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Sin City
Directed by Frank Miller
Robert Rodriguez
Special Guest Director:
Quentin Tarantino
Produced by Elizabeth Avellan
Frank Miller
Robert Rodriguez
Written by Frank Miller
Starring Bruce Willis
Mickey Rourke
Clive Owen
Jessica Alba
Benicio del Toro
Brittany Murphy
Elijah Wood
Rosario Dawson
Jaime King
Nick Stahl
Music by John Debney
Graeme Revell
Robert Rodriguez
Cinematography Robert Rodriguez
Editing by Robert Rodriguez
Studio Troublemaker Studios
Distributed by Dimension Films
Release date(s) April 1, 2005
Running time .Theatrical cut:
124 min.
^ Sin City : Recut & Expanded will contain both the original 124-minute theatrical cut and a 147-minute extended version separated into four stories.

^ The Complete Theatrical Cut of the Film (HD, 124 minutes) .
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."Recut, Unrated, Extended":
147 min.
^ Blu-rayDefinition.com » Sin City: Theatrical & Recut, Extended Unrated Versions Blu-ray Review .
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^ Sin City (Unrated, Recut and Extended) 3.
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^ Next » Send to Friend Comment Connections for Sin City (Unrated, Recut and Extended) .
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Country United States
Language English
Budget $40 million
Gross revenue $158,753,820[1]
Followed by Sin City 2
.Sin City (full title: Frank Miller's Sin City)[2] is a 2005 American crime thriller film written, produced, and directed by Frank Miller and Robert Rodriguez.^ Robert Rodriguez is teasing fans about Sin City 2 .
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^ (Apr 3) FRANK MILLER'S SIN CITY (2005, Frank Miller & Robert Rodriguez) 73 061.

^ Frank Miller has given Robert Rodriguez a virtuosity transplant.
  • The genius of Sin City. - By David Edelstein - Slate Magazine 17 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.slate.com [Source type: General]

.It is a film noir based on Miller's graphic novel series of the same name.^ Send to Friend Contribute Based on the Frank Miller graphic novel series.
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^ Miller's hip series of Sin City graphic novels.
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^ It is based on author/illustrator Miller's series of graphic novels of the same name.
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.The film is primarily based on three of Miller's works: The Hard Goodbye, about a man who embarks on a brutal rampage in search of his one-time sweetheart's killer; The Big Fat Kill, which focuses on a street war between a group of prostitutes and a group of mercenaries; and That Yellow Bastard, which follows an aging police officer who protects a young woman from a grotesquely disfigured serial killer.^ Sin City combines four of MillerÂ’s sordid tales, The Hard Goodbye, The Customer is Always Right, The Big Fat Kill and That Yellow Bastard into one beautifully rendered film.
  • Interviews > Frank Miller Creator Of Sin City 17 January 2010 2:02 UTC suicidegirls.com [Source type: General]

^ The film is based on Frank Miller's series of graphic novels.

^ Odd, but I was thinking about a young woman I worked with.

.The movie stars Bruce Willis, Alexis Bledel, Mickey Rourke, Jessica Alba, Clive Owen, Michael Clarke Duncan, Rosario Dawson, Benicio del Toro, Michael Madsen, Nick Stahl, Powers Boothe, Josh Hartnett, Jaime King, Brittany Murphy, Elijah Wood and Rutger Hauer, among others.^ March 22, 2005 Dwight and Jackie Boy on Sin City Clive Owen and Benicio Del Toro discuss their roles in the upcoming film Sin City .
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^ Some of the stuff I really dug was Powers Boothe as the Senator Roark, Rutger Hauer as Cardinal Roark , and Michael Madsen as Bob.
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^ Straight from the pages of Miller's hip series of "Sin City" graphic novels, Bruce Willis stars as a cop with a bum ticker and a vow to protect a sexy stripper (Jessica Alba -- FANTASTIC FOUR); Mickey Rourke (MAN ON FIRE) as an outcast misanthrope on a mission to avenge the death of his one true love (Jaime King -- PEARL HARBOR); and Clive Owen (KING ARTHUR) as Dwight, the clandestine love of Shellie (Brittany Murphy -- LITTLE BLACK BOOK), who spends his night defending Gail (Rosario Dawson -- THE DEVIL'S REJECTS) and her Old Town girls (Devon Aoki and Alexis Bledel) from a tough guy (Benicio Del Toro -- 21 GRAMS) with a penchant for violence.
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.Sin City opened to wide critical and commercial success, gathering particular recognition for the film's unique coloring procession, which rendered most of the film in black and white but retained or added coloring for select objects.^ Sin City is a black and white graphic novel come to life.
  • Michael Parker's Journal 17 September 2009 19:39 UTC blogs.salon.com [Source type: General]

^ Sin City was Mickey [Rourke]s film.

^ Comparison films for Sin City .
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The film was screened at the 2005 Cannes Film Festival in-competition and won the Technical Grand Prize for the film's "visual shaping".[3][4]

Contents

Plot

The Customer Is Always Right

.The Salesman (Josh Hartnett) walks onto a penthouse balcony where The Customer (Marley Shelton) looks out over Basin City.^ The Customer is standing on a balcony looking out toward the city.

^ The Man (Josh Hartnett) walks toward her.

^ We are introduced to the world of Basin City evil with the beginning of the quilt edging as a professional murderer wearing a salesman mask (Josh Hartnett) wooed a young lady in "Mickey Spillane" fashion then murdered her by silenced gunfire.
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.He says that she looks like someone who is tired of running and that he will save her.^ "So if I leave, I can do anything I want and don't have to worry about someone coming up behind me who's still in the dinosaur age, saying, Hey, you can't do that; you can't make movies like that."
  • Wired 13.04: The Man Who Shot Sin City 17 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.wired.com [Source type: General]

^ This comic book fiction makes an important semi-documentary like Saving Private Ryan look tame by comparison.

^ April 8th, 2009 at 3:19 pm Pauly Dangerously says : Miller looks like Freddy Krueger’s emo brother, Eddy Krueger, who was locked in the broom closet.
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.The two share a kiss and he shoots her; she dies in his arms.^ Kevin avoids the razor wire and Marv shoots at him several times before the two get into a hand-to-hand fight during which Kevin is cut on the arm.
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.He says he’ll never know what she was running from but that he’ll cash her check in the morning.^ I'll never know what she was running from.
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^ I'll cash her check in the morning."
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^ But we all know that'll never happen.
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That Yellow Bastard (Part 1)

.On the docks of Sin City, aging police officer John Hartigan (Bruce Willis) tries to stop serial child-killer Roark Junior (Nick Stahl) from raping and killing eleven-year-old Nancy Callahan (Makenzie Vega).^ Episodic in nature, Sin City starts with a short vignette in which a cop named Hartigan (Bruce Willis) prevents the murder of an 11-year-old girl named Nancy (Makenzie Vega).
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^ Finally, there's the yarn of John Hartigan (Bruce Willis) -- the last honest cop in Sin City.
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^ Bruce Willis appeared as Jim Hartigan.
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.Junior is the son of Senator Roark (Powers Boothe), who has bribed the police to cover up his son's crimes.^ POWERS BOOTHE plays a corrupt but powerful Senator who has it out for Hartigan.
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^ The last chapter bookends the opening as we find out what happened to honest cop Hartigan (Bruce Willis) and the skinny little Nancy Callahan after he rescued her from the murdering pedophile Junior (Nick Stahl), son of corrupt Senator Roark (Powers Boothe).
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^ He's determined to put a pedophile-killer (Nick Stahl) behind bars, even though the killer is the son of a U.S. Senator (Powers Boothe), who protects his son from on high.
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.Hartigan's partner, Bob (Michael Madsen) tries to convince Hartigan to walk away.^ Hartigan’s story features Jessica Alba as the all-grown-up-and-filled-out Nancy, Michael Madsen as his partner, Nick Stahl as the senator’s son, and Powers Boothe as the senator.
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^ Benicio Del Toro is pretty good, Jessica Alba is pretty, Bruce Willis is Bruce Willis, and Michael Madsen is surprisingly weak in a small part as Willis's detective partner.
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^ When his partner Bob (Michael Madsen) turns on him in an attempt to protect the killer Junior, (Nick Stahl), the son of a powerful senator it looks like Hartigan dies.
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.Hartigan knocks him out.^ A woman hits Marv over the head, knocking him out.
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^ Hartigan's wife comes in and ask him to deny the allegations and when he keeps quite to protect Nancy, she damns him to hell and storms out.
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^ Hartigan uses a large pipe to strike one man on the head and knock a gun from another before hitting him.
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.Hartigan heads into the warehouse where Junior is holding Nancy, fighting off the pain caused by his bad heart, as well as several henchmen.^ All good heroes have a flaw, an ailment, and HartiganÂ’s might as well have been his heart.
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^ Hartigan punches one man and holds another man's head just above some sharp, broken glass.
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^ Junior was completely consumed by getting even with Hartigan and did so through Nancy 8 years later.
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.Junior shoots Hartigan in the shoulder and tries to escape.^ Roark Junior drives a 1963 Jaguar In the book, Hartigan removes a couple spark plugs from Junior's Jaguar to keep him from being able to escape.
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^ Hartigan is shot in the shoulder, but shoots two more guards dead (hitting them in their helmets, but there's no blood).
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^ Hartigan succeeds in rescuing Nancy by disabling Junior's getaway car, and then proceeds to use his revolver to surgically shoot off Junior's ears, hand, and genitals .

