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The Friday Question

The first geek reviews of Watchmen have been unleashed on the internet this week and the topic on everyone's lips? The end.

If you haven't read the comic, look away now. Still here? Then you'll know that Alan Moore's opus ends with a four-colour monstrosity invading New York, a giant (supposedly) alien squid that unites humanity and brings about world peace.

It's all part of Ozymandias' grand plan of course. But Zach Snyder considers himself smarter than the cleverest man on earth and has removed the alien menace from the master-plan, pinning the planet-threat on Dr Manhattan instead.

Does the new ending work? Would the squid have looked silly onscreen, or was it an essential part of the intricate original plot?

Discuss and debate with us below!