Immortals
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The brutal and bloodthirsty King Hyperion (Mickey Rourke) and his murderous Heraklion army are rampaging across Greece in search of the long lost Bow of Epirus. With the invincible Bow, the king will be able to overthrow the Gods of Olympus and become the undisputed master of his world. With ruthless efficiency, Hyperion and his legions destroy everything in their wake, and it seems nothing will stop the evil king's mission. As village after village is obliterated, a stonemason named Theseus (Henry Cavill) vows to avenge the death of his mother in one of Hyperion's raids. When Theseus… More
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 35%

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"Without any narrative heft, these sights don't last in the mind much longer than they linger on screen. And yet they thrill in short-lived bursts that Singh doles out carefully, keeping pace with the audience's appetite."
‑ Adam Markovitz, Entertainment Weekly
"The posters read "From the Producers of 300" and, like Zack Snyder's film, Immortals has little on its mind but conveying the buzz of martial glory."
‑ Nick Pinkerton, Village Voice
"This is an awfully dumb movie that I'll still remember for a while."
‑ Will Leitch, Deadspin
"You can't take your eyes off it - it's like watching the butchest float on the Gay Pride parade crash in super slow-motion HD."
‑ Ali Gray, TheShiznit.co.uk
"...a distressingly cynical cash-grab that seems to exist only to profit from the success of its like-minded predecessors."
‑ David Nusair, Reel Film Reviews
"When Hyperion says of one character, "His pain has just begun,'' you know exactly how he feels."
‑ Ty Burr, Boston Globe
"This monumental tale of warring gods and men is a beautiful, dead thing, bereft of organic or kinetic life."
‑ Kathleen Murphy, MSN Movies
"Grisly, gross, messy - and I'm not just talking about Mickey Rourke's table manners"
‑ Roger Moore, McClatchy-Tribune News Service
"Looks aren't everything, but you'd never guess that by watching Immortals. With a solid cast and breathtaking fight scenes, you almost forget that there's not much of a story."
‑ Billy Tatum, We Got This Covered
"Beyond the simple idea that Gods intervened in humans' lives on a regular basis, there isn't a lot of interesting stuff to chew on in the script. It moves from one amazingly framed camera setup to the next with no forward motion or feeling of consequence."
‑ Eric Melin, Scene-Stealers.com
"The same hyperstylized, comic book-come-to-life approach that created an invigorating experience for viewers of 300 elevates Immortals above the level of a Clash of the Titans knock-off."
‑ James Berardinelli, ReelViews
"Singh is a talented and eccentric visual artist with no creative future in the movie business."
‑ J. R. Jones, Chicago Reader
"Tarsem Singh's imaginative visuals are the main draw of Immortals - which is subsequently held together by a mostly adequate story of gods, titans, and humanity."
‑ Ben Kendrick, ScreenRant
""Immortals" is indeed good-looking and is even entertaining for a few brief sequences, but that's not nearly enough to begin making up for its multiple flaws elsewhere."
‑ Jeff Beck, Examiner.com
"an almost overwhelming aesthetic experience in which conventional storytelling and narrative logic frequently take a backseat to pure sensation"
‑ James Kendrick, Q Network Film Desk
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