How faithful should book and comic adaptations be?

Andrew Blair Feature Apr 11, 2014

Do films need to change things from the material they're adapted from - and is always that a bad thing, anyway?

Zack Snyder made Watchmen "to save it from the Terry Gilliams of this world"

The Watchmen are coming...
Simon Brew News Mar 4, 2014

Director Zack Snyder defends his Watchmen movie, and criticises the ending that Joel Silver and Terry Gilliam were favouring...

Joel Silver reveals his plans for the ending of Watchmen

Glen Chapman News Feb 28, 2014

Joel Silver once had Terry Gilliam attached to direct an adaptation of Watchmen, and he's revealed their planned take on the ending.

Before Watchmen: why comics are different

Comics are different
CJ Wheeler News Feb 1, 2012

In the proudest tradition of comics, DC cracked the internet with Before Watchmen. CJ discusses why the UK could learn from the US when it comes to collaboration...

Watchmen prequels officially announced

Before Watchmen
CJ Wheeler News Feb 1, 2012

Seven new miniseries under the Before Watchmen umbrella this summer! We've got preview images and Alan Moore's reaction...

Watchmen returns - or does it?

Watchmen returns image
CJ Wheeler News Dec 7, 2011

Online rumours are rife about impending Watchmen 2 comics from DC. CJ examines the speculation, the issue of creator involvement and suggests where the story could go without Alan Moore...

Is anyone else suffering from origin story fatigue?

Simon Brew News Apr 18, 2011

Why do big movie franchises seem intent on repeatedly telling the story of a character’s genesis? With Superman, Tomb Raider, X-Men and more following that path, we take a look…

Music in the movies: Tyler Bates

Glen Chapman News Mar 28, 2011

As Sucker Punch arrives in UK cinemas, Glen looks back at the work of its composer, Tyler Bates...

DC superheroes and how they've fared in videogames

Ryan Lambie News Jan 10, 2011

As Sony’s MMO, DC Universe Online is released, we look at how the game’s heroes have fared in other videogames…

Watchmen 2 news round-up

Simon Brew News Feb 5, 2010

Could we be seeing Watchmen spin-offs and another movie?