Tymon Smith Features writer, film and series reviewer

Tymon Smith was the books editor of the Sunday Times from 2008 to 2014. Since 2014 he has worked as features writer, focussed mainly on culture and arts. He is the film and series critic for the Sunday Times and the winner of the 2019 English Academy of South Africa Thomas Pringle Award for reviews.

Tymon Smith Features writer, film and series reviewer
REVIEW | 'Riding with Sugar' exposes the beauty — and the underbelly — of Cape ...

Sunu Gonera, the director of this somewhat Afrofuturist film about following your dreams, hopes views 'see themselves in the story'

Tymon Smith Features writer, film and series reviewer
REVIEW | 'The Comey Rule' delves into ex-FBI head's difficult relationship with ...

Though perhaps too heavy on bureaucratic detail, this drama series holds up as a solid piece of political drama

Tymon Smith Features writer, film and series reviewer
'Enslaved', 'Trial 4': Five brilliant things to stream now

Whether you've got four hours to spare or 10, these are the shows to spend it watching

Tymon Smith Features writer, film and series reviewer
REVIEW | Outrageous omission gives 'The Trials of Oscar Pistorius' a bitter ...

This documentary series about the Paralympian and his crime is disappointingly one-sided

Tymon Smith Features writer, film and series reviewer
Seven fantastic flicks from the EU Film Festival you can watch online for free

The 2020 edition of this festival has gone virtual and is virtually free. Here are some of the highlights

Tymon Smith Features writer, film and series reviewer
'Borat 2', 'The Loudest Voice': Four awesome things to stream now

Whether you've got 90 minutes to spare or six hours, these are the shows and movies to spend it watching

Tymon Smith Features writer, film and series reviewer
'Microlight': A photographic memoir of a son's quest to understand his father

Jansen van Staden tests the limits of the photographic medium to create a deeply personal photobook

Tymon Smith Features writer, film and series reviewer
REVIEW | 'On the Rocks' has little to offer beyond the surface gloss

'Lost in Translation' director Sofia Coppola has teamed up with Bill Murray again — but this time for a bittersweet father-daughter comedy

Tymon Smith Features writer, film and series reviewer
Amazing African photography goes under the hammer for a good cause

The online event hosted by Aspire Art Auction will benefit the Photography Legacy Project

Tymon Smith Features writer, film and series reviewer
REVIEW | 'The Queen's Gambit': Clever moves make for a masterful chess drama

Anya Taylor-Joy gives a compelling performance as a chess prodigy in this seven-part Netflix series

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