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Retired cop Eddie Burns gave 15 years and the use of his left arm to the Reno homicide squad. When his wayward sister, Kassie, goes missing Eddie Burns finds himself subjected to a fiendish and ingenious campaign of revenge by the mysterious Charlie Strom. In order to protect his sister, Eddie - disabled, betrayed and alone - journeys into the heart of his own darkness: where he discovers that the reason for his ordeal lies in his own past sins and those of his adversary Charlie Strom.Written by
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[quoting the opening and closing lines of John Donne's sonnet "Death Be Not Proud"]
Death be not proud, though some have called thee / Mighty and dreadful, for thou art not so;... One short sleep past, we wake eternally, / And death shall be no more; Death, thou shalt die.
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"Sin" is a uneven but entertaining revenge film. The plot: Ex-Cop Eddie Burns (Rhames) wants revenge for the rape of his sister. He encounters all sorts of seedy types when he realizes his old nemesis Charlie Strom (Oldman) was in on it. A cat and mouse game begins, and secrets are revealed, who will escape?
There is one great scene with Gary Oldman and Ving Rhames where they talk about the nature of life and conscience. That scene is almost worth the price of the rental. Besides that scene, the whole movie is piled with clichés and underwritten characters. The movie wastes Gregg Henry and Brian Cox. The chase scene near the end looks like a car commercial. I give a a ** star rating
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