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Alternate history of post-WWII era

by Critical Commons Manager

Accompanied by Bob Dylan's "The Times They Are A-Changing," the Watchmen title sequence situates the narrative within the historical context of the post-WWII United States, appropriating iconic imagery to signify the passage of time and rewriting "history" to include a parallel universe narrative where masked crusaders participate in local and international events from crime-fighting to Communist containment and nuclear energy.

Watchmen title sequence lightning history

Alternate history serves as background for narrative exposition in the title sequence of Watchmen

from Watchmen (2009)
Creator: Zack Snyder
Distributor: Warner Brothers
Posted by Critical Commons Manager