Bradley Merkley - Bradley Merkley Writing 2010-052 Cooper Fall 2016 All Along the Watchtower A review on Zach Snyders Watchmen Its 1985 and the world is

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Bradley Merkley Writing 2010-052 Cooper Fall 2016 All Along the Watchtower: A review on Zach Snyder’s “Watchmen” Its 1985 and the world is just steps away for total nuclear annihilation, Nixon is ruling in his 5 th consecutive term and the cold war is on the brink of freezing hell over. The Comedian has had his last laugh but where’s the punchline? Rorschach is a man molded by his past with a view of society as black and white as classic noir who wants to know who killed the Comedian and is slowly taking out other former masked vigilantes. This movie is one of suspense and moral ambiguity and keeps you engaged for over two and a half hours. Zach Snyder’s adaptation of this story is based on the graphic novel written by Alan Moore who once claimed his novel was “inherently unfilmable”[Placeholder1] Snyder directed through the eyes of multiple watchmen and the story is told as a third person narrative for the majority of the first half of the film. This allows for him to tie in the past and uncertainty of the

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