Feb 17, 2011
In this week’s column, James meditates on the philosophical connection between water fowl, René Descartes, Bruce Lee and Blade Runner…
Feb 10, 2011
James cuts through the tackiness of Valentines Day by writing a few poems of admiration to some of Hollywood's most desirable monsters...
Feb 3, 2011
James shudders through Black Swan and wonders, just why does Natalie Portman have to endure horrible cruelty in seemingly every film she’s in?
Jan 27, 2011
James joins the crowd of people who reckon it might just be Colin Firth's year at the Oscars...
Jan 20, 2011
James wants to send Indiana Jones and Han Solo in to save television. Here's his plan...
Jan 13, 2011
Stuck in a tricky situation? As ever, Hollywood has the answer, as James explains…
Jan 7, 2011
Does Tron: Legacy provide a neon-fringed window into Buddhist philosophy? James certainly thinks so…
Dec 17, 2010
Inspired by a troubling scene in The Warrior’s Way, James lists the film moments he’d happily erase from memory…
Dec 9, 2010
Is Robert Rodriguez’s ultra-violent Machete a more insightful, culturally significant movie than most critics would credit? James certainly thinks so, and here are his reasons why…
Dec 2, 2010
Anton Corbijn’s The American may appear to be a portrait of a cold-hearted killer, but there’s a real humanity beneath its surface, James writes…