Watchmen

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Watchmen

Postby Deebank » 24 Dec 2019, 09:50

The HBO series is very good indeed.

A worthy successor to Alan Moore’s peerless graphic novel - which is saying quite a lot. In a world of pitiful DC and Marvel bollocks it really is head and shoulders above.

Highly Recommended.
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Re: Watchmen

Postby Sam Stone » 24 Dec 2019, 11:04

Looking forward to bingeing all nine eps after Xmas

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Re: Watchmen

Postby Neil Jung » 17 Jan 2020, 11:36

It was wonderful.
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Re: Watchmen

Postby Sam Stone » 17 Jan 2020, 14:55

Absolutely stunning show.

Be interesting to see what Alan Moore (who has long been dead against film/TV adaptations of his work - and doesn't have a credit here - thought.

Looks as if HBO are going to respect Damon (Lost, The Leftovers) LIndleof's desire to not proceed with a second series. Given how some series have been fucked up by outstaying their initially rapturous welcome - Homeland and, um, Lost itself - this would seem to be a very wise (and commercially brave) decision.

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Re: Watchmen

Postby Copehead » 07 Feb 2020, 11:02

I was a little unsure after the first 2 episodes, but now up to episode 5 and it has really hit its stride and is probably the best Alan Moore adaption ever, which seeing as it isn't an Alan Moore adaption seems a bit odd, but it is pretty faithful to the original subject matter and even more so to Moore's spirit.

Veidt catapulting butlers into the air was hilarious, plus lovely Penrhyn Castle setting, Jeremy Irons was obviously loving hamming that up.

And was that a massive blue Dildo that the ex Silk Spectre lady from the government carries around in her bag?
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Re: Watchmen

Postby Rorschach » 11 Feb 2020, 13:14

I need to see this but I don't have HBO.

Help!
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Re: Watchmen

Postby Sam Stone » 11 Feb 2020, 16:08

Rorschach wrote:I need to see this but I don't have HBO.

Help!


Can you get nowTV? They have all sky shows as box sets and you can normally get a free 7-day introductory trial. Even if there’s no free intro, a one-month subscription a la Netflix will only cost around a Tenner.

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Re: Watchmen

Postby Rorschach » 11 Feb 2020, 16:12

Powehi wrote:
Can you get nowTV? They have all sky shows as box sets and you can normally get a free 7-day introductory trial. Even if there’s no free intro, a one-month subscription a la Netflix will only cost around a Tenner.


I'll have a look. I've never heard of it so I don't know if it's available in Spain. Thanks for the tip either way.
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Re: Watchmen

Postby Tom Waits For No One » 11 Feb 2020, 16:13

Rorschach wrote:I need to see this but I don't have HBO.

Help!



Get yourself a Firestick

https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B0791RGQW3? ... d_ucc&th=1

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Re: Watchmen

Postby Rorschach » 11 Feb 2020, 16:18

Tom Waits For No One wrote:
Rorschach wrote:I need to see this but I don't have HBO.

Help!


Get yourself a Firestick



Hmm. Says they don't ship to Spain. I'll have to investigate further...
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Re: Watchmen

Postby Tom Waits For No One » 11 Feb 2020, 16:23

Rorschach wrote:
Tom Waits For No One wrote:
Rorschach wrote:I need to see this but I don't have HBO.

Help!


Get yourself a Firestick



Hmm. Says they don't ship to Spain. I'll have to investigate further...


https://www.amazon.es/dp/B07PVCVBN7/ref ... 16AVX9RWGZ
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Re: Watchmen

Postby Fireplug » 26 Feb 2020, 17:04

I can send you some links, if you like, or put the episodes on a dvd.

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Re: Watchmen

Postby Rorschach » 27 Feb 2020, 16:35

Fireplug wrote:I can send you some links, if you like, or put the episodes on a dvd.


Got to dash now. I'll message you tomorrow. We should meet up anyway ...
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