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Watchmen Video Journal: The Minutemen

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January 6, 2009
Source: Empire

Watchmen Video Journal: The Minutemen

It's that time of the month and that means we've got the latest Watchmen video journal to share with all of you. Empire presents the 10th of 12 behind-the-scenes video journals chronicling the development of the film. Today's video journal focuses on the Minutemen - a group of "costumed avengers" that was formed before the events of Watchmen in 1939 and disbanded ten years later in 1949. It does a great job of explaining the overall concept of Watchmen - the idea of what if people dressed up in costumes and got into the vigilante business? For fans of Watchmen and newcomers alike, this is a great intro video.

Watch the tenth Watchmen video journal - The Minutemen:

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Each new video is release on the 6th of every month, so check back again on February 6th for the next Watchmen video journal in the series. Last month: Watchmen Video Journal: Attention to Detail.

Watchmen is directed by Zack Snyder (of Dawn of the Dead and 300) and is written by David Hayter (The Scorpion King, X-Men, X-Men 2) and Alex Tse. The film is an adaptation of Alan Moore's highly acclaimed award winning graphic novel of the same name. Watchmen officially arrives in theaters everywhere on March 6th, 2009. Stay tuned for even more Watchmen coverage, photos, and more here on FS.net!

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Reader Feedback - 19 Comments

1

They spent so much time and work crafting this show, just that alone I give them so much respect for. Screw you FOX!

james on Jan 6, 2009

2

i love how their marketing campaign is moving forward and ignoring the whole douche bag FOX thing.

Al on Jan 6, 2009

3

Wow, the Silhouette is HOT.

Daniel on Jan 6, 2009

4

I really hope that one day there will be a bluray disc with the complete movie and all the extras and features the showed this far. i really loved the LOTR extended edition dvd sets, something similar for watchman is the least i hope for. oh and SCREW YOU FOX!!

tronicIO on Jan 6, 2009

5

I'm dressin' up as Hooded Justice for the midnight show. 😉

Will S. on Jan 7, 2009

6

So, I guess the judge is going to ruin my life on 20th January... Fox...Damn you!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! P.S. Please, please give us OUR WATCHMEN.

m4st4 on Jan 7, 2009

7

Is there some kind of massive petition out there? They can't fuck this up, right? Right? : (

m4st4 on Jan 7, 2009

8

That was awesome. And I had completely forgotten that Solid Snake was doing the screenplay!

Tom Dearsley on Jan 7, 2009

9

#8 Dave (Solid Snake) Hayter and Alex Tse co-wrote it.

Roy on Jan 7, 2009

10

Cap. Metropolis looks like old compared to the pussy Cap. in the novel . . . come to think of it so does Comedian hahahaha but I'm a fan

Jaf on Jan 7, 2009

11

I wanted to see this movie before. But for some reason I REALLY want to see this movie now.

John Knox on Jan 7, 2009

12

Did anyone noticed that Clay Enos, the film's still photographer was wearing a Sin City shirt?

Roy on Jan 7, 2009

13

As a collector of golden age comics, it's really cool to see something that looks like they came to life. I hope they do a small segment of The Minutemen in action!

zubzwank on Jan 7, 2009

14

Hooded Justice looks real fat haha. Comedian still looks awesome

L on Jan 7, 2009

15

The more i see of this behind the scene videos, the more i want to seet this movie. Oh yeah, i hope you go bankrupt and burn in hell Fox studios.

AKUMARED on Jan 7, 2009

16

I still don't really get why the early Comedian has a mustache, if they were stickin' so close to the comics. Would that've really been too much to ask? Nonetheless, I remain psyched and eager for a favorable ruling. Otherwise, I call for nation-wide riots. Eff it. WORLD-Wide.

Hmmmm on Jan 7, 2009

17

#13 I think they're doing (or done, by now) "Minutemen" footage for the upcoming mock-umentary "Under The Hood". It would be cool, if they did Saturday matinee serials featuring them. Oh yeah, screw the Fox Studios. 😀

Roy on Jan 8, 2009

18

if FOX prevents this movie from coming out on 03-06-09 under WB's name, I will NEVER EVER watch another Fox Movie again.

TJ on Jan 8, 2009

19

if FOX prevents this movie from coming out on 03-06-09 under WB's name Read more: http://www.firstshowing.net/2009/01/06/watchmen-video-journal-the-minutemen/#ixzz0nMXIHBzv

technology on May 8, 2010

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