My film and television reviews, for outlets including Empire, Stylist, The New Arab, Time Out, i paper and others, can be found via my Tomato-meter approved profile on Rotten Tomatoes.

In 2020, I was welcomed into the Film Section of the London Critics' Circle and I look forward to being a pro-active member and advocate for its Pledge for Pay campaign.


I am also a Co-Chair of Time's Up UK's Critics Committee where we are fighting for better treatment, opportunities and fairer pay for female and female-identifying writers. 

Below is a selection of critical essays on cinema.

Why Lady Macbeth is literature's most misunderstood villain

Why Lady Macbeth is literature's most misunderstood villain

The River

BFI video essay on Jean Renoir's The River

Inside Cinema

Inside Cinema: Strong Female Characters for BBC iPlayer

The Arbor

Introduction to The Arbor for BFI Player

In The Heights

In The Heights And The New Golden Age Of Musicals

The Mauritanian

The Mauritanian: Exposing Life Inside The World's Most Notorious Prison

White Fang

White Fang: The Timeless Appeal of One-Man-And-Dog Movies

African Apocalypse

African Apocalypse: The Real Heart of Darkness

chadwick boseman

Chadwick Boseman: A Film Icon Who Changed Hollywood

Easy A

Easy A: How Teen Movies Became Hooked On Classic Lit


How The MCU Helped Comfort Me Through My Grief

Love & Basketball

Love & Basketball: The Film That Changed How We See Sport


Goodfellas: The Making of One Of Cinema's Greatest Shots


How Clueless Transformed The Movie Makeover


Misbehaviour: Can Beauty Pageants Ever Be Empowering?

David Copperfield

Is It Time The All-White Period Drama Should Become Extinct?