Someone to watch over them – “Watchmen” and Zack Snyder

by Peter D. Marshall

The film “Watchmen” starts today, directed by Zack Snyder. I worked for Zack in 2003 as his 1st AD on “Dawn of the Dead.” Zack is a creative force behind the camera and his movies are a must-see for any filmmaker. My son Andrew and I are going to see it tomorrow. Let me know what you think.

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This article is from the Irish Times.

“The geeks have a new hero. Meet Watchmen director Zack Snyder. In a plush suite on the eighth floor of the Beverly Hilton Hotel, one of Hollywood’s most successful young directors is being gently teased by the international press.

Zack Snyder’s last film, the mock-historical epic 300 , grossed almost half a billion dollars. His new offering, the eagerly anticipated Watchmen , is an uncompromisingly dark superhero romp, exploring such grizzly themes as violence, sexual assault and erectile dysfunction, and features perhaps the most gratuitous exhibition of male full-frontal nudity (in a non-pornographic context) since Borat.” Read Article

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