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Sumayyah Khalid

Sumayyah Khalid


Falling in love with the screen: 7 things to watch this Valentine’s

Falling in love with the screen: 7 things to watch this Valentine’s

Spend this cold and unforgiving Valentine’s season snuggled up to a film or show, expertly judged and recommended by our globally cultural and renowned experts
PappaRoti review: Malaysian coffee buns make their mark in Manchester

PappaRoti review: Malaysian coffee buns make their mark in Manchester

PappaRoti in Piccadilly Gardens provides a comforting atmosphere for consumption of their customisable coffee buns
Thanksgiving review: A sumptuous seasonal slasher

Thanksgiving review: A sumptuous seasonal slasher

Director Eli Roth serves a fresh take on holiday horror in this long gestated slasher which weaves consumerism and comedy into the mix
New blood test measures biomarkers for detection of early Alzheimer’s disease

New blood test measures biomarkers for detection of early Alzheimer’s disease

PharmaKure’s innovative blood test can identify those at high risk of Alzheimer’s disease
Shazam! Fury of the Gods review: Superhero sequel gets sidetracked

Shazam! Fury of the Gods review: Superhero sequel gets sidetracked

Shazam! Fury of the Gods is a feel-good film which falls short of its forerunner
School Spirits review: Paramount’s paranormal murder mystery is to die for

School Spirits review: Paramount’s paranormal murder mystery is to die for

School Spirits is a teen show that has its finger on the pulse of the zeitgeist
A Good Person review: Riveting drama is rooted in reality

A Good Person review: Riveting drama is rooted in reality

A Good Person offers a compelling meditation on grief, anchored by Florence Pugh’s lead performance and moving acting abilities.
How liminal spaces on-screen have captured imaginations

How liminal spaces on-screen have captured imaginations

Liminal spaces in film and television create an immersive experience for audiences
What’s Love Got to Do with It? review: Fickle feel-good film falls flat

What’s Love Got to Do with It? review: Fickle feel-good film falls flat

Working Title’s latest romantic comedy leaves much to be desired
So Help Me Todd review: Perky procedural shows promise

So Help Me Todd review: Perky procedural shows promise

New TV series So Help Me Todd skilfully blends situational comedy with procedural drama
Maternal review: A moving exploration of medicine, motherhood, and misogyny

Maternal review: A moving exploration of medicine, motherhood, and misogyny

Maternal examines what it’s like to be a working mother in today’s NHS
Alice, Darling review: A poignant portrayal of psychological abuse

Alice, Darling review: A poignant portrayal of psychological abuse

Mary Nighy’s directorial debut explores themes of female friendship and coercive control
Farha: Palestinian history through the female gaze

Farha: Palestinian history through the female gaze

Farha portrays the impact of genocidal trauma on a fourteen-year-old Palestinian girl
The Good Nurse: Prioritising patients over personal gain

The Good Nurse: Prioritising patients over personal gain

The Good Nurse takes a sensitive and informative approach towards depicting true, harrowing events
The Moon & Back shoots for the stars – and lands among them

The Moon & Back shoots for the stars – and lands among them

Isabel May portrays a teenage girl’s catharsis through filmmaking in The Moon & Back