.Hartigan catches up and shoots off Junior's ear, hand and genitals.^ One man shoots another man’s genitals off; and in a later confrontation between the two, after the genitals have been surgically restored, he rips off the new set with his bare hand.
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^ Hartigan, on the other hand, just looked up "Nancy Callahan" in the phonebook.
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^ He then shoots two goons before Roark Jr. Hartigan then shoots off Roark Jr.'s ear, then his hand and then shoots him in the crotch (done graphically, but also in a cartoon and not entirely realistic fashion).
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.Bob, now recovered, shoots Hartigan in the back; he has been paid off by Roark.^ He then shoots two goons before Roark Jr. Hartigan then shoots off Roark Jr.'s ear, then his hand and then shoots him in the crotch (done graphically, but also in a cartoon and not entirely realistic fashion).
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^ After blowing off Roark's hand and shooting off his genitals (this is rough justice, Sin City style), Hartigan is, too, left for dead, a life for a life.

^ As their cars race down the road, Yellow Bastard shoots at Hartigan and Nancy as she drives, with Hartigan then firing back and hitting Yellow Bastard, wounding him.
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.As the sirens approach, Bob leaves and Nancy lies down in Hartigan's lap.^ There's no suspense, no dread, no chance to believe what Hartigan clearly believes, which is that Nancy is probably dead already, and either way he's not leaving that barn alive.

^ Released years later, Hartigan tracks down Nancy (Jessica Alba), now a stripper at a local club, to make sure she's safe.
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^ Hartigan shows up, takes down a squad of corrupted police officers and confronts Roark, who has Nancy at knife point.

.Hartigan passes out, reasoning his death is a fair trade for the girl's life.^ The finally and best story in the film is that of falsely accused detective Hartigan, who while trying to save a little girls life is instead accused of the crimes of another.
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The Hard Goodbye

.After a one-night stand Marv (Mickey Rourke) awakens to find Goldie (Jaime King) has been killed while he slept.^ The next story stars Mickey Rourke and Jamie King as Marv and Goldie.
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^ Mickey Rourke as Marv and Jaime King as Wendy in a scene from the Sin City movie.

^ There's the street thug Marv (Mickey Rourke), whose desperate quest to find the killer of a prostitute named Goldie (Jaime King) will lead him to the foulest edges of town.
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.He flees the frame-up, vowing to avenge her death.^ But he vowed to Goldie that he would find the murderer and avenge her death.
  • Michael Parker's Journal 17 September 2009 19:39 UTC blogs.salon.com [Source type: General]

.His parole officer, Lucille (Carla Gugino) warns him to give up on this mission.^ In “That Yellow Bastard,” the story now shows Lucille (Carla Gugino), Marv’s parole officer in “The Hard Goodbye,” coming to get Hartigan (Bruce Willis) out of prison.
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^ Marv then goes on a violent spree to find Goldie’s killer, even eventually involving her twin sister and his gorgeous parole officer, Lucille (Carla Gugino).
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^ (David Mumpower/BOP) March 30, 2004 Carla Gugino, who has previously worked with Robert Rodriguez on the Spy Kids films, has come aboard for a role as a lesbian parole officer.
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.Marv interrogates several informants, working up to a corrupt priest (Frank Miller), who reveals that the Roark family was behind the murder.^ Bringing the collected works to the screen was the trio of Frank Miller, himself, Robert Rodriguez, and special guest director, Quentin Tarantino.
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^ Synopsis: Robert Rodriguez (EL MARIACHI) and Frank Miller team up again for this sequel to the graphic novel adaptation SIN CITY. .
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^ Sin City is based on Frank Miller’s popular series of graphic novels and features an all-star crew both behind and in front of the camera.
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.Marv kills the priest, but is attacked by a woman who looks like Goldie.^ Goldie, Me, and the son of a bitch who killed her.
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^ In this movie, we follow three stories, the central of which is Marv, a tough-as-nails and nearly impossible to kill street fighter who goes on a rampage of vengeance when a beautiful woman, Goldie (King), he sleeps with for only one night is killed while lying in bed with him.” .
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^ Marv is soon captured by the Old Town prostitutes, led by Goldie's twin sister Wendy, who believe Marv is responsible for Goldie's death and thus intend to torture and kill him.
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.Marv goes to the Roark family farm and is subdued by the silent stalker who killed Goldie.^ Goldie, Me, and the son of a bitch who killed her.
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^ These apparently include Nancy (Jessica Alba) avenging Hartigan's death by killing the remaining members of the Roark family.

^ Marv is soon captured by the Old Town prostitutes, led by Goldie's twin sister Wendy, who believe Marv is responsible for Goldie's death and thus intend to torture and kill him.
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.He awakens in the basement to find Lucille has been captured after looking into his story.^ It’s also a more interesting story, by the way, look into it.
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.She tells Marv that the killer is a cannibal and that Goldie was a hooker.^ Love is the fuel, and the now-infamous character Marv has the match, not to mention a “condition.” He’s gunning after Goldie’s killer and it’s time to watch this town burn.
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^ Marv then goes on a violent spree to find Goldie’s killer, even eventually involving her twin sister and his gorgeous parole officer, Lucille (Carla Gugino).
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^ Marv [ Mickey Rourke ] searches for the killer of his beloved Goldie [ Jaime King ] in the third story, The Hard Goodbye .
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.He learns that the killer's name is Kevin (Elijah Wood) and escapes.^ A cannibal Kevin (Elijah Wood) has his limbs removed by Marv.

^ He blows away a priest in a confessional, before continuing his quest to the farm of cannibalistic killer Kevin (Elijah Wood, in radically anti-Frodo mode), who displays on a wall his collection of the beautiful heads of his victims.
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^ The search eventually leads him to farm where Marv comes up against a cannibalistic killer named Kevin (Elijah Wood) who proves to be the one opponent Marv can’t handle.
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.Lucille is gunned down by an arriving squad of cops.^ Unwilling to die in a shootout, Lucille knocks Marv down and runs towards the cops.
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.Marv finds out that Cardinal Patrick Henry Roark (Rutger Hauer) arranged for Goldie's murder.^ Marv is out for revenge on Kevin for the murder of Goldie.
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^ In the film version, Mickey Rourke plays Marv, Jaime King plays Goldie/Wendy, Carla Gugino plays Lucille, Elijah Wood plays Kevin, and Rutger Hauer plays Cardinal Roark.
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^ Kevin ate the prostitutes with the help of Cardinal Roark (Rutger Hauer), the most politically powerful man in Basin City who claimed Kevin was eating not only the prostitutes but their souls as well.
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.Marv goes to Old Town, Sin City's red light district, to learn more about Goldie and is captured by her twin sister, Wendy.^ SIn city 2: Twin cities by gigaloff .
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^ Marv says that he wants to taste Goldie through her twin sister.
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^ One more Sin City thought...
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He eventually convinces her that he is not the killer. .She and Marv return to the farm where Marv kills Kevin.^ It's suggested that Kevin kills the hooker with Marv.
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^ Goldie found out about Kevin, so Kevin killed her, and Roark sent in the police to kill Marv, frame him, and cover up Kevin's crimes.

^ Wendy shows up with a gun, intending to kill Kevin; but Marv knocks her out, because he intends to torture Kevin first, and doesn't want Wendy to have nightmares from witnessing it.
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.He confronts Cardinal Roark, who confesses his part in the murders.^ Marv kills Roark's men and confronts the naked Cardinal in his bed.

^ One features an unrecognizable Mickey Roarke as a reformed ex-con enforcer-type, who's been set up for murder.
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^ Hartigan is confronted once again by "That Yellow Bastard", who reveals himself to be none other than Junior Roark.

.Kevin was the cardinal's ward; the two men ate the prostitutes to consume their souls.^ Kevin ate the prostitutes with the help of Cardinal Roark (Rutger Hauer), the most politically powerful man in Basin City who claimed Kevin was eating not only the prostitutes but their souls as well.
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^ Roark babbles on about how Kevin not only ate his victims' bodies, but also their souls , making him pure and clean.

.Marv kills the cardinal but is shot by his guards.^ Marv kills Roark's men and confronts the naked Cardinal in his bed.

^ Logic suggests that it's months after Marv killed the Cardinal (remember, he was in prison for 18 months).
  • Sin City (2005) - FAQ 17 September 2009 19:39 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

^ Robbed of any satisfaction from Kevin's death, Marv goes on to storm Cardinal Roark's heavily guarded fortress.

.Marv is taken to a hospital where cops threaten to kill his mother to get him to confess to killing Roark, Kevin, and their victims.^ Written from the pointofview of Kevin's mother,as in, Kevin Roarke.
  • Sin City FanFiction Archive - FanFiction.Net 17 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.fanfiction.net [Source type: General]

^ Wendy : Kill him for me, Marv.
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^ It's suggested that Kevin kills the hooker with Marv.
  • SCREEN IT! PARENTAL REVIEW: FRANK MILLER'S SIN CITY 17 September 2009 19:39 UTC www.screenit.com [Source type: General]

He is sentenced to death. .Wendy visits him on death row and thanks him for avenging her sister.^ Marv is soon captured by the Old Town prostitutes, led by Goldie's twin sister Wendy, who believe Marv is responsible for Goldie's death and thus intend to torture and kill him.
  • Sin City Gifts, Toys, Collectibles at Geek Gifts Galore 17 January 2010 2:02 UTC geekgiftsgalore.com [Source type: General]

^ JAIME KING plays a hooker who sleeps with Marv, and also plays her twin sister who repeatedly tries to kill him, thinking he's responsible for her sister's death.
  • SCREEN IT! PARENTAL REVIEW: FRANK MILLER'S SIN CITY 17 September 2009 19:39 UTC www.screenit.com [Source type: General]

^ Marv is soon captured by the Old Town prostitutes , led by Goldie's twin sister Wendy, who believe Marv is responsible for Goldie's death and thus intend to torture and kill him.

Marv is executed the next day.

