Watchmen

Genre: Action/Drama/Fantasy/Sci-Fi/Thriller
Released: 2009

Rating: ★★★★★ 

The flick is brilliant, brutal, beautiful, thought provoking, phenomenal, genius, violent, sexual and just overall completely bad-ass! WOW, I want to go see this movie again right now. The movie is just beyond belief and has a great story while still being visually pleasing. I have never seen anything like it and have never felt my emotions manipulated in such a way. My buddy Brandon Fibbs was right when he said you know a movie is good when you see a film that is two hours and 45 minutes and then you walk out wanting to see it again. I was pumped for another round right after it was over. I wanted them to start the movie over again right away. One question I have been getting from a lot of people is whether this film is better than Iron Man and The Dark Knight. Here is the short and to the point answer; YES it is better than Iron Man based on the substance factor and NO, it is not better than The Dark Knight but it’s definitely up there! The one line that put me over the top was when one of the villains in Watchmen is about to do something catastrophic and he is being questioned by the heroes. The villain (who will remain nameless) basically says that he is not your typical comic book villain. There is a reason why he says this and you shall see. Continue reading