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New Sin City 2,A Dame To Kill For movie got mixed reviews from top critics. Dimension Films (The Weinstein Company) released their new action/crime/drama flick, “Sin City 2: A Dame To Kill For” into theaters yesterday, August 21st, and the reviews are in from the top movie critics. It turns out that it got pretty mixed reviews with an overall 44 score out of a possible 100 across 29 reviews at

The movie stars: Mickey Rourke, Jessica Alba, Josh Brolin, Powers Boothe, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Bruce Willis, Eva Green, Dennis Haysbert, Martin Csokas, Rosario Dawson, Jamie Chung, Jamie King, Alexa Vega, Julia Garner, Christopher Meloni, Jeremy Piven, Ray Liotta, Juno Temple, Christopher Lloyd, Stacy Keach and Jude Ciccolella. We’ve posted blurbs from a few of the critics,below.

Richard Roeper at the Chicago Sun-Times, gave it a great 88 score. He said: “This is one badass movie.” Tom Russo from the Boston Globe, gave it a 63 score, stating: “You could argue that the only thing that’s automatic about A Dame to Kill For, really, is some of the firepower that its hardcases are packing.”

Claudia Puig at USA Today, gave it a 50 grade, saying: “The cartoonish mayhem in Sin City: A Dame to Kill For aims for a film noir sensibility, but too frequently the script simply resorts to anachronistic scenes of Jessica Alba twerking.”

Michael Phillips from the Chicago Tribune, gave it a 50 score, stating: “If Rodriguez had any selectivity as an action director and a purveyor of garish thrills, the violence might have an impact beyond benumbing the spectator. “Sin City 2″ keeps piling on, flipping the visual pages and selling the same ancient lessons in misogyny that real noir, or neo-noir, exploited yet transcended.”

Peter Travers over at Rolling Stone, gave it a 50 grade, stating: “Miller’s monochrome palette, splashed with color that shines like a whore’s lip gloss, doesn’t startle as it once did. It’s like running into an ex-love and realizing that, damn, the thrill is gone.”

Todd McCarthy from The Hollywood Reporter, gave it a 50 score, stating: “As an exercise in style, it’s diverting enough, but these mean streets are so well traveled that it takes someone like Eva Green to make the detour through them worth the trip.”

Betsy Sharkey over at the Los Angeles Times, gave it a 40 grade, stating: “There is an interesting kernel of a story about beauty, betrayal and brutality inside each of the film’s scenarios and a cast that could handle anything thrown at it. But the kernel never pops, and all we’re really left with is a whole lot of neo-noir corn.”

Jeannette Catsoulis from The New York Times, gave it a 40 score. She stated: “The best antidote to all the glowering and posing is Eva Green: As Ava, the titular dame, she’s nothing short of a godsend.”

Joe neumaier at the New York Daily News, gave it a 40 score. He said: “The sequel to one of the most visually striking movies of the last 10 years continues the graphic novel-inspired landscape of its predecessor. But the characters don’t click, and the action feels dull.”

Justin Chang from Variety, gave it a 30 grade, stating: “It takes at least a sliver of human interest to make a noir pastiche more than the sum of its influences, and anything resembling authentic feeling has been neatly airbrushed away from this movie’s synthetic surface.”

Lastly, Alonso Duralde from TheWrap, gave it a very awful 10 score, stating: “For a film loaded with decapitations and gun-toting ladies in bondage gear, Sin City gets really tedious really quickly.” Stay tuned. Follow us on Facebook by Clicking Here. Follow us on Google Plus by Clicking Here. Follow us on Twitter by Clicking Here.

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