In 2074, when the mob wants to get rid of someone, the target is sent into the past, where a hired gun awaits - someone like Joe - who one day learns the mob wants to 'close the loop' by sending back Joe's future self for assassination.
Co-directors Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller reunite to bring Miller's "Sin City" graphic novels back to the screen. Weaving together two of Miller's classic stories with new tales, the town's most hard boiled citizens cross paths with some of its more notorious inhabitants. Written by
I understand now why Sin City 2 is less well critically acclaimed then the first one. There are a couple of Reasons I found while watching.
First, the first Movie could "Cherry Pick" the Stories and it took, in my opinion, the two best of them. While I like Frank Millers Comics, I do not consider every Novel to be "great". Some are, again in my opinion, not that remarkable. I consider the Novel "A Dame to Kill for" as pretty weak and it did not really change on the "Big Screen".
Second, the "Gap Filler" Stories. The one with the Card Game was actually not that bad but it was short and really did nothing to the overall Movie. I liked it but it was too little too random. The Vengeance Story brought conclusion where none was needed. With a little lesser Violence, this Story could have been from Walt Disney. Absolutely unnecessary.
All in all, this Sequel feels empty of a certain "Spirit". While Marv(Mickey Rourke) almost succeeded to bring some of it on screen, it was not nearly enough to save the Movie.
There might be just enough in this Movie to keep a Score around 6 overall but for me personally (and sadly) its just a 3/10.
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