Five Favorite Films With Dave Gibbons
What's the creator of Watchmen watching?
Dave Gibbons' revered work in the comic book world stretches back to the 1970s, when he contributed to cult British publications 2000 A.D. and Dan Dare, before illustrating both DC and Marvel series in the early '80s and collaborating with writer Alan Moore on the seminal Watchmen -- the graphic novel that upended the genre. As the film adaptation of Watchmen arrives on DVD, we asked this inherently cinematic artist to name his five favorite films. On the spot. "I wish I had time to prepare this," he protests. "Okay, this is absolutely off the cuff... "
Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964, 100% Tomatometer)
Apocalypse Now (1979, 98% Tomatometer)
Grosse Pointe Blank (1997, 78% Tomatometer)
Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991, 97% Tomatometer)
The Reader (2008, 62% Tomatometer)
Read RT's full interview with Dave Gibbons, in which he looks back on his experience with Watchmen and shares his thoughts on the film.