As most of you know, the phrase Molon Labe dates back to the battle of Thermopolaye. There's a new film about the battle due out soon, based on a graphic novel by Frank Miller.
Here's the trailer:
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November 28, 2006, 08:01 PM
Too bad the trailer is so "artsy". It doesn't make me want to see this film even though I thoroughly enjoyed reading "Gates of Fire".
November 28, 2006, 08:12 PM
Well - since all historical accuracy bets are off, I guess Leonidas can say, "We're going to rip you a new one," and that will be fine from a dramatic perspective. YMMV :rolleyes:
November 28, 2006, 08:42 PM
Gates of Fire is a GREAT book.
November 28, 2006, 08:43 PM
Oh, great. A steamy love interest, attack rhinos, 20-foot Matrix leaps and lots of xtreme yelling.
Count me out. :barf:
November 28, 2006, 10:11 PM
Oh, great! A steamy love interest! Attack rhinos! 20-foot Matrix leaps and lots of xtreme yelling!
November 28, 2006, 10:32 PM
I didn't know Conan was Spartan. :eek: :neener:
"Few stood against many".
November 28, 2006, 10:34 PM
Gates of Fire is a GREAT book.Yes. Unfortunatly the movie isn't based on that one, but on the "graphic novel" (comic book, to us old timers) from 1998, Dark Horse Comics limited series "300" written and drawn by Frank Miller and painted by Lynn Varley. The movie is heavy on CGI to duplicate the Miller/Varley images.
November 29, 2006, 12:04 AM
Cool. Very cool.
Awright, it's only loosely based on historical facts. So? If I'm going to the theater, it's not for a history lesson.
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