Back in April, director Zack Snyder opened a contest/marketing ploy in which fans were asked to make an '80s-style commercial for Veidt Products. The winning commercials would have the chance to be shown in the background of a scene in Watchmen, forever making the winners really annoying to watch Watchmen with as they continually point out that their commercial is coming up.
Well, the winners have been picked, and you can now see them all here. Below the cut, I've included a couple of the better entries that will have you remembering, "Oh yeah, I guess the '80s did have some stupid commercials."
UGO has a new Watchmen featurette in which artist Dave Gibbons, who illustrated the comic series, discusses how director Zack Snyder's detailed sets look exactly like his vague memories of what he drew 20-some years back. It's heartwarming to see Gibbons wander the environments... / Continue →
Sometimes when you're watching a movie, you can't help but notice a fake ad for a fake product airing in the background and think, man, why didn't I get to make that commercial? Zack Snyder has heard your pleas! The director is asking for submissions to his YouTube-affiliated "... / Continue →
ComingSoon has received an exclusive new video blog (vlog?) from the set of Watchmen that covers arguably the most exciting aspect of production we've all been wondering about: set construction! It's actually pretty amazing to see how accurately they've visually recreated the c... / Continue →