'300' sequel all blood, no meat
Rome wasn't built in a day, but this sword-and-sandals sequel may have been. Stunningly shot and stupidly written, "300: Rise of an Empire" has all the visual style and arterial spray of the original, Zack Snyder's "300."
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'300' sequel faces tough sell with missing leading man
Selling "300: Rise of an Empire" was already going to be difficult even before its leading man went missing from promotional duties.
The Baxter Bulletin
This chapter of the epic saga takes the action to a fresh battlefield on the sea as Greek general Themistokles attempts to unite all of Greece by leading the charge that will change the course of the war.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
Inside Bay Area
"300: Rise of an Empire": Boring narration melds with swarms of flying severed limbs for a sequel overloaded with stylized action sequences and hamstrung by an inept script.
Sullivan Stapleton Hints at 300: Rise of an Empire Sequel
Warner Bros. and Legendary Pictures' long-awaited sequel 300: Rise of an Empire debuted this past weekend and has already grossed over $140 million at the global box office, despite opening seven years since the original film's release.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
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Mon Mar 10, 2014
The Washington Post
Yep, the producers of "300: Rise of an Empire" are laughing all the way to the bank on Monday: The widely-panned movie raked in $45 million over the weekend, making it the No.
Jack O'Connell and Callan Mulvey Talk 300: Rise of an Empire, Filming in Bulgaria, 3D, and More
Now playing in theaters is director Noam Murro's 300: Rise of an Empire . In the sequel to Zack Snyder's 300 , Greek general Themistokles attempts to unite all of Greece by leading the charge that will change the course of the war against the massive invading Persian forces led by mortal-turned-god, Xerxes , and Artemisia , the vengeful commander ... (more)
Top 10 movies: '300' rises to number one
Both children and adults had a reason to visit the theaters this past weekend. The new film additions were "300: Rise of An Empire" and "Mr. Peabody & Sherman."
Sun Mar 09, 2014
KABC-AM Los Angeles
"300: Rise of An Empire" Charges to Top of Box Office
Gerard Butler does not appear in the sequel to his 2007 film 300 , which instead features Sullivan Stapleton, Eva Green and Lena Headey.
300 sequel Rise of an Empire showing at the Reel cinema in Grantham
The inevitable follow-up to 300 from 2006, this sequel tells the story of Greek general Themistokles who leads the charge against invading Persian forces led by mortal-turned-god Xerxes and Artemisia, vengeful commander of the Persian navy .
Sat Mar 08, 2014
REVIEW: a 300: Rise of an Empirea
Back in 2006, director Zach Snyder paired a Frank Miller graphic novel with a mostly naked, very beefy Gerard Butler , and ancient Greek history was born.
Eva Green, Lena Headey and more take us inside '300: Rise of an Empire'
Jack O'Connell, Eva Green, Callan Mulvey, Lena Headey and Noam Murro at the Los Angeles premiere of "300: Rise of an Empire" Jack O'Connell, Eva Green, Callan Mulvey, Lena Headey and Noam Murro at the Los Angeles premiere of "300: Rise of an Empire" "300: Rise of an Empire" is a 3-D IMAX film based on Frank Miller's latest graphic novel "Xerxes," ... (more)
Fri Mar 07, 2014
West Hawaii Today
Movie Guide 3-7-14
Editor's note: Ratings by the Motion Picture Association of America are: for general audiences; parental guidance urged because of material possibly unsuitable for children; parents are strongly cautioned to give guidance for attendance of children younger than 13; restricted, younger than 17 admitted only with parent or adult guardian; no one ... (more)
Box-office preview: '300' to rise over 'Mr. Peabody'
The movie "300" may have ended with the slaughter of the titular battalion by King Xerxes' Persian hordes, but that doesn't mean there can't be a sequel.
"300: Rise of an Empire": Sequel is Absurd, Laughable; Make-Out Scene w Severed Head
If your idea of a great movie is a silly, made-up feminist story from the ages when feminism never existed, then " 300: Rise of an Empire "-in theaters today, is for you.
The Washington Post
a 300: Rise of an Empirea and other new movies, reviewed
In this week's new releases, the women of "300: Rise of an Empire" steal the spotlight, but with a lackluster storyline, the film receives one star.
'300' Warriors Battle '50s Cartoon Dog At Box Office: Who Will Come Out On Top?
But now, Snyder's adaptation of comic book legend Frank Miller's "300" mini-series earned more than $456 million around the globe, thanks its stylized look and feel, high stakes storyline and cast of mostly unknown but extremely buff actors.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Movie review: 300: Rise of an Empire a beefcake history lesson
Artemisia then lifts up the head, kisses it on the lips, and flings it right at us, a piece of horrific flotsam that floats in three dimensions across the violent landscape of ocean waves, abused galley slaves, fierce warriors and armies of bare-chested guys who seem to have arrived fresh from three hours of free weights.
Globe and Mail
Pier Paolo Pasolini: a master of controversy and conflict
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