Well, in less than 12 hours Cap’n Carrot, Scene-Stealers Eric, and myself. I’ve been thinking about a Watchmen movie for some 22 years now (because hypothetical ‘who would you cast’ exercises are a comic-book nerd discussion staple), so the idea that I’m this close to actually seeing one is a bit mind-boggling.
I’m saving my review for my on-camera debut with Scene-Stealers, but we’ll see if I’m coherent enough to post some comments later tonight. I will say this – The fact that Kansas City didn’t get a press-only screening of Watchmen is not encouraging. Tent pole films like Dark Knight, etc. routinely get press only screenings, and it’s only with the films that studios are unsure of (or know are utter shite) that everything gets rolled into the standard ‘sneak preview’ screenings.
So there’s that. I’m going into this with very much a “Lucy will yank the football away” mindset because let’s face it: Comic fans know nothing if not disappointment.