"300: Rise of an Empire" pits Themistokles against the massive invading Persian forces led by mortal-turned-god Xerxes, and Artemisia, vengeful commander of the Persian navy.
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This film tells the story of three teenaged boys banished from their southern Utah polygamous community by Warren Jeffs, the sect's self-proclaimed prophet. Part of a growing group of exiles, the boys are condemned to hell by their community and denied further contact with their families. The boys must now survive on their own in mainstream America, which for them, is a whole new country."
other sordid souls, is a place that reeks of death and hopelessness, where a lonely vampire is stalking
the towns' most unsavory inhabitants. But when boy meets girl, an unusual love story begins to
The first Iranian Vampire Western, Ana Lily Amirpour's debut feature basks in the sheer pleasure of
pulp. A joyful mash-up of genre, archetype and iconography, its prolific influences span spaghetti
westerns, graphic novels, horror films, and the Iranian New Wave. Amped by a mix of Iranian rock,
techno and Morricone-inspired riffs, its airy, anamorphic, black-and-white aesthetic and artfully drawnout
scenes combine the simmering tension of Sergio Leone with the weird surrealism of David Lynch.