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The most buzzed-about movie at this year's San Diego Comic-Con is, without a doubt, the brainy, violent superhero flick Watchmen. So director Zack Snyder (300) brought plenty of ammo to today's panel, including his cast, some dark philosophy and very crowd-pleasing visuals.
"People are starting to realize that superhero movies don't just exist as mindless entertainment," Snyder said, mentioning The Dark Knight in particular. "They talk about stuff that's serious."
The new, effects-heavy footage played like catnip to fans at the swarming pop-culture expo—and they demanded to see it a second time. Here are the details: