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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Lena Headey
Eva Green
Rodrigo Santoro
Mark Killeen
Sullivan Stapleton
Directors
Noam Murro
Screenwriters
Zack Snyder
Kurt Johnstad
Running Time
102 minutes

300: Rise Of An Empire
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300: Rise Of An Empire

Plot
Hopelessly outnumbered by a vengeful Persian armada, Athenian war hero Themistokles (Stapleton) unites the Greeks, forms a ragtag navy and heads into the Aegean Sea.


Verdict
300, up to 11. The foot-in-mouth direlogue is an Achilles’ heel, but this campy gore-opera is bursting with guilty pleasures. See it large: the 3D is killer.


Reviewed by Simon Crook

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