As the headless body falls to its knees, the flesh of the truncated neck is seen to quiver with the impact.
If you don't like violent, graphic novel-influenced action flicks, stay away from 300. And, apparently, if you're a liberal, you should avoid having your ideology tainted by its celebration of independence and self sacrifice. Several lefty reviewers, unfamiliar with the comic book, graphic novel convention, are calling 300 a justification of pre-emptive war and macho patriotism. Fine, more seats for the rest of us.
See Ragnar's review here at The Jawa Report for a link to selected libby reactions, and this follow up; Ragnar discovers that Alternet accuses fans of the movie of being cat murderers and closet Bush-lovers.
I saw the movie yesterday, and it was the best entertainment money I've spent in years. Don't miss it.