The comic book nerds love it, since the visual feel exactly matches the graphic novel. For the rest of us, though, the pic is overlong and boring at times.
Rorschach is the most interesting character by far, and should be on-screen all the time, but he isn't.
For all the fuss about this property being a comic icon, frankly, the story is weak. On the other hand, lurid violence--if not sex--is well-represented in the movie. At least half of the two comic book staples are included, then.
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