Spartan Spectators | 13 Jun 2007 // 5:00 PM

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

The PopMatters 'Short Ends & Leader' Spring Film Preview | 1 Mar 2007 // 2:00 PM

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.


Three Hundred | 12 Aug 2007 // 4:59 PM

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.

300 (2007) | 8 Mar 2007 // 7:00 PM

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


Can Snyder Make Superman Super Again? | 12 Oct 2010 // 6:45 AM

For all his ability with scope and eye for the epic, hiring Zack Snyder might not be the 100 percent right decision.

Another Zack Attack | 22 Sep 2010 // 11:00 PM

How did he do it? How did Zack Snyder go from motion picture nobody to helmer of hits like Dawn of the Dead and 300?


'Spartacus: Blood and Sand' | 22 Jan 2010 // 8:00 AM

LOS ANGELES — In titling its new series "Spartacus: Blood and Sand," the Starz Network cannot be accused of false advertising. There is blood, and lots

Iranian exiles see film '300' as an attempt to vilify Persians | 21 Mar 2007 // 9:29 PM

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 distributor.

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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