The Big Fat Kill

.Shellie (Brittany Murphy) is being harassed by her abusive ex-boyfriend Jackie Boy (Benicio del Toro).^ His new love, Shellie (Brittney Murphy) was threatened by her ex-boyfriend Jackie Boy (Benicio del Toro).
  • Michael Parker's Journal 17 September 2009 19:39 UTC blogs.salon.com [Source type: General]

^ After this we meet Jackie Boy (Benicio Del Toro), a sadist who beats his would-be girlfriend, waitress Shellie (Brittany Murphy).
  • Sin City: Recut, Extended & Unrated (2005) 17 January 2010 2:02 UTC dvdmg.com [Source type: General]

^ Rodriguez and Miller's second tale introduces a woman named Shellie (Brittany Murphy) who's threatened by her shifty ex-boyfriend, Jackie Boy (Benicio del Toro).
  • Blu-ray Review: Sin City (Unrated, Recut & Extended) (2005) 17 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.blu-ray.com [Source type: General]

.Her current boyfriend, Dwight (Clive Owen) warns him to leave Shellie alone.^ And Dwight (Clive Owen) is a man who has made a bad enemy, his girlfriend's predatory and abusive ex-boyfriend (Benicio Del Toro).
  • Sin City - Movie Mom 17 September 2009 19:39 UTC blog.beliefnet.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ When her current beau Dwight (Clive Owen) intervenes, the squirming whelp retreats and finds himself knee deep in blood at the hands of a hooker-with-a-machine-gun named Gail (Rosario Dawson).
  • Blu-ray Review: Sin City (Unrated, Recut & Extended) (2005) 17 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.blu-ray.com [Source type: General]

^ Finally, there is The Big Fat Kill , which finds Clive Owen as Dwight, a cop who has it really bad for a hooker named Gail (Rosario Dawson).
  • Blu-rayDefinition.com » Sin City: Theatrical & Recut, Extended Unrated Versions Blu-ray Review 17 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.blu-raydefinition.com [Source type: General]

.Jackie Boy flees to Old Town with his friends.^ Dwight kills Jackie Boy in Old Town (bitches town).
  • Sin City Movie Download in HD 1080p/HD 720p/DVD/DivX/PDA Quality 17 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.moviepro.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ When Jackie Boy and his friends step out of line they meet their end at the hand of deadly little Miho, enforcer for the girls of Old Town and lieutenant to Dwight's ex-lover, Gail.
  • Sin City (CA - BD) in Reviews > Video Discs at DVDActive 17 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.dvdactive.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Her actual new boyfriend Dwight (Clive Owen) comes to her rescue and tracks after Jackie Boy and his mob when they head out after some hookers in Old Town, an area the prostitutes essentially own.
  • Sin City: Recut, Extended & Unrated (2005) 17 January 2010 2:02 UTC dvdmg.com [Source type: General]

.Dwight follows and sees them harass Becky (Alexis Bledel), a young prostitute.^ As Jack spots a young girl named Becky walking alone in a dark alley, he follows beside her, asking coyly for her services and constantly being rejected.

^ ALEXIS BLEDEL plays a young hooker who ends up turning on her workplace associates.
  • SCREEN IT! PARENTAL REVIEW: FRANK MILLER'S SIN CITY 17 September 2009 19:39 UTC www.screenit.com [Source type: General]

^ When Becky (Alexis Bledel), a newbie Old Town girl, betrays them to the cops, Dwight and the girls must scramble to find a way to keep the truce intact.

.Gail (Rosario Dawson), a head prostitute, and Dwight's on-and-off lover, also witnesses the scene.^ He's doing it all to protect women—namely his girlfriend Shellie (Brittany Murphy, 8 Mile ) and his ex-lover Gail (Rosario Dawson, Rent ), who runs an army of ass-kicking sex workers.
  • DVD Verdict Review - Sin City (Blu-Ray) 17 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.dvdverdict.com [Source type: General]

^ Led by Gail (Rosario Dawson), these are ladies trained in deadly combat - as tough as any other guy.

^ When her current beau Dwight (Clive Owen) intervenes, the squirming whelp retreats and finds himself knee deep in blood at the hands of a hooker-with-a-machine-gun named Gail (Rosario Dawson).
  • Blu-ray Review: Sin City (Unrated, Recut & Extended) (2005) 17 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.blu-ray.com [Source type: General]

.When Jackie Boy threatens Becky, Miho (Devon Aoki), a martial arts expert, kills Jackie Boy and his friends.^ Jackie Boy doesnt take no for an answer from off-duty Becky (Alexis Bledel), so the others led by Gail (Rosario Dawson) and her silent assassin Miho (Devon Aoki) attack and kill Jackie Boy and his guys.
  • Sin City: Recut, Extended & Unrated (2005) 17 January 2010 2:02 UTC dvdmg.com [Source type: General]

^ Miho's swords are Crazy 88 swords from the movie Kill Bill Volume One It was Benicio's idea that Jackie Boy would use his teeth to get the gun out of his severed hand.
  • Sin City: Spoilers Podcast 003 17 January 2010 2:02 UTC spoilerspodcast.com [Source type: General]

^ GUNS/WEAPONS Handguns/Machine guns/Knives/Swords/Various Explosives/Bats/Arrows/Martial arts weapons: Carried and/or used to threaten, wound or kill others and/or cause property damage.
  • SCREEN IT! PARENTAL REVIEW: FRANK MILLER'S SIN CITY 17 September 2009 19:39 UTC www.screenit.com [Source type: General]

.They realize Jackie Boy is actually Detective Lieutenant "Iron Jack" Rafferty of the Sin City police.^ Really, how long have they talked about Sin City 2?
  • Rosario Dawson Talks Sin City 2 - Superhero Hype! 17 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.superherohype.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Sin City they call it.
  • Sin City: Spoilers Podcast 003 17 January 2010 2:02 UTC spoilerspodcast.com [Source type: General]

^ But I don't know if they ever will do SIn City 2.
  • Rosario Dawson Talks Sin City 2 - Superhero Hype! 17 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.superherohype.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.If the cops learn how he died, their truce with the prostitutes would end and the mob would wage war in Old Town.^ Dwight has secured Old Town for the prostitutes.

^ Her actual new boyfriend Dwight (Clive Owen) comes to her rescue and tracks after Jackie Boy and his mob when they head out after some hookers in Old Town, an area the prostitutes essentially own.
  • Sin City: Recut, Extended & Unrated (2005) 17 January 2010 2:02 UTC dvdmg.com [Source type: General]

^ When they discover that Jackie Boy was in fact hero cop 'Iron Jack' Rafferty, Dwight helps the girls to dispose of the body in order to prevent the shaky truce between the prostitutes and the cops from disintegrating, allowing the mob to move in.
  • Sin City (CA - BD) in Reviews > Video Discs at DVDActive 17 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.dvdactive.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Dwight takes the bodies to a tar pit, where he is attacked by mercenaries.^ Even though Dwight is technically driving a car to the tar pits I think the connection to water is apparent here as well.

.He nearly drowns in the tar before Miho saves him.^ He then starts to sink and we think he's going to drown, but Miho saves him.
  • SCREEN IT! PARENTAL REVIEW: FRANK MILLER'S SIN CITY 17 September 2009 19:39 UTC www.screenit.com [Source type: General]

^ After dodging some grenades , Dwight corners Brian, the holder of the head, before Miho finishes him off.

^ When Jackie Boy excuses himself to use the toilet, Dwight meets him there and nearly drowns him in the toilet.
  • Michael Parker's Journal 17 September 2009 19:39 UTC blogs.salon.com [Source type: General]

.The mercenaries escape with Jackie Boy's severed head but Dwight and Miho are able to retrieve it and return to Old Town.^ Dwight has secured Old Town for the prostitutes.

^ Dwight's new girl and the girls of old town.
  • Sin City reviews at Metacritic.com 17 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.metacritic.com [Source type: General]

^ There's no background info on Dwight and Gail or Dwight and Miho, so his devotion to Old Town and Manute's desire to crush it both seem pretty suicidal.

.Meanwhile, the head mercenary, Manute (Michael Clarke Duncan), kidnaps Gail.^ In the film, Clive Owen plays Dwight, Brittany Murphy plays Shellie, Benicio del Toro plays Jack, Rosario Dawson plays Gail, Devon Aoki plays Miho, Alexis Bledel plays Becky, and Michael Clarke Duncan plays Manute, the leading gangster.

^ The film would follow Clive Owen's character Dwight and would also feature repeat performances by Mickey Rourke and Michael Clarke Duncan (among others).
  • The Quentin Tarantino Archives Community • View topic - Sin City 2 17 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.tarantino.info [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Other DVDs featuring Michael Clarke Duncan .
  • http://www.play.com/DVD/DVD/4-/3274465/Sin-City-2/Product.html?source=5001&kwmid=7977948&kmcid=2465883509&match_type= 17 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.play.com [Source type: General]

Becky has turned traitor to the police and the mob is moving to invade. .Dwight trades Jackie Boy’s head in exchange for Gail.^ When Jackie Boy and his friends step out of line they meet their end at the hand of deadly little Miho, enforcer for the girls of Old Town and lieutenant to Dwight's ex-lover, Gail.
  • Sin City (CA - BD) in Reviews > Video Discs at DVDActive 17 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.dvdactive.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Her actual new boyfriend Dwight (Clive Owen) comes to her rescue and tracks after Jackie Boy and his mob when they head out after some hookers in Old Town, an area the prostitutes essentially own.
  • Sin City: Recut, Extended & Unrated (2005) 17 January 2010 2:02 UTC dvdmg.com [Source type: General]

^ In story four, Dwight [ Clive Owen ] defends Gail [ Rosario Dawson ] and her girls from dirty cop Jackie Boy [ Benicio Del Toro ], accidentally killing him and then trying to hide the body.
  • Sin City (2005) - FAQ 17 September 2009 19:39 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

.He activates a grenade he placed inside, destroying the head before it can be taken to the cops for evidence.^ After dodging some grenades , Dwight corners Brian, the holder of the head, before Miho finishes him off.

