A Watchmen Fan's Notes

Should a true believer watch Watchmen? There are two answers, and both are wrong

Warner Bros.

Ask 10 serious movie people who the best living director is, and you'll probably get 10 different answers. Ask 10 serious comics fans who the best living comics writer is, and you might get just one: Alan Moore, the toweringly tall, vastly bearded Englishman who wrote Watchmen. (You'll also get 10 lengthy explanations of why that's the case--there is no bore like the Watchmen bore. I should know. I am one.)

So it is with a queasy, not un-Judas-like mixture of devotion and betrayal that the hard-core Watchmen fan approaches the movie version--Jesus in this scenario being Moore. He has not...

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