Watchmen. Poster of the 2009 movie and cover of the 1987 comic book
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Watchmen
Alan Moore, Dave Gibbons, 1987
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Zack Snyder, 2009

In an alternate United States, beginning in 1939 during the fading Interwar period, a team of costumed crime-fighters is formed – the Minutemen. While most heroes like Daniel Dreiberg ( Nite Owl II ) and Laurie Jupiter ( Silk Spectre II ) retire, Doctor Manhattan and the Comedian become government agents, and Rorschach continues to operate outside the law.


The Walking Dead: Dead City. Poster of the 2023 TV series and cover of the 2004 comic book, The Walking Dead
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The Walking Dead
Robert Kirkman, Tony Moore, 2004
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Eli Jorne, 2023

Maggie and Negan embark on a journey to a post-apocalyptic Manhattan, a city that was isolated from the mainland a long time ago. Within its boundaries, the streets are teeming with both the deceased and inhabitants who have established their own society, transforming New York City into a unique realm of their own.


Under the Hood. Poster of the 2009 movie and cover of the 1987 comic book, Watchmen
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Watchmen
Alan Moore, Dave Gibbons, 1987
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Eric Matthies, 2009

A short mockumentary produced as a side-feature to the Watchmen film. There, in a television interview, Hollis Mason, the first Nite-Owl, talks about about his life and the superhero community, and explains the events leading up to the time when he became the masked adventurer Nite Owl, and discusses the formation of the Minutemen.


P.S. I Love You. Poster of the 2007 movie and cover of the 2004 book
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P.S. I Love You
Cecelia Ahern, 2004
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Richard LaGravenese, 2007

Holly and Gerry are a married couple who live on the Lower East Side of Manhattan. One winter, Gerry dies of a brain tumor, and Holly realizes how much he meant to her as well as how insignificant their arguments and differences were. She doesn’t want to live anymore without him.


The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe. Poster of the 2015 TV series and cover of the 2009 book
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The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe
J. Randy Taraborrelli, 2009
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Laurie Collyer, 2015

A chronicle of Marilyn Monroe’s family life, her relationship with her mother, Gladys Pearl Baker, and how she succeeded in hiding her most intimate secrets from the press and an invasive world.


Taking Woodstock. Poster of the 2009 movie and cover of the 2006 book
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Taking Woodstock
Elliot Tiber, 2006
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Ang Lee, 2009

Set in 1969, the film follows the true story of Elliot Tiber, whose parents own the small dilapidated El Monaco Resort in White Lake. When Elliot hears that a neighboring town has pulled the permit on a hippie music festival, he calls the producers thinking he could drum up some much-needed business for his parents’ run-down motel. Three weeks later, half a million people are on their way to his neighbor’s farm in White Lake, New York.


The Losers. Poster of the 2010 movie and cover of the 2003 comic book
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The Losers
Andy Diggle, Jock, 2003
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Sylvain White, 2010

The Losers are an elite black-ops team of United States Special Forces operatives. While painting a target for an upcoming air strike, the Losers spot slave children in the compound and try to call off the attack, but their superior ignores their pleas. With no other option, the Losers enter the compound, successfully rescue the children and kill the drug lord in the process.


The Postcard Killings. Poster of the 2020 movie and cover of the 2010 book, The Postcard Killers
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The Postcard Killers
James Patterson, Liza Marklund, 2010
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Danis Tanovic, 2020

Jacob Kanon, a New York detective, investigates the death of his daughter who was murdered while on her honeymoon; he recruits the help of Scandinavian journalist Dessie Lombard when other couples throughout Europe suffer a similar fate.


The Unholy. Poster of the 2021 movie and cover of the 1983 book, Shrine
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Shrine
James Herbert, 1983
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Evan Spiliotopoulos, 2021

Aliceis a young hearing-impaired girl who, after a supposed visitation from the Virgin Mary, is inexplicably able to hear, speak, and heal the sick. As word spreads and people from near and far flock to witness her miracles, a disgraced journalist hoping to revive his career visits the small New England town to investigate. When terrifying events begin to happen all around, he starts to question if these phenomena are the works of the Virgin Mary or something much more sinister.