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'Sin City: A Dame to Kill For' is a sinful waste of a sequel
'Sin City: A Dame to Kill For' is a sinful waste of a sequel

The greatest sin of "Frank Miller's Sin City: A Dame to Kill For" is the way its high style is brought low — visually stunning but emotionally vapid, unrelentingly violent, its splendiferous comic book cast mostly squandered. It's the very speed at which something so artful in design, so ironic in idea, turns so tedious that is so nettling. It makes Sin City a town you might consider driving by. If you choose to linger, be prepared for a constant rain of blows, bullets, blackjacks and the slicing, dicing and stabbing of swords, knives, broken glass — you get the idea. Gratefully, the blood is only occasionally red — for dramatic effect. It mostly...

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