George Ndebele

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  • Watchmen

    Watchmen

    ★★★★★

    There is this melancholic idea of loving someone and choosing to be in a relationship even though you both know it is not going to end well. There are forces beyond your control that are preventing you both from having an everlasting happiness together. We are continually told that the past and future does not exist (at least in metaphysical terms) in order to spare us from the everlasting pain that is to come. Living in the present allows us…

  • Malcolm & Marie

    Malcolm & Marie

    Malcom and Marie is basically if Scenes From A Marriage was written and directed by Tommy Wiseau

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  • Avengers: Endgame

    Avengers: Endgame

    ½

    After watching Endgame, I couldn't stop thinking about Alan Moore's Watchmen. Basically Watchmen tells us that superheroes are a symptom of the entire addiction to violence as a means to achieve the supposed desire for tranquillity, the resort to extra-judicial betokens to attain law and order. I noticed a similarity between Thanos, Ozymandias and Tony Stark in that all three characters commit terrible acts of violence as means to achieve peace. The difference between the two narratives of course is…

  • Promising Young Woman

    Promising Young Woman

    ★★★

    I have to say I'm mostly mixed when it comes to this film but i'd like to focus on the positive. For a film that deals with the topic of rape culture, I feel it is more sensationalist and lacks the proper nuance that this sensitive topic so desperately requires but with that said, it does have enough depth to provoke some thought to keep audiences sharp.

    The colourful cinematography was an interesting choice for a film that deals with…