wow, what a pretty film. just watched this again since i got too drunk the first time to really remember it well, and wow, what an amazing job they did at recreating the visual aesthetic of the comic, as well as the feel, etc.: kind of like blade runner meets the wire, but heavy on the wire. [it helped having avon barksdale [wood harris] from the wire pretty much playing avon barksdale circa 2100, but the whole thing was very future-ghetto, and everyone looked a little dirty, even the judges, something the stallone film totally screwed up.]
i really hope they order a sequel, although that does seem doubtful if the box office was really that bad. i almost wish they had just turned it into a cable series instead because that would have at least ensured a few more stories.
also, made me order this: