Friday, August 8, 2008

New Watchmen trailer makes its debut

I just saw the new Batman movie, The Dark Knight, and of course that means that I also sat through a number of trailers for upcoming releases, most of which are expected by their respective studios to be a big deal when they eventually are released. One of the more impressive trailers was the new one for the upcoming Watchmen movie. The trailer has reinforced my suspicions that the film's director has opted to make a more audience friendly film here, as opposed to trying to immerse the uninitiated viewer with too much of the Alan Moore Watchmen experience. In other words, he has chosen to make a movie that does not require a previous familiarity with the source material.

Of course now you can judge for yourself by watching this intriguing trailer:

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