James Clayton

The James Clayton Column: Han Solo and Indy vs. evil TV

James Clayton News Jan 20, 2011

James wants to send Indiana Jones and Han Solo in to save television. Here's his plan...

The James Clayton Column: “Damn! We’re in a tight spot!”

James Clayton News Jan 13, 2011

Stuck in a tricky situation? As ever, Hollywood has the answer, as James explains…

The James Clayton Column: Tron: Philosophy

James Clayton News Jan 7, 2011

Does Tron: Legacy provide a neon-fringed window into Buddhist philosophy? James certainly thinks so…

The James Clayton Column: Bad movie memories and horrible history erased for eternal sunshine

James Clayton News Dec 17, 2010

Inspired by a troubling scene in The Warrior’s Way, James lists the film moments he’d happily erase from memory…

The James Clayton Column: Machete: supreme source of movie wisdom

James Clayton News 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…

The James Clayton Column: The hidden heart of the American

James Clayton News 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…

The James Clayton Column: trailers running off the tracks

James Clayton Trailer Nov 25, 2010

Like the runaway train in Unstoppable, have Hollywood film trailers sped out of control? James thinks so, and Denzel Washington may be our only hope...

The James Clayton Column: the alien truth

James Clayton News Nov 18, 2010

The arrival of Skyline leaves James pondering the existence of aliens, Lovecraft, and an invasion of cells and smells. Probably best if we let him explain...

The James Clayton Column: Silk Spectre, Sucker Punch, Superman, Spartans and... owls?

James Clayton News Nov 11, 2010

James is left reeling yet excited by the trailer for Zack Snyder’s forthcoming Sucker Punch, and ponders how it fits in with the rest of the director’s canon…

The James Clayton Column: Calm down, dear! It's only a cameo!

Cameos
James Clayton News Nov 4, 2010

Madonna in Die Another Day? Keith Richards in Pirates Of The Caribbean? James ponders the importance of celebrity cameos in the movies…

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