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Wednesday Aug 27 | Athens Banner-Herald

Shearer: "Sin City" sequel is too much, too late

Why has "Sin City: A Dame To Kill For" been declared a box office bomb after its opening weekend? Why did I see one of the year's most innovative films in an empty theater? Is the movie really that bad, or is it just not the kind of comic book movie audiences care about anymore? When the original "Sin City" was released back in 2005, it was met ... (more)

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Horror Movies, Dark Shadows, Hesher, Celebrities, Joseph Gordon-Levitt

Wednesday Aug 27 | Slackerwood

Lone Star Cinema: Spy Kids

When the recent news broke that Alexa Vega will play a recurring character on the upcoming season of country music soap Nashville , now seemed like a perfect time to revisit the original Spy Kids .

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Alexa Vega, Robert Rodriguez, Entertainment, Drama, Television

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Mix

Robert Rodriguez, Troublemaker Studios Adopt Avid Everywhere

The Mix Regional section for Mix 's September 2014 issue focuses on Miami. Send us your studio news: updates, sessions, new rooms, plus club performances and installations.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Examiner.com

Carl Thiel Reveals The Dark Musical Secrets To 'Sin City: A Dame To Kill For'

About a year ago, "Machete Kills" was about to open in theaters and I had the privilege to interview composer Carl Thiel, who took on the scoring duties to that film and wrote a fun and exciting work working with Writer, Director and Producer Robert Rodriguez.

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Related Topix: Thriller, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Celebrities, Alba, Hot Chicks, Bruce Willis, Blues, Classical, Jessica Alba, Rosario Dawson

Sun Aug 24, 2014

ContactMusic.com

Robert Rodriguez: 'I Want Jessica Alba In Everything I Do'

Moviemaker Robert Rodriguez has offered pal Jessica Alba a job for life, insisting he wants her to appear in every franchise film he makes.

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Related Topix: Spy Kids: All the Time in the World, Thriller, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Celebrities, Hot Chicks, Jessica Alba, Arts, Cinema

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Examiner.com

'Sin City: A Dame to Kill For' is digital film noir on steroids

We should probably be grateful for this: exploitation auteur Robert Rodriguez did not do what Stallone and company did with "The Expendables" sequels and water them down to a PG-13.

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Related Topix: The Expendables, Thriller, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Frank Miller, Celebrities, Bruce Willis, Blues, Hot Chicks, Jessica Alba

Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

"Sin City 2": A rambling trip along the dark side

In "Sin City: A Dame to Kill For," Joseph Gordon-Levitt plays a cocky, overconfident cardsharp who, unwisely, takes on a crooked senator in a game of poker.

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Related Topix: Thriller, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Celebrities, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Austin, TX

Movies.com

Your Top Three: Robert Rodriguez Movie Characters

Your Top Three is a series here at Movies.com where we choose a topic and you give us your top three picks.

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Related Topix: Thriller, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Frank Miller

Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Washington Post

Frank Millera s un or tho dox a Sin Citya directing technique

They aren't the words you expect to hear from a screenwriter. But when this author of hard-boiled crime-noir is pressed for details, he sings.

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Related Topix: Thriller, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Frank Miller, Celebrities, Hot Chicks, Jessica Alba, The Dark Knight, Texas

She Knows

Jessica Alba is a T-shirt and boxers kind of girl

Jessica Alba certainly looks the part of a stripper and wears all the right outfits for it in the Sin City films, but in reality the actress feels much better in a T-shirt.

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Related Topix: Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Thriller, Celebrities, Jessica Alba, Hot Chicks, Entertainment

Los Angeles Times

Five things to know about 'Sin City: A Dame to Kill For'

Filled as they are with cold-blooded killers, femmes fatales, unlucky gamblers and crooked politicians, the mean streets of "Sin City: A Dame to Kill For" are no place to get caught unawares.

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Related Topix: Thriller, Spy Kids: All the Time in the World, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, The Spirit, Frank Miller, Short, Comedy Movies, Friday, Movies, Entertainment

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Austin Chronicle

Making Trouble Look Good

Kurt Volk's office has no windows. That means more room for posters. Grindhouse .

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Related Topix: Shorts, Frank Miller, Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over, Comedy Movies, Family, Action Movies, Adventure, Science Fiction Movies, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Tue Aug 19, 2014

ComingSoon.net

The Weekend Warrior: Sin City: A Dame to Kill For, If I Stay, When the Game Stands Tall

We're just one week away from Labor Day and two weeks away from the end of summer and just like the rest of the year, the busiest movie season has really flown by.

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Related Topix: Spy Kids: All the Time in the World, Crime Movies, The Spirit, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Thriller, Looper, Frank Miller, Entertainment

Mon Aug 18, 2014

DreadCentrol.com

The L.A. Slasher Begins Teasing Us

We've been talking about the upcoming thrill-kill L.A. Slasher for a while now, and the time for words has come to an end.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Danny Trejo, The O.C., Soap Opera, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Mischa Barton, Guardians of the Galaxy, Dave Bautista

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Examiner.com

Actress Alexa Vega talks 'The Remaining,' the Rapture, religion

In the horror film "The Remaining," actress Alexa Vega stars as Skylar, a young woman who is fighting for her life when the Rapture happens on her wedding day.

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Related Topix: Repo! The Genetic Opera, End Times, Alexa Vega, Thriller, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Celebrities, Hot Chicks, Jessica Alba

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Deadline

'Sin City 2' To Launch With Tarantino 'Hateful Eight' Teaser

When Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez get together, mischief always ensues.

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Related Topix: Thriller, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Robert Rodriguez, Quentin Tarantino

JAM! Showbiz

Eva Green says 'Sin City 2' nudity 'looks stunning'

Eva Green is right, "Boobs have never killed anyone." But her Ava Lord character poster for Sin City: A Dame to Kill For was deemed too graphic by the MPAA .

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Related Topix: Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Thriller, Celebrities, Jessica Alba, Hot Chicks

New York Daily News

Roberto Orci talks Latino underrepresentation in Hollywood

Roberto Orci, producer of the 2014 spy drama 'Matador' on the El Rey Network says, 'The Latin community is about to explode in media.'

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Related Topix: Movies, Entertainment

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Miami New Times

Dress Up and Get Down Saturday at Baby Cobra's Thunderdome of Doom

Even more importantly, Miami's own Stephanie "Baby Cobra" Torres came bouncing into the world on the same date.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

ContactMusic.com

Steven Segal Plays To Pro-Russian Separatists in Crimea. Really.

The Hollywood star Steven Seagal played a weekend concert for pro-Russian separatists in the Crimean peninsula over the weekend.

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Related Topix: Steven Seagal, World News, Russia, Asia, Vladimir Putin

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