All articles by Kelli Weston

Features

Bloodlines: a history of Black horror

With the release of Nia DaCosta’s Candyman reboot, we trace the distinguished heritage of Black horror – as written and created by Black filmmakers.

By Kelli Weston

Bloodlines: a history of Black horror
Festivals

I Was a Simple Man: a poetic but sluggish ghost story

By Kelli Weston

I Was a Simple Man: a poetic but sluggish ghost story
Festivals

John and the Hole: a slick but insubstantial psychological thriller

By Kelli Weston

John and the Hole: a slick but insubstantial psychological thriller
Festivals

On the Count of Three: a brilliantly uneasy suicide pact comedy

By Kelli Weston

On the Count of Three: a brilliantly uneasy suicide pact comedy
Festivals

Wild Indian: Michael Greyeyes's history of violence

By Kelli Weston

Wild Indian: Michael Greyeyes's history of violence
Festivals

Superior: a stylish but safe identity switch drama

By Kelli Weston

Superior: a stylish but safe identity switch drama
Festivals

Jockey: Clifton Collins Jr. shines as an ailing horse rider

By Kelli Weston

Jockey: Clifton Collins Jr. shines as an ailing horse rider
Festivals

Mayday: a reductive feminist fantasy drama

By Kelli Weston

Mayday: a reductive feminist fantasy drama
Festivals

Together Together: a wholesome surrogacy comedy

By Kelli Weston

Together Together: a wholesome surrogacy comedy
Reviews

Passing puts its racial go-betweens inside a frame

By Kelli Weston

Passing puts its racial go-betweens inside a frame
Festivals

Sundance Film Festival 2021 blog

By Sophie Brown, Thomas Flew and others

Sundance Film Festival 2021 blog
Lists

The female gaze: 100 overlooked films directed by women

By Isabel Stevens, Bryony Dixon and others

The female gaze: 100 overlooked films directed by women
News

Podcast: Widows, Ash Is Purest White and three more highlights of the 2018 London Film Festival

By Isabel Stevens, Philip Concannon and others

Podcast: Widows, Ash Is Purest White and three more highlights of the 2018 London Film Festival
Features

Wake work: how Spike Lee’s soulful documentaries explore personal and public grieving

By Kelli Weston

Wake work: how Spike Lee’s soulful documentaries explore personal and public grieving
Reviews

BlacKkKlansman review: Spike Lee fails to get to the heart of racist America

By Kelli Weston

BlacKkKlansman review: Spike Lee fails to get to the heart of racist America
News

Podcast: Six highlights of Sheffield Doc/Fest 2018

By Kelli Weston, Sophie Brown and others

Podcast: Six highlights of Sheffield Doc/Fest 2018
Reviews

Film of the week: Whitney is a deeply sensitive portrait of a troubled singer

By Kelli Weston

Film of the week: Whitney is a deeply sensitive portrait of a troubled singer
News

Film highlights of Sheffield Doc/Fest 2018

By Kelli Weston, Ben Nicholson and others

Film highlights of Sheffield Doc/Fest 2018
Reviews

Black Panther review: an electrifying, Afrofuturist superhero movie

By Kelli Weston

Black Panther review: an electrifying, Afrofuturist superhero movie
News

The serial killer variations: David Fincher on Mindhunter at the 2017 LFF

By Kelli Weston

The serial killer variations: David Fincher on Mindhunter at the 2017 LFF
Reviews

Lemonade review: Beyoncé’s tribute to black female artists

By Kelli Weston

Lemonade review: Beyoncé’s tribute to black female artists