2024-06-23 12:50 AM

‘Watchmen” Deserves to be Watched


“Watchmen” director Zack Snyder (300) was faced with a difficult task – condensing a 12-issue comic book epic, considered by many as the greatest ever written, into a feature length motion picture.

Comic Book Guys Try to Knock Judges ‘Dead’ in Competition

Dave (left) and John Milstein have been reading and writing comics since their youth, but now find themselves on the precipice of a professional contract. (Photo: News-Press)

The witty banter and casual mannerisms of Jon and Dave Milstein as they jokingly bicker and chow down at an Armenian coffeehouse is hardly consistent with what is expected from the creators of the dark, brooding superhero of their comic book “The Assembly of the Dead.” But it is this character — and their comic […]

Editor Recommends: Dog Sees God, Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead

“Dog Sees God, Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead,” Play by Bert V. Royal, Studio Theatre, 14th & P Streets NW, Washington, D.C., thru Aug. 6. I saw this play in New York last fall and reviewed it in the News-Press then. It is a powerful but woefully misunderstood creation. Most critics simply can’t negotiate the […]