Hello! Rife Magazine ceased publishing new work in July 2022.

We've kept the magazine online as an archive and hope you'll still continue to enjoy all of its contributions from the last 8 years.

The Rife Team

Samantha Dunn

Samantha is a graduate of Royal Holloway, University of London where she undertook a Masters by Research in Hispanic Studies, researching Mexican contemporary cinema. She has been involved with various film festivals as a researcher, writer and reporter and is passionate about all aspects of cinema, most recently collaborating with and acting in short films. Having spent the last year in Spain studying film criticism, Sam has been published in both English and Spanish. Her blog, AGirlGoesToThePictures, is where you will find film reviews and analysis of films that excite her.

Representation onscreen and in the director's chair

  Samantha asks why female directors are so few and far between - and what we can do about it The...

You Were Never Really Here feels incomplete, but is full of beauty

Director Lynne Ramsay’s latest cinematic offering, You Were Never Really Here, feels incomplete.