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Old December 29 2008, 10:54 AM   #9
Jim Steele
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Re: Graphic, but not so novel: Adapting Alan Moore's Watchmen

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will it be good or a terrible disappointment?
However good it is, it's never going to live up to the source material.
Though somewhat rare it isn't unheard of for film adaptations to live up to or rise above the literary source material.
Trainspotting, prime example imho. But Watchmen has attained that almost mythical status of being unfilmable, and in the eyes of so many a new version will never cut it.

Judging by the trailers, it doesn't even look like it'll be a great film in its own right imho. But then, I'm just a cynical bastard.
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