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DVD Review: Director’s Cut of ‘Watchmen’ Gives Fans Half a Release

Watchmen

CHICAGO – Despite the serious problems I had with Zack Snyder’s “Watchmen,” it was a Blu-Ray and DVD title that I was highly anticipating. With the film’s detailed production level, lengthy running time, and broad scope, it would seem to be tailor-made for a loyal home audience. Whether you like the film or not, that audience is getting screwed.

Blu-Ray Review: ‘Tales of the Black Freighter’ a Great Companion to ‘Watchmen’

Black Freighter
HollywoodChicago.com Blu-Ray Rating: 3.5/5.0
Blu-Ray Rating: 3.5/5.0

CHICAGOAlan Moore and Dave Gibbon’s influential graphic novel “Watchmen” may have not made the impact that we all expected it to in theaters, but it is a film and book that still has legions of fans. Fan of the book or the movie or both should take a look at the interesting “Tales of the Black Freighter,” a companion piece that fills in the world of “Watchmen” and is now available on Blu-Ray.

Zack Snyder Turns ‘Watchmen’ Into Loud, Disjointed, Brutal Mess

HollywoodChicago.com Oscarman rating: 2.0/5.0
Rating: 2.0/5.0

CHICAGO – For years, fans of Alan Moore and Dave Gibbon’s masterful and influential “Watchmen” have been waiting for a filmmaker willing to faithfully and slavishly adapt their favorite graphic novel. Well, we got what we wanted in Zack Snyder’s frame-copying vision of this legendary book, but as someone once said - You should be careful what you ask for because you just might get it.

Slideshow: 26-Image Gallery For ‘Watchmen’ With Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Billy Crudup

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Malin Akerman as Silk Spectre II.

CHICAGO – This 26-image slideshow contains the second half of the official press images (check out this link for the first half) from the Warner Brothers production of “Watchmen,” based on the graphic novel by Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons, starring Malin Akerman, Billy Crudup, Matthew Goode, Carla Gugino, Jackie Earle Haley, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, and Patrick Wilson. Written by David Hayter and Alex Tse and directed by Zack Snyder, the film opens on Friday, March 6th, 2009.

Slideshow: 26-Image Gallery For ‘Watchmen’ With Malin Akerman, Patrick Wilson

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Jeffrey Dean Morgan as The Comedian.

CHICAGO – This 26-image slideshow contains half of the official press images (the second half can be found here) from the Warner Brothers production of “Watchmen,” based on the graphic novel by Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons, starring Malin Akerman, Billy Crudup, Matthew Goode, Carla Gugino, Jackie Earle Haley, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, and Patrick Wilson. Written by David Hayter and Alex Tse and directed by Zack Snyder, the film opens on Friday, March 6th, 2009.

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