Sin City/Sin City Uncut (Br) (Blu-ray)

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Studio Lions Gate
SKU 220647764
UPC 031398134688
UPC 14 00031398134688
Format Blu-Ray DVD
Release Date 4/15/2011
Based On A Novel
Fantasy Worlds
Film Noir
Love Affairs
Theatrical Release
Urban Crime
Urban Life
Editors Note
Note Adapted from Frank Miller's graphic novels, SIN CITY is Robert Rodriguez's striking film noir infused with fantasy, taking place in a world where it is eternally nighttime and everything is drenched in rain and violence. 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. Three stories weave together, occasionally overlapping. With lines delivered flatly in the hard-boiled style of Raymond Chandler, these tales are about crime, love, loss, and being preternaturally tough. In the most caustically dramatic segment, Mickey Rourke plays the fearlessly lovestruck Marv, a trenchcoat-clad beast who falls in love with prostitute Goldie (Jaime King) only to find her murdered by a demonic cannibal (Elijah Wood). 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). The third segment stars Clive Owen as a detective caught between murdered cop Jackie Boy (Benicio Del Toro) and a slew of lethally dangerous vixens lead by Gail (Rosario Dawson). With blood spurting white, yellow, and yes even red; a roster of hot actors that goes on and on; and sound editing that makes you feel like you're the one being punched in the face, SIN CITY is a gift for fans of Miller's art, loaded with style and grit.
USA Today "Right now it looks like one of the movies that will define its year even more than the KILL BILL duo did." 04/01/2005 p.7E
Chicago Sun-Times "[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. Yes, and brilliant." 04/01/2005 p.29
Entertainment Weekly "[A] jazzy-looking screen translation..." 04/08/2005 p.44-45
Uncut "Rodriguez delivers a sumptuous computer-generated vision of Miller's hardboiled fantasy universe....A perfect slice of gleefully violent 21st-century film noir for sick, twisted pop culture aficionados everywhere." 06/01/2005 p.136-137,Ranked #10 in Uncut's Best Films Of 2005 -- "Rodriguez creates a visual masterpiece, an entirely digital rendition of the comic-book world." p.82-83
Rolling Stone "Credit first goes to Robert Rodriquez, a tirelessly innovative director who thrives on doing things the rules say he can't....A bold, uncompromised vision." 04/21/2005 p.123,Ranked #5 in Rolling Stone's "Top 25 DVDs Of 2005' -- "[T]he film captures the dazzling monochrome of Frank Miller's graphic novels." 12/01/2005 p.92
Sight and Sound "SIN CITY is consistently gorgeous..." 06/01/2005 p.73-74
Premiere "This was a groundbreaking movie for both its look and how that look was achieved." 09/01/2005 p.119
Movieline's Hollywood Life "Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller's all-digital uber-noir gets a blowout DVD-ing..." 11/01/2005 p.104
Robert Rodriguez
Frank Miller
Bruce Willis
Mickey Rourke
Cast & Crew
Michael Clarke Duncan - Star
Rosario Dawson - Star
Frank Miller - Star
Bruce Willis - Star
Carla Gugino - Star
Michael Madsen - Star
Clive Owen - Star
Elijah Wood - Star
Jamie King - Star
Alexis Bledel - Star
Jessica Alba - Star
Brittany Murphy - Star
Devon Aoki - Star
Benicio Del Toro - Star
Mickey Rourke - Star
Nick Stahl - Star
John Debney - Composer
Robert Rodriguez - Director of Photography
Frank Miller - Screenwriter
Bob Weinstein - Executive Producer
Harvey Weinstein - Executive Producer
Quentin Tarantino - Additional Directing
Frank Miller - Producer
Robert Rodriguez - Screenwriter
Elizabeth Avellan - Producer
Robert Rodriguez - Producer
Graeme Revell - Composer
Robert Rodriguez - Composer
Frank Miller - Source Writer
Robert Rodriguez - Director
Frank Miller - Director
Technical Info
Original Release Date 2005
UPC 00031398134688
Number of Discs 2
Running Time 124 minutes
Color B&W and Color
No Longer Produced
Product Attributes
Video Format Blu-Ray

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