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Old February 20 2012, 10:54 PM   #4232
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Re: Superman (casting, rumors, pix till release)

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I actually don't get the hate for Watchmen. It's almost a scene for scene translation of the graphic novel.
Watchmen is the ONE comic in which doing that misses the point completely. It's almost amazing that they didn't realize that.
So being slavishly faithful to the comic wasn't being slavishly faithful to the comic? Yeah, I don't get that. It was pitch perfect to me.
The comic exploited the comic book medium in ways only a comic could. Its sole purpose was to deconstruct and critique. Mindlessly translating panels loses 99% of what's actually going on.

Unless you think that Watchmen is nothing more than some guys in tights fighting bad guys in which case, yeah, it was pitch perfect.
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