Aronofsky damns the day God made man in MOTHER!

And on the sixth day, God made his one mistake – He created man. This is according to the brilliant Darren Aronofsky, whose ‘mother!’ turns out to be the most fascinating exploration of God’s relationship with man. The catch here is, this relationship is scrutinized with some scorn and disdain through the lens of motherContinue reading “Aronofsky damns the day God made man in MOTHER!”

STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI: – Part epic blockbuster, part character study telling us it’s okay to move on

Is the idea the balance the burden humanity must bear? At its philosophical best, this is one of the questions ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ poses, venturing into territory the canon has explored. This is one of the beats that makes the central conflict of the Star Wars universe an infinitely compelling experience and providedContinue reading “STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI: – Part epic blockbuster, part character study telling us it’s okay to move on”

HYENAS – Mambety’s prescient portrait of faux morals in a decaying society

Hyenas (Hyènes) is the story of a wealthy woman’s return to her penurious hometown after decades away. The idea of her homecoming is a vignette Africa is well aware of. Her riches are enticing and her people are swelling with optimism. But reprieve is to come at a high price for this community. She offersContinue reading “HYENAS – Mambety’s prescient portrait of faux morals in a decaying society”