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Another Watchmen Video Journal Online
Dave Gibbons on his work made flesh

07 July 2008  |  Written by Olly Richards  |  Source: UGO

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The latest in the series of monthly Watchmen video diaries has gone online, this time at UGO. See it here. This particular diary features an interview with Dave Gibbons, the man who drew the original Watchmen comic book. He offers his thoughts on Zack Snyder directing the movie and talks about the insane level of detail he says exists in this film.

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300 and sin city
were far from kiddie friendly and they did well so i think watchmen will do well- especially the dvd with the extra film. More

Posted by bonniee at 19:20 on 09 July 2008 | Report This Post

RE: yes!
Finally got around to reading the graphic novel, wanted to have it read before I saw the movie. Two things struck me about it 1 Totally lived up to all the hype. 2 I don't see how it can translate into a sucessful movie. Not saying the movie is going to suck, in fact everything I've sen so far looks amazing and any changes they've made have been for the best. But the comic is so complex and works on a different level to every other superhero movie. Will audiences be ready for a non kiddie frend More

Posted by blackduck at 12:48 on 08 July 2008 | Report This Post

RE: yes!
Alan Moore deserves the best.  I am confident that Zack Snyder can pull it off as what I've seen so far makes me happy. More

Posted by kinge247 at 10:55 on 08 July 2008 | Report This Post

yes!
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Posted by rabbitportal at 00:50 on 08 July 2008 | Report This Post

RE: Very promising...
Well hopefully more than just entertainment. If all goes well it will be the seminal comic book movie... More

Posted by AYBGerrardo at 20:03 on 07 July 2008 | Report This Post

RE: Very promising...
It is looking more and more impressive with each bit of info It looks as if this is a labour of love for everybody involved (well certainly the director) so while Im not sure if its going to equal the comic, its certainly going to deliver a very entertaining movie for fans and non fans alike ....now if only Alan Moore would come around More

Posted by Drew_231 at 16:19 on 07 July 2008 | Report This Post

RE: Very promising...
L: optimus Although I'm still doubtful that they can do justice to this epic story in just a 2 hour movie it certainly seems as if creatively they're getting a lot right t's actually 3 hours, if all the talk is to be believed. And that's just the theatrical cut. There's a strong rumour that the DVD cut will be approx 4 and a half!! So even if the entire comic couldn't fit that time, I reckon they have a chance to do the best job possible for a movie adap... More

Posted by AYBGerrardo at 13:35 on 07 July 2008 | Report This Post

Very promising...
Although I'm still doubtful that they can do justice to this epic story in just a 2 hour movie it certainly seems as if creatively they're getting a lot right and with each video I see I'm getting more and more excited about this. Some of those panel-to-shot comparisons almost gave me a geek-gasm! March 2009 seems a very long way now... More

Posted by optimus at 13:26 on 07 July 2008 | Report This Post

RE: Screenplays?
Hi Maca007, Questions about screenwriting will get a better response in forum. Please just use the comments section for your opinion on the story. Thanks. More

Posted by Olly Richards at 13:03 on 07 July 2008 | Report This Post

Screenplays?
If you've got an interesting pitch for a movie or even a screenplay how the hell do you go about getting people to read it?! Does anyone have any idea what your first port of call is? More

Posted by Maca007 at 12:53 on 07 July 2008 | Report This Post

I'm so excited....
....and i just can't hide it! More

Posted by thombutler at 11:14 on 07 July 2008 | Report This Post

Rorschach!!
He's alive! He's aliiiiiiive!! More

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