.The other prostitutes gun down the mercenaries while an injured Becky escapes.^ In the books, Becky gets gunned down in the alley along with all the other enemies of Old Town.
  • Sin City: Spoilers Podcast 003 17 January 2010 2:02 UTC spoilerspodcast.com [Source type: General]

^ Before any defensive measures can be taken, the men and Becky are gunned down.

That Yellow Bastard (Part 2)

.Hartigan is recovering in a hospital when Senator Roark informs him that Junior is in a coma and the Roark legacy is in serious jeopardy.^ When his partner Bob (Michael Madsen) turns on him in an attempt to protect the killer Junior, (Nick Stahl), the son of a powerful senator it looks like Hartigan dies.
  • Sin City: Recut, Extended & Unrated (2005) 17 January 2010 2:02 UTC dvdmg.com [Source type: General]

^ Roark Junior drives a 1963 Jaguar In the book, Hartigan removes a couple spark plugs from Junior's Jaguar to keep him from being able to escape.
  • Sin City: Spoilers Podcast 003 17 January 2010 2:02 UTC spoilerspodcast.com [Source type: General]

^ Kevin pretty much had to tolerate Junior, because it was the Roarks' farm, but he didn't have to like him.
  • Sin City (2005) - FAQ 17 September 2009 19:39 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

.Hartigan will be framed for Junior's crimes; if he tells anyone the truth, they will die.^ Sounds like they are telling the truth.
  • Why is Las Vegas called "sin city?" (Reno: hotels, home) - Nevada (NV) - Page 2 - City-Data Forum 17 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.city-data.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Hartigan says no, he's going to tell them exactly what they want to hear (because his wife is still in danger if he tries to clear his name).
  • Sin City (2005) - FAQ 17 September 2009 19:39 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

^ So let look if a percentage of your people, never telling anyone else that they are messing around with Deacon Jones, as an example.
  • What's gotten into Donnie McClurkin? - The Daily Voice - Black America's Daily News Source 17 January 2010 2:02 UTC thedailyvoice.com [Source type: Original source]

A grateful Nancy promises to write letters every week while he is in prison. .Hartigan goes to jail, though he refuses to confess.^ How is it that Hartigan gets out of jail after confessing to to the crime?
  • Sin City (2005) - FAQ 17 September 2009 19:39 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

^ Though he severely wounds the suspect and endears the girl to him, the corrupt judicial system (and aforementioned friends) land Hartigan in jail as the accused.

^ Eventually Hartigan bends to the will of the system and confesses to framed crimes in order to get out of jail on parole.

.He receives a weekly letter from Nancy, as promised.^ He spends eight long hopeless years locked away - his only glimmer of happiness coming from the weekly letters that Nancy sends him with the alias of Cordelia.

^ Alone in prison, and abandoned by his wife Eileen (who proceeds to marry another man and have children) and friends, he finds solace in the carefully disguised weekly letters he receives from Nancy.

.After eight years, the letters stop and he receives a severed finger instead.^ Hartigan is wrongly convicted of raping Nancy and killing several other girls and spends eight years in prison, where his only comfort comes in the form of letters secretly written to him by Nancy under the pseudonym Cordelia.
  • Sin City (CA - BD) in Reviews > Video Discs at DVDActive 17 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.dvdactive.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ He spends eight long hopeless years locked away - his only glimmer of happiness coming from the weekly letters that Nancy sends him with the alias of Cordelia.

^ For another eight years, he drags himself through his jail time, his only respite being the letters his young admirer sends him, until finally the letters stop coming.

.Hartigan confesses to all charges leading to his parole and searches for an adult Nancy (Jessica Alba), not knowing he is being followed by a deformed, yellow man.^ After that, Hartigan confesses and is paroled.
  • Sin City (2005) - FAQ 17 September 2009 19:39 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

^ In another segment, Bruce Willis plays Hartigan, a rogue cop with a "bum ticker" whose goal in life is to save Nancy (Jessica Alba), an innocent stripper, from a murderous rapist (Nick Stahl).
  • Sin City Movie Reviews, Pictures - Rotten Tomatoes 17 January 2010 2:02 UTC au.rottentomatoes.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
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^ In the second story, That Yellow Bastard , Hartigan [ Bruce Willis ] saves 11-year old Nancy Callahan [ Makenzie Vega ] from being raped by the Yellow Bastard/Roark Jr [ Nick Stahl ].
  • Sin City (2005) - FAQ 17 September 2009 19:39 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

He eventually finds her at Kadie's Bar, where she has become an exotic dancer.
.He realizes he was set up to lead the yellow man to Nancy and the two escape in Nancy's car.^ One man shoots another man’s genitals off; and in a later confrontation between the two, after the genitals have been surgically restored, he rips off the new set with his bare hand.
  • Sin City (2005) …review and/or viewer comments | Christian Spotlight™ on the Movies | ChristianAnswers.Net 17 September 2009 19:39 UTC www.christiananswers.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ It's at this point that the two reunite to fend off "that yellow bastard" (Nick Stahl, In the Bedroom ) who kidnapped Nancy as a child and is after her again.
  • DVD Verdict Review - Sin City (Blu-Ray) 17 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.dvdverdict.com [Source type: General]

^ Yellow Bastard (wearing just shorts) whips a tied-up Nancy, saying that this is just foreplay.
  • SCREEN IT! PARENTAL REVIEW: FRANK MILLER'S SIN CITY 17 September 2009 19:39 UTC www.screenit.com [Source type: General]

.Hiding at a hotel, the deformed man returns, revealing himself as Junior Roark, disfigured by years of surgery to regenerate his body parts.^ Hartigan is confronted once again by "That Yellow Bastard", who reveals himself to be none other than Junior Roark.

.Junior attacks Hartigan and takes Nancy to the Roark farm to finish what he started eight years before.^ Hartigan is wrongly convicted of raping Nancy and killing several other girls and spends eight years in prison, where his only comfort comes in the form of letters secretly written to him by Nancy under the pseudonym Cordelia.
  • Sin City (CA - BD) in Reviews > Video Discs at DVDActive 17 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.dvdactive.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ In the second story, That Yellow Bastard , Hartigan [ Bruce Willis ] saves 11-year old Nancy Callahan [ Makenzie Vega ] from being raped by the Yellow Bastard/Roark Jr [ Nick Stahl ].
  • Sin City (2005) - FAQ 17 September 2009 19:39 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

^ Now it's been eight years and Hartigan just wants to move on, but somebody won't let the past stay dead.
  • Sin City reviews at Metacritic.com 17 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.metacritic.com [Source type: General]

.Hartigan follows and fakes a heart attack, giving him a chance to kill the Junior.^ Hartigan (possibly) fakes having a heart attacks, where Roark attacks him.

^ There are a number of action sequences that give the track a chance to flex its audio muscles, most of which occur during 'The Big Fat Kill'.
  • Sin City (CA - BD) in Reviews > Video Discs at DVDActive 17 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.dvdactive.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ He frames Hartigan for Juniors crimes and threatens to kill the cops wife as well as Nancy if he claims otherwise.
  • Sin City: Recut, Extended & Unrated (2005) 17 January 2010 2:02 UTC dvdmg.com [Source type: General]

.Knowing that the Senator Roark will never stop hunting them, Hartigan commits suicide to ensure Nancy's safety.^ When Hartigan realized that there was no safety for Nancy as long as he was alive, Hartigan blew his brains out -- which we saw in the detail of black-n-white negative projection.
  • SIN CITY (R [R]): CAP Movie Ministry Entertainment Media Analysis Report MAR25026 17 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.capalert.com [Source type: General]

^ Hartigan, already concerned that he has not gotten a letter in some time (not because Nancy actually stopped writing, but because they intentionally stopped delivering them in order to shake Hartigan), naturally jumps to the conclusion that it is Nancy's finger, and that the Roarks have her.
  • Sin City (2005) - FAQ 17 September 2009 19:39 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

^ Hartigan didn't know for certain if finally giving Roark the confession he wanted would really get him out, but he was desperate to get out to try and help Nancy, and as he says "I only have one thing left to give them...
  • Sin City (2005) - FAQ 17 September 2009 19:39 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

Again, he justifies his life for Nancy's as a fair trade.

