Barney augments his team with new blood for a personal battle: to take down Conrad Stonebanks, the Expendables co-founder and notorious arms trader who is hell bent on wiping out Barney and every single one of his associates.
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
This film is a mess. Gone is the feeling of inventiveness which propelled the original in this repeat. It's a watered-down sequel heavy with soft-porn celluloid CGI live comic strip visuals.. While the original seemed fresh, A Dame To Kill For outright fails.
The concurrent stories are haphazardly strung and, plain, weak. Nothing here makes an impression other than leaving one feeling dirty and used for watching, feeling embarrassed even. Eva Green being nude more than not seemed mostly to shock, or, perhaps, "hook" adolescents. The sole interesting, semi-fresh, role would have to be the part played by Joseph Gordon-Levitt's character Johnny. As Brolin's reprisal of the Dwight character didn't really cut it, Johnny is the sole person one could invest in and root for. Though Gordon-Levitt stood out, he couldn't repair the mess. Pass.
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