Register  |   Log In  |  
Sign up to our weekly newsletter    
Search   
Empire Magazine and iPad
Follow Me on Pinterest YouTube Tumblr
Empire
Trending On Empire
The Big 2015 Movie Preview
The 50 Best Films Of 2014
Review Of The Year 2014
Subscribe: The January Sale!
Try 3 issues of Empire magazine for just £1
Must-Have Movie Collectibles
Bid on some classic memorabilia
Movie News

LATEST HEADLINES
YESTERDAY
Kristen Wiig, Melissa McCarthy And More In Talks For Ghostbusters
SNL players Kate McKinnon and Leslie Jones working out deals
Chris Pratt Wanted As New Indiana Jones
Disney's got early plans...
Liam Hemsworth Offered The Lead In The Independence Day Sequel
He may fight the aliens in ID Forever
Mortem Tyldum Taking On Passengers
Imitation Game director set for sci-fi romance
Colin Firth Aboard World Yacht Race Drama
The Theory Of Everything director James Marsh will hoist the sails
Frank Grillo Haunted By Stephanie
He'll star in Akiva Goldsman's horror thriller
Tom Hardy Hunts A Killer In The Child 44 Trailer
But how do you solve a crime the state won't acknowledge?
It'll Be A Wet Hot American Summer At Netflix
UPDATE: Now with added teaser
Emma Roberts Hits A Nerve
Dave Franco also on for the thriller
Tate Taylor Sails To USS Indianapolis Project
He'll swim with sharks for producer Robert Downey Jr.
New Poster For Jason Statham's Wild Card
Punching Las Vegas
Josh Trank And Simon Kinberg Talk Fantastic Four Trailer
The director and writer/producer add FFuel to the FFire
The First Trailer For Josh Trank's Fantastic Four Reboot Arrives
Flame on!
Exclusive: New Ant-Man Still Arrives
Scott Lang hits the shower
Daniel Brühl's Captain America: Civil War Role Revealed
Sound the spoiler klaxon!
Anthony Mackie And Olivia Wilde Let It Snow
Alongside Marisa Tomei in the festive caper
Eli Roth's Knock Knock Hits Sundance
Keanu and Utah are reunited
Fox Planning Live-Action X-Men TV Series
The mutants could be headed to the small screen
Edgar Wright Submits Dodge And Twist Screenplay
Redrafting the steampunk Oliver
Mission: Impossible 5 Moved Up To July
Christopher McQuarrie will deliver a little earlier than expected...
David Tennant Will Be Zebediah Kilgrave
In Marvel/Netflix's A.K.A. Jessica Jones
Emma Watson Signs For Beauty And The Beast
She'll be director Bill Condon's guest
Chris Weitz Hired For Gareth Edwards' Star Wars Stand-Alone
He'll write the new draft of the script
More Movie News

RELATED NEWS
11 January 2015
Patrick Wilson Joins Fargo Season 2
Ted Danson, Jean Smart and more also up for some crime time
More Movie News

RELATED FUTURE FILMS
Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice
25 March 2016
More Future Films

RELATED REVIEWS
300: Rise Of An Empire (2014)
Empire Star Rating
Insidious Chapter 2 (2013)
Empire Star Rating
The Conjuring (2013)
Empire Star Rating
Man Of Steel (2013)
Empire Star Rating
Young Adult (2012)
Empire Star Rating
More new cinemas releases
DVD & Blu-ray releases

Latest Watchmen Video Diary Online
Make your own Owl Ship

07 August 2008  |  Written by Olly Richards  |  Source: Yahoo

submit to reddit

Yahoo has the fifth installment of the Watchmen video diaries, which you can see it here.

This one covers the creation of Nite Owl's (Patrick Wilson) Owl Ship, which has become one of the icons of the graphic novel. The next Watchmen video diary will be online on September 6.

In other Watchmen news, we can now confirm that the scenes witnessed by the chosen few at this year's Comic-Con will be getting their first (and probably only) UK screening at Empire's Movie-Con, which takes place at the BFI Southbank on the weekend of August 16-17. Watchmen artist Dave Gibbons will also be attending to introduce the clips and to take your questions on the greatest comic book ever written. To secure one of the last few tickets available for Movie-Con, head to the BFI website here.

Have Your Say
To comment on this, and all articles, register for free or login now.

