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Tripping Along The Ledge



jeffrey dean morgan the comedian watchmen
In a plush suite on the eighth floor of the Beverly Hilton Hotel, one of Hollywood’s most successful young directors is being gently teased by the international press. Read the rest of this article here.

October 30th, 2009.


  1. Ed Says:

    You didn’t like Watchmen, excellent now tell me Why? I mean this movie was just on another level, it was amazing. So brilliantly made and it was almost the exact same thing as the comic. It was not by chance that the comic is on the best 250 novels of all times, believe me it’s not.

  2. Eoin Says:

    YEah, Watchmen is the best comic book film ever. It stayed true to the source material. Zack Snyder used it as a storyboard, he knew that it was one of the greatest literal works of all time.

  3. Eoin Says:

    (That’s a different Eoin, not me – E.B.)

  4. Eoin Says:

    (Although I agree that Watchmen was the greatest literal work of all time – E.B.)

  5. han shan Says:

    The graphic novel is quality, the film might be a bit too long admitly.

  6. Colin Says:

    The film is a mixed bag, it’s main fault being that it has probably tried to cram too much in by being faithful to it’s source. If Superhero movies aren’t to your interest, this sure won’t convince you otherwise.

    Rorschach’s storyline thread comes out the more interesting of the bunch, and also the best developed.

    And yeah, Ackerman is an airhead, the crass, thoughtless sort.

  7. Eoin Says:

    Phhh…! Fans of these graphic novels deserve to be mocked and mocked mercilessly for taking them so seriously.

    It’s about a bunch of costumed crime fighters, oh God forbid someone should tamper with this sacred text…

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