Under the Hood
Scott Hardie: “It was ok.”
Zack Snider indulges his bloodlust in this short film drawn from the Watchmen mythos, a parable that was intended to inform the larger novel but in Snider's hands becomes a grim orgy of unspeakable violence. That would be fine if it were good.
Scott Hardie: “It sucked.”
Another short film made from Watchmen leftovers, this fake documentary explores the uninteresting 1940s superheroes from the novel's backstory. It frequently gets in its own way with TV newsmagazine verisimilitude, often distracting from itself.