Barry Levinson Hops On The Train
Director set for film noir
Teresa: The Making Of A Saint Trailer
Hotness is next to godliness

Your Comments

RE:
L: John Firth You can't directly translate page to screen, it just doesn't work. Seems he's having a good go though: to comic comparisonquote]ORIGINAL: John Firth ... Even if the film blows, it should introduce more people to the masterwork it came from. eems it's done that already...  I picked this little snippet from the web (can't remember the link now, just Google 'Watchmen Sales' - that's what I did): ers Weekly reports today that DC Comics has had to print 300,000 More

Posted by KeithM at 01:02 on 08 August 2008 | Report This Post

Why are people expecting to see the comic on screen? It's an adaptation. You can't directly translate page to screen, it just doesn't work. Some things have to change in order for it to work. Even if the film blows, it should introduce more people to the masterwork it came from. Visually this looks the shit so far. I just hope the content matches the visuals, and is also the shit, rather than the shits. More

Posted by John Firth at 21:29 on 07 August 2008 | Report This Post

RE:
What, pray tell, isn't 'quite right'? The movie and the book are two very different things.  That doesn't mean that an excellent movie can't be made though. I swear, there is no pleasing some people.  Would you have rather had the version where at the end Rorschach, Nite Owl and Silk Spectre suddenly materialise in 'real world' New York?  Would you rather have the 'modernised' Greengrass version, which would have borne very little resemblance to the novel at all? S More

Posted by KeithM at 18:03 on 07 August 2008 | Report This Post

There's just something about this all that isn't... quite right. i think at this point I'm resigned to it not being as good as the book, just hope it's a decent film nonetheless. More

Posted by hatebox at 17:27 on 07 August 2008 | Report This Post

hope this has more substance than 300 More

Posted by spikespiegel at 17:10 on 07 August 2008 | Report This Post

RE: Cool
I'm totally sold by this.  Love the GN, had it for years and read it every year or so. Zack Snyders done an amazing job so far and I have total faith that this will be the absolute Uber masked adventurer film.   The level of detail I've seen so far in these production vids is astounding.  The trailer is great as well.  I cannot bloody wait!   More

Posted by kinge247 at 12:21 on 07 August 2008 | Report This Post

Cool
I really am looking forward to this film! More

Posted by SuperShazam!! at 12:02 on 07 August 2008 | Report This Post


CURRENT HIGHLIGHTS
The X-Men TV Series: 10 Possible Plotlines
Mutants on a budget? We suggest some ideas for Fox’s new franchise extension

10 Kid-Friendly Marvel Comics That Could Be The Next Big Hero 6
Walt Disney Animation Studios have a lot to play with elsewhere in the Marvelverse

20 Sitcom Spin-Offs That Were Doomed To Fail
From Joey to Ally and back again…

Jessica Chastain Takes The IMDbunker
The Most Violent Year star takes our most random quiz

Five Impressive Oscar Isaac Roles You Didn't Realise Were Oscar Isaac
Welcome to Oscar season...

Fables: A Primer
An introduction to Bill Willingham’s wonderfully dark fairy-tale world

12 Hitchcock Remakes Ranked From Best To Worst
Lifeboat in space, anyone?

Subscribe to Empire magazine
Get 12 Issues Of Empire For Only £25!

Get exclusive subscriber-only covers each month!

Subscribe today

Subscribe to Empire iPad edition
Get The Empire iPad Edition Today

Subscribe and save maney on annual digital subscription

Subscribe today
Buy single issues

Get 12 issues of Empire for just £25!
Get exclusive subscriber-only covers each month Subscribe today!
Empire's Film Studies 101 Series
Everything you ever wanted to know about filmmaking but were afraid to ask...
The Empire iPad Edition
With exclusive extras, interactive features, trailers and much more! Download now
Home  |  News  |  Blogs  |  Reviews  |  Future Films  |  Features  |  Interviews  |  Images  |  Competitions  |  Forum  |  iPad  |  Podcast  |  Magazine Contact Us  |  Empire FAQ  |  Subscribe To Empire  |  Register
© Bauer Consumer Media Ltd  |  Legal Info  |  Editorial Complaints  |  Privacy Policy  |  Bauer Entertainment Network
Bauer Consumer Media Ltd (company number 01176085 and registered address 1 Lincoln Court, Lincoln Road, Peterborough, England PE1 2RF)