Blu-ray Review: 300: Rise of an Empire | The Man Cave Cinema

It's easy to see the relationship between movies and comics. What are comics, after all, if not movies in storyboard form, just waiting to be realized for the silver screen? By that measure, Frank Miller is one hell of a storyboard artist, as his work has influenced the films of directors like Christopher Nolan, Robert Rodriguez and Zack Snyder. Snyder's 2007 epic, 300, was the brutal and beautiful realization of Miller's acclaimed graphic novel, and now director Noam Murro is doing the same for Miller's (yet-to-be-published) follow-up, Xerxes, with a film that's bigger and bloodier than its predecessor in every sense of the words.

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