James Clayton

Examining the side-effects of The Hunger Games

James Clayton Feature Nov 21, 2014

As The Hunger Games nears its end with Mockingjay - Part 1, James looks at the side effects of the billion-dollar franchise...

Why our little world needs cinematic space odysseys

James Clayton Feature Nov 7, 2014

As Interstellar arrives in cinemas, James salutes those films that take us, well, somewhere else...

Bringing HP Lovecraft to the big screen

James Clayton Feature Oct 31, 2014

Just in time for Halloween, James considers the weird tales of HP Lovecraft, and the ones that could make great films...

Liam Neeson and the modern masculinity crisis

James Clayton Feature Sep 19, 2014

Liam Neeson again plays a tough guy with a past in A Walk Among The Tombstones. James looks at the masculine thread in Neeson's films...

The James Clayton Column: The May 4th Star Wars announcement?

James Clayton Feature May 2, 2014

What could the much-anticipated May the 4th Star Wars announcement reveal? James makes a few tongue-in-cheek predictions...

The James Clayton Column: Sci-fi dread and the meaning of life

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James Clayton Feature Mar 14, 2014

With Terry Gilliam's The Zero Theorem out today, James ponders the meaning of life and the movies...

The James Clayton Column: Sci-fi films ready for a remake

James Clayton Feature Feb 7, 2014

With the new RoboCop out now, James considers some sci-fi films that might, just might, benefit from an imaginative remake...

The James Clayton Column: The serious & sombre movie season guide

James Clayton Feature Jan 10, 2014

The new year brings with it a wave of sombre dramas. James provides a solemn guide to these serious movies...

The James Clayton Column: Fantasy Gangster Squad League

James Clayton Feature Jan 11, 2013

With Gangster Squad out in UK cinemas, James assembles his own fantasy gang of movie mobsters...

The James Clayton Column: What was blockbuster season 2012 really about?

James Clayton Feature Aug 31, 2012

This year’s summer season was full of superheroes, aliens and action heroes, but what theme tied its films together? James has a theory…

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