Watchmen: Tales of the Black Freighter and Under the Hood
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Watchmen: Tales of the Black Freighter and Under the Hood
Named after the comic book that appeared in the original Watchmen graphic novel as a story-within-a-story, this animated companion piece to director Zack Snyder's feature film version of Watchmen finds an inner-city youth reading a story entitled "Marooned" from the eponymous comic book. In "Marooned," a young mariner cast adrift at sea attempts to return to his hometown in order to warn the locals of the approaching Black Freighter. In order to accomplish this formidable task, the desperate seaman must shed his inhibitions, using the bodies of his dead shipmates as a… More

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Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Sometimes-gruesome Watchmen extras best for fans."
‑ Charles Cassady, Common Sense Media
"Buying this disc is a bit like buying a disc consisting of special features only! It all feels very slight . . ."
‑ James O'Ehley, Sci-Fi Movie Page
"I really loved the Watchmen film, and this DVD (as well as the Complete Motion Comic DVD) make for a really wonderful way to experience this extraordinary world."
‑ Mike McGranaghan, Aisle Seat
"It provides another angle on the Watchmen universe we might not otherwise get."
‑ John J. Puccio, Movie Metropolis

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