'Watchmen' Forgettable After Opening Blast

The image of the doomsday clock is an apt metaphor for the film adaptation of "Watchmen" (* * out of four). Over the course of two decades, several celebrated directors were involved with some version of the movie, from Terry Gilliam to Darren Aronofsky to Paul Greengrass. As the film bounced from one studio to another, a host of actors, including Tom Cruise and Jude Law, expressed interest in roles. Some, including Hilary Swank and Joaquin Phoenix, signed on early but left with the change of...Full Story
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