Imagine if Zack Snyder wasn't the director behind the long-awaited big-screen adaptation of Watchmen, and Warner Bros. instead decided to go with someone like ... Woody Allen. Slate put together a pretty hilarious slideshow of what they think Watchmen would've looked like had the property been placed in someone else's hands. For example, as a Quentin Tarantino movie (see above), Slate notes: "As Jackie Brown was a tribute to '70s blaxploitation, Kill Bill was a tribute to '70s kung fu, and Death Proof was a tribute to '70s grindhouse, so Quentin Tarantino makes Watchmen a tribute to the fourth in his canon of formative aesthetic influences: '70s Hanna-Barbera cartoons."
Other directors with re-imagined Watchmen films included on Slate's list are Judd Apatow, Woody Allen, Sophia Coppola and Tyler Perry (their image of Rorschach as Madea made me do a serious LOL). And in case you're wondering, these fantastic images (a couple of which we highlighted below) come from Ashley Quigg. All kidding aside, though, something like this does make you think. I mean, what would a Watchmen film look like in someone else's hands? Did Zack Snyder do the comic justice, or is there another director who would've delivered a better product.
Check out a couple of Slate's images below, then definitely skip on over to their slideshow ... it's hysterical.
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