This title gives a very brief idea of the nature of the film and provides a starting point for the reader to focus on. The title might also give an indication of whether the rest of your review will be positive or negative suggesting if you liked it or not.
David Wenham as Diliosnarrator and Spartan soldier. Lena Headey as Queen GorgoQueen of Sparta Gorgo has a larger role in the film than she does in the comic book, where she only appears in the beginning. Tom Wisdom as Astinos, Captain Artemis' eldest son. In the film Astinos has a constant presence until he dies.
In the comic book Astinos is only mentioned when he dies. Andrew Tiernan as Ephialtesa deformed Spartan outcast and traitor. Michael Fassbender as Steliosa young, spirited and highly skilled Spartan soldier.
Peter Mensah as a Persian messenger who gets kicked into the well by Leonidas. Tyler Neitzel as young Leonidas. Patrick Sabongui as the Persian General who tries to get Leonidas to comply at the end of the battle. Leon Laderach as Executionera hulking, clawed man who executes men who have displeased Xerxes.
Tyrone Benskin as the whip-wielding Persian Emissary. Production[ edit ] Above: Producer Gianni Nunnari was not the only person planning a film about the Battle of Thermopylae ; director Michael Mann already planned a film of the battle based on the book Gates of Fire. Nunnari discovered Frank Miller's graphic novelwhich impressed him enough to acquire the film rights.
Gordon wrote the script. Snyder used this narrative technique to show the audience that the surreal "Frank Miller world" of was told from a subjective perspective. By using Dilios' gift of storytelling, he was able to introduce fantasy elements into the film, explaining that "Dilios is a guy who knows how not to wreck a good story with truth.
A scene during filming. Two months of pre-production were required to create hundreds of shields, spears, and swords, some of which were recycled from Troy and Alexander. Creatures were designed by Jordu Schell and an animatronic wolf and thirteen animatronic horses were created.
The actors trained alongside the stuntmen, and even Snyder joined in. Upwards of costumes were created for the film, as well as extensive prosthetics for various characters and the corpses of Persian soldiers.
Shaun Smith and Mark Rappaport worked hand in hand with Snyder in pre-production to design the look of the individual characters, and to produce the prosthetic makeup effects, props, weapons and dummy bodies required for the production. Butler said that while he did not feel constrained by Snyder's direction, fidelity to the comic imposed certain limitations on his performance.
Wenham said there were times when Snyder wanted to precisely capture iconic moments from the comic book, and other times when he gave actors freedom "to explore within the world and the confines that had been set.
Visual effects supervisor Chris Watts and production designer Jim Bissell created a process dubbed "The Crush,"  which allowed the Meteor artists to manipulate the colors by increasing the contrast of light and dark.
Certain sequences were desaturated and tinted to establish different moods. Ghislain St-Pierre, who led the team of artists, described the effect: Bates said that the score had "a lot of weight and intensity in the low end of the percussion" that Snyder found agreeable to the film.
The heaviest borrowings are said to be from Elliot Goldenthal 's score for Titus.In this lesson learners will revise some film review vocabulary through pair-work discussions. They they will write their own film review after analysing a model.
Then they will read each other’s reviews and have a class vote about which film looks most interesting. How to Write a Review. An easy to understand Online Writing Guide for beginning writers. Here you will find a list of various writing models, general tips and hints to help guide you to writing success.
An example: when you're watching a movie, you can look at the acting, the special effects, the camera work, or the story, among other. Write course name, date, and topic at the top of each page. This worksheet helps students to write a film review.
I have included some information and vocabulary needed to write or talk about a fil. Film Review Samples Reviewing films can seem fun, but it actually takes discipline to explain all the elements of a film and to express your opinion succinctly. Check out our film review samples to gain a better understanding of how to write one yourself.
The assignment of writing a movie review for a high school class or newspaper can mean merely a grade from the teacher or publication that is read by the entire student body.