James Clayton

The James Clayton Column: Creepier than The Cabin In The Woods

James Clayton News Apr 12, 2012

With Joss Whedon’s The Cabin In The Woods about to arrive in cinemas, James wonders whether woodland cabins are really that scary…

The James Clayton Column: when movie titles change around the world

James Clayton News Mar 29, 2012

With Pirates! In An Adventure With Scientists marketed under a variety of different names outside the UK, James looks at a few other alternate movie titles…

The James Clayton Column: bring on the games of death!

James Clayton News Mar 22, 2012

Could the success of The Hunger Games usher in a new age of gladiatorial combat? James examines the possibilities…

The James Clayton Column: Excellent alternate history films

James Clayton News Mar 15, 2012

Inspired by the recent release of The Raven, James comes up with a few alternate history movie ideas of his own. A reanimated Queen Victoria, anyone…?

The James Clayton Column: Looking for Lovecraft

James Clayton News Mar 8, 2012

As John Carter and The Raven bring American literature of the past up to date, James wonders if it isn’t about time Hollywood got around to making a Lovecraft movie…

The James Clayton Column: the intertextual movie character encounter

James Clayton News Mar 1, 2012

As McG’s This Means War pits Tom Hardy against Chris Pine, James Clayton looks forward to seeing Kirk and Bane face off in an intertextual movie encounter…

The James Clayton Column: terrifying hotels in the movies

James Clayton News Feb 23, 2012

In this week’s column, James looks back at the phenomenon of terrifying hotels in the movies, from The Shining to The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel...

The James Clayton Column: make me a Marvel

James Clayton News Feb 16, 2012

Ghost Rider: Spirit Of Vengeance kicks off the year’s comic book movies, leading James to wonder, which Marvel character should he transform into first…?

The James Clayton Column: New York City, horror hotspot

James Clayton News Feb 9, 2012

Oscar-nominated drama Extremely Loud And Incredibly Close is the starting point for James’ column this week, as he delves into the movie history of New York…

The James Clayton Column: haunted by Harry Potter

James Clayton News Feb 2, 2012

As Hammer’s excellent The Woman In Black opens in the UK, James wonders, is Daniel Radcliffe haunted by the Harry Potter franchise…?

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