Watchmen Podcast Season 0 – Episode 5: Watchmen Film, TV Trailer Breakdown

It’s officially the last episode of season 0! Your Watchmen Podcast hosts, CarolynWendy Vanessa, and Toni, are back with one final episode before WATCHMEN premieres on HBO on October 20! The hosts dive into Pax Americana, the film adaptation (#Justice For Squid), what was left out in the film or what was improved, comic book fandom and finally, the much-awaited teaser and official trailer breakdown.

Detailed breakdown:

  • Intricacies of Pax Americana, Grant Morrison’s take on Watchmen
  • Watchmen film vs original series in (almost) chronological order
  • The squid ending versus the “blame it on Doctor Manhattan” ending
  • The Black Freighter omission and how that changes how the audience perceives Ozymandias
  • TV teaser and trailer breakdown featuring conspiracy theories on Daniel Dreiberg


LOGLINE: Set in an alternate history where masked vigilantes are treated as outlaws, WATCHMEN, from executive producer Damon Lindelof (Emmy® winner for “Lost”; HBO’s “The Leftovers”) embraces the nostalgia of the original groundbreaking graphic novel of the same name, while attempting to break new ground of its own. Nicole Kassell directs the pilot from a script written by Lindelof.

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