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 | New doccie reflects on '1971, the year music changed everything'

The events are captured in a sprawling, archive-rich and heady eight-episode docuseries.

Tymon Smith Features writer, film and series reviewer
Rebirth of Cool reunite for remix party — and fans can stream it at home

The jazz super-group says this form of performance shouldn't be seen as a poor alternative to the real thing, but rather a unique platform.

Tymon Smith Features writer, film and series reviewer
'Breaking Boundaries', 'Feel Good': Four new things to stream now

Worth binge-watching or a waste of time? We weigh in on the latest series and movies

Tymon Smith Features writer, film and series reviewer
Encounter a knife-edge reality with SA doccie festival

The festival will take place online and in select cinemas until June 20

Tymon Smith Features writer, film and series reviewer
13 fascinating doccies to watch at the 2021 Encounters Film Festival

Our film critic's pick of the best documentaries from near and far

Tymon Smith Features writer, film and series reviewer
'The Kominsky Method', 'Birds of Prey': Five new things to stream now

Worth binge-watching or a waste of time? We weigh in on the latest series and movies

Tymon Smith Features writer, film and series reviewer
REVIEW | Kate Winslet gives an award-worthy performance in 'Mare of Easttown'

The limited crime series is a triumph

Tymon Smith Features writer, film and series reviewer
REVIEW | 'The Underground Railroad' is not so much a series as an epic film

With SA actress Thuso Mbedu as its star, this provocative series paints a moving picture of US slavery's brutal history

Tymon Smith Features writer, film and series reviewer
Director shares his vision for 'This Is Not a Burial, It's a Resurrection'

Lemohang Jeremiah Mosese’s debut feature is a moving portrait of a woman and a people caught between their past and forces of the future. He tells us ...

Tymon Smith Features writer, film and series reviewer
'Underground Railroad', 'Woman in the Window': Five new things to stream now

Worth binge-watching or a waste of time? We weigh in on the latest series, movies and documentaries