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The only reasonable explanation I can think of is that the Gods portrayed here are more 'mortal' than what we are used to thinking of. The battle that was alluded to in the beginning of the movie sounded like the God/Titan battle was more evenly matched than the 'canon' Greek mythology. Honestly, I consider this movie more an adaptation of Greek ...
Too actually answer your question: I believe the idea was to attempt a 300-like movie by shooting and editing with particularly dark effects. As for the dark plot line, Greek mythology did tend to be dark and such details as the three priestess' being cooked in an iron bull are accurate but this movie takes it way too far
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