Not the one with the lizards, the other one.

Colour me ambivalent, but it looks like they’re making a movie of Alan Moore’s superlative graphic novel, V for Vendetta.

If you haven’t read it, a) do so immediately, and b) it’s a very fine, very political story of a parallel 1984-style totalitarian Britain, and a mysterious figure who dresses as Guy Fawkes and brings anarchy and individualism to the system. It has all the intelligence and technical skill of Watchmen, but a much rougher, freer, more emotional feel. I loved it when I first read it, many years ago.

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