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The parallel was cool, but if they did that, they wouldn't be able to sell the animated movie could they?
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Indeed not. But I'll give them the benefit of the doubt and say that they were just too big of a group of pussies to make a 3 hour long movie.
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mountainmage wrote:The character in the comic book was supposed to be a representation of Ozy, since they both achieved their goals on the corpses of their friends.
I figured that it might be something to that end, but it only really covers about half the story

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Yeah, but if it covered the whole story, then it might as well just be Watchmen.
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Watched the director's cut. Not much noticable. The dealt with the first Night Owl some more (his death), and a few other things, but nothing major.

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I'm glad I picked it up over the theatrical version.
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I read Watchmen before I saw the movie and I'm glad I did it in that order.
The comic series is exceptional - great characters, wonderful animation, much much more than just another superhero story. The movie was alright but what I loved most about the comic series was its intertextuality - the use of novel excerpts, news clips, interviews etc. between chapters really made the Watchmen experience unique, and no movie could capture that.

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I'm really lazy, I only read the main 'comic' parts of the book. If they had other things, (like the League of Extraordinary Gentlemen did) I skipped over it. Anything longer than half a page in a comic book is too much reading. That's what I say anyway. :D
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I've never read the comic but I did watch about 30 seconds of that -- actually I don't know what to call it -- that they had on Space where they showed the strips and someone read out the dialogue doing poor imitations of the character's voices. I feel that that's close enough.
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Uh, you go ahead and feel that way. But it's not. If I think of someone destroying Stardust in such a way, I am terrified and sad. So therefore it can't possibly be the same, right? :?:
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smiley_cow wrote:I've never read the comic but I did watch about 30 seconds of that -- actually I don't know what to call it -- that they had on Space where they showed the strips and someone read out the dialogue doing poor imitations of the character's voices. I feel that that's close enough.
thats the motion comic. It would've been less painful and cheesy if they had hired more voice actors. Its kinda scary with the one guy doing the voices.
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Like the whole thing is taking place in the brain of someone with multiple personalities and it's all just awful.
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Probably is a more accurate reflection of Alan Moore's mind though. That guy is CrAzY
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He most certainly is. Even Death is scared of Alan Moore.
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He does have a rockin' beard.
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