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300 Reviews

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Josh Bell
Las Vegas Weekly

So militaristic and single-minded that it's like a CGI-heavy blockbuster version of Triumph of the Will.

Full Review Source: Las Vegas Weekly | Original Score: 2/5

March 8, 2007
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

While the standard complaint might be about the surfeit of blood spilled, the real problem isn't so much the gore that gets splattered around in 300 as its lack of effect - it's all antiseptic and pretty.

Full Review Source: Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | Original Score: 80/100

March 9, 2007
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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300 has one-dimensional caricatures who talk like professional wrestlers plugging their next feud.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 2/4

August 8, 2008
Lisa Kennedy
Denver Post
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[Gerard Butler's character] charisma is elusive. He vigorously enunciates like a summer stock player doing Shakespeare. But the writing's overblown. And locating the requisite sorrow in this tale of heroism is an afterthought for Snyder and co.

Full Review Source: Denver Post | Original Score: 2/4

March 9, 2007
Michael Phillips
Chicago Tribune
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The movie should've been called Ode to a Grecian Ab.

Full Review Source: Chicago Tribune | Original Score: 2.5/4

March 8, 2007
Joe Morgenstern
Wall Street Journal
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It also pits millions of fans of brainless violence against a gallant band, or so I choose to think of us, who still expect movies to contain detectable traces of humanity.

Full Review Source: Wall Street Journal

March 8, 2007
Fernando F. Croce
CinePassion

Asscrack-ugly

Full Review Source: CinePassion

August 27, 2009
James Rocchi
Cinematical

Whatever your reason for going into 300, I can't imagine leaving it very excited by what you get. I can imagine being excited by the prospect of leaving -- for me, the end credits of 300 rolled up on the screen with the comforting shock of a parole notice

Full Review Source: Cinematical | Original Score: 0/4

March 11, 2007
Tom Meek
Boston Phoenix

[Snyder] twists the brawn and battle into a cartoonish FX extravaganza with severed body parts and globules of blood flying across the screen.

Full Review Source: Boston Phoenix | Original Score: 2/4

April 23, 2009
Tony Macklin
Fayetteville Free Weekly

300 is a fun-fest of blood, mayhem, and absurdity. At its best, it is entertaining; when it's not at its best, it's pretty dumb. It's pretty dumb much of the time.

Full Review Source: Fayetteville Free Weekly | Original Score: 2.0/5

February 2, 2009
Ben Rawson-Jones
Digital Spy

Despite a cracking central premise and outstanding visuals, 300 ultimately leaves you feeling more gutted than some of the disemboweled soldiers on display throughout the movie.

Full Review Source: Digital Spy

July 6, 2010
Nick Schager
Slant Magazine

It's like Fight Club without the tongue-in-cheek satire, cribbing from Gladiator, Braveheart, and every videogame that ever concluded a level with a giant boss battle.

Full Review Source: Slant Magazine | Original Score: 1.5/4

March 6, 2007
Garth Franklin
Dark Horizons

Despite all the visual trickery and slick filmmaking, it can't really hide that underneath is a vehicle as clunky, empty and vacuous as a mediocre comic adaptation

Full Review Source: Dark Horizons

April 24, 2007
Stephen Hunter
Washington Post
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It's kind of a ghastly hoot, and while I suppose it does no harm, it also contributes nothing. It's a guilty unpleasantness.

Full Review Source: Washington Post

March 8, 2007
Tricia Olszewski
Washington City Paper

All this bellowing and testosterone gets old fast -- especially since there's not much of a plot outside of the combat scenes, and the not-much-of-a-plot scenes are laden with dialogue worthy of Anakin and Padmé.

Full Review Source: Washington City Paper

March 4, 2008
Brian Orndorf
OhmyNews.com

It's a fireworks show in the daytime, Christmas presents on December 26th, and porn without the penetration.

Full Review Source: OhmyNews.com | Original Score: D+

March 8, 2007
Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy

A typical stupid action movie, with an extra dollop of stupid on the side.

Full Review Source: Antagony & Ecstasy | Original Score: 3/10

September 27, 2007
Rob Gonsalves
eFilmCritic.com

An overwrought, revved-up, and deeply silly symphony of clanging steel and spurting blood.

Full Review Source: eFilmCritic.com | Original Score: 2/5

July 23, 2007
Kyle Smith
New York Post
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Keeping in mind Slate's Mickey Kaus' Hitler Rule -- never compare anything to Hitler -- it isn't a stretch to imagine Adolf's boys at a 300 screening, heil-fiving each other throughout and then lining up to see it again.

Full Review Source: New York Post | Original Score: 2/4

March 9, 2007
Cole Smithey
ColeSmithey.com

Apart from its pro-war propaganda, that comes in the form of unrelenting voice-over narration, "300" is a dog of a movie where cookie-cutter CGI battle scenes show thirty actors pretending to fight to the death.

Full Review Source: ColeSmithey.com | Original Score: D

March 10, 2007
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