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Most Helpful Favorable Review

3 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

To anyone criticizing the writing and/or directing...

This was an adaptation of a graphic novel "think comic book" that was based on a historical battle. Of course the focus will be on violence and visuals. The movie was filmed in front of a blue screen specifically so the highly stylized visuals of the graphic novel cou...
This was an adaptation of a graphic novel "think comic book" that was based on a historical battle. Of course the focus will be on violence and visuals. The movie was filmed in front of a blue screen specifically so the highly stylized visuals of the graphic novel could be duplicated. If you're looking for great writing, don't watch a war movie based on a comic book. Try a Coen Brothers film. What this does offer is very uniquely stylized visuals and a pretty faithful representation of the graphic novel, no doubt due in part to Frank Miller's involvement in the production of the movie. Again, 300 is a great action movie adopted from a graphic novel, NOT an Oscar winning screenplay. Watch it for the right reason and it is not disappointing.

posted by Anonymous on October 1, 2010

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3 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

not to be used as evidence of hard work in the WGA strike

This movie was built on the work of stunt men and special effects people alone - no direction, no acting, and no writing. Gerard Butler, along with all the "actors" looked like a centerfold for gay porn. As a straight female I'm not attracted to that. After spending ...
This movie was built on the work of stunt men and special effects people alone - no direction, no acting, and no writing. Gerard Butler, along with all the "actors" looked like a centerfold for gay porn. As a straight female I'm not attracted to that. After spending hard-earned money to watch this movie in all its IMAX glory, I have to say I was frightened. Not by the movie. I was scared that the director and the vast majority of the audience are of age to vote in the coming presidential election. I was also left with the impression that "300" was the collective IQ of the people in the first 20 rows of the audience.

posted by Anonymous on October 1, 2010

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  • Posted October 1, 2010

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    I tried I really did

    After two tries because everyone says this movie is so good and it¿s perfect for me... I decided it¿s not good... sorry I upset allot of people when I say this I know, but the movie did not really hold my attention.

    2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

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    This movie was LAME... The story and acting were slow also boring, I fell asleep several times hoping the movie would be over each time I woke up. None of the Characters stood out, costumes and drawn backrounds were cool but the Good visuals couldn't save this movie for me... very disappointing.

    2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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    Posted April 7, 2010

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