October 2, 2012
The film I have chosen to do my critique on is Zack Snyder’s 300. 300 is a film about King Leonidas, the King of Sparta, and his 300 Spartan warriors who all stood up against the God-king Xerxes and his massive Persian army from annihilation. After watching the film very closely for my critique I believe there is a serious underlying theme that everyone has the right to be free and sometimes you have to stand up and make sacrifices to keep your freedom. Standing up for freedom is never an easy task as shown in 300 but, everyone deserves to be free. In discussing the storytelling, acting, cinematography, editing, sound, style and directing, the impact of society on the …show more content…
The cinematography is very well used in my opinion. Each scene helps to progress the story and reveals just enough to keep the viewer interested and wanting to know what the next scene will bring or add to the emotional story. 300 is very detailed in its use of lighting and color. The details the lighting and color add and reveal in each scene’s environment add a dramatic effect to each one which, also helps to bring the story to life.