Meet the Spartans Blu-ray Review | High Def Digest
Meet the Spartans Blu-ray (Unrated. meaning dime store accessories rather than real gold adornments), but we can easily make out every. Meet The Spartans: Unrated "Pit-Of-Death" Edition () Most of the flick looked crisp and well-defined. I saw no issues with jagged edges. Meet the Spartans: Pit of Death Edition (Unrated) – DVD Review Maybe Friedberg and Seltzer don't understand the definition of the word.
However, it also describes an imitation that is done poorly or feebly. Their humor is pointless, and with them needing to explain every intended punch line it comes off as tacky and sad. As far as the story goes, Meet the Spartans adapts the narrative and substitutes jokes that play off the homoeroticism of the source material.
The gags are vulgar, repeated way past the point of nausea and are outright dumb. The pit of death sequence, which made for an awesome visual in the surprise blockbuster ofis used as a device to punish those so-called celebrities that are the bane of our existence.
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Other than the ineptitude of the creators, what is even more amazing is that the actual length of the movie is just 67 minutes. The added padding bumps the running time up to 86 minutes.
Short but still an acceptable length. On a brighter side, box office receipts continue to drop for each new release, and credible actors have remained unscathed from taking part in such crap. It is, however, presented in a 1.
But the artificial artifacts and the jittery picture make the backdrops and bad special effects stick out like a sore thumb. The Dolby Digital 5. During these sequences the side and rear speakers boost the songs, while the audio effects mix in nicely with the front speakers.
'Meet the Spartans' Is Cinematic Terrorism!
Other than that, the mix lacking range, as most of the audio is a comedy dialogue track. Having never watched any of the extras on the previous Date Movie and Epic Movie discs, I remember reading that Epic had three commentaries including one with critics who tore it to shreds.
All six seem in a good mood and had a fun time recording the track, but are a little too pleased with their work. Thank God for that. After the track the extras get considerably worse. With each correct answer we are rewarded with King Leonidas pushing or kicking some random celebrity into the Pit of Death.
'Meet the Spartans' Is Cinematic Terrorism!
The Music is a scene selection menu that has eight musical scenes that can be viewed. In the feature that had me at least crack a smile, the four-minute gag reel. Finishing the extras is a pair of featurettes and three trailers two for Spartans and one for the direct-to-DVD release of Futurama: The Oracle, Ugly Bettyreveals that Leonidas will die should he go to war. After reaching a decision while spending the night with his wife, Leonidas meets the soldiers assembled for his departure to Thermopylaeand finds that only thirteen were accepted in the army due to stringent requirements.
Among them are Captain, his son Sonio, and a slightly unfit Spartan named Dilio. Once at the Hot Gates, they encounter a deformed Paris Hilton also played by Parkerwho tells Leonidas and the Captain about a secret goat path above the Hot Gates that Xerxes could use to outflank the Spartans.
When she asks to be made a Spartan soldier, Leonidas rejects her as unqualified due to her inability to use a spear correctly. Leonidas and his platoon soon face off with Xerxes' messenger and his Immortals, beating them in a dance contest before driving them off a cliff. Xerxes Ken Davitianimpressed, personally approaches Leonidas and attempts to bribe him with a trip to the Palms Hotel and Casino. Leonidas declines, and the Spartans face the Persian army in a " Yo Momma " fight, which the Spartans win, but Dilio has his eyes scratched out and wanders away.
Hilton decides to betray the Spartans and reveals the location of the goat path to Xerxes in return for various gifts and for having her deformed hump removed. Xerxes meets the twelve remaining Spartans and the war begins. Meanwhile, back in Sparta, Queen Margo has several confrontations with Traitoro, as he is the vital vote in sending more troops to assist her husband. Following her address to the Council, Traitoro publicly betrays the Queen. The Queen then battles Traitoro in a parody of Spider-Man 3 and defeats him using a dust buster.
With Traitoro's deceit exposed, the council is united with the queen. At the Battle of Thermopylaethe Persians introduce their secret weapons, Ghost Rider and Rocky Balboawho kills Sonio with a decapitating uppercut.
Captain avenges him with Botox poisoning before being struck down by Xerxes.