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I didn't want Frank [Miller, creator of the comic "Sin City" and co-writer on the film] to be treated just as a writer because he is the only one who has actually been to 'Sin City'. I am making such a literal interpretation of his book that I'd have felt weird taking directing credit without him. It was easier for me to quietly resign because otherwise I'd have been force to make compromises I ...
Turned down the chance to direct Kevin Smith
's script for "Superman Lives" (which as of 2004 is not being made in to a feature film, having been replaced with another script). Kevin Smith
also pursued Rodriguez to helm his controversial religious satire Dogma
(1999). Rodriguez turned it down, insisting that the project was so personal that Smith ought to do it himself.
A huge fan of John Carpenter
, Rodriguez will often make reference to his films in his own. E.g., the drug test scene in The Faculty
(1998) to see who's an alien is a direct reference to the blood test scene in The Thing