Miller on the Future of Comics and Collaborating With Robert Rodriguez

Comic-book iconoclast Frank Miller is his own best character. After his much-imitated, years-long run on Marvel Comics' Daredevil, he bullishly pushed the boundaries of how mainstream comics stories were told in milestone titles like The Dark Knight Returns, Ronin, and 300. His heroes are similarly self-assured beyond mere arrogance: They're above reproach,... More »

Bastard Review: Sin City: A Dame to Kill For

last weekOdd : Nerd Bastards

After the masterpiece that was the first Sin City, it was hard to imagine that even the original team of Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller would be able to top it. And, unfortunately, they didn’t. Nope. Sin City: A Dame to Kill For is not as cool as the first movie was. What it is, however, […]

Peter Suderman Reviews Sin City: A Dame to Kill For

last weekNews : Reason

For this week's movie review, I ook on the second Frank Miller/Robert Rodriguez adaptation of Miller's Sin City comics: The comic’s cartoon nihilism works in short bursts, as a kind of concise, witty send-up of old crime and detective stories. ...Show More Summary

'Sin City: A Dame to Kill For' isn't to die for, reviews say

Nearly a decade after "Sin City" leaped from the pages of Frank Miller's comics to the big screen, Miller and codirector Robert Rodriguez are back with another round of ultra-stylized neo-noir intrigue. According to critics, however, what was fresh and daring in 2005 doesn't have the same...

'Sin City: A Dame to Kill For' Review: More of the Same and Better

It's been 9 years since co-directors Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller brought us the original "Sin City." Like Marv dealing with frat boys, "Sin City: A Dame to Kill For" simply shrugs that off with rampaging violence, bursts of white blood, sexy gals, and revenge served in black and white neo-noir with startling shards of color. Show More Summary

Review: Rodriguez & Miller's 'Sin City: A Dame to Kill For' Slums It

Like Marv and the people in The Projects or the girls of Old Town, Sin City: A Dame to Kill For is slumming it. The long-gestating sequel to Robert Rodriguez 's 2005 adaptation of the gritty and profane comic series from Frank Miller, you may be fooled into thinking it's more of the same, low-brow fun. Show More Summary

Film Review: 'Sin City: A Dame To Kill For'

It took nearly a decade, but Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller have finally made a sequel to Sin City. The original was a visual tour de force that looked like nothing we'd ever seen before on this scale, and handily fused elements of film noir, action, mystery, and humor. Show More Summary

How Can a Movie As Pretty As Sin City: A Dame to Kill For Be So Ugly?

In Sin City: A Dame to Kill For, schlock director Robert Rodriguez and dark-souled graphic artist Frank Miller indulge in the crudest kind of nihilism, but they sure create some purty pictures. This movie, in black-and-white with judicious daubs of color, is the highest-gloss revenge porn imaginable. It’s hard to... More »

Sin City: A Dame to Kill For

It's been nine years since the release of "Sin City," a collaboration between Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller, with its dark crime-novel heart, surreal visual style and some chewy performances by a cast game o aim for the cheap seats. Show More Summary

Sin City: A Dame to Kill For Is Beautiful, Gritty, and Near-Unwatchable

In the near decade that's passed since director Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller brought the Miller's noir comic Sin City to the big screen, filmmaking technology has gotten better, comic book movies have become an official Big Deal, and 3-D has become a lot more palatable. Show More Summary

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