Hbo's Watchmen Premiere Review

HBO’s new Watchmen show has a lot on its mind, though I wonder if it knows what to do with it. The original comic by Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons gave rise to numerous imitators: Superhero “deconstructions” that leaned into the gritty tone and texture of the book, without capturing its political purview.

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