Kemi J Williams

Kemi J Williams is a film critic for Stylist magazine. She thrives on analysing all things on screen from cult classics to daring dystopias. Ardent about empowering girls and women, she can also be found teaching secondary English while juggling the joys and challenges of motherhood. You can catch her latest musings on Twitter and Instagram @KemiJWilliams.

  • The Farewell review: an overwhelmingly honest look at family, love and grief
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    So, is The Farewell actually as good as everyone says it is?

  • Animals, starring Holliday Grainger and Alia Shawkat.
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    Is Animals really as good as critics are saying? Stylist investigates

  • Amazing Grace is a film about an Aretha Franklin concert.
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    Amazing Grace review: this Aretha Franklin film teleports you to a simpler time

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Capernaum: why you need to watch this devastating and relentless film

Take inspiration from Nadine Labaki’s heartbreaking tale of childhood survival, says Kemi J Williams.

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All is True is a touching, witty and human portrait of a literary genius

Kenneth Branagh's depiction of Shakespeare as a flawed, fraught and fallible man is unlike anything bardophiles have seen before, says Kemi J Williams.

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Beautiful Boy is a tale of addiction, love and recovery

But Felix Van Groeningen’s film offers up a sanitised depiction of the drugs epidemic, says Kemi Williams.

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Sorry to Bother You is a daring satire about the evils of capitalist greed

You'll feel uncomfortable for all the right reasons

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