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Release Date:
24 March 2009 (USA) See more »
A television interview with Hollis Mason, The first Nite-Owl, about his life and the superhero community. | Add synopsis »
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cut & dry companion piece to "Watchman" only worth a watch for die-hard fans See more (8 total) »


  (in credits order)

Directed by
Eric Matthies 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Dave Gibbons  graphic novel
Alan Moore  graphic novel (uncredited)
Hans Rodionoff 

Produced by
Wesley Coller .... executive producer
Lawrence Gordon .... executive producer
Lloyd Levin .... executive producer
Konda Mason .... supervising post producer
Eric Matthies .... producer
Deborah Snyder .... executive producer
Zack Snyder .... executive producer
Thomas Tull .... executive producer
Original Music by
Paula Gallitano 
Cinematography by
Glenn Taylor (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Michelle Harrison 
Casting by
Andrea Brown 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Philip Nee Nee .... first assistant director
Art Department
William Cawley .... additional graphics
Taku Hazeyama .... graphic artist
Kelly Kinsey .... additional graphics
Yvonne Petersen .... additional graphics
Stephanie Tucker .... additional graphics
Sound Department
Wade Chamberlain .... sound mixing engineer
Keith Henderson .... location sound
Camera and Electrical Department
Chris Oben .... additional cinematographer (as Christopher M. Oben)
Editorial Department
Ralph Paredes .... post-production coordinator
Yvonne Petersen .... on-line editor
Angie Piccirillo .... assistant post supervisor
Other crew
Anna Obropta .... researcher
Anji Bemben .... special thanks
Denis Brock .... special thanks
Misha Bukowski .... special thanks
Jimmy Chow .... special thanks
Tangi Crawford .... special thanks
Hans Dayal .... special thanks
Shantai Nicole Marie Fellows .... special thanks
Paul Fenkart .... special thanks
Sara Flamm .... special thanks
Herb Gains .... special thanks
Helen Jarvis .... special thanks
Erik Johnson .... special thanks
Mike Kirilenko .... special thanks
Alex McDowell .... special thanks
Eva Morgan .... special thanks
Tricia Mulgrew .... special thanks
Justin Raleigh .... special thanks
Sonny Ritscher .... special thanks
Eddy Santos .... special thanks
Tyler Smith .... special thanks
Rhonda Taylor .... special thanks
Tricia Todd .... special thanks
Rhona Williscroft .... special thanks

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Rated PG for mild thematic elements, brief violent and suggestive images, and smoking
USA:38 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »

Did You Know?

The commercials used in-between segments of this feature are genuine commercials from the 1970s, except with newly recorded voice-overs. The exception to this is the first commercial (Veidt Nostalgia), which ties in with the character of Ozymandias, played by Matthew Goode, from the main Watchmen (2009) movie.See more »
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4 out of 20 people found the following review useful.
cut & dry companion piece to "Watchman" only worth a watch for die-hard fans, 15 April 2009
Author: movieman_kev from United States

This faux news show featuring interviews with Hollis Mason (Stephen McHattie) and Silk Spectre among others about Mason's superhero expose 'Under the Hood' which runs 37 & a half minutes and can be found as an extra on the DVD of "Tales of the Black Freighter" (and presumingly on the upcoming special edition of "Watchman" as well) feels rushed and too cut and dried. Although this was supposed to be an old 1970's news show complete with commercials, it didn't really have that feel in the least so the general conceit of it just falls flat. Worth a watch for only the die-hard fans of "Watchman" and sadly not worth the time invested for anyone else.

My Grade: C-

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