Men, myth & might - 3 for the ages.
The epic graphic novel by Frank Miller (Sin City) assaults the screen with the blood, thunder and awe of its ferocious visual style faithfully re-created 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 fought tot he death against Xerxes (Rodrigo Santoro) and his massive Persian army. Experience history at swordpont. ANd moviemaking with a cutting edge.
Troy: Director's Cut
Bigger. Braver. Bolder. Director Wolfgang Petersen enlarges his exciting epic with over 30 minutes of previously unseen footage drawing you deeper into the heat of battle and the heated lives of his complex characters. With a stellar cast (Brad Pitt [Achilles], Eric Bana [Hector], Orlando Bloom [Paris], Diane Kruger [Helen] and Peter O'Toole [Priam], Troy: Director's Cut completes the intense saga of one of history's greatest confrontations, recreated through the passion of one of today's best filmmakers.
Alexander Revisited: The Final Cut
Oliver Stone (JFK, World Trade Center) incorporates over 30 minutes never shown anywhere and reshapes his saga of the world's greatest warrior (Colin Farrell) into a richer, more satisfying and audacious portrait from curious boyhood to mature conqueror. Added scenes of thunderous action and evocative sexuality enrich the performances of its stellar cast (Angelina Jolie, Val Kilmer, Jared Leto, Rosario Dawson, Anthony Hopkins). Discover more secrets of a historic legend - and more greatness from one of cinema's bravest directors.