James Clayton

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…

The James Clayton Column: What to do when aliens visit Earth

James Clayton Feature Aug 24, 2012

If aliens were to arrive on Earth, how should we greet them? As ever, James turns to the movies for advice…

The James Clayton Column: The Expendables’ retirement plan

James Clayton Feature Aug 17, 2012

Sylvester Stallone and his fellow action stars are still blowing stuff up in Expendables 2, but what might they get up to in their retirement years? James has a few suggestions…

The James Clayton Column: Animation should be brave

James Clayton Feature Aug 10, 2012

With Brave out in UK cinemas on Monday, James celebrates the creativity of Pixar, and explains why animation should always strive to push boundaries...

The James Clayton Column: Jeremy Renner, Mr Everything

James Clayton Feature

As Jeremy Renner prepares to fill Matt Damon’s empty shoes in The Bourne Legacy, James salutes the actor’s irresistible rise at the multiplex…

The James Clayton Column: Dr Seuss and Dr T despairing in Hollywood

James Clayton Feature Jul 27, 2012

As The Lorax arrives in UK cinemas, James looks back at Dr Seuss’s earliest brush with the movies: 1953’s strange, underrated 5000 Fingers Of Dr T...

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