I was a bit worried when the first professional reviews came out (they are quite mixed), but all in all it looks like it will be a good film. The user rating at the Internet Movie Database is 8.5/10 (based on 3451 votes) as I type this, which is more than satisfactory for such a difficult adaptation.
At the risk of being burned at the stake by a hundred rabid Alan Moore fans, I thought the Watchmen comic was only good, not OMG TEH BEST COMIC EVAR!!!!!1
But, with my faith renewed, I'll certainly go see the film.
My first impression: Whoever came up with that soundtrack should be fired. Out of a cannon. "Hallelujah" for the Archie R-rated sequence? Seriously? Secondly, the people who designed and built Archie ... more
With the soundtrack thing! I ADORED it! Bob Dylan yayness! Ok not the best rendition of "Halleluja" I've ever heard but still. The ending I agree was a bit of a let down, but I sat through most of it ... more
Parents think it sounds awful, so I don't want to admit that I wanna see it just for lulz. Must admit I was disappointed to find out it was about "killers of lesbian vampires" and not "lesbians who... more
I'm pretty excited to see the movie, but I do like knowing what will be different. Hopefully I'll be able to keep my inner nitpicker under control. As long as this adaptation isn't like The Seeker... more
Never seen the Seeker film (nor read the books), but the Agony Booth review is worth it: http://www.agonybooth.com/recaps/The_Seeker__The_Dark_is_Rising_2007.aspx So yeah, I hope Watchmen is better.... more