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How 'Watchmen' Pulled Off That Dr. Manhattan Episode

Watchmen's eighth episode has been hotly discussed, now hear from the director about how they pulled off their biggest reveal yet. SPOILER ALERT: Do not read unless you are all caught up on Watchmen. Week in and out, HBO's Watchmen does something strikingly incredible and never before attempted on television. This week's episode, "A God Walks into Abar," took its story cues from the fourth issue of the comic, “The Watchmaker.” Structurally, the story jumps all over in time. We get the sense of what it is like to be Dr. Manhattan, experiencing all of the world in relative terms -- all at once. While writing the episode was probably a steep ask, directing was also a big task. Check out this interview from The Hollywood Reporter, where episode director Nicole Kassell talks about filming the episode and the challenges faced delivering the penultimate hour of the hit series. Read More...

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Published By: NoFilmSchool - Tuesday, 10 December

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