I had no idea HBO was even doing this, and my instinct is to scrunch up my nose at it. I like the original graphic novel and found the film merely okay (among other things, they didn’t do the Comedian right). It was a provocative examination of super-hero tropes at the time, but I don’t … More ‘Watchmen’ Pilot is a Thing. Saints Preserve Us.
“Keep the politicians near enough to kick them.” -G.K. Chesterton
“I turn the wheel that spins. I delight to see the high come down and the low ascend. Mount up, if thou wilt, but only on condition that thou wilt not think it a hardship to come down when the rules of my game require it.” -Boethius, The Consolation of Philosophy
Justice is not done to the versatility and the unplumbed childishness of man’s imagination. -Robert Louis Stevenson
The human character has been ill-served by nature: we tend to consider matters carefully after the fact, not before. -Quintus Curtius Rufus
I find myself aggrieved Yet insufficient to express the same; For it requires a great and thunderous speech -Christopher Marlowe, Tamburlaine the Great, Part 1
Though royal purple soothes his pride, And snowy pearls his neck adorn, Nero in all his riot lives The mark of universal scorn. -Boethius