Through the looking glass: Watching the Watchmen

“It’s here that the parallels to our world feel more muddled, less clearly understood. But perhaps no show in recent history has demanded a “wait and see” approach as much as Watchmen, because no presentation, no mask is ever simple; just because it’s the cops that wear masks now doesn’t mean they’re the heroes. There are no easy answers, no easy shading, vigilantes can’t save themselves, let alone us.”

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