The Octopus: "I had you beat, just like eggs." The Spirit: "The hell you did!"
Short Attention Span Summary (SASS):
1. Cop (Gabriel Macht) dies, but returns to fight crime in Central City for another day (and another, and so on) 2. Ridiculously campy bad guy "The Octopus" (Samuel L. Jackson) claims to have eight of everything, except maybe free range chicken eggs. 3. Criminal seductress Sand Saref (Eva Mendes) hates cops, but just adores bling. 4. Adding two more arms to the Octopus' arsenal is Silken Floss (Scarlett Johansson), a scientist described by the henchmen as "the most beautiful woman ever." 5. The Police Commissioner's daughter Ellen (Sarah Paulson) is a surgeon who's always willing to do a little spirit-patching. 6. Basically, the movie's about the bad guy and the girls fighting over two extremely valuable items while the hero alternately fights, loves and recuperates, not necessarily in that order.
This star-studded comic book adaptation is recommended for people who like noir, campy humor, graphic novels and the movie "Sin City". Simply described, it's silly and weird, but fun.
Cloned henchmen Phobos, Logos, Pathos, Ethos, Bulfos, Hoevos, and Mathos etc.: "We was watching"
Writers have it tough in the film business. According to a few books I've read, they rank just below the Producer in terms of importance in getting the film made. That would be impressive if it weren't for the fact that Producers rank somewhere near the bottom. Directors often say they'll toss a script (and the Writer's ego) while making their movie. To the writers rescue comes Frank Miller. He brings with him his movie The Spirit, which he created as both writer and director. … more
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