300

(2007)

"300" is an adaptation of Frank Miller's epic graphic novel. Using hyper-real renderings similar to Miller's own graphically stylized illustrations, the film tells the true story of 300 elite Spartan warriors led by their fearless king Leonidas (Butler), who thwart the charge of Xerxes and his massive Persian army at the battle of Thermopylae. Facing insurmountable odds, their valor and sacrifice inspire all of Greece to unite against their Persian foe, leading to the origins of democracy.

‘300: The Complete Experience’ Comes to Blu-ray on July 21st

You can relive Zack Snyder's 2007 classic in the fullest possible way in high-def this July. 300: The Complete Experience will be released on Blu-ray on July 21. This new BD Digibook set will be priced at $39.99 SRP and will include a 40-page book with new photos and sketches, plus two hours of brand new special features. The film stars Gerard Butler, Lena Headey, David Wenham and Rodrigo Santoro.

300 is an adaptation of Frank Miller's epic graphic novel. Using hyper-real renderings similar to Miller's own graphically stylized illustrations, the film tells the true story of 300 elite Spartan warriors led by their fearless king Leonidas (Butler), who thwart the charge of Xerxes and his massive Persian army at the battle of Thermopylae. Facing insurmountable odds, their valor and sacrifice inspire all of Greece to unite against their Persian foe, leading to the origins of democracy.

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Zack Snyder Reveals ‘300’ Sequel Details

Although it was dramatized terrifically, Snyder's 300 told the story of the Battle of Thermopylae, which occurred in 480 BC. The film's final moments mention that one year later, at Platea, 10,000 Spartan warriors helped defeat a huge Persian force; in a historical context, an equally important event occurred when the Athenian navy crushed the Persians in the battle of Salamis. According to Snyder, "300 Part II" will focus on the intense 12 months when these battles were taking place.

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‘300’ Brings the Battle Back to DVD on November 18th

You can bring home King Leonidas and his battle against the Spartans in a whole new edition this November. 300 will be released in a Limited Collectors Edition on November 18. This three-disc release will feature a new disc of content, including a new documentary on making the film and a Digital Copy of the film along with other collectable items such as 52-page hardcover art book with a personal message from Snyder, a lucite display with motion film image and six collectible photo cards. We don't have any cover art as of yet, but this new set will be priced at $49.92 SRP. The film stars Gerard Butler, Lena Headey and Rodrigo Santoro.

The epic graphic novel by Frank Miller (Sin City) assaults the screen with the blood, thunder and awe of its ferocious visual style faithfully recreated in an intense blend of live-action and CGI animation. Retelling the ancient Battle of Thermopylae, it depicts the titanic clash in which King Leonidas (Gerard Butler) and 300 Spartans faced off against Xerxes (Rodrigo Santoro) and his massive Persian army. In spite of insurmountable odds, they fought to the death to defend their honor and freedom, inspiring all of Greece to unite against the enemy.

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Sci Fi Channel Prepares for ‘Sanctuary’

Sci Fi Channel has signed on for a 13-episode season of the new science fiction drama Sanctuary. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Stargate SG-1 writer-producer Damian Kindler, star Amanda Tapping and producer-director Martin Wood will executive produce the series with Sam Egan.

Amanda Tapping will star as Dr. Helen Magnus who is on a quest with her young protege, Will Zimmerman, to track down, aid and protect strange creatures that walk the earth. Sanctuary will be the first television series to use live-action actors against virtual sets in the style of the feature 300.

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‘300’ Rules the Sales Charts Again

Movie PictureIt may have lost the rental war but 300 again took the top spot in sales.

However, Disturbia was tops on Home Media Magazine's video rental chart. 300 was bumped to the No. 2 position.

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‘300’ Rules the DVD Charts

Movie Picture300 batted 1000 on the DVD charts last week.

In a story from The Hollywood Reporter, bowing on DVD, HD-DVD and Blu-ray Disc, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment's 300 took the top positions on Nielsen VideoScan's First Alert sales chart and Home Media Magazine's video rental chart.

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DVD/HD-DVD Version of ‘300’ Experiencing Some Player Issues

It seems like not everything is perfect in the world of 300.

According to the The Digital Bits, some users of the 300 DVD/HD-DVD Combo have been experiencing some playback issues.

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CONTEST: Take Home the ‘300’ DVD!

Movie PictureOn July 31 the release of the 300 DVD becomes a reality! Since this is a release of mega-proportions we are giving away some copies to our users!

CLICK HERE to enter our contest!

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