Loses all of the motivation and nuance from the novel to become a laughably bad parable. The end result completely deflates any of the valid arguments the story tries to make about our digital lives and the willful loss of privacy in the name of convenience.
In recent memory, I cannot recall having a more complicated reaction to a movie than I did with Watchmen, the new blockbuster superhero extravaganza from director Zack Snyder. On the one hand, I thought it was pretty great to the last drop. On the other, it left me wondering why it wasn’t better. I guess that’s a logical reaction, because I felt the same way when I read the famed “graphic novel” (I hate that term) by Alan Moore & Dave…