One of the biggest points of this blog was to make me accountable for taking notes about the works found in my reading lists. His bio, it is scary. The picture next to the author blurb pretty much confirms this.
Defamer has a tipster who saw the film and says:. There is indeed shitloads of blue wang. Massive and circumcised.
There were multiple places during the nearly three-hour film where I was struck by the sheer audacity of the thing; like Rorschach, this is a piece of art that doesn't do much compromising. The film takes place in a alternate America where Nixon is president, the human race is a heartbeat away from nuclear annihilation, and masked heroes patrol the streets. Or, at least, they used to before a law made these vigilantes illegal.
It's a murder mystery! It's got superheroes you've never heard of! It's totally deep and way metaphysical! It's an '80s period piece, with Richard Nixon and a giant blue naked guy!
So Watchmen mania has hit, for better or worse, depending on your feelings on the movie. Join Up Now!! Nope, this article is going to be all about Dr.
Listen up, Watchmen virgins. With its alternate universe of vigilante superheroes and power-crazed U. As for you Watchmen junkies, enough with tearing down the movie before you even see it.
You can help confirm this entry by contributing facts, media, and other evidence of notability and mutation. Watchmen is a comic book series published by DC Comics and written by Alan Moore, Dave Gibbons and John Higgins, which follows the lives of costumed vigilantes living in an alternate reality version of the United States during the s. In SeptemberWatchmen was first published by DC Comics as part of a issue miniseries, released monthly until October
A dark satirical and dystopian take on the superhero genre, the film is set in an alternate history in the year at the height of the Cold War between the United States and the Soviet Unionas a group of mostly retired American superheroes investigates the murder of one of their own before uncovering an elaborate and deadly conspiracy, while their moral limitations are challenged by the complex nature of the circumstances. From October until Octobera live-action film adaptation of the Watchmen series became stranded in development hell ; producer Lawrence Gordon began developing the project at 20th Century Fox and Warner Bros. During the s, Gordon and Lloyd Levin collaborated with Universal Studios and Paramount Pictures to produce a script by David Hayter ; Darren Aronofsky and Paul Greengrass were also attached to the project before it was cancelled over budget disputes; and in Octoberthe project returned to Warner Bros.
One could call bringing Watchmen to the big screen a thankless job. In finally adapting the greatest comic ever written, director Zack Snyder has triumphed under pressure where true visionaries like Darren Aronofsky and Terry Gilliam have failed. He has successfully turned Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons' brilliant comics mini-series into a must-see movie for every Watchmen fanboy in the land.