"Five Fingers is a necessary addition to the Western film canon... Elegiac, grim and mystical, it's a tale of redemption that remixes Western genre lore with South African history and spiritualism, set in one of the most cinematic mountain vistas in the country"
"By letting viewers own their subjectivity and make their own impressions of what they have just experienced, A Hotel Called Memory reevaluates cinematic conventions that have characterized Omotoso’s work in the past and reinvents him as a chameleon, taking on considerable risk and license."
"The writing is very simple and not at all flowery. It’s very on-point and rarely connects with other topics. There’s a very clear red line throughout the book. Most of the characters aren’t as developed as Ese is."
"Rungano’s work has an ethno-political slant to which it asks the question: does superstition, and by association, the rites and rituals of traditional beliefs, have a place in Zambia? And if so, should they be exoticised? And if not, shouldn’t they be exorcised?"