Movie Marketing Similarities: Beowulf vs. 300

Beowulf vs. 300

FXRant has an interesting article about the many similarities between the Beowulf and 300 marketing campaigns.

Both trailers have the lead, bearded, warrior hero, in closeup, loudly proclaiming that “THIS! IS! SPARTA!”, or, “I! AM! BEOWULF!”

Each trailer has an anachronistic guitar-riff-filled montage of violence, wrapped up with our warrior hero proclaiming something about “TONIGHT…” · And, most obviously, each trailer’s graphics are rough, bold, blood red, and set against time-lapse clouds with lightning bursts.

Check out some cool video comparisons below.

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