Maysa Hattab

Maysa is the Film and TV columnist for Her reviews have also appeared in Crescent Blues Magazine and student press, and she's often found on Twitter (@MaysaMH) and Tumblr.

Reviews // 27 Articles
Blogs // 3 Articles

Thriller 'Reversion' Has Some Hard Edges | 9 Oct 2015 // 3:00 AM

Reversion is hardly subtle in its critique of our tech-dependent lives, and the idea that we might seek comfort, inspiration, and fulfillment of emotional needs from our devices.

Another Lesson in Letting Go with 'A Brilliant Young Mind' | 8 Sep 2015 // 5:12 AM

Even as A Beautiful Young Mind’s protagonist learns to cope with uncertainty, its viewers aren't credited with the maturity to do so.


Endeavour: An Almost Sequel | 4 Jan 2012 // 1:00 AM

Endeavour gives the sense of conferring a privilege to viewers, a glimpse into a rarefied world running parallel to ours.

Ex and the City: Lip Service | 15 Nov 2010 // 11:00 PM

Despite the vaguely sexy word-association, Lip Service is that surprisingly ubiquitous creature; a series obsessed with sex that is hopelessly devoid of the erotic.

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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