Dr. Manhattan to conquer Hanoi by mattsteinglass
March 10, 2009, 11:42 am
Filed under: Cartoons, Vietnam, War

It appears Watchmen will be playing at the Hanoi Megastar Cineplex starting March 20.

Apparently the censors are really asleep on the job. Or we’re going to see a very abbreviated version…

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I’d say it’s the latter — like the 28-minute version of Rambo 5.0 last year…

Comment by Teddy de Burca Jnr

Are you serious? Was it cut to 28 minutes? I would have thought they could just substitute the word “Shangri-La” for “Myanmar” and have done with it.

Anyway, not so sure about this. I saw that Ben Stiller flick about the goofballs trying to make a Vietnam movie some months ago, and they censored neither the VN war stuff nor the “booty juice” stuff.

Comment by mattsteinglass

Okay, 28-minutes was a slight exaggeration!!!

Not sure if Nguyen Scissorhands Edward cared about the goriness or the Myanmar-ness but it was under an hour and the original was 92 minutes.

Not that I went, like…

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