Articles tagged 300

Five Hot Chicks and the MPAA, Why Can’t This Be Europe? Zack Snyder’s ‘Sucker Punch’

PopMatters was in Beverly Hills for the Sucker Punch press junket, and sat down with among others, Director Zack Snyder, Producer Deborah Snyder, and stars Emily Browning, Abbie Cornish, Jena Malone, Vanessa Hudgens, and Jamie Chung.

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12 Nov 2009 // 10:22 AM

Like medieval alchemists struggling to transmute lead into gold, filmmakers seem determined to create a 100 percent believable animated human character. I understand the whole alchemist

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11 Feb 2009 // 2:32 AM

Zack Attack

How did he do it? How did Zack Snyder go from motion picture no one (well, he did direct a Michael Jordan documentary short and

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12 Aug 2007 // 10:59 PM

Three Hundred

300's penchant for drama and exaggeration is proof that a far-reaching vision and hyperbole can come together to tell a much better story than one based purely on historical facts.

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The History Channel Presents: Last Stand of the 300

The History Channel again comes to the rescue of fans of both Hollywood and academia.

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13 Jun 2007 // 11:00 PM

Spartan Spectators

The earnestness of 300 assaults reality so effectively that it ends up destroying myth.

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Iranian exiles see film ‘300’ as an attempt to vilify Persians

The Hollywood blockbuster “300” has fueled conversations in the Iranian exile community across the United States, even spawning demands for an apology from the film’s

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19 Mar 2007 // 5:00 AM

‘300’ is a number that adds up

A lot of people were surprised. I wasn’t surprised. I knew all along that “300” would be a monster hit, and that $70 million opening weekend

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16 Mar 2007 // 9:55 PM

300 defies description. Every attempt by mainstream critics to categorize or contextualize the film is more or less wrong. This is not some manner of anti-war

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13 Mar 2007 // 3:00 AM

Opening haul by ‘300’ is a stunner

Right now, the title “300” refers to the number of sword-slingin’, codpiece-sportin’ Spartans who fought a behemoth horde of Persian invaders in the famous fifth century

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12 Mar 2007 // 3:53 AM

The bloody, ultraviolent movie “300,” the latest in a string of action-packed comic book adaptations, raked in a staggering $70 million this weekend - the biggest March

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9 Mar 2007 // 2:00 AM

300 (2007)

Spartans! Simple and resonant, this call to identity comes up frequently in 300, the film based on Frank Miller's graphic novel.

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The PopMatters ‘Short Ends & Leader’ Spring Film Preview

In order to separate the worthy from the worthless, PopMatters' "Short Ends & Leader" editor is highlighting 10 new films he's looking forward to this spring.

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//Mixed media

Robert DeLong Upgraded for 'In the Cards' (Rough Trade Photos + Tour Dates)

// Notes from the Road

"Robert DeLong ups his musical game with his new album In the Cards and his live show gets a boost too.

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