It's a murder mystery! It's got superheroes you've never heard of! It's totally deep and way metaphysical! It's an '80s period piece, with Richard Nixon and a giant blue naked guy! Graphic novel adaptation Watchmen opens this week to big buzz, even though you may know nothing about it.
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A dark satirical and dystopian take on the superhero genre, the film is set in an alternate history in the year at the height of the Cold War between the United States and the Soviet Union , as a group of mostly retired American superheroes investigates the murder of one of their own before uncovering an elaborate and deadly conspiracy, while their moral limitations are challenged by the complex nature of the circumstances. From October until October , a live-action film adaptation of the Watchmen series became stranded in development hell. Pictures , the sister company of Watchmen publisher DC Comics, and hiring director Terry Gilliam , who eventually left the production and deemed the complex comic " unfilmable ". Directors David Hayter , Darren Aronofsky and Paul Greengrass were attached to the project before it was cancelled over budget disputes.
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Superhero movies are typically family affairs. But on the whole, even a weirdo franchise full of masturbation jokes like Guardians of the Galaxy still has a talking raccoon and tree in it, two characters that you can find on backpacks and lunchboxes in Target. Even the R-rated Deadpool is weirdly kid friendly, with plenty of action figures found in toy aisles despite starring in movies definitely not appropriate for children.
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