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I saw 300 last night with my favorite buddy XShadowSandmanX. It was soooo good. Best movie I’ve seen in ages. Man was Xerxes a fa-reak or what?! I was awash in a sea of washboard abs… it was delightful.  Extra creepy/cool was the surround sound bloodsplatter sound effects. Yeesh. Then seeing as we were in a Frank Miller groove we watched Sin City on DVD, and noticed a remarkable similarity between the Hot Gates in 300 and the Sin City ambush in Old Town when Dwight trades Jacky-Boy’s head for Gail. In this case Dwight = Leonidas. 
Anyway, if you haven’t seen it yet… GO! Do NOT wait for DVD! See it in all its bloody glory on the big screen!

9 thoughts on “300 Rules!

  1. Strattos says:

    Frank Miller can do no wrong. I had such a good time watching 300 I had to run out and grab a copy of The Dark Knight Returns. I didn’t want the good story telling to end!
    Xerxes, what a queen!

  2. Andrew says:

    I saw this movie last night also. OMG I loved it. Xerxes creeped me out, I wasn’t really sure if it was a chick or a dude, obviously it sounded like a guy, but man he wasn’t right in the head. I hope they come out with a sequel, I saw what only 300 spartans can do, now I want to see what 10,000 can do.

  3. Debbie says:

    Frank Miller is my idol since I read the Dark Knight for the first time. It is simply THE best "comic" book I have ever read in my life.300 is not out here yet (they will start showing it next week) and I can’t wait to see it.Did you know that the Persian king is a Brazilian actor? 😉 I am soooooo proud of my country.Thanks for your feedback on the film. My expectations are very high, but I wanted to know someone’s else opinion as well.*love*

  4. Dave says:

    I’ll pass, thanks.  I have a hard time being entertained by historical events being twisted around so horribly.  Besides that, I never really liked Sin City (movie, haven’t read the graphic novels).

  5. Chloe says:

    Dave, history was not twisted.Was it glorified, and made into a visual orgasm? Yes.But honestly, in pure tradition of Greek and Roman storytelling, THIS is how they would have told the tale…Don’t look at it as a historical tale – although I don’t think they screwed with anything, as far as I remember my history lessons about the Persuan wars….or how Sparta responded to them….Just enjoy it for what it is…

  6. Shawn says:

    I’ll have to catch it on DVD since I’m saving movie night for TMNT next week!!  Turtle Power!

  7. Mark says:

    Great movie.. I just couldn’t handle Xerxes voice, it seemed wrong for the part. I also just finished watching the history channels take on 300 and although it was campy, it tied up some "what was really going on" questions.

  8. Kiki says:

    The movie was just plain fun to watch. It didn’t drag on, it had tons of exciting moments, it had a story.. and it had an elephant.  You can’t get any better than that.  Sometimes (most of the time) I like to keep my learning seperate from my entertainment and just enjoy a movie for what it is, just plain fun!

  9. Dimitris says:

    Great movie.. Saw it myself a few days ago, and i totally agree… I need to see Sin City again though, as i can only remember the girl from "Gilmor family", and that blonde one 😛

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