Okay, now that I am done wiping the drool from my face.
I just wanted to mention a scene in the movie that I really loved. I know that the story is not completely based on historical facts but I was thoroughly impressed by the way Leonidas always conferred with his wife. I love the way he protected her honour when the Lagbaja-looking messenger insulted her.
Conversely, I do feel that there was a little bit of a contradiction when Queen Gorgo went to speak to the council, all the hoops she had to jump through just to speak to a council of men. If they really revered their women why was it such a task for a whole Queen to speak to them.
Anyway, I am moving Gerard Butler to my top eight for that ultra-sexy accent and the rock hard abs he provided me with in the movie! Yes, I am back to drooling, hee hee!