Watchmen- Don’t Bother.

You would think that with 3 hours of screentime Watchmen would render some sense of sweeping narrative. Unfortunately while you do feel every minute go by, Watchmen is about as sweeping as a vacuum cleaner. There was no mystery or tension. It was like seeing a collection of Old Masters out of their frames and … Read more Watchmen- Don’t Bother.

Who Watches the (little details in) Watchmen?

I just saw the new hardcover edition of Watchmen on Forbidden Planet and commented that I didn’t think much of the artwork: the expression on Sally’s Laurie’s face, nippleless Jon, assymetrical Rorschach and Veidt with a mullet. Then I looked again and noticed something: WHERE’S THE COMEDIAN’S SMILEY BADGE??? It’s only the most important motif … Read more Who Watches the (little details in) Watchmen?