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Watch: What’s the Difference Between the WATCHMEN Comic and the WATCHMEN Movie?

Watch: What's the Difference Between the WATCHMEN Comic and the WATCHMEN Movie?

Alan Moore’s ‘Watchmen’ graphic novel, named by Time Magazine as one of the 100 best novels of all time, is an absorbing and potentially transformative read: for its sagacity, for its balancing of numerous texts, for its storytelling. Zack Snyder’s ‘Watchmen‘ film was a slightly different animal, a valiant attempt to film a book that many might call unfilmable. With their usual wit and energy, the staff of Cinefix have constructed an elegant and rousing examination of the differences between book and film here, giving credit to both source and adaptation where due–and including some background about other filmmakers who took a running jump at filming the comic and failed. Take a look… 

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