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  • The sequel to 300 includes just about everything you would expect...digital blood spatter,

  • hulking shirtless dudes with swords and beautifully rendered digital landscapes. I didn't expect

  • all of that to get upstaged by the diabolical Eva Green as the vengeful Persian commander.

  • She wants revenge on the Greeks who slaughtered her family and sold her into slavery. As the

  • force behind Xerxes the God King from the first film...

  • For glory's sake, for vengeance sake, War!

  • She slices and dices her forces through the Greek navy on a path to conquer Athens.

  • Do you gentlemen find command unreasonable? Is it too much to ask for victory?

  • Following 300, Rise of an Empire is more of the same, utilizing a similar story-telling

  • style, while trying to expand the overall scope and the body count.

  • Very few of the characters have anything memorable to do other than swing their swords and yell...

  • Seize your glory!

  • But Eva Green relishes her role with such wicked delight, she easily outshines all of

  • her fellow actors and the stylish special effects.

  • If you like you greek history told through the lens of professional wrester, 300: Rise

  • of an Empire works as a fine companion to its predecessor.

  • I'm John at the Movies.

The sequel to 300 includes just about everything you would expect...digital blood spatter,

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'300: Rise of an Empire' Review

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    hhhiii posted on 2014/04/01
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