ISBN: 0140108920 ; A Philip Marlowe Mystery #1 It was about eleven o’;clock in the morning, mid October, with the sun not shining and a look of hard wet rain in the clearness of the foothills. Philip Marlowe is a private investigator, a cynical, hard-boiled tough guy. But he’s honest. He has some sort of […]
It is hard to know how to describe this film, I suppose I could say that Sin City has three stories, each based on a different graphic novel by Miller. Or that it is just an experiment in style and how to make a film look original.
The film opens with soon-to-retire cop Hartigan (Willis) as he attempts to save 11 year old Nancy Callahan from rape and death. I’m guessing you’ve figured out it isn’t a fluffy-bunny film right? Because there is a hell of a lot of violence. In the main it is fairly cartoony, but that doesn’t mean it doesn’t have impact, and there are a few scenes that’ll make anyone wince.