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Watchmen

Terminating the Darkness: Hope Floats, but Anxiety Abides

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
William Bradley

Is the era of the dark comic book movie fable coming to an end? Or is it more a matter of a spate of seemingly underperforming dark would-be blockbusters?

HuffPost Box Office Rundown: Fast & Furious Pulls in $72 Million

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

Fast & Furious has grossed $72.5 million over three days. Universal smartly sold it as a class reunion of sorts and also as a 'true sequel' to the 2001 original.

Watching Watchmen Again

Dennis Perrin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dennis Perrin

To those who flocked to see Watchmen the first weekend, expecting a typical superhero popcorn flick, it doubtless confused and angered them, poisoning word of mouth.

Watchmen continues to bleed, Witch Mountain races to #1, and Taken will not die (weekend box office rundown for 03-15-09)

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

Well, the bleeding clotted somewhat on Watchmen, with a 'mere' 68% drop in weekend two, ending with $17.7 million. It's ten-day take is now at a trou...

'Witch Mountain' Cooks 'Watchmen' At The Box Office

AP | DERRIK J. LANG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — Disney's "Race to Witch Mountain" raced to No. 1 at the weekend box office, bypassing expectations with $25 million in ticket sale...

"Watchmen" Writer Alan Moore Reclusive, Making No Film Royalties

Mail Online | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

The movie adaptation of his comic book Watchmen has raked in more than £65million since its release this month. But writer Alan Moore will not rec...

Watchmen Goes Down Hard (Friday box office numbers for 3/13/09)

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

While we can argue about the relative success of last weekend's opening, it can no longer be denied that Watchmen will cost Warner Bros. quite a bit of money.

Watchmen, Love and Misunderstanding

Paul Snyder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Paul Snyder

There has been a lot of press about audiences seeing the movie more than once, but that would really only reward aesthetes and those who found the basic plot incomprehensible the first time.

Malin Akerman Loves Nerds But Not At 6 AM (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Alex Leo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Let's be honest, if you were a struggling actress living with a famous one, you'd probably try to exploit that. Well, that's just what Funny or Die th...

The Shelf Talker: Hip-Hop, Watchmen and New Zealand

Kevin Smokler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Kevin Smokler

Nelson George is a one man Harlem Renaissance, more responsible than nearly any other writer for chronicling hip-hop and contemporary black culture's conversion into the lingua franca of our age.

Jason Linkins

Scritti Politti: March 10, 2009

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

I'm sure I've mentioned this before, but readers of Romenesko's Obscure Store and Reading Room know that as the weather turns warmer, the uptick in ne...

What's With The Energy Talk In "The Watchmen?"

Grist | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

I hardly dare to write this post, to even edge my pinky toe toward the waters of Watchmen analysis, but I will say this: as a newcomer to the story, I...

Whither Watchmen? Is This Big, Dark, Geeky, Lefty Movie The Next Comic Book Blockbuster?

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
William Bradley

Watchmen lays out and alternate America in a stunning opening sequence that presents the 20th century as a relentless slog of war and murder. If hope is on the menu, it's in short supply.

Watchmen Does $55 Million Over Opening Weekend -- Why this is Good News and Bad News

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

When you factor in the money earned, as well as the gender neutral demographics, Watchmen comes off as a male version of Sex & The City.

'Watchmen' Slays Competition With $55.7 Million

AP | DERRIK J. LANG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — "Watchmen" easily ruled the weekend box office with the biggest opening of 2009 _ and at a time when movie attendance continues to...

Review: Watchmen (2009)

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

The production is handsome, the acting is exceptional, and the special effects are mostly effective. But, at the end of the day, Watchmen is not an exciting story.

Watchmen: The Latest Distraction

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Seriously: What is Watchmen but yet another distraction - a bit of apocalyptic storytelling meant to take our minds off the apocalypse now?

Watchmen: Who's Watching The Watchmen?

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Based on one of the most collected and memorable comic book runs in history, the movie Watchmen tries to be all things cosmic and ambiguously moral to all of us.

Jason Linkins

Scritti Politti: February 18, 2009

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

You know, yesterday, as I read The New Republic's attempt to tell me that it was up to me and President Obama to save newspapers through a sustained c...

Rejoice! "Watchmen" Deal Reached

AP | ANTHONY McCARTNEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — The superhero film "Watchmen" will be watched by audiences after all _ and on time. Warner Bros. and 20th Century Fox settled the...

End of 2008 wrap-up Part II - Trailers, Posters, and Two Films of Dubious Distinction.

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

Best teaser: (tie) Star Trek and Harry Potter And The Half-Blood Prince One was a subtle and chilling teaser, one that featured almost no footage of...

Fox Vows To Stop Warner's "Watchmen" Release

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — An attorney for 20th Century Fox says the studio will press its case to delay the release of "Watchmen," but a rival studio says i...

Fox Wins, Warner Bros Loses In New "Watchmen" Ruling

Variety | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

A Los Angeles federal judge has ruled that 20th Century Fox owns the distribution rights to "Watchmen," representing a setback for Warner Bros.' plans...

Trailer Watch: Watchmen Comic Con Clip and Terminator Salvation Trailer

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

This Watchmen piece was apparently shown at this summer's Comic-Con. It's far superior to the second trailer that came out last month.

Race To Witch Mountain: Fun trailer + Neat Poster = Good Movie?

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

The poster looks more exciting than any of the last half dozen James Bond posters, and this goofy trailer actually has me hoping its good enough to drag my daughter to on a lazy Sunday afternoon.