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Watchmen Reviews

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August 31, 2016
A remarkable film, in many respects.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
June 10, 2014
Those unfamiliar with the work may be completely bewildered, but stick with it -- this is a bold and uncompromising take on one of the genre's sacred cows that stands up to repeat viewings.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
June 10, 2014
For such an epic spectacle, it's not burdened by a lot of clutter. It's intellectual complexity seems well-earned, not gratuitous. It's also visually stunning.
June 10, 2014
Undeniably, skilfully and wholeheartedly realized by Zack Snyder, the impossible now exists: Watchmen isn't just a movie, it's a great movie.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
June 10, 2014
Snyder has done a good job of staying true to the source material.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
July 16, 2013
Snyder's film is a breath-taking epic, a compelling thriller and an ensemble character piece, far beyond our expectations of the genre.
June 22, 2013
Watchmen really does work as a film, by staying loyal to the book while still jettisoning the least cinematic elements. Snyder has flaws as a director - big, serious, massive, obvious flaws - but he's working with a goldmine of material here.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
September 29, 2012
Everything in Watchmen matters: there are no small characters, no false leads, no flab.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
April 4, 2011
It's... not bad.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
March 13, 2011
This is not just a great superhero film, it's an important political debate.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
March 7, 2011
Watchmen isn't the best super hero movie ever made, but taken on its own, it's good. Snyder and company might not have made it to the bleachers, but at least they aimed for them, and there is certainly virtue in that.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
December 5, 2010
A magnificent attempt at Alan Moore's saga and a moving working of art...
October 27, 2010
The film is a ballsy, brainy, and thoroughly bloody examination of human nature, pop culture and 'the good old days' that never were.
Read More | Original Score: 5/5
October 6, 2010
Despite its flaws Watchmen is a stunning film that contains far more substance and intrigue than most comic book screen adaptations.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
August 4, 2010
Watchmen is one of those rare films which manages to intertwine several genres, without becoming a cluttered mess.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
March 11, 2010
Intoxicante ejercicio visual que se aleja completamente de la cinta tradicional de superhéroes para adentrarse en el dilema moral de todo héroe que se sabe finalmente humano.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
September 10, 2009
Buckets of gore, truckloads of angst, hot superhero sex, full-frontal radiation-monster nudity, soap opera machinations, pulp fiction voice-overs, weekend trips to Mars .. and enough back stories for the next half-dozen superhero movies.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
August 30, 2009
Zack Snyder's direction is both strikingly beautiful--he and his crew obviously went to great pains to re-create the incredible art from the graphic novel--and strikingly brutal.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
August 18, 2009
The brilliant writer of the comic books that this is based on, Alan Moore, is well known for bisexual characters (women mostly, of course), in his work.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
August 2, 2009
Synder has achieved what many said was impossible; he has in-fact filmed the unfilmable, and arguably done so as well as anyone could have.
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
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