frank miller


Elektra was once the privileged daughter of a Greek ambassador who becomes a ruthless assassin after her father is killed during a kidnapping rescue. She’s a skilled fighter who’s even more lethal when she wields her twin sais.


300 shows a slightly dramatized account of the Battle of Thermopylae, where Spartan King Leonidas (Gerard Butler) clashed with Persian King Xerxes. The vastly outnumbered Spartans make a valiant stand, but I can’t help wonder how they’d have done with some armor, or a shirt, on.