t has been 50 years since President Lyndon B. Johnson sat on Tom Fletcher's front porch in Inez, Ky., and declared "War on Poverty," 49 years since the Appalachian Regional Commission was formed, and 46 years since Sen. Robert F. Kennedy visited Appalachia to call attention to widespread poverty in the region.
Fourteen hundred years ago, a tormented soul walked the earth that was neither man nor god. Hercules was the powerful son of the god king Zeus, for this he received nothing but suffering his entire life.
Based on Frank Miller's latest graphic novel Xerxes and told in the breathtaking visual style of the blockbuster "300," this new chapter of the epic saga takes the action to a fresh battlefield--on the sea--as Greek general Themistokles attempts to unite all of Greece by leading the charge that will change the course of the war.
Immediately after the events of The Desolation of Smaug, Bilbo and the dwarves try to defend Erebor's mountain of treasure from others who claim it: the men of the ruined Laketown and the elves of Mirkwood.