‘SIN CITY: A DAME TO KILL FOR’ RED BAND TRAILER PROMISES GIRLS, GIRLS, GIRLS, INEVITABLY
By Andrew Wheeler
Remember 2005? Back when we didn’t have a lot of good comic book movies to celebrate? Back before the first 300 movie, when the whole idea of that posturing “no homo” otherness-phobic carnival of green screened pomposity seemed like it might have cultural value? Back before Frank Miller’s swastika-festooned The Spirit left a bad taste in everyone’s mouths? Back when people were still insisting The Dark Knight Strikes Again was actually good satire, before Holy Terror confirmed that, no, Frank Miller is actually frighteningly sincere? Back when we clung to deniability?
Good news, everyone! It’s 2005 again, and we get another chance to pretend Mickey Rourke poking his head through a loaf of bread is a thing that works. Here’s another Sin City: A Dame To Kill For trailer, and it’s everything you’d expect it to be; stylish and insubstantial, with the promise of ample degradation. It’s also ‘Red Band,’ which means you have to be a mature person to watch it, ironically.
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The description of this trailer is legit my fave thing CA has done lately, which says a lot.
honduran white tent bats roosting under a heliconia leaf, which they sever down the length of its midrib to create a ‘tent’ that provides a waterproof shelter and protection from potential predators.
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Writer: Kieron Gillen, Art by Jamie Mckelvie with Matthew Wilson
#don’t be fooled by this set
#these motherfuckers barely kiss through the entire series
#each kiss was a cosmical alignment
Kids these days, you don’t know what SLOW BURN is until you’ve gone through 9 years of X-Files!
Seriously, this makes it look like it was all kissing, all the time; like Chris Carter was there on Day 1 going “THIS IS A ROMANTIC RELATIONSHIP.” Lemme tell ya, I think CC is still a bit irritated that the romance got away from him. I mean, yeah, he (and his team) made it happen, but his denial of pretty much everything relationship-wise was epic, and it was always kind of grudging.* Top kiss? Mulder is possibly hallucinating/possibly in an alternate universe; that is, it’s not his Scully (also, she slaps him). Next down? New Year’s, season SEVEN. Next four? Post-series movies. Second from the bottom, the very end of season eight. AFTER there was a baby of dubious parentage. SEASON EIGHT. Bottom? First XF movie, and she was stung by a bee in the cut that made the movie - no kiss.
(We were called “shippers” because “relationshippers” were the opposite of “noromos” (no romance-ers), who seemed to think that a relationship would ruin the integrity of the show. There truly is nothing new under the sun.)
#I’m going to hang up my old lady hat now#but#seriously#I keep seeing#’it would be canon already if it was het!!’#and#not so much#’romance’ is for ‘girls’ don’tcha know#can’t have that in ‘serious’ TV#the mothership
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You’ve dealt with so much X-Files fandom. All hail you and the invention of Unresolved Sexual Tension.
I only started watching TXF last summer and (I got stuck somewhere about 3/4ths of the way through s8) and I repeatedly could not get over how the original Mulder/Scully shippers put up with this shit for so long. A FUCKING BEE.