Saw The Spirit on New Years Eve. Loved it, great way to spend New Years Eve, rather than freezing my bum off out in some block party in Gettysburg. Gettysburg's block parties aren't that great. The music is usually local flavour and it usually sucks ass. And it's usually bitter cold with a biting wind. Thank god I had my giant Tom Baker scarf, it kept me warm through that wind tunnel in front of the cinema.
Anywho, back to the movie. Loved it, it made me laugh and Frank Miller did a good job of keeping to the classic cheesiness of pre-Golden Age comics. He didn't sex it up like we feared and he kept the visuals from looking too much like a Sin City clone. The time frame was a lil wonky, more akin to the BtAS time frame (classic 40s cars, present-day tech). The effects were nice and the movie was a good action romp. Overall, I liked it alot.