Greg James| 14:46 UK time, Tuesday, 24 February 2009
Last night, I got to go to the world premiere of the big new film 'Watchmen'. Now, I'll admit that I'm not the world's biggest comic book fan - well, I did quite like the Beano once upon a time - but Watchmen is a legendary comic book series. And after years of courtcases, phone calls and arguments between nerds, it's finally been made into a feature length film.
It's a very impressive film and cost more than $100 million to make. The effects are pretty decent but it is SO long. Nearly 3 hours. With poor legroom, this film is difficult to manage. Fans of the comic will absolutely love it - and I mean properly love it. There's some nudity in it too. Also, don't be misled by the term 'comic' - there's nothing in this film for kids! Very gory.
Now, I say world premiere but don't think I've gone all showbiz as the most famous person I saw there was Producer Neil because we were diverted from the red carpet into the back entrance. Have a look at the official website. They've spent just a little bit too much money on it I think...
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