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    Frank Miller’s 300 the movie is probably the few adaptations of comic books to films that has managed to stay true to the original source and the success the movie 300 made globally is a testament of such, however in every successful film there is always the downsides of it especially if the original source is a comic book and therefore there is the expectations between the comic reader audience and the cinema audience. It is true that 300, though it has captured the concept of its graphic novel

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    bringing the legend of the 300 to comic book form in 1998, which was so remarkable and breathtaking that it was adapted to film in the popular 2007 action flick, 300 – starring Gerard Butler. And, after seven long years, the battle with King Xerxes continues in the epic war continuation, 300: Rise of an Empire. Directed by Noam Murro and based on Frank Miller’s yet to be published story, Xerxes – 300: Rise of an Empire picks up right where its predecessor left off. The 300 Spartans have fallen at

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    The movie 300, tells the story of the Persian and Spartan War also known as the Battle of Thermopylae. At the beginning of the movie, a Persian messenger is sent to Sparta to talk to the King of Sparta, Leonidas. As Leonidas has a chat with the messenger, Leonidas brings out his sword and holds it against the messenger because he feels as if the messenger had threaten and disrespected his city and insulted his Queen. Leonidas then stomps on the ground and shouts "THIS IS SPARTA!" and kicks the messenger

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    the director of 300, which is based on the historical battle of Thermopylae. The movie does have a lot of truth. It is true that there was an epic battle at Thermopylae where King Leonidas of Sparta took 300 soldiers, all with a male heir at home, into the ‘Hot Gates’ where they held the Persian army for three days. Xerxes did have an army of 10,000 men called the Immortals. Ephialtes, he is the one who betray Greece by showing Xerxes men the path that allowing them to surround the 300 soldiers. Not

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    The 300 Movie Accuracy

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    were accurately portrayed. The movie “The 300” did accurately portray history because there were three hundred Spartan soldiers and the Spartan soldiers started training since they were born. Although most parts of the movie were historically accurate, there were some flaws too. For example, Xerxes was portrayed negatively in this movie, but in history, he was an honorable soldier. This movie was mostly accurate regarding history. As seen in the title, The 300 symbolizes the three hundred Spartan soldiers

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    300 Movie Accuracy

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    The movie 300 came out in 2006 and was directed by Zack Snyder. It describes the event of King Leonidas and his Spartan soldiers’ fighting against the powerful Persian army at Thermopylae. Many movies that are created to express events from ancient times have both accurate and inaccurate aspects. In 300 the Spartan soldiers were physically displayed incorrectly along with a few other historical misconceptions. That said, the way the women were portrayed was truthful as well as the appearance of the

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    unwilling alliance with the historical rival of Athens, oligarchic Sparta whose might lies among its superior infantry troops, however Xerxes still resigns as the supreme commander of mass numbers in Persian worriers over sea and land. The movie is called "300: The Rise of an Empire" directed by Noam Murro. Following the victorious war over Leonidas's three-hundred Spartan, the commander of the Persian army, Xerxes, marches towards the major Greek city-states. First on the path of Xerexes' army is the Democratic

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    movie "300" is a retelling of the Battle of Thermopylae where King Leonidas fought against the incursion of the Persian army into Greece. I have to say that the movie was incredibly impressive since, from a cinematography standpoint, it was unique due to the manner in which the locations, characters and weapons had a "faded" and historic feel to them. It was as if I was really looking back into the past and viewing all the events that lead up to the great battle where Leonidas and his army of 300 Spartan

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    300 Gender The film industry has created the conventional gender roles of society into their movies; A majority of films have supported some of the male and female stereotypes. In the history of the film industry, the role of men is primarilythat of the stereotypical working class man or hero, while the roles of women are primarily portrayed as being somewhat inferior to men. In the 1930s through the 1970s, men held the leading roles in films while women played smaller roles. Men were typically

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    10 300- Many people hate the movie, 300, and while I don’t think it’s a cinematic masterpiece, I do feel that most people hate it for the wrong reasons. People love to point out the historical inaccuracies that exist in the movie. Among the fantastical elements that wouldn’t have actually existed are the bombs, elephants, giant monsters, and the fangs on the immortals. However while these critical viewers were busy focusing on what wrong about the movie, they missed a vital part that explains all

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