League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
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All Critics (178) | Top Critics (41) | Fresh (33) | Rotten (151) | DVD (31) ... the effects and sets are marvellously fantastical and there are one or two neat comical allusions to the heroes' literary roots.
The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen is a 2003 superhero film adaptation loosely based on characters from the comic book limited series The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen by Alan Moore , who is also famous for Watchmen , V for Vendetta , and From Hell . It was released on July 11, 2003, in the United States, and distributed by 20th Century Fox .
This article was originally published in November 2003
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Connery was apparently offered both Morpheus in The Matrix and Gandalf in Lord of the Rings , but he turned them down because he didn't understand the plots. After that, he decided that League was just the thing his career needed, and the rest, like his career, is history. It's hard to imagine a group of filmmakers who were ever quite as out of touch with the source material as the people who made LoEG .
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Alan Moore announces new League of Extraordinary Gentlemen comic, featuring the Mountains of MadnessAnyone who says that Moore is doing the same thing with the characters in LoEG that DC is doing with the Watchmen prequels is missing the point. Most of the characters appearing in LoEG are in the public domain; they don't belong to anyone, not the creators, not their heirs.
Alan Moore (born 18 November 1953) is an English writer primarily known for his work in comic books, a medium where he has produced series including Watchmen , V for Vendetta , and From Hell . [ 5 ] Frequently described as the best graphic novel writer in history, [ 6 ] (p10) [ 7 ] (p7) he has also been described as "one of the most important British writers of the last fifty years". [ 8 ] He has occasionally used such pseudonyms as Curt Vile , Jill de Ray , and Translucia Baboon . Moore started out writing for British underground and alternative fanzines in the late 1970s before achieving success publishing comic strips in such magazines as 2000 AD and Warrior . He was subsequently picked up by the American DC Comics , and as "the first comics writer living in Britain to do prominent work in America", [ 7 ] (p7) he worked on big name characters such as Batman ( Batman: The Killing Joke ) and Superman ( Whatever Happened to the Man of Tomorrow?
Kevin O'Neill is an English comic book illustrator best known as the co-creator of Nemesis the Warlock , Marshal Law (with writer Pat Mills ), and The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (with Alan Moore ). [ edit ] Career
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