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That's so funny to me that the guy playing Rorschach (who was super creepy in Little Children, incidentally) was the teen heartthrob in those old-school Bad News Bears movies.
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Don Eduardo";p="972034 wrote:Really nice new poster. Book is better though.
Are you complaining about the movie all ready?

This is my favourite from these posters:

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so, id never read this, and i got caught up in it over the weekend
read one chapter and couldnt put it down
fucking *wow*... i might read it again

now, about this movie
ever since hollywood shifted into this 'ALL SUPERHERO MOVIES ALL THE TIME' mode
ive been less and less concerned about 'staying faithful to the comic' or whatever
as a kid, i was an x-men fanatic and was completely distraught as to how they handled the movies, in every way
there used to be this big sense of finality or something, like 'theyre FINALLY making a movie of it, so they HAVE to get it right! this is their ONE CHANCE!'
i think part of that mentality came from comics/graphic novels being overlooked and underappreciated as storytelling devices and as an art medium and all that
but now, i just dont care anymore... i guess the x-men stuff just made me not give a shit
you know what? go nuts, make it some dumb action movie, throw in lots of explosions, invite billy corgan along, give some dudes some rubber molded abs, whatever
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what exactly did you read?
i want to go *wow* too

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I'd hazard a guess and say it was Watchmen.
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touchy feely";p="982648 wrote:but now, i just dont care anymore... i guess the x-men stuff just made me not give a shit
so because im really bored and feel like nerding out a bit
im going to slightly contradict this and do some fantasy casting:

rorschach - willem dafoe
ozymandias - cary elwes
nite owl - phillip seymour hoffman
dr manhattan, pre accident - dunno
dr manhattan, post accident - should be entirely CGI
comedian - stallone?
silk spectre - selma blair
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I'm assuming you mean Nite Owl II and Silk Spectre II. Good choices overall. I'm trying to picture Stallone in a moustache, and I think it could work.
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thought the book was really dull and tiresome
shitty art didn't help none

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judasmuppet";p="984007 wrote:I'd hazard a guess and say it was Watchmen.
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Thunder Bear";p="969981 wrote:
[Viperfish]";p="969377 wrote:Trailer is online:


http://watchmencomicmovie.com/index.php

Ummm... why did they use the Pumpkins song from Batman and Robin? Is that, like, irony or something? Discuss.
Weird choice, but a cool song. (The original that is. Not this remix).


Movie looks cool as well. Ive not read the comics yet.
I know nothing about Watchmen, but that trailer with that music gave me an Underworld/Matrix/X-Men feel. Am I in the right ballpark?
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Another trailer:

http://watchmencomicmovie.com/111308-wa ... railer.php

The acting looks to be pretty flat and Rorschach's voice is already annoying. Yay.
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that sounds like christian bale's batman voice, but worse
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Umm... Is anyone still looking forward to this?

If so, this might be "nail-in-the-coffin" type material:

http://www.totalfilm.com/news/world-exc ... chmen-clip
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i'm still looking foward to it

and don't see how those clips are dissapointing

seems to be true to the story still

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daniel hits the right chord

rorschach still really bothers me.. voice and body language are hackneyed
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you guys sound like a bunch of whiney girlies

stop picking apart the whole thing

it will be awesome. trust in snyder

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Okay.
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When entering this thread I get asked to accept cookies from Warner Brothers..... :keks:

I don't like that. Why is it happening?
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Because they are Bungle's slavemasters.
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OK so I saw the trailer again and now I know it's the dude from 300, I'm more interested

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Mr John wrote:Because they are Bungle's slavemasters.
It only happened in this thread. :?
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4 stars from Roger Ebert
1 and a half stars from the rival Chicago paper's movie critic.

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