The Tomatometer rating — based on the published opinions of hundreds of film and television critics — is a trusted measurement of movie and TV programming quality for millions of moviegoers. This movie faces a storm of bad reviews from people who expected a second sin city. Further to the acting, there is a bevy of female characters that clutter this film in an attempt to create some element of pulp sex drama. I went with three other friends and 3 out of 4 of use thought it was awful and the other person just said, "it wasn't that bad". The dialogue isn't read that way because of Miller's "inexperience" it's because he wanted it that way. The Spirit's boyish gallantry comes off as cavalier womanizing when so many of the important women in his life are crammed into one story. This is far from the case in this film.
Am I even answering your question? Both have cartoony action and villains. The Root The Grapevine. Eva Mendes wearing an orange tanktop with no bra and slightly hard and puffy nipples as she talks with Jennifer Morrison on a film set. Miller is currently at work on pre-production on Will Eisner's The Spirit , one of the great and groundbreaking comics in history. Samuel Jackson was funny, and Eva Mendez was perfect for the role.
Miller's next film better be a Gloria Steinem biopic. Eva Mendes of Hitch fame seen rolling around on a bed nude but out of focus and then giving us a look at her breast with her arm covering it and a brief glimpse of her left nipple while she rolls over all during a commercial for the Calvin Klein perfume Secret Obsession that was banned from TV. Just think of "The Spirit" as a visual comic book and it will make a whoooooooole lot more sense. Will Eisner , Frank Miller Producer s: Also does anyone else find that whenever they watch a movie with Samuel Jackson in it now, ever since Snakes on a Plane you just cant friggen take him seriously anymore?
Perhaps if I went to the theater with expectations on the director's other work, I might have a lower opinion. For more on why this film fails, Linkara and Film Brain one of my favorite film reviewers of all time did a great co-op review of it back in After a three-hour lunch meeting, Miller found Johansson to be quite interesting herself. Mash-the-stampede 15 January The most LOL-worthy things the Internet has to offer. These are poignant moments that evoke that somewhere underneath all the terribleness there might have been a spark of a good film here.