Hazem Fahmy is a poet and critic from Cairo. He is an Honors graduate of Wesleyan University’s College of Letters where he studied literature, philosophy, history and film. His work has appeared, or is forthcoming in Apogee, HEArt, Mizna, and The Offing. In his spare time, Hazem writes about the Middle East and tries to come up with creative ways to mock Classicism. He makes videos occasionally.
We explore how Guillermo del Toro's Oscar nominated period piece The Shape of Water accurately reflects the prejudices still held in contemporary American society.
We argue that Lady Bird's Nick Houy should have been nominated for Best Editing for the subtlety of editing that brought script and character
Hazem Fahmy examines The Big Sick and its failure to dive into the complexities and challenges of hybrid, first-generation identity Muslim Americans.
Roman J. Israel, Esq. may be disappointing after Gilroy's Nightcrawler, yet it still has a few positives, such as Washington's performance.
With his hundredth film, director Takashi Miike shows no signs of slowing down, with another fantastic, blood-soaked cinematic treat.
Despite some flaws, Suburbicon is still a riot of a good time, poking fun at the inherent obscurity of the American Dream in a