Superhero Struggling in the Gray Area of Humanity


Abstract


Watchmen is a superhero movie based on DC comics directed by Zack Snyder. The background of the film was set in 1985, when the superheroes gradually disappeared because of government restrictions. Until one of them was suddenly murdered, the retired superheroes gathered again and launched an investigation into the murder. However, the investigation showed that this is just the beginning, a bigger conspiracy is hidden behind this murder.

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Kim, S.Y., 2015. Human/cyborg/alien/friend: Postwar ressentiment in Japanese science fiction and posthuman ethics in kamen rider fourze. Cinema-Journal of Philosophy and the Moving Image, 7, 48.


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