Review: The Immortals

Theseus is a mortal man chosen by Zeus to lead the fight against the ruthless King Hyperion, who is on a rampage across Greece to obtain a weapon that can destroy humanity.

From the makers of 300, a King who wants to destroy the Gods with the help of the Titans, and destroy anything in this path. Theseus is the one man capable to stand up against King Hyperion with the help of an Oracle and a few people on the way. The story doesn’t have the same gritty feel as 300 but does have sort of the same style, I was really waiting to see this Epic movie but it wasn’t as big as I thought it would be. Its a good story but there was something missing, it didn’t pull me in like 300, 300 gets your blood pumping and any man would shout at the top of his lungs at the final scene. I have to say that Mickey Rourke plays a really good bad guy, the perfect role for King Heyprion. The idea of the Gods of Olympus interfering with the Helenic battle was pretty crazy and something to expand on. I enjoyed the movie but I wanted a lot more out of it, its good but not an epic movie, no where near 300.

Link: IMDB

300 – King Leonidas Helmet

300 is one of those movies that will leave a mark on any man’s life, its become a right of passage for many men. Ever time I see this movie I’m still in awe of King Leonidas, he feared very little, faced his enemies when they were only 300 against hundreds of thousands. So when I saw this statue of the helmet of 300 and shield as the base I had to have it.

I picked it from a store called The Nobel Collection in Dubai Mall, their prices are reasonable as this is around 72 KD, for a full bronze helmet, shield and sword of 300. In my case I’m missing the sword since I was so happy I got it I took it in with me as a carry on and so security took the little sword, I wasn’t thinking straight at the time. So they took the 12 cm Bronze sword and left everything else, they were rather reasonable and decent at security but I still have this amazing helmet and the quality of it is fantastic, solid bronze piece.

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