How Netflix's 'Polar' Differs From the Comics

How Netflix's 'Polar' Differs From the Comics
Back in the early 2000s, long after Frank Miller had had his fill working in Hollywood post-Robocop 2 and 3, Robert Rodriguez concocted a foolproof plan to convince Miller to relinquish the film rights to Sin City, his hardboiled neo-noir comic book series: take its every defining characteristic and adapt them as literally as possible into cinema. Enter digital backlots. Enter digital cameras and green screens. Enter selective colorization splashing across Miller’s predominantly black-and-white landscape.

Even after 14 years of technological advances in filmmaking, the ultimate product Rodriguez’s beseechment to Miller remains impressive, if not necessarily as a movie, then ...
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