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Spartans, prepare for glory!
Based on Frank Miller's graphic novel, "300" is very loosely based the 480 B.C. Battle of Thermopylae, where the King of Sparta led his army against the advancing Persians; the battle is said to have inspired all of Greece to band together against the Persians, and helped usher in the world's first democracy.
THIS IS SPARTA!!!!
Well, no, it isn't. Let me try this.
*clears throat* *deep intake of breath*
'THIS IS A 117 MINUTES OF HOMOEROTIC VISUAL FLUFF IN SLOW MOTION WITH CGI SIXPACKS THAT HAS NOTHING TO DO WITH HISTORY WHATSOEVER. THEY WEAR TINY LEATHER PANTS AND CAPES FOR CRYING OUT LOUD!!'
Yup, much better.
And yes, you can 'like' a 2 1/2 star film.
Disgusting, racist, misogynistic, jingoistic, mindlessly violent bullshit. Absolute trash. 5 stars.
I once watched this over a dude's shoulder whilst we were doing it. It was considerably better than what was going on IRL.
my fave bit is the bit where keanu reeves goes back in time to be bffs with fassbender.
I feel a little bit ridiculous watching and enjoying this movie, like I'm a little boy seeing something naughty on late night telly, hoping that my mum won't walk in and embarrass me.
It's all so exaggerated and pompous you have to hand it to Snack Zider for pulling it off. I think anyone that doesn't enjoy the 300 on some level is either lying to themselves, lying to others or is just a little dead inside. My advice...embrace your inner child, cut your fruit into small chucks , boogie to the wiggles, snuggle a teddy bear and purchase 300 on Blu-Ray.
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Based on Frank Miller's 1998 graphic novel series of the same name, 300 is a fictionalized retelling of the Battle of Thermopylae between Spartan & Persian armies which also succeeds as a visually arresting tale of bravery, courage & patriotism and brings a comic book to life in such a highly stylized manner that it ends up delivering a unique & ultra-cool cinematic experience to most of its viewers.
If I've to sum it up in a sentence, what actually makes this movie work against all odds is its near-perfect blend of stylish direction from Zack Snyder, engrossing tale of heroism, larger-than-life action, arresting cinematography, groundbreaking visual effects, catchy one-liners, intriguing characters, strong performances from its cast, meticulous sound, cut-throat editing & grandeur soundtrack.…
Review In A Nutshell:
It was obvious that after the release of Robert Rodriguez's adaptation of Frank Miller's Sin City that if it does well at the box office, more of the comic book author's works would be adapted. After the release of 300, it has made quite an impact on the general audience that it has slipped into the cracks of memorable cinema. How many have quoted this film after they have seen it? I certainly have, and I didn't think much of it during initial viewings.
300's plot is simple. Leonidas is the leader of Sparta and his land and citizens are being threatened by King Xerxes, who intends to spread his control to independent lands. Leonidas declares…
Yet another, "Why haven't I seen this before?"
Slow-mo and fast-mo
Overdone with oiled Spartans.
A glorious mess.
Good movie but with nothing special.
This review reportedly contains spoilers. I can handle the truth.
Hacía mucho que le debía un re-visionado a esta, más que nada porque mi opinión de Snyder decae por momentos y, efectivamente, el re-visionado no ha ayudado… Pese a que la relación de Leonidas con su reina me ha gustado bastante y la película tiene frases chulas, la caracterización racista/fetichista/invención-rara-del-oriente-por-occidentales-gillipollas me ha dado mucha grima.
Ah, también me ha dado mucha grima la violación, fingir que los griegos eran monógamos (y heterosexuales) y demás incongruencias históricas, pero no pido más porque hablamos de Frank Miller y bueno… En fin…
I really can't find anything wrong with this movie. Not only is it cinematically beautiful, but its directed beautifully. I don't really understand the hate for Snyder's directing -- he does a flawless job on this film. Frank Miller is also to credit for such an incredible story.
When it comes to movies based on graphic novels Zack Synder really knows how to make the pages leap onto the big screen. Gerrad Butler is no doubt a good actor and someone who is believable in action movies he just needs to knock it off with the rom coms. At times Synder's slow motion can maybe hurt a film here it definitely work and Synder knows how to make bloody good action as well. I do think he is a good director who sometimes can get a bit of heat for being style over substance and at times 300 can be that but it works here and I believe he will do a good job in the upcoming Batman v Superman.
Um filme que capta toda a vida dos Espartanos, uma história de guerra, uma história dum líder que luta pela liberdade do seu povo até à morte!
A film that seems to think that it is extremely epic and serious when it is one of the silliest looking films that I have seen in a while. Gerard Butler's acting is occasionally hilariously bad, the slow motion action fight scenes are distracting and look like Zack Synder sticking his head round into shot and saying "ISN'T THIS REALLY COOL?!".
To be fair, it's quite stylized and has a unique aesthetic, which I usually appreciate, but I also like it when I'm invested by captivating writing or story, which this doesn't have. It is an uninteresting film with some moments of unintentional hilarity due to some weak and unconvincing performances, but the visual style keeps this film from being one that I would groan all the way through. Although it's hard not to do it, at least once or twice.
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