Fifteen years ago I was absolutely 1000% certain there was no way anyone could possibly make a movie that would do Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons’ graphic novel justice. I still had that attitude five years ago. Also, I was not in charge of the remote at that point in my life. Last week, I found the Watchmen DVD just hanging out at my local library.
Not bad at all.
They really pulled it off.
Also, they included Leonard Cohen’s “Hallelujah” on the soundtrack during a love scene. The actual Leonard Cohen version of the Leonard Cohen song that everyone loves to cover the heck out of. (Which reminds me, I need to read Beautiful Losers sometime.)
Four and a half out of five giant, hairless, radioactive, blue guys.