A few lucky European cinema owners are getting a chance to view exclusive footage from the upcoming Watchmen movie at this year's cinema expo. Now the rest of us can do the same online - kind of. Under the jump: Glimpses of what you can see in next year's superhero movie of the summer, if you squint hard enough.
A couple of months ago, Watchmen director Zack Snyder invited fans of Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons' graphic novel to create fake advertisements for products created by Adrian Veidt's corporation that would then be played in the background of various scenes of the actual movie. The fans, of course, delivered, and the fruits of their labors are now available for us all to see on the Watchmen YouTube channel.
Five videos were selected by YouTube viewers as worthy of receiving High-Definition Canon Vixia HG10 camcorders, while a further ten were hand-picked by Snyder himself as being worthy of appearing behind Jeffrey Dean Morgan and Billy Crudup as they wrestle with Alan Moore's dialogue. Here are some of the best:
Veidt Enterprises Advertising Contest [YouTube]