Epilogue

An injured Becky departs from a hospital, talking on a cell phone with her mother. In the elevator she encounters The Salesman. .Narrating the scene, he says that if you turn the right corner in Sin City, you can find anything.^ "Walk down the right back alley in Sin City and you can find anything."
  • DVD Verdict Review - Sin City (Blu-Ray) 17 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.dvdverdict.com [Source type: General]

^ The Salesman : Turn the right corner in Sin City and you can find anything The Salesman : Care for a smoke?
  • Sin City - Wikiquote 17 January 2010 2:02 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Walk down the right back alley in Sin City and you can find anything...
  • Sin City - Wikiquote 17 January 2010 2:02 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Cast

Notable Roles: (Organized by the story in which they primarily appear)
The Customer Is Always Right
The Hard Goodbye
The Big Fat Kill
That Yellow Bastard

Production

Proof of concept

.After his experience with Hollywood on the third RoboCop film, Miller did not want to release the film rights, fearing a similar result.^ After entering the film industry, Miller delivered strong action sequences in “Robocop 2” and “The Matrix.” Can a purely Frank Miller film be far behind?
  • Sin City (Unrated Collector's Edition) - AVRev.com 17 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.avrev.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ He lets us know why he did the film, compares it to experiences with other efforts like Pulp Fiction , and discusses what it was like to work on City .
  • Sin City: Recut, Extended & Unrated (2005) 17 January 2010 2:02 UTC dvdmg.com [Source type: General]

^ How It Went Down: Convincing Frank Miller to Make the Film” details Rodriguez’s quest to track down the comic book legend and get the right to make the movie.
  • Sin City (Unrated Collector's Edition) - AVRev.com 17 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.avrev.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.December 2008" style="white-space:nowrap;">[citation needed] However Rodriguez, a long-time fan of the graphic novels, was eager to adapt Sin City for the screen.^ Sin city & 2 other titles; graphic novels .
  • Sin city & 2 other titles; graphic novels, The brothers Grimm, Opus - Copyright Info 17 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.faqs.org [Source type: Reference]

^ Either that, or Rodriguez is saving it for Sin City 3.
  • The Quentin Tarantino Archives Community • View topic - Sin City 2 17 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.tarantino.info [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ However, I digress, back to Sin City.
  • BD Horror News - Frank Miller Says 'Sin City 2' Could Shoot By April 17 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.bloody-disgusting.com [Source type: General]

.His plan was to make a fully authentic adaptation, follow the source material closely, and make a "translation, not an adaptation".[5] In hopes of convincing Miller to give the project his blessing, Rodriguez shot a "proof of concept" adaptation of the Sin City story "The Customer is Always Right" (starring Josh Hartnett and Marley Shelton).^ Either that, or Rodriguez is saving it for Sin City 3.
  • The Quentin Tarantino Archives Community • View topic - Sin City 2 17 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.tarantino.info [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ "Sin City 2 is written," Miller explained.
  • Still No Rourke For Sin City 2: Movies: UGO 17 January 2010 2:02 UTC movieblog.ugo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Previous stories Boiled & Sin City 2 .
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.Rodriguez flew Miller into Austin to be present at this test shooting, and Miller was very happy with the results.^ Miller accepted and flew to Rodriguez's digital back lot outside of Austin.
  • Wired 13.04: The Man Who Shot Sin City 17 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.wired.com [Source type: General]

^ Suffice it to say, Rodriguez knew that if he would have any chance at roping Miller into the film world again, it would take some creative footwork on his part.
  • Sin City - zBoneman Movie Reviews 17 September 2009 19:39 UTC www.zboneman.com [Source type: General]

^ Rodriguez had always envisioned his latest effort as Frank Miller's Sin City and was very adamant about Miller receiving a director's credit.
  • Sin City - zBoneman Movie Reviews 17 September 2009 19:39 UTC www.zboneman.com [Source type: General]

.This footage was later used as the opening scene for the completed film.^ I appears as though this scene was shot and might end up on the special edition DVD. I guess when you can build an entire completed scene like the opening bit of this film, it isn't such a sacrifice to finalize scenes and then cut them from the film.
  • Sin City: Spoilers Podcast 003 17 January 2010 2:02 UTC spoilerspodcast.com [Source type: General]

^ Rodriguez discusses visual effects, the movies look, test footage, shooting in greenscreen, the use of color, filming actors separately, lighting and other elements.
  • Sin City: Recut, Extended & Unrated (2005) 17 January 2010 2:02 UTC dvdmg.com [Source type: General]

^ While some scenes were indeed added, totaling just under 8 minutes of actual footage added, some scenes weren't there and are assumed to not ever have been filmed.
  • Sin City (2005) - FAQ 17 September 2009 19:39 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

Digital backlot

.This is one of the first films—along with Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow, Casshern, and Immortel (Ad Vitam)—to be shot primarily on a digital backlot.^ Last summer I raved about Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow.
  • Sin City - zBoneman Movie Reviews 17 September 2009 19:39 UTC www.zboneman.com [Source type: General]

^ While the other movies Immortel (ad vitam) (2004), Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow (2004), and Casshern (2004) were shot first, Rodriguez's use of High-Definition digital cameras (like 'Sky Captain') in addition to the 'backlot' method makes Sin City one of the world's first 'fully-digital' live action motion pictures.
  • http://www.play.com/DVD/DVD/4-/677195/Sin-City/Product.html 17 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.play.com [Source type: General]

^ And last year's Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow bombed with a similar attempt at replicating the muted colors of old photographs.
  • USATODAY.com - 'Sin City': 7 (potentially) deadly sins 17 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.usatoday.com [Source type: General]

.The film employed the use of the Sony HDC-950 high-definition digital camera, having the actors work in front of a green screen, that allowed for the artificial backgrounds (as well as some major foreground elements, such as cars) to be added later during the post-production stage.^ Sin City was one of several films around the world to be shot on a completely "digital backlot"; with all the acting shot in front of a green screen and the backgrounds added during post-production).
  • http://www.play.com/DVD/DVD/4-/677195/Sin-City/Product.html 17 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.play.com [Source type: General]

^ Rodriguez filmed SIN CITY entirely in front of a green screen.

^ Using a unique combination of silvery black and white digital photography with occasional flashes of bright color for dazzling punctuation, Rodriguez employs green screen techniques and paints a backdrop around each scene, using Miller's co-direction as his cue to match the original setting as closely as possible.
  • Sin City Movie Reviews, Pictures - Rotten Tomatoes 17 January 2010 2:02 UTC au.rottentomatoes.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

However, there were three sets that were constructed by hand:
.
  1. Kadie's Bar, where all of the major characters make an appearance at least once and also the only location in which all objects are in color.
  2. Shellie's apartment.^ Shellie is the only character who appears in all three stories.
    • Sin City: Spoilers Podcast 003 17 January 2010 2:02 UTC spoilerspodcast.com [Source type: General]

    ^ It was not only completely beautiful but all the characters were wonderfully played.
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    ^ SMOKING Marv smokes around 10 times, Gail and Dwight each smoke several times, while Bob, Lucille, Wendy, Jack and several other minor and miscellaneous characters smoke at least once.
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    The front door and kitchen are real, while bathroom and corridors are artificial.
  3. The hospital corridor in the epilogue. .Although the first shot of walking feet was done on greenscreen, the corridor in the next shot is real.^ That two-shot silhouette is the first assurance the fans really get that this is going to be truly faithful to the books.
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    The background becomes artificial again when the interior of the elevator is shown.
.While the use of a green screen has become quite standard for special effects filming, the use of high-definition digital cameras is quite noteworthy in the production of this film.^ While the other movies Immortel (ad vitam) (2004), Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow (2004), and Casshern (2004) were shot first, Rodriguez's use of High-Definition digital cameras (like 'Sky Captain') in addition to the 'backlot' method makes Sin City one of the world's first 'fully-digital' live action motion pictures.
  • http://www.play.com/DVD/DVD/4-/677195/Sin-City/Product.html 17 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.play.com [Source type: General]

^ To call Sin City an adaptation would not do it justice; the digital green-screen production goes so far as to imitate the duo-tone nature of the comics as well as exact storyboard direction.
  • Filmtracks: Sin City (Robert Rodriguez/Graeme Revell/John Debney) 17 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.filmtracks.com [Source type: General]

^ Sin City was one of several films around the world to be shot on a completely "digital backlot"; with all the acting shot in front of a green screen and the backgrounds added during post-production).
  • http://www.play.com/DVD/DVD/4-/677195/Sin-City/Product.html 17 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.play.com [Source type: General]

.The combination of these two techniques makes Sin City (along with Sky Captain, which was produced the same way) one of the few fully digital, live-action motion pictures.^ This one is also pretty lively, with more focus on the technical aspects of making Sin City .
  • DVD Verdict Review - Sin City (Blu-Ray) 17 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.dvdverdict.com [Source type: General]

^ Sin City pictures – the nakedness: .
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^ Is SIN CITY 2 moving along?
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.This technique also means that the whole film was initially shot in full color, and was converted back to high-quality black-and-white.^ Date For the guys its Rodriguezs best film by far and a treat for fans of good-looking girls in black-and-white, of classic film noir and of imaginative ultra-violence.
  • Sin City Movie Reviews, Pictures - Rotten Tomatoes 17 January 2010 2:02 UTC uk.rottentomatoes.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The almost completely black-and-white movie is electrified with the intense splashes of color introduced into blood, lips, eyes, shoes, etc.
  • Sin City (2005) …review and/or viewer comments | Christian Spotlight™ on the Movies | ChristianAnswers.Net 17 September 2009 19:39 UTC www.christiananswers.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ It was shot months before the film went into full production.
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.Colorization is used on certain subjects in a scene, such as Devon Aoki's red-and-blue clothing, Alexis Bledel's blue eyes and red blood, Michael Clarke Duncan's golden eye, Rutger Hauer's grey eyes, Jaime King's red dress and blonde hair, Clive Owen's red Converse shoes and Cadillac, Mickey Rourke's red blood, Marley Shelton's green eyes, red dress, and red lips, Nick Stahl's yellow face and body, and Elijah Wood's white glasses.^ Some objects retain color, like a pair of blue eyes or red lips, or a pool of diseased yellow blood.

