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El Mariachi Is A Feast Of Bloody Micro-Budget Silliness

2 weeks agoSports : Deadspin

There's a moment early in El Mariachi, the micro-budget 1992 movie that introduced Robert Rodriguez to the world, where our hero, an unnamed wandering musician, asks a bartender if he can work there, singing for tips. The asshole bartender laughs in his face and says that he'd never pay one guy when he already has a whole band. Show More Summary

Great Job, Internet!: Read This: 19-year-old Max Landis’ 436-page screenplay for Super Mario World

As Robert Rodriguez once said, “Every filmmaker has at least 30 bad movies in [them] and the sooner you get ‘em out the better off you are.” This rule also applies to screenwriting, apparently, as demonstrated in a never-before-seen 436-page screenplay Max Landis released online in its entirety as a learning exercise/cautionary tale. Show More Summary

Low Riders in Outer Space: Cathy Camper on Graphic Novels, Robert Rodriguez, & Diversity

The Book Doctors first met Cathy Camper at a Pitchapalooza (think American Idol for Books) at one of our favorite book stores, Powell's in Portland, Oregon. As soon as she pitched us her graphic novel, Low Riders in Outer Space", we knew this was a great book waiting to happen. Show More Summary

Robert Rodriguez Lawsuit Claims Investors Withheld $7.7M for 'Sin City 2,' 'Machete Kills' (Exclusive)

The suit charges that false promises were made and there was fraud but the investors respond it's Rodriguez who breached the contract and acted improperly read more

Man in wheelchair asked to be wheeled away with stolen TV: report

Robert Domingo Rodriguez, 30, allegedly enlisted the help of a fellow Kmart customer to place the flat screen TV on his lap before attempting his big escape, Naples News reported.

Tips From a Landscape Photographer

B&H Photo Video is a huge mega camera store in New York City, but they also have a great selection of helpful videos. In this video Robert Rodriguez Jr. gives you some tips and insight into what it’s like to be a landscape photographer. Show More Summary

Six Degrees of A-Rod: Robert De Niro is renting one...

Robert De Niro is renting one of the most expensive apartmenst in New York for $125K a month. Before the two units comprising the combined apartment were put together, disgraced baseball star Alex Rodriguez used to rent one, which makes...

Beauty trends from New York Fashion Week shows like Proenza Schouler, Narciso Rodriguez and more.

Judging from the runways during Fashion Week, women will look a whole lot like the guitar-strumming glamour girls from Robert Palmer’s famous music video “Addicted to Love” come spring.

'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

3 months agoEntertainment / Film : SlashFilm

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?

3 months agoEntertainment / Film : SlashFilm

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

3 months agoUnited States / Chicago : A/C

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

3 months agoOdd : 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

3 months agoOdd : 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, […]

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