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« Reply #15 on: June 13, 2009, 04:25:28 AM »
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I didn't notice any wang.

It was originally a serious question guys.


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« Reply #16 on: June 13, 2009, 06:48:14 AM »
Why did Manhattan have his cock out in some scenes, and a posing pouch in others?  Who decides?  And who made the giant briefs he wears when he's killing Viet Cong?

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« Reply #17 on: June 13, 2009, 03:35:09 PM »
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It was originally a serious question guys.
Yeah, but it was a serious question about a comic book movie.  A comic book movie with a Great Blue Wang.  How long could you have expected that to last?

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« Reply #18 on: June 14, 2009, 04:45:10 AM »
For the sake of seriousness (because everybody knows I'm the straight man (not a pun about the mighty wang, I swear)):

1- Dude, how often do you get so good an adaptation of a great comic book? That's enough to cheer you up.

2- Definitely. In the flick, the guy comes across a little less pathetic than in the book, so he's easier to like. That said, I agree that he's the most likeable guy in the story, never mind the medium (what did you expect, he's the hero).


And three...

wang wang wang wang wang MIGHTY BLUE WANG!!!


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« Reply #19 on: June 14, 2009, 11:20:00 AM »
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 I didn't notice any wang.


Oh REALLY.
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« Reply #20 on: June 14, 2009, 12:13:36 PM »
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Oh REALLY.


After all she did dump that for the guy that has brown hair, wears glasses, and is a bit overweight.

Basically Dan is easy for me to identify with - he's me cleanshaven . So yeah Dan gets the sexy intelligent Woman.

 Hell Yes that movie had a good ending.
 (so did the graphic novel)


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« Reply #21 on: June 14, 2009, 12:53:52 PM »
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I haven't seen the movie yet but I have a question.  How did they handle the fact that the plot revolves around the cold war?  Did they stay true to the plot of the book or alter it.
The kept the cold war.
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 I'm not sure how many of the teens going to the movie would know what the hell the cold war was.
All of them.

As to why it would put one in a good mood... It's watchmen. I got the same thing out of the comic, and kind of wish I could have gotten the same thing out of the movie. It was fun to poke fun at though.

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« Reply #22 on: June 15, 2009, 01:59:40 PM »
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I got the same thing out of the comic, and kind of wish I could have gotten the same thing out of the movie. It was fun to poke fun at though.


Really? I found it quite a nice adaptation, actually. Yeah, I'm well aware of the changes, but none of them was quite as drastic as in, say, V for Vendetta. It is the same story, after all, with no over apologetics for any of the characters nor major motivational changes... or you meant poking fun at the wang?
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« Reply #23 on: June 15, 2009, 02:57:00 PM »
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Really? I found it quite a nice adaptation, actually. Yeah, I'm well aware of the changes, but none of them was quite as drastic as in, say, V for Vendetta. It is the same story, after all, with no over apologetics for any of the characters nor major motivational changes... or you meant poking fun at the wang?
Don't poke the wang.

I found the changes to the ending to be rather unsatisfying, really.  The comic was better; it showcased Viedt's intelligence, and presented a more convincing 'uncertainty' to maintain the illusion.
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« Reply #24 on: June 15, 2009, 03:41:01 PM »
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Don't poke the wang.

I found the changes to the ending to be rather unsatisfying, really.  The comic was better; it showcased Viedt's intelligence, and presented a more convincing 'uncertainty' to maintain the illusion.


On his part, you mean? Yeah, probably right, but still, I liked the thing.

And far it be from me to poke (or otherwise touch or play with, as a matter of fact) the WANG.
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« Reply #25 on: June 15, 2009, 11:15:36 PM »
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Really? I found it quite a nice adaptation, actually. Yeah, I'm well aware of the changes, but none of them was quite as drastic as in, say, V for Vendetta. It is the same story, after all, with no over apologetics for any of the characters nor major motivational changes... or you meant poking fun at the wang?


Don't get me wrong, the movie was a fun night, and I'm enough of a fan of watchmen that I'm getting a copy of the DVD anyway... it just didn't give me the warm fuzzies like the book did.

The plot changes didn't bug me as much as the general look and feel of it.

Eh, but I bitch about things I love. I can't help but obsess over how I'd do it differently.