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Watch 300: Rise of an Empire Online Xerxes takes Artemisia’s words to heart and walks for many days and nights, bathed in Persian robes, through Middle-Eastern deserts like a centuries-early messiah. He wanders until he finds an ancient temple watched over by Persian priests with its own super-special, golden Lazarus Pit. They dip Xerxes in the gold, washing away every trace “of humanity from the Xerxes of old.” Enters the young, angry son of a dead father with his hair and a beard in tact. Exits the bald, hairless, androgynous demi-god in need of a Glam Rock band from the 2007 movie. A villain is born.

The film cuts to a montage as Artemisia prepares for Xerxes’ coronation to true power by slaughtering every last single friend, peer, and mentor of Xerxes’ youth in the palace, until it is only her and Xerxes. When he returns, the God-King finds a devilishly smiling Artemisia ready to bow to his supposed supremacy as he rises to the palace’s balcony for his strike a (Fuhrer) pose moment before his legions of subjects. However, his words of claiming glory and vengeance on the Greeks are, as astutely pointed out by the narrating Gorgo, not his own. As he gives his speech, Artemisia lips the words along, fulfilling her intended “manipulation” (Gorgo’s word, not mine). So behind the greatest evil of Ancient Greece is a scheming woman and superstitious myticism from the Far East? Yep, this still feels VERY Frank Miller to me!

Thus ended the new footage, dovetailing into the newly-minted IMAX 3D version of the original 300, which undoubtedly will be making the rounds in wider distribution come March. Overall, it was every bit as epic, boisterous, and staggeringly inaccurate to history as the original (Darius I was not at Marathon and died three years later from failing health while planning an Egyptian campaign for starters, nor was Athens likely burned). However, I can safely say that for fans of the original 300, much of the same goofy splendor and wildly excessive gore, sex, and more gore is present. It is unclear from these 13 minutes if the action will have quite the same eye-catching dazzle of Snyder’s take on this world (it is his specialty). Nor is Stapleton given many (or any) lines to contrast to Gerard Butler’s star-making role. But the same visual beefiness is on full display, and honestly Eva Green feels like a magnificent addition to this swords and sandals franchise.

Meanwhile, making the movie gave actor Rodrigo Santoro a new appreciation for women. How?

In this exclusive video interview, the ridiculously handsome Brazilian reveals it’s all about hair removal: “Waxing is for really brave people.”

Santoro (Lost, Love Actually) returns in sequel 300: Rise of an Empire, again unrecognisable as mortal-turned-god Xerxes, who this time is at battle with Greek general Themistokles — played by Australia’s Sullivan Stapleton.

Admittedly, even if you're not really one for digital effects, the whole enterprise looks pretty grand. Yet the finest spectacle in all of Rise of an Empire is a human being: Eva Green plays resident bad gal Artemisia, commander of the Persian navy. As a child, she watched as Greek soldiers raped and killed members of her family; then the Greeks made her a slave, violating her and leaving her for dead. She was rescued by Persians and trained as a warrior. Now she hates all Greek men — wouldn't you? — though her hormones kick into love-hate overdrive when she gets a gander at Themistocles and his noble brow (among other attributes).

But really, who's looking at him? In her every scene — and thankfully, she's in lots of them — Green's Artemisia is something to behold. She makes her entrance in a fringed leather gown with a molded breastplate, sweeping into the Persian palace like a B.C. Morticia Addams. From there, her costumes become even more elaborate: There are one-shouldered numbers draped with chains and dotted with grommets, shimmery columns that resemble liquid metal, and, perhaps finest of all, a skin-tight sheath with a row of silver spikes running down her spinal column like a violent shiver. Artemisia wears gowns even onboard her ship, fer Chrissakes. Her over-the-topness — and, in one scene, her resplendent toplessness — really gets Rise of an Empire cooking.

Green is a far better actress than she's usually given credit for. In Bernardo Bertolucci's The Dreamers, her debut, she captured perfectly that bumpy stage in the growing-up timeline when you're hoping to mask coming-of-age awkwardness with been-there, done-that sophistication. And as James Bond's doomed love, Vesper, in Casino Royale, she blended gravity with vulnerability, a hard mix to get right whether you're shaking or stirring.

Green knows just what to do in 300: Rise of an Empire: She takes the dialogue seriously but gives each line a mischievous tweak. Artemisia commands her naval warriors as if she were telling them what to do in bed: "Today we will dance across the backs of dead Greeks," she purrs, pronouncing the word dance "dahnse" — because that's what an all-powerful enchantress would do. When she lowers her kohl-rimmed eyes, the sailors hear, and they obey. They'll kill for her, and they'll die for her. Green makes it all look like dahnsing.
But fret not gore-hounds, this is not a sanitized vision of the Frank Miller world. In fact, the next shot would have done Miller proud: as the opening voice over narration begins for this film (provided for by Headey’s Queen Gordo for this installment, as opposed to David Wenham’s fabler services from 2007), a frightening vision of the sacking of Athens is visualized, including a well-endowed starlet being disrobed of her dress’s top in fine-tuned slow-motion. There is also our first taste of bloodletting at this 30-second mark, as the great Athens burns.

Cut to Queen Gorgo standing with a naval ship full of brave, half-naked Greeks ready to lay down their lives with every passing word from the lips of Leonidas’ widow. Gorgo regales her warriors that Greece has not been united by the death of 300 Spartans, but by the threat to their freedom from Xerxes…which began 10 years prior to these transgressions (including the previous film). In a surprising and refreshing move, Snyder’s screenplay has dug deeper into the Ancient Greco history than Miller’s own book did, as he flashes back to the previous war between the Greeks and Persians from a time when it was Xerxes’ father, King Darius I, who found himself “annoyed by Greek freedom.” Enter the Battle of Marathon.

And there is plenty of all of the above, with almost every shot of the trailer featuring shirtless warriors with bulging muscles and massive swords.

While "300" focused on a — relatively — small setting, it is clear that the sequel intends to up the ante, featuring huge naval battles and burning cities.

Still, "Rise of an Empire" will keep up with its predecessor, delivering on the slow-motion scenes Zach Snyder made famous, the epic choir-rock score meant to inject adrenaline straight to your brain, and, most of all, beautiful people with perfect bodies beating the crap out of each other.

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