REVIEW: Watchmen – Season 1, Episode 6 “This Extraordinary Being”

Watchmen, This Extraordinary Being

“This Extraordinary Being” is a tough nut to crack. It has what could have been a fascinating story if it existed in a vacuum. Unfortunately, it’s a Watchmen story, and it retcons parts of the Alan Moore/Dave Gibbons comic book that Damon Lindelof claims he so reveres to fit its narrative. Stilted dialogue, obvious commentary […]

REVIEW: Watchmen – Season 1, Episode 3 “She Was Killed by Space Junk”

Watchmen, She Was Killed by Space Junk

Three episodes in, Watchmen still isn’t very good – and, in some places, astonishingly, how-the-hell-did-they-think-this-was-a-good-idea bad – but “She Was Killed by Space Junk” introduces a potential life raft in the form of a major character from the graphic novel. It’s littered with the ridiculous characters, cartoonish take on race relations, and misunderstanding of the […]