The movie 300

Production[ edit ] Above: A website by teachers, who recommend spartanwarriors. In an Entertainment Weekly interview, graphic novelist Frank Miller addressed this by saying, "The closest comparison you can draw in terms of our own military today is to think of the red-caped Spartans as being like our special-ops forces.

The movie depicts a small group of European freedom fighters holding off a large army of Iranian slaves. Patrick Sabongui as the Persian General who tries to get Leonidas to comply at the end of the battle. There function was to make the warrior appear taller and more intimidating, while The movie 300 him a royal-like appearance.

In the film Astinos has a constant presence until he dies. Another liberty I took was, they all had plumes, but I only gave a plume to Leonidas, to make him stand out and identify him as a king.

Rejected, Ephialtes goes to the Persian King Xerxes and informs him of a narrow passage that will lead the Persian soldiers behind the Greek army.

Did the Persians really use charging elephants and rhinos at Thermopylae? The Athenians were fighting a sea battle during this. Was the Persian King Xerxes really bald and 9-feet-tall? Sparta and Athens working together also marked the beginning of Greece as a unified nation, instead of a collection of warring city-states.

In what year did the Battle of Thermopylae take place? I knocked their helmets off a fair amount, partly so you can recognize who the characters are.

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The real Persian King Xerxes had a beard and was much shorter. At one point in the film, a Persian messenger insults the Queen after she offers her input during a political discussion. Leonidas then turns to his own Spartan soldiers and asks them, "What is your profession men?

While it afforded maximum protection and essentially covered the warrior from head to toe, unlike the depiction of the heavily armed infantryman in the movies, what one hoplite wore usually varied by individual preference to that of his countrymen on the battlefield.

In addition, the battle has been taught in military academies as an example of how a small well-trained group of resolute warriors can defend their position against a numerically superior force. Even more disconcerting was that its R-rated content became much more readily accessible to the under audience due to its release on DVD and its continued airing on cable TV.

This new Blu-ray Disc is encased in a page Digibook and includes all the extras from the original release as well as some new ones. And the landscapes are different than in real life. The Oracle was a woman considered to posses a certain prophetic wisdom, often spiritual in nature.

Other videos offer a behind the scenes look at the making of the film. Jurassic Park but higher than Transformers. They only argue over whether it happened in August or mid-September of that year.

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After this, Leonidas learns of the Persian advance and travels to Sparta to spread the news. Visual effects supervisor Chris Watts and production designer Jim Bissell created a process dubbed "The Crush," [18] which allowed the Meteor artists to manipulate the colors by increasing the contrast of light and dark.

References provided upon request.The Spartans is a CinemaScope epic film depicting the Battle of with the cooperation of the Greek government, it was shot in the village of Perachora in the Peloponnese.

This website is dedicated to King Leonidas, the Spartans, Thespians and other Greek warriors who fought to the death during the Battle of Thermopylae (Hot Gates) in August, B.C. Movies Online is your source for the latest movies, online movie news, reviews and editorials.

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