It's the sixth of the month, which means that Zack Snyder and crew have released the latest video journal to countdown towards the March 6, 2009 release date for Watchmen. This journal, hosted by Apple is a look back into the past of the film. Before there were the Watchmen, there were the Minutemen, and this clip explores those characters and their relationships to the stars of the film.

To watch the journal click on the player below.

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It all begins with the paranoid delusions of a half-insane hero called Rorschach. But is Rorschach really insane or has he in fact uncovered a plot to murder super-heroes and, even worse, millions of innocent civilians? On the run from the law, Rorschach reunites with his former teammates in a desperate attempt to save the world and their lives, but what they uncover will shock them to their very core and change the face of the planet! Following two generations of masked superheroes from the close of World War II to the icy shadow of the Cold War comes this groundbreaking comic story - the story of The Watchmen.

Watchmen is based on the 12-part DC Comics series written by Alan Moore and featuring art by Dave Gibbons.