April 11, 2007

Carry On Up The Gates Of Fire

Just saw '300'. What a stinker! Cringemaking dialogue, mostly ordinary visuals disguised by colour-masking, laughable 6-packs up the wazoo, Celtic aery-fairie music and bombast served up as courage. I thought the Special Relationship meant that British accents in movies are reserved to badguys and psychopaths not bombastic tossers in sandals.

Maybe this clip isn't quite as funny as '300', but it does show how sex, sandals and sixpack movies should be done: