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  • Frank Miller's 300 Movie Review

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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

  • 300: The Historical Battle Of Thermopylae

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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

  • 300 - a Gender Analysis Essay

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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

  • Frank Miller's 300 the Movie: From The Pages of a Comic Book to the Silver Screen

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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

  • Essay on Visually Appealing Films: 300, Rise of an Empire

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    300, Rise of an Empire Honestly, the film looks visually appealing. The sequel hasn’t lost sight of what makes this franchise great, so it just enhances the visuals by making it sharper and the camera transitions smoother. But the story isn’t nearly as captivating. The film centers on Themistocles and Artemisia I of Caria, as well as Xerxes I of Persia. The Battle of Artemisia was a naval engagement, at the same time with the battle of Thermopylae, and was fought between an alliance of Greek city-states

  • Movie Analysis : V For Vendetta

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    of entertainment. Zack Snyder 's adaptation of the graphic novel 300, and James McTeigue 's adaptation of V for Vendetta are no exceptions to criticisms of historical accuracy. However, while Zack Snyder 's 300 is an attempt to recreate history, and does so in a dramatic, stylized, exaggerated, and biased fashion, V for Vendetta echoes history and uses it as a way to enhance the story. Firstly, it is important to note that both 300 and V for Vendetta are adaptations of graphic novels. Thus, any

  • Film Analysis Of Fight Club

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    Fight Club is the opposite of Watchmen, the style of David Fincher and his faded green aesthetic fit perfectly in the world of Fight Club and help to give the Film a sense of identity that wouldn 't exist if the film was created by a lesser director. The way this Film is shot, the editing, the score, it all combines to help tell the story in a new way that feels entirely separate from the book. Additionally, Fincher works to bring the concepts of the book to life through adaptation not translation

  • Leonidas Leadership Qualities

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    Classical World on Film – “Leadership on Screen” essay - 300 The movie that I chose to analyze for leadership was 300 (Zack Snyder, 2006). There are many characters in the movie that express leadership qualities. The one that stood out to me was Leonidas. From a historical standpoint, most of the information about Leonidas comes from a single Greek historian. He rose to power in 490 B.C. after his half-brother died in questionable circumstances. He trained from childhood as a hoplite, the same as

  • The Film 300 : The Movie 300 And The Movie

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    The movie 300 is based on the comic book series also known as 300. Both the series and the movies are based upon the Battle of Thermopylae, but neither are very accurate at all. The movie exaggerates events that happened in the real Battle of Thermopylae, and some events that occurred in the movie hadn’t even happened in the real Battle of Thermopylae. Some of the unrealistic parts of the movie may go unnoticed because they are very small, but some things should most definitely be questioned; why

  • Thebes In Athenian Life

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    time for Thebes, they have just own the battle of Leuctra that have just defeated the Spartan army. I don't think they know what they just acomplest! Out number both in calvary and infinity they were able to crush the Spartan forces only suffering 300, casualties with the Spartans sustained over 4,000! Can I just say that this the powerful spartan army the own that lives and breath war! After talking to some of the citizens this is how they pulled it off. During the Peloponnesian war Thebes allied