Tuesday, February 3, 2009

Watchman- Film Preview/Synopsis March 6

Directed by Zack Snyder ( 300 ) Starring Billy Crudup, Patrick Wilson, Jackie Earl Haley, Carla Gugino, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Matthew Goode, Malin Ackerman, Niall Matter, Matthew Goode, Stephen McHattie. Written by David Hayder ( X-Men ) and Alex Tse, Cinematography by Larry Fong ( 300 ) Editing by William Hoy ( I, Robot, We Were Soldiers ) Original Score by Tyler Bates ( The Day The Earth Stood Still )

Watchman is based from the graphic novel set in 1985 where super heroes exist, Richard Nixon is still the President, Vietnam was won by the South and tensions are at an all time high between America and the Soviet Union. The washed up super hero and vigilante Rorschach ( Haley ) is investigating the murder of a former super hero, The Comedian ( Morgan ) and uncovers a plot to discredit and murder various super heroes. At this time Rorschach discover's a far wider ranging conspiracy involving his collegues past, which could change the course of history.

Rated R for strong graphic violence, sexuality, nudity and language.
163 minutes.

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Started to really pay attention to film ( movies ) what was going on in front of the camera, but more interestingly, behind it as well at about as far back as age 10. Motion pictures ( when good ) are a fascinating medium. All the work and prep that goes into filmmaking. It's an amazing process !