watchmen comic book movie comparison

Graphic Novel: Author: Alan Moore Published: DC Comics, 1986 Movie: Director: Zack Snyder Starring: Malin Akerman, Billy Crudup, Matthew Goode, Jackie Earle Haley, Jeffrey Morgan, Patrick Wilson Release: March 2009 You don’t have to look too hard before finding somebody that worships DC Comics’ Watchmen. Its popularity has survived tests of time, and one could […]

The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

Lord of the Rings the Two Towers book movie comparison

Book: Author: J.R.R. Tolkien Published: 1954 Movie: Director: Peter Jackson Screenplay: Fran Walsh, etc. Starring: Elijah Wood, Sean Astin, Viggo Mortensen, Orlando Bloom, Bernard Hill, Ian McKellan, John Rhys-Davies Release: December 2002 The Two Towers is the second installation of J.R.R. Tokien’s Lord of the Rings saga. Director Peter Jackson took greater departures from this […]

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

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Book Author: J.R. Tolkien Published: 1954 Movie: Director: Peter Jackson Screenplay: Fran Walsh Starring: Elijah Wood, Viggo Mortensen, Ian McKellan, Orlando Bloom Release: 2001Rating: PG-13 It was only a matter of time before someone made a film of The Fellowship of the Ring, J.R. Tolkien’s first book of the The Lord of the Rings trilogy. […]

The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button

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Author: F. Scott Fitzgerald
©1922, P.F. Collier & Sons Co.
Short Story


Director: David Fincher
Screenplay: Eric Roth
Starring: Brad Pitt, Kate Blanchett
Release: 12/25/2008
Rating: PG-13

If someone had told you about an amazing autobiography he read about a man-child who was born old and died an infant, then the next day another person were to recount a wonderfully strange documentary film about an un-aging man named Benjamin Button, you would be hearing two starkly different tales. These men share a name, yes, but with different families, upbringings, home towns, personalities, adventures, romances, and growing up in different time periods, it’s hard to say that there is only one curious case of a Button.

The Spirit

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Comic Writer, Artist: Will Eisner & Assoc. Published: 1940 – 1952 Sunday newspaper supplement Movie Director, Screenplay: Frank Miller Starring: Gabriel Macht, Samuel L. Jackson, Eva Mendez, Scarlett Johansson Released: December, 2008 Rated: PG-13 Taking a classic and celebrated body of work such as The Spirit is a touchy thing. Its formula is simple yet […]