The notoriously reclusive Alan Moore talks with us about Harvey Pekar’s influence, quantum physics, Frank Miller’s rant, why he usually avoids the Internet, and his unprecedented videoconference to raise Kickstarter cash for a Pekar memorial statue.
How do you adapt a book that has been compared to Citizen Kane into a film? How do you honor a dense literary work while making it digestible to the mainstream public? The answer, I learned at a press event today, is carefully and faithfully. To follow-up his mammoth hit 300 director Zack Snyder decided to direct an adaptation of Watchmen, the seminal graphic novel by writer Alan Moore and artist Dave Gibbons.
Last night, Warner Bros. released online the trailer for the film adaptation of graphic novel Watchmen. After a two second conflict with myself over whether I should wait to see the teaser in the theater — it is attached to The Dark Knight — I clicked on the play button.