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2009-07-30 12:43:45

One of the most well-known psychological tools is the Rorschach Inkblot Test. A viewer looks at ten inkblots, one at a time, and describes what they see. The rationale behind this test is the idea that certain aspects of the subject's personality will be exposed as they are interpreting the images, allowing for the possible diagnosis of various psychological disorders. However, does the inkblot really reveal all? Psychological Science in the Public Interest, a journal of the Association for...

2009-07-29 10:27:20

Psychologists say the posting of 10 Rorschach inkblot tests in the online U.S. encyclopedia Wikipedia will make the psychological evaluations meaningless. Just don't pretend you are doing anything other than harming scientific research, a Wikipedia poster named Faustian wrote on the entry's discussion page. The dispute flared last month when James Heilman, an emergency room doctor from Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, posted images of all 10 inkblots at the bottom of the collaborative encyclopedia's...

2009-04-04 12:02:59

Director Samuel Bayer says U.S. actor Jackie Earle Haley has hired to play killer Freddy Krueger in a remake of Nightmare on Elm Street. Bayer, who will direct the remake of the 1984 horror film that starred Robert Englund, said Haley showed his ability to evoke emotion in viewers by playing the superhero Rorschach in Watchmen, The Hollywood Reporter said Friday. Looking at his performance in 'Watchmen.' Here's a guy playing a character under a mask yet you feel tremendous empathy for him,...

2009-03-02 14:03:00

LOS ANGELES, March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Watchmen doesn't open until Friday, but Fandango is already seeing strong advance ticket sales for the film, comprising 61% of all sales on Fandango, the nation's leading moviegoer destination. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20061016/LAM046LOGO-b ) Advance tickets for director Zack Snyder's Watchmen are far outpacing advance tickets sold for Snyder's previous movie, 300, at the same point in that film's sales cycle. Dozens of midnight...

2009-01-22 08:44:00

Joe Simon reveals the 'Secret Origins of the Comic Book World'! Clay Enosand Dave Gibbonsdiscuss the visual highs of Watchmen! NEW YORK, Jan. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Living comics legend Joe Simon will attend the New York ComicCon as Titan Books hosts him in their first year as exhibitors. Balancing Golden Age classics with Modern, Titan also presents 'Watchmen: Portrait of a Film' with an appearance by star New York photographer Clay Enos. Following the recent announcement of Titan's plans to...

2008-09-21 15:00:19

By Glenn Jeffers Who watches the Watchmen? Soon, we will. At least, that's what Warner Bros. and DC Comics are counting on when their next comic book adaptation, "Watchmen," hits theaters in March. Many moviegoers got a sneak peek of the film before seeing "The Dark Knight." Plainly defined, "Watchmen" is a 1986 graphic novel written by British writer Alan Moore ("From Hell,""V for Vendetta") and illustrated by Dave Gibbons. It is perhaps the most celebrated title in comicdom and has...

2008-07-27 15:00:30

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Warner Bros. announced this week it will release an episodic downloadable video game developed by Deadline Games that will prequel next year's big-screen adaptation of the "Watchmen" graphic novel pegged to the film's March debut. Another game that will take place following the first game will be released later in 2009 at the same time as the "Watchmen" DVD. In the games, players will be able to combat such foes as the pointy-eared Nite Owl (played by Patrick...

2008-07-24 03:00:42

Episodic Game Prequels Upcoming Warner Bros. Pictures' Film Based on DC Comics' Award-Winning Graphic Novel Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment Remi Sklar, 818-977-3023 remi.sklar@warnerbros.com Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment will publish WATCHMEN, an episodic downloadable game based on the upcoming Warner Bros. Pictures' film for the Xbox 360(R) video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PLAYSTATION(R)3 computer entertainment system and Windows PC in 2009. The...

2006-06-23 02:24:59

By Borys Kit LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Zach Snyder, who made his feature filmmaking debut with 2004's "Dawn of the Dead," has come aboard to develop and direct "Watchmen," based on the seminal DC Comics saga of a vigilante superhero. Alex Tse, who worked with director Spike Lee on the Showtime cable network production "Sucker Free City," is writing a script for the long-gestating "Watchmen" project, now in the pipeline at Warner Bros. Pictures. "Watchmen" is one of the most...

2005-12-18 19:38:10

By Borys Kit LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - "The Watchmen," the seminal DC Comics limited series credited with redefining the superhero genre , has found a home at Warner Bros. Pictures. The project has been in development since the 1980s, with such directors as Terry Gilliam, Darren Aronofsky and Paul Greengrass on board. "The Watchmen" is one of the most critically acclaimed series in the genre, and is often is referred to as the "War and Peace" of comic books. It is a...


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