^ She has golden hair and a scarlet dress.
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^ This movie also features talent such as Elijah Wood, Michael Clarke Duncan, Michael Madsen, Rutger Hauer and Benicio Del Toro.
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Much of the blood in the film also has a striking glow to it. .The film was color-corrected digitally and, as in film noir tradition, treated for heightened contrast so as to more clearly separate blacks and whites.^ All black and white with splashes of color.
  • Movie Review: Sin City (2005) | The Critical Critics Movie Reviews 17 September 2009 19:39 UTC thecriticalcritics.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The rules of film noir are black and white.
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^ Date For the guys its Rodriguezs best film by far and a treat for fans of good-looking girls in black-and-white, of classic film noir and of imaginative ultra-violence.
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.This was done not only to give a more film-noir look, but also to make it appear more like the original comic.^ Looks like a drawing from a comic book...
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^ The look of the films is meant to mirror the look of the comics.
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^ Don't get me wrong, I love his films as much as the next guy, but considering his relatively small role in Sin City , I would have liked to hear more from Rodriguez.
  • Blu-ray Review: Sin City (Unrated, Recut & Extended) (2005) 17 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.blu-ray.com [Source type: General]

.This technique was used again on another Frank Miller adaptation, 300, which was shot on film.^ "Sin City" is directed by Robert Rodriguez ("Desperado") and Frank Miller, who created the characters and the comic that the film is adapted from.
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^ A movie adaptation codirected by Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller, and starring Bruce Willis and Jessica Alba, was released in 2005.
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^ A movie adaptation of Sin City , co-directed by Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller with "special guest director" Quentin Tarantino , was released on April 1 , 2005 .

Principal shooting

.Principal photography began on March 29, 2004. Several of the scenes were shot before every actor was currently signed-on; as a result, several stand-ins were used before the actual actors were digitally added into the film during post-production.^ It was shot months before the film went into full production.
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^ However, L'Heureux says that CITY 2 will go into production during the second half of 2010.
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^ While the other movies Immortel (ad vitam) (2004), Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow (2004), and Casshern (2004) were shot first, Rodriguez's use of High-Definition digital cameras (like 'Sky Captain') in addition to the 'backlot' method makes Sin City one of the world's first 'fully-digital' live action motion pictures.
  • http://www.play.com/DVD/DVD/4-/677195/Sin-City/Product.html 17 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.play.com [Source type: General]

[5] Rodriguez, an aficionado of cinematic technology, has used similar techniques in the past. .In critic Roger Ebert's review of the film,[6] he recalled Rodriguez's speech during production of Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams: "This is the future!^ Having received assistance on adapting his musical ideas for the first two Spy Kids films, Rodriguez has been increasingly taking advantage of modern technologies that allow even the minimally trained musical talent to write music for films.
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^ Gugino Joins Sin City - March 31, 2004 Spy Kids star reunites with Rodriguez.
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^ This is a shame considering what a great young female character Rodriguez created in Spy Kids .
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.You don't wait six hours for a scene to be lighted.^ But if you're gonna go see it....like Marc said, don't wait for the DVD. .
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^ They don’t want you knowing it’s getting dark out (or light out).
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.You want a light over here, you grab a light and put it over here.^ Want to come home with me so I can put you in my well?
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^ If you are thinking of getting them, you may want to grab them while they are available.
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^ They don’t want you knowing it’s getting dark out (or light out).
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.You want a nuclear submarine, you make one out of thin air and put your characters into it."^ One for your character being the subject of a rumor - and one for your character clearing out a rumor.
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^ You have had your eye torn out.
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^ But if you’re reading this site, you know where your days will be spent too: on one of the top golf courses in Las Vegas.

.The film was noted throughout production for Rodriguez's plan to stay faithful to the source material, unlike most other comic-book adaptations.^ Comic book films .
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^ As a comic book fan (in my younger days) I have to agree that this is the most faithful adaptation of a comic ever.
  • Sin City (2005) …review and/or viewer comments | Christian Spotlight™ on the Movies | ChristianAnswers.Net 17 September 2009 19:39 UTC www.christiananswers.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Here is a project that remained so true to its source material that it lifted most of the film directly from the frames of the graphic novels they were based on.
  • Sin City (2005) - A Hollywood Jesus Movie Review 17 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.hollywoodjesus.com [Source type: General]

.Rodriguez stated that he considered the film to be "less of an adaptation than a translation".[5] As a result, there is no screenwriting in the credits; simply "Based on the graphic novels by Frank Miller". There were several minor changes, such as dialogue trimming, new colorized objects, removal of some nudity, slightly edited violence and minor deleted scenes.^ He is colored as so, throughout the graphic novel.

^ Based on Frank Miller ' s graphic novels of the same name.
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^ The film is structured like a graphic novel.
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.These scenes were later added in the release of the Sin City Collectors DVD, which also split the books into the 4 separate stories.^ Anybody know when the Sin City DVD will be released???
  • Rodriguez confirms A DAME TO KILL FOR for SIN CITY 2!!! -- Ain't It Cool News: The best in movie, TV, DVD, and comic book news. 17 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.aintitcool.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
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^ Previous stories Boiled & Sin City 2 .
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^ DRE: The Sin City books were re-released by Dark Horse.
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Credits

.Three directors received credit for Sin City: Miller, Rodriguez and Quentin Tarantino, the last for directing one scene in the film.^ Quentin directed one scene for $1 in Sin City.
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^ Another guest director is Quentin Tarantino.
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^ This story is one of three Sin City stories retold in the movie Sin City .

.Miller and Rodriguez worked as a team directing the rest of the film.^ The directorial credit is shared by Mr. Miller and Robert Rodriguez, a specialist in stylized violence whose previous films include "From Dusk to Dawn."
  • 'Sin City' Brings Gory Comic to Violent Life - WSJ.com 17 January 2010 2:02 UTC online.wsj.com [Source type: General]

^ "Sin City" is directed by Robert Rodriguez ("Desperado") and Frank Miller, who created the characters and the comic that the film is adapted from.
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^ Now Robert Rodriguez has confirmed not only is A DAME TO KILL FOR in the next installment, but that "work had already started" on the film!
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.Despite having no previous directorial background, Miller was substantially involved in the direction of the film, providing direction to the actors on their motivations and what they needed to bring to each scene.^ (It's no coincidence that that scene was directed by Tarantino .

^ The directorial credit is shared by Mr. Miller and Robert Rodriguez, a specialist in stylized violence whose previous films include "From Dusk to Dawn."
  • 'Sin City' Brings Gory Comic to Violent Life - WSJ.com 17 January 2010 2:02 UTC online.wsj.com [Source type: General]

^ "Sin City" is directed by Robert Rodriguez ("Desperado") and Frank Miller, who created the characters and the comic that the film is adapted from.
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.Because of this (and the fact that Miller's original books were used as storyboards), Rodriguez felt that they should both be credited as directors on the film.^ That's because they both draw from the same inspiration, film noir.
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^ The directorial credit is shared by Mr. Miller and Robert Rodriguez, a specialist in stylized violence whose previous films include "From Dusk to Dawn."
  • 'Sin City' Brings Gory Comic to Violent Life - WSJ.com 17 January 2010 2:02 UTC online.wsj.com [Source type: General]

^ The fact there are 3 different stories and it's all over in the space of about 1 hour and 40 minutes meant that each story was rushed and out of the way quickly.What they should have done with this book was split it up into three separate movies.
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[citation needed]
.When the Directors Guild of America refused to allow two directors that were not an established team to be credited (especially since Miller had never directed before), Rodriguez first planned to give Miller full credit.^ The problem was that Rodriguez wanted to credit Miller, who is not a director.
  • Sin City (US - DVD R1) in Reviews > Video Discs at DVDActive 17 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.dvdactive.com [Source type: General]

^ Robert Rodriguez directing, editing and scoring this film Rodriguez even quit the Director's Guild of America to be able to share the directing credit with Miller on this film.
  • Sin City: Spoilers Podcast 003 17 January 2010 2:02 UTC spoilerspodcast.com [Source type: General]

^ The first presents co-directors Frank Miller and Robert Rodriguez .
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.Miller would not accept this, as he certainly could not have done it without Rodriguez.^ It is unclear what kind of involvement Rodriguez, who directed the first movie and has strong connections to both TWC and Miller, would have with a potential sequel.
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^ Rodriguez quit the DGA so that Miller could share credit, which is only fair, because what's on the screen is, word for word, angle for angle, shadow for shadow, EXACTLY what's on the page.

^ For if a law had been given that could impart life, then righteousness would certainly have come by the law.

.Rodriguez, also refusing to take full credit, decided to resign from the Guild so that the joint credit could remain.^ Rodriguez quit the DGA so that Miller could share credit, which is only fair, because what's on the screen is, word for word, angle for angle, shadow for shadow, EXACTLY what's on the page.

^ Robert Rodriguez directing, editing and scoring this film Rodriguez even quit the Director's Guild of America to be able to share the directing credit with Miller on this film.
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^ (To give his creative partner his due, Mr. Rodriguez had to resign from the Directors Guild of America, which doesn't allow shared credits.
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[citation needed]

Reception

.The film opened on April 1, 2005 to largely positive reviews, receiving a 78% "Certified Fresh" rating at Rotten Tomatoes.^ SIN CITY (2005) Film Review .
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^ Review This Movie » All Comments Highlights Readers' Recommendations Oldest Newest Previous of 3 Next April 10th, 2005 12:36 pm Rating: 26 .
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^ For Graeme Revell reviews at Filmtracks, the average editorial rating is 2.67 (in 18 reviews) and the average viewer rating is 2.78 (in 13,806 votes).
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.Roger Ebert awarded the film four stars, describing it as "a visualization of the pulp noir imagination, uncompromising and extreme.^ Roger Ebert publishes the list of his most hated films , distilled down from reviews he has written which date back to the 1960s.

^ The point is, films contain at least four aspects that comics don't, all separate art forms: performance, visual effects, music, and editing.

^ USA Today - Mike Clark (04/01/2005) "[I]t's like a comic book brought to life and pumped with steroids....It's a visualization of the pulp noir imagination, uncompromising and extreme.
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Yes, and brilliant."[6] .Online critical reaction was particularly strong: James Berardinelli placed the film on his list of the ten best films of 2005.[7][8] Several critics including Ebert compared the film favorably to other comic book adaptations, particularly Batman[9] and Hulk.^ This is a list of film -related events in 2005 .

