James Luxford

James Luxford

James has been a professional film journalist and broadcaster for over a decade, writing for a number of outlets around the world. A film fan since they could crawl, they have an unhealthy devotion to the work of Quentin Tarantino, spends far too much on Blu-ray steelbooks, and sings badly to Lady Gaga songs while writing.

GoldenEye At 25: Why Brosnan’s Cold Debut Was A Turning Point For 007

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GoldenEye At 25: Why Brosnan’s Cold Debut Was A Turning Point For 007

Celebrating its 25th anniversary this week, we reflect on how GoldenEye was a turning point in the