Geeks and nerds the world over celebrate the opening of Watchmen in theatres world-wide.
While Superman, Batman & the X-Men may be well known comic book characters to the layman (non-geek)... Watchmen is, without argument, the most significant comic graphic novel ever written, to the true comic book connoisseur. It's release as a movie has both segregated and united comic-geeks the world over.
Alan Moore's (Swamp Thing, V For Vendetta, From Hell) public dismissal of his own literature scripted to silver screen, and the debate between FOX and Warner Bros (yeh, said BROS) has attracted much attention from the media regarding the movie's release.
But I'm here to tell it straight. Watchmen is the best comic ever written, and the movie was an excellent adaptation of the book. Whether moviegoers who've never read or heard about the book will be as entertained by the movie as I was, is hard to say.
Let's talk about cocktails!
For our opening weekend I recommend paying homage to both Zack Snyder and Alan Moore with this selection of different drink choices:
1) The DR. MANHATTEN : A Manhattan with Dr. Pepper (too easy)
A Manhattan with Vodka (sub 4 Bourbon) and Blue Curacao
2) The Rorschach: A White Russian (kahlua added after Vodka & milk shaken)
- SHOT - White Sambuca (dark sambuca added after settling of
So enjoy your "cock"tails (No limit of blue genitalia in our subversive little script) and toast Zack for staying true to the medium, and Alan for presenting us with a truly luminary, literary gift ... the likes of which the comic fanboy world has since seen, and shall forever be indebted.
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