The Spirit

    Movie » The Spirit released on December 25, 2008.

    Frank Miller returned to the director's chair to tackle Eisner's Spirit comic.

    Short summary describing this movie.

    The Spirit last edited by aphillips17 on 08/27/22 12:29AM View full history

    The Spirit, killed and reborn a hero, must work with the police to take down the evil Octopus before he becomes immortal.


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    The Spirit (Movie- 2008) 0

    It has been eight-and-a-half years since The Spirit hit theaters, and ran down the wall like a carton of broken, rotten eggs. I had heard it was terrible. I mean, I cannot think of one person who said to me, "Well, it was okay." I had heard that it was plain gawd awful. So I had looked at it several times in the cheap bins of various stores over the years, and put off buying it. I wasn't sure I wanted to see the destruction of something by Will Eisner- a comic great whose death hit me harder tha...

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.

    The Spirit... as bad as they say? Well... yes, and no. 0

    First, let's get this out of the way: I'm a comic book fan. But, I was never a fan of 'The Spirit', because despite what you might have heard, The Spirit is NOT a comic book movie.Despite how it was marketed, The Spirit is not  Batman, and is in fact, fairly faithful to it's roots. You see, Will Eisner's The Spirit comes straight out of the Sunday funnies, and as such has more in common with comic strips like 'Popeye' and 'Dick Tracy' than comic books.So, not surprising...

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.

    Really? 0

    I was pretty disappointed by The Spirit.  I was expecting a lot more.  Maybe that was my problem:  My expectations were too high.  Maybe I need lower expectations.  Anyway, here's what I thought of the movie.   The Good  Cinematography-  I though the movie looked great.  It really looked like a comic book just like Sin City.  I also thought all the characters looked fantastic.   The Bad  Acting-  I understand the movie was attempting to be a little silly, but I thought the movie was WAY too over...

    2 out of 3 found this review helpful.

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