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300 – The Domineering, Roaring Saga of Ancient Sparta

Guess which is the most common word in the opening statement of a typical Hollywood flick review? The answer is "Pedestrian". The majority of the movies thrive on sex, violence, one-man acts, forced comedy, super heroes, and of course fiction of the comic book type....

HD DVD Review: 300

A landmark in film visuals, 300 is an unforgettable experience. Its somewhat true story is mesmerizing, aided along by the style of Frank Miller and digital effects that become an actor by themselves. The visceral battles, superb performances, and uncompromising...

Directors look for extras in NM

You can be in a movie with the star of "300," and you don't have to go to Hollywood or be an actor. Casting directors are looking for men and women between 18 and 30 of all ethnicities to participate in "Game," a futuristic thriller about video games controlling...

Facilities fuel New Mexico production boom

When Paul Haggis began searching for locations to shoot his intense Army drama "In the Valley of Elah," he knew he wanted a place in the South with a 1960s-style motel adjacent to a diner and an Army base nearby -- and, of course, in a state with generous tax...

Game On in New Mexico, MMO Angle Dropped? (Blog)

Game On in New Mexico, MMO Angle Dropped? Posted by Gamerflicks on Sunday, September 02, 2007 at 02:12 AM Details have surfaced about where and when Gerard Butler’s new movie Game will start filming. According to an announcement issued by New Mexico Governor Bill...

300 – A Reflection

It's time to sit back and reflect on the masterpiece that was 300. Now that every fan boy and his brother has had a chance to see 300, whether in the theater, on DVD, or my personal favorite the HD DVD, it is time to reflect on this little gem. You just have to admire...

Gerard Butler Brings His ‘Game’ to Studios

There must be something about the movie “300” and Albuquerque. First, we hear that “300” producer and writer Frank Miller will come to the Duke City to direct his new film, “The Spirit.” Now, we hear that one of the stars of “300,” Gerard Butler, who was King Leonidas...

New film production fills Albuquerque Studios

Albuquerque Studios now has a full house with the announcement of yet another film production coming to the market. "Game," a Lakeshore Entertainment Production, will star Gerard Butler, star of the film "300," and begins moving into the studios in September....

DVD Review: 300

irst off, this is a super violent movie, although the comic book "look", in sepia tones with splashes of blood red, make it not quite as real and shocking. Straight from the pages of history, here's the drill. Based on the acclaimed graphic novel by Sin City's Frank...

Wiseman eyes ‘Escape’ remake

Len Wiseman, the director behind "Live Free of Die Hard," is in negotiations to helm "Escape From New York," New Line Cinema's remake of the cult John Carpenter movie. The project was set up at New Line in March with Neal Moritz producing and Gerard Butler attached to...

Movie Review – 300 (blog)

In Ancient Greece, where males were trained to fight from the age of seven and bravery was considered more important than goodness, warriors were the most admired among men. Scarred and maimed from a lifetime of fighting, they looked forward to a "beautiful death in...

Thor Rocks a Big Block (blog)

Friday night, several of us from work gathered at Brandon’s place to watch 300 on Blu-ray and then proceed with yet more carnage obliterating one another inside the madness that is Gears of War. I don’t know how one can not enjoy 300. Yes, it’s full of odd quirks and...

Prepare for Glory (blog)

I finally had the opportunity to see 300 over the weekend. If you are not familiar with the movie, 300 is based on Frank Miller's graphic novel about the Battle of Thermopylae in 480 B.C. It basically illustrates the story of King Leonidas and his courageous Spartan...

Movie Review: Frank Miller’s “300” (blog)

I love movies. I adore movies.. To that end, I think I'll starting posting movie reviews here from time to time. I'll start with this one. It's a bit older, but it's one I've already got lying around. Before I say anything else, this is NOT a historic account of the...

Frank Miller’s ‘300’ embodies the art of war

"There's no way to tell the story of '300' without it being amazingly brutal," Frank Miller says. And there's no way to watch "300" on DVD without being completely blown away by the audio-visual spectacle of this captivating, highly stylized film. Based on Miller's...

Visually exciting ‘300’ not for the squeamish

There's enough testosterone in "300" to power every Starbucks west of the Mississippi. Men with carved pecs strut around in G-strings and the occasional over-the-shoulder throw, ready to mate or do battle. In "300," out on DVD today, hordes of invading Persians...

Frank Miller’s 300 HD DVD Review

300, the movie, is the CGI action film event of 2006 and is now on HD DVD, DVD and Blu-ray. Shot 100% digitally, this film begs to be viewed on one of the high definition disc formats. But it’s the HD DVD users that get treated to groundbreaking disc technology: Make...

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