James Clayton

Home Alone: the best Christmas movie of all time?

James Clayton Feature Dec 19, 2014

Could 1990 comedy Home Alone be the best Christmas movie of all time? James lays out his argument...

The Hobbit: Farewell and thank you to Middle-earth

James Clayton Feature Dec 12, 2014

As The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies lands in cinemas, James looks back at what the Middle Earth movies have managed to do...

More of 2014's supporting characters that deserve a spin-off

James Clayton Feature Dec 5, 2014

From Gone Girl's Tanner Bolt to the ladies of Pride, James lists a few more of 2014's supporting characters who deserve their own movie...

Future blockbuster hype: the lost art of living in the now

James Clayton Feature Nov 28, 2014

We all enjoy speculating about future movies, but can this distract from the films already out now, James wonders...

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...

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