Maysa is the Film and TV columnist for Xenith.net. Her reviews have also appeared in Crescent Blues Magazine and student press, and she’s often found on Twitter (@MaysaMH) and Tumblr.
Thursday, October 16 2014
Lilting challenges what it means to assimilate into a culture, suggesting that blending in isn't necessary for shared experience.
Sunday, June 29 2014
Both Endeavour, and its parent series Inspector Morse make a point of juxtaposing a lovely illusion of Oxford with the city's uglier realities.
Friday, June 27 2014
Coherence generates fear and mistrust with very little in the way of effects, gore or outright scares.
Wednesday, March 19 2014
A clever, often painful study of a corrosive friendship,'Doll & Em' features Emily Mortimer and Dolly Wells, who play fictionalized versions of themselves.
Sunday, October 6 2013
Denise isn’t entirely dazzled by Moray’s charm. She’s more taken with his business acumen than his wearying, constant flirting.
Wednesday, January 4 2012
Endeavour gives the sense of conferring a privilege to viewers, a glimpse into a rarefied world running parallel to ours.
Monday, November 15 2010
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.
Tuesday, April 13 2010
We are all monsters, even if we don’t have fangs.