^ Comic book films .
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^ Roger Ebert publishes the list of his most hated films , distilled down from reviews he has written which date back to the 1960s.

[10] .Critic Chauncey Mabe of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel wrote, "Really, there will be no reason for anyone to make a comic-book film ever again.^ Real Life Comics, no.
  • Index to Comic Art Collection: "Sin" to "Sinforoso" 17 January 2010 2:02 UTC comics.lib.msu.edu [Source type: General]

^ Comic book films .
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^ Has anyone read the comic book?
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.Miller and Rodriguez have pushed the form as far as it can possibly go."^ Rodriguez and Miller often form a mutual admiration society, and they also toss out lots of happy talk toward the cast.
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[11]
.There were, however, several reviews predominantly focused on the film's more graphic content, criticizing it for a lack of "humanity". William Arnold of the Seattle-Post Intelligencer described it as a celebration of "helpless people being tortured...^ (There are other instances of people being alive after being dead, but that may be due to the overlapping storylines being presented somewhat out of sequence.
  • Sin City (2005) …review and/or viewer comments | Christian Spotlight™ on the Movies | ChristianAnswers.Net 17 September 2009 19:39 UTC www.christiananswers.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Most of the reviews have been positive, but many negative reviews accuse the film of being violent and mean-spirited.

^ There are several instances of women in only thongs or g-strings, with graphic breast and buttock nudity.
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.I kept thinking of those clean-cut young American guards at Abu Ghraib.^ DVD TIP : The long wait is over for those of us who think " The Band Wagon " is one of the two greatest American movie musicals ever made, and maybe the greatest.
  • 'Sin City' Brings Gory Comic to Violent Life - WSJ.com 17 January 2010 2:02 UTC online.wsj.com [Source type: General]

That is exactly the mentality Rodriguez is celebrating here. .Sin City is their movie."^ 'Sin City' just like the movie!
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^ Download full Sin City movie.
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^ Sin City was a cool movie.
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[12] Meanwhile, other critics focused on especially negative elements: "a comic strip adaptation, [it] includes scenes depicting castration, murder, torture, decapitation, rape and misogyny."[13]
New York Times critic Manohla Dargis claimed that the directors' "commitment to absolute unreality and the absence of the human factor" made it "hard to get pulled into the story on any level other than the visceral". Credit is given for Rodriguez's "scrupulous care and obvious love for its genre influences" but Dargis notes "it's a shame the movie is kind of a bore" where the private experience of reading a graphic novel does not translate, stating that "the problem is, this is his private experience, not ours".[14]
.In a more lighthearted piece focusing on the progression of movies and the origins of Sin City, fellow Times critic A. O. Scott, identifying Who Framed Roger Rabbit as its chief cinematic predecessor, argued that "Something is missing â€“ something human.^ 'Sin City' just like the movie!
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^ Download full Sin City movie.
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^ Movie Review: Sin City (2005) .
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.Don't let the movies fool you: Roger Rabbit was guilty," with regards to the increasing use of digitisation within movies to replace the human elements.^ I think you have tried to convey the message that you really don’t want the movie to be entirely different…just not as fragmented, or as you say, less Pulp Fictiony.
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^ This is the entire and exclusive Agreement between you and us regarding use of the Site and it cannot be modified, except as specifically described below in Section 2.
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^ Maybe you had to be a fan of the books first to enjoy these movies, or have seen enough films to know that they were using the stilted Noir dialogue on purpose.
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He applauds the fact Rodriguez "has rendered a gorgeous world of silvery shadows that updates the expressionist cinematography of postwar noir" but bemoans that several elements of "old film noirs has been digitally broomed away", resulting instead in a movie that "offers sensation without feeling, death without grief, sin without guilt and, ultimately, novelty without surprise".[15]
.Sin City grossed $29.1 million on its opening weekend, defeating fellow opener Beauty Shop by more than twice its opening take.^ Robocop 3 than Sin City.
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^ Opening Weekend $29.120 million on 3230 screens.
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^ Sin City ( 2005 ) More at IMDbPro » .
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.However, the film saw a sharp decline in its second weekend, dropping over fifty percent.^ SC dropped 51% in its second weekend, that's a dec by minderbinder .
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.Ultimately, the film ended its North American run with a gross of $74.1 million against its $40 million negative cost.^ Domestic Gross $74.080 million.
  • Sin City: Recut, Extended & Unrated (2005) 17 January 2010 2:02 UTC dvdmg.com [Source type: General]

^ So far worldwide, five films released in 2005 grossed more than $400 million, reaching international blockbuster motion picture status.

^ For an R rated film with a budget of under 40 million that's advertised for a very specific market(and in black and white, no less) is one hell of a profit.
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.Overseas, the film grossed $84.6 million, for a worldwide total from theater receipts of $158.7 million.^ So far worldwide, five films released in 2005 grossed more than $400 million, reaching international blockbuster motion picture status.

.Mickey Rourke won awards from the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, Online Film Critics Society, Chicago Film Critics Association, and the Irish Film and Television Awards for his performance.^ Jessica Alba and Mickey Rourke were not on the set together when they performed the scene where Marv comes over to Nancy's apartment.
  • Sin City: Spoilers Podcast 003 17 January 2010 2:02 UTC spoilerspodcast.com [Source type: General]

^ I have to admit, I never like Mickey Rourke before Rodriguez started casting him in films.
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^ Like good Science Fiction, this film goes where polite, politically correct society doesn't want to go except in pseudo hip, approved mantras.
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.At the 2005 Cannes Film Festival, Rodriguez won the Technical Grand Prize for the visual shaping of the film.^ Toronto Int'l Film Festival 2005 .
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^ BBC reports: Rodriguez, who wore his trademark cowboy hat, said he was pleased to be in Cannes, the "home" of film noir.
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^ Movieline's Hollywood Life - Michael Atkinson (11/01/2005) Ranked #10 in Uncut's Best Films Of 2005 -- "Rodriguez creates a visual masterpiece, an entirely digital rendition of the comic-book world."
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[3]

Home media releases

.The Region 1 DVD was released on August 16, 2005. The single-disc edition was released with four different slipcovers to choose from and featured a "Behind-the-Scenes" documentary.^ August 2009 This review refers to the earlier single-disc edition that was released back in August.
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^ August as you said but with not a single feature.
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^ Luckily, when I purchased this single disc edition, it was at a huge discount from Amazon, if not, I wouldn't have bothered even casting a glance at its cover.
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.Then, on December 13, 2005, the special edition DVD was released, known as the "Recut, Extended, Unrated" edition.^ It's part of TCIAR on the special edition DVD. .
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^ USA:Unrated (unrated extended edition) .
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^ Wonder Woman will be available as a Single Disc DVD for $19.98, 2 Disc Special Edition DVD for $29.98 and Blu-ray Disc for $34.99.
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.On October 21, 2008 a Blu-ray edition, which is region free, was released by Alliance in Canada.^ Wonder Woman will be available as a Single Disc DVD for $19.98, 2 Disc Special Edition DVD for $29.98 and Blu-ray Disc for $34.99.
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^ Note: The above images are taken from the Blu-ray release and resized for the page.
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^ DVD / Blu-Ray News & Releases .
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.On January 29, 2009 a US Blu-Ray release was confirmed for April 23, 2009. It is a 2-disc edition featuring both the Theatrical and the "Recut, Unrated, Extended" versions of the film.^ Were the stories in their entirety on the DVD? What are the differences between the theatrical release and the extended & recut version?
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^ This scene is actually in the extended edition at the film.
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^ What are the differences between the theatrical release and the extended & recut version?
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.The Special Edition was a two-disc set, featuring both the 124-minute theatrical release, along with the 147-minute "Recut, Unrated, Extended" edition (this edition restored edited and deleted scenes that were missing from the theatrical edition).^ This scene is actually in the extended edition at the film.
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^ What are the differences between the theatrical release and the extended & recut version?
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^ According to the back of the package, included with the "Extended, Recut, Unrated" version are: - Original theatrical release There are three alternate audio tracks that go with the theatrical version: Rodriguez & Miller commentary; Rodriguez and Tarantino Commentary (with Bruce Willis popping in at the end); audience reaction track, recorded at the premiere in Austin, TX. - 15-Minute Flick School Every special edition of a Rodriguez movie has a film school feature that talks about some of the details of how the movie was made that would have been impossible to cover in a commentary.
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.Bonus material included an audio commentary with director Rodriguez and Miller, a commentary with Rodriguez and Tarantino, and a third commentary featuring the recorded "audience reaction" at the Austin, Texas Premiere.^ For a third alternate audio track, we find the Austin Audience Version .
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^ From Rodriguez's cinematography and editing, to the seamless direction (no mean feat when you consider Robert co-directed with Miller and Quentin Tarantino joined the mix as "Special Guest Director"), to the spot-on casting.
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^ A movie adaptation of Sin City , co-directed by Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller with "special guest director" Quentin Tarantino , was released on April 1 , 2005 .

.Also included were various behind-the-scenes documentaries and features, as well as a pocket-sized version of the graphic novel "The Hard Goodbye", which is commonly priced at US$17.00 in bookstores.^ The stories will feature additional scenes that will be familiar to fans of the graphic novels.
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^ Miller created the gold standard for noir comix with "The Hard Goodbye," his first graphic novel about Sin City.
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^ The Third Story (The Hard Goodbye) features Mickey Rourke and his revenge on a heartless killer who murdered his one-night stand.
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.Shortly after, the same DVD/book package was released in a limited edition giftbox with a set of Sin City playing cards and a small stack of Sin City poker chips not available anywhere else.^ Anybody know when the Sin City DVD will be released???
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^ Is "Sin city" based on a book?
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^ A movie adaptation of Sin City , co-directed by Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller with "special guest director" Quentin Tarantino , was released on April 1 , 2005 .

.The initial Region 2 release only features a 7-minute featurette on the movie.^ Unfortunately for me, the only partially romantic scene in the entire movie lasted about 2 minutes, and included Bruce Willis, yuck.
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^ Even though it only runs for ten minutes, this abridged 'making of' feature was one of the best of its kind I have ever seen.
  • Sin City (US - DVD R1) in Reviews > Video Discs at DVDActive 17 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.dvdactive.com [Source type: General]

HMV stores had limited quantities of the four slipcases. .Amazon.co.uk released another limited edition which housed the film, and the three books it is based on, in a hard case.^ Robert Rodriguez and comic book icon Frank Miller co-direct Sin City, based on the series of graphic novels created, written and illustrated by Miller.
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^ The film takes you through three different books.

^ The second is The Hard Goodbye , which, again based on the books, takes place during A Dame To Kill For (some of the scenes overlap).
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.In October 2007, the Recut, Extended, and Unrated edition was finally released in the UK. Although it does not feature the reproduction of "The Hard Goodbye" book, it does come in Steelbook packaging.^ The third story (The Hard Goodbye) features a man taking revenge on a heartless killer who murdered his one-night stand.
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^ It is really cool, but does have the entire opening of the movie (no, not the opening of "The Hard Goodbye" with Marv and Goldie).
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^ The Third Story (The Hard Goodbye) features Mickey Rourke and his revenge on a heartless killer who murdered his one-night stand.
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This version of the movie was initially exclusive to HMV stores, with an RRP of ÂŁ9.99, but is now available at most retailers in the UK.

Soundtrack

.Original music was composed by Rodriguez as well as John Debney and Graeme Revell.^ Director: Frank Miller , Robert Rodriguez Screenwriter: Frank Miller , Robert Rodriguez Producer: Elizabeth Avellan , Frank Miller , Robert Rodriguez Composer: John Debney , Graeme Revell , Robert Rodriguez Studio: Dimension Films .
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.The three main stories in the film ("The Hard Goodbye", "The Big Fat Kill" and "That Yellow Bastard") were each scored by an individual composer: Revell scored "Goodbye", Debney scored "Kill" and Rodriguez scored "Bastard". Additionally, Rodriguez co-scored with the other two composers on several tracks.^ Chronologically, the first story is That Yellow Bastard .
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^ The film is comprised of three main stories.
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^ And for those folks delving into the world of Sin City because of the 2005 film, this book will be a special treat cuz it's the prequel to Dwight's story in The Big Fat Kill, in which Clive Owen, Michael Clarke Duncan & Rosario Dawson starred in the 2005 film.
  • Amazon.com: Customer Reviews: A Dame to Kill For (Sin City, Book 2: Second Edition) 17 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.amazon.com [Source type: General]

.Another notable piece of music used was the instrumental version of the song "Cells" by the London-based alternative group The Servant.^ Edit History Delete The song in the trailer is an instrumental version of the song "Cells" by a UK band called The Servant .
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.The song was heavily featured in the film's publicity, including the promotional trailers and television spots, as well as being featured on the film's DVD menus.^ What's the name of the song from the trailer/DVD menu?
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^ I feel like Kill Bill was so heavily hyped here because there are so many aspects of that film that certain movie fans heavily identify with, myself included.
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^ At that point, he had no reason not to promote Quentin as a "Special Guest Director," which was a jab at the DGA as well as being great for marketing.
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The lyrical version is downloadable via The Servant's website.
."Sensemayá" by Silvestre Revueltas is also used on the end sequence of "That Yellow Bastard". Fluke's track "Absurd" is also used when Hartigan first enters Kadie's.^ What about the track Nancy is dancing to when Hartigan enters Kadie's bar?
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^ Yellow Bastard punches Hartigan in the face.
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^ The track Nancy is dancing to is "Absurd" by Fluke .
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Prequels and sequels

.Sin City 2 is a proposed prequel to Sin City.^ "Were talking about a prequel to SIN CITY ."
  • Breaking Movie News: BRUCE WILLIS STICKS UP FOR AUTHOR JAMES FREY, TALKS DIE HARD IV AND SIN CITY 2 - iFMagazine.com 17 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.ifmagazine.com [Source type: General]

.Miller said in early 2007 it would be based on A Dame to Kill For.^ And for the record, DAME TO KILL FOR would probably work very well with HELL AND BACK - a kind of point and counterpoint.
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^ Okay, with that said I heard the news about a dame to kill for about 3 days ago on another site.
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^ "A Dame to Kill For" finds Miller clearly less infatuated with the vision that fairly screamed from his pen in the prior tale.
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[16]
.Production on the film has been delayed, mostly due to Rodriguez's involvement with a scheduled remake of Barbarella.^ When the production of the film began, the DGA told Rodriguez that according to their rules, a film can't have more than one director.
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[17]
.Rosario Dawson, who played Gail in Sin City, said in March 2006 that Rodriguez "has been interested in Angelina Jolie for the lead".[18] A subsequent article that month said that Jolie, Salma Hayek and Rose McGowan have "been tipped to play" the role.^ "Sin City" is directed by Robert Rodriguez ("Desperado") and Frank Miller, who created the characters and the comic that the film is adapted from.
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^ In the film, Clive Owen plays Dwight, Brittany Murphy plays Shellie, Benicio del Toro plays Jack, Rosario Dawson plays Gail, Devon Aoki plays Miho, Alexis Bledel plays Becky, and Michael Clarke Duncan plays Manute, the leading gangster.

^ "Taking Sin City into the world of video games is very exciting - games offer a whole new way to bring audiences into Sin City," said Mr. Miller.
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[19]
.Miller in November 2007 said without explaining that delays in producing Sin City 2 would lead to a Sin City 3 as well,[20] with Rodriguez saying the third film would adapt Miller's Hell and Back story featuring the character Wallace.^ Sin City is not a film for everyone.
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^ Hell and Back would be interesting as well.
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^ "Sin City" is directed by Robert Rodriguez ("Desperado") and Frank Miller, who created the characters and the comic that the film is adapted from.
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Recent rumours indicate that Johnny Depp will play the lead.[20]
.Miller has confirmed that he and Rodriguez have completed a script.^ And finally, on the question of Sin City 2 , Miller said that hes currently finishing the script, and both he and Rodriguez are hoping to start shooting in either May or June.
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[21] .On September 19, 2008, Miller stated that he and Rodriguez are very close to beginning production.^ On a more positive note, Frank Miller recently spoke with IGN UK and revealed that the production is close to happening.
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^ Miller said that he found Rodriguezs assessment to be very true the more he worked.
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.In a December 4, 2008 interview with IGN UK, Miller stated that, pending details of production, he and Rodriguez could begin shooting "as soon as April".[22] Dawson confirmed Miller's news of an April start as well as her reprisal of Gail.^ A movie adaptation of Sin City , co-directed by Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller with "special guest director" Quentin Tarantino , was released on April 1 , 2005 .

^ It offers statements from Rodriguez, Miller, costume supervisor Nina Proctor, and actors Rosario Dawson, Brittany Murphy, We get facts about the clothes used for Marv, Shellie, adult Nancy, and Gail.
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^ I guess the fact that shooting starts in May must be bad news for the Allreds.
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[23] Rourke confirmed that he would return as Marv.[24]
On January 30, 2009, MTV News reported that the script was indeed finished and would shoot sometime in 2009.[25]
On April 7, 2009, it was reported that The Weinstein Company had lost the rights to the prequel. .Weinstein lawyer Bert Fields quickly denied this, saying: "TWC's rights to produce sequels to Sin City remain intact as they always have been.^ Sin City bring about a sequel?
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^ As they say, make the right turn and you can find anything in Sin City.
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^ For a while now it has been pretty much accepted that Robert Rodriguez has wanted Angelina Jolie as the star of his sequel to "Sin City" sub-story 'A Dame To Kill For'.
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Any suggestion to the contrary is complete hogwash."[26][27]
.In October 2009, producer Stephen L'Heureux of Solipsist Films said Sin City 2 would go into production in sometime in the second half of 2010.[28] Unlike the first film however, this one will include original material by filmmaker Frank Miller; the first film was strictly based on his graphic novels.^ "Sin City" has been taken from the celebrated graphic novel series by Frank Miller.
  • 'Sin City' Brings Gory Comic to Violent Life - WSJ.com 17 January 2010 2:02 UTC online.wsj.com [Source type: General]

^ Sin city & 2 other titles; graphic novels .
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^ However, L'Heureux says that CITY 2 will go into production during the second half of 2010.
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[29]
.With the death of Brittany Murphy in December 2009, it is unsure if the character Shellie will be recast or written out of the sequel, as Shellie plays a significant role in A Dame to Kill For and appears in the short story Blue Eyes, which ties directly into A Dame To Kill For and would likely feature into any sequel based on that story arc.^ For a while now it has been pretty much accepted that Robert Rodriguez has wanted Angelina Jolie as the star of his sequel to "Sin City" sub-story 'A Dame To Kill For'.
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^ Family Values is okay because I like seeing Miho zipping around on rollerblades killing people with a sword, but character and plot-wise it is certainly not as involving as the three stories used in the first movie.
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^ Fat Man and Little Boy (3 pages) Blue Eyes (14 pages) Rats (7 pages) Fat Man and Little Boy is a short three-page story about Douglas Klump and Burt Shlubb, who also appear in "That Yellow Bastard" and "Family Values."

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  28. ^ Robert Rodriguez Updates 'Sin City 2'
  29. ^ Worley, Rob M. (2009-10-28). "Frank Miller Film Watch: SIN CITY 2 & HARD BOILED". Mania. http://www.mania.com/frank-miller-film-watch-sin-city-2-hard-boiled_article_118492.html. 
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