Conclusion: What more is there to say about 300 that hasn't already been said? It has the distinction of being one of the most divisive, beautiful, and faithful comic-to-film adaptations of all time, and has continued to build upon its surprising box office success with a hungry home video fanbase.
Excerpt: "300" is the historical tale of when few stood against many, in the face insurmountable odds; they refused to take a backwards step. It is a story that takes every red blooded male back to their most primal and instinctive base.
Conclusion: This is a fantastic package. This HD DVD boasts a thrilling, exciting movie with an absolutely gorgeous transfer and a powerful yet accurate soundtrack. On top of that there are copious extras.
Conclusion: Spear thrusts, battle cries and erupting blood become artwork in 300. What makes it fun to watch, beyond the technical prowess of the filmmaker, is the value placed on freedom and the way the testosterone is dedicated to fighting tyranny and slavery.
Excerpt: The legendary Battle of Thermopylae is recreated in Zack Snyder's 300 as a blood-soaked, hyper-stylised barrage of images, noise and pop culture influences. Among the art forms thrown into the blender to create it are the comic books that inspired it, old school sword and sandal epics, Michael Bay...
Excerpt: Let’s get something straight about 300 right off the bat. This is not a movie about brave rebels fighting against some oppressive regime to safeguard freedom and democracy. When King Leonidas shouts “For freedom!” he’s not talking about truth, justice, and the American way.
Excerpt: From the moment the emphatic opening narration begins, 300 is full of exclamation points. Admittedly, it's worthy of them—the story of the Battle of Thermopylae, where 300 Spartans and a sparse group of allies held the line against a vast army for several crucial days, lends itself to fabulist...