Tag Archives: Mickey Rourke

Finally Killing For The Dame

It’s been 7 years since ‘Sin City.’ I had to look it up to be sure. I was ready to write almost 10 years. It’s felt really long. The film was a hit when released, grossing over $150 million, and still remains the most faithful adaptation going from page to screen. It put Frank Miller on the Hollywood map. It got ‘300’ made and allowed Frank Miller to try directing a version of Will Eisner’s ‘The Spirit.’
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Like, Love, Hate- Iron Man 2

Like- Black Widow

When it was first released that Scarlett Johansson was playing Black Widow in this film I was nothing but worried that the incredibly complex and history rich character of Natasha Romanov would be reduced to cleavage. I was very happy to see that they gave her some great scenes. They showcased her spying as well as her fighting skills. Yes, there was cleavage. Yes, I enjoyed it.  What made me really appreciate her character was that it was still and Iron Man movie that Black Widow was a small part of. We didn’t have to spend forever getting to know her. I do hope there is more to her in Avenger’s.

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