300: RISE OF AN EMPIRE

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Noam Murro Stars: Sullivan Stapleton, David Wenham, Eva Green, Rodrigo Santoro, Lena Headey, Jack O'Connell. Hollywood must have squandered all of its reserves of fake blood for this overly violent and visually ugly and cliched follow up to Zack Snyder's 2006 epic 300, which redefined the action genre. Snyder (300, Sucker Punch, etc) is a hack director with an over the top kinetic aesthetic; his films are more of a triumph of style over substance as he throws virtually everything at the screen. And even though he is only credited as Continue reading