Originally Posted by Dr. A
Watchmen is currently my fave superhero movie as well. I enjoyed the philosophy of it, so very unlike the typical good/evil dichotomy in other movies of the same ilk.
I believe most of the criticism was coming from fans of the graphic novel because the ending was apparently completely different. And the creator of Watchmen, Alan Moore, vehemently protested against the movie adaptation.
But I hear that the original ending was rather insipid and Alan Moore protests EVERY adaptation of his works. Also he is a bit of a nut.
Who knows? I enjoyed the hell out of the movie and even watched the super long Director's Cut. Brilliant movie!