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…?
Jan 26, 2012
Inspired by Liam Neeson’s tussle with wolves in The Grey, James comes up with a few similar ideas. Sir Ben Kingsley versus polar bears, anyone…?
Jan 19, 2012
In this week’s column, James salutes the work of Michael Fassbender, from his remarkable turn in Hunger to this year’s Shame…
Jan 5, 2012
War Pigs? War Totoro? As Spielberg’s War Horse hoofs into cinemas, James comes up with a few alternative battle and animal movie combinations…
Dec 15, 2011
As 2011 draws to a close, James looks back over the year’s films, and concocts his very own awards ceremony to celebrate the best of them…
Dec 8, 2011
Looking for an alternative Christmas movie? James explains why John Carpenter’s The Thing is the perfect festive flick…
Dec 1, 2011
As Martin Scorsese turns his hand from mob violence to family adventure with Hugo, James argues that more directors should make PG-rated movies…
Nov 24, 2011
Having watched Joseph-Gordon Levitt’s sterling performance in the brilliant 50/50, James concludes that, when faced with death, laughter is the best response…
Nov 17, 2011
A screening of Tarsem Singh’s Immortals inspires James to write a paean to other gods of the big-screen…
Nov 10, 2011
With the world gripped by more financial woes, James wonders, does our salvation lie in dystopian sci-fi movies such as Logan's Run, In TIme and, erm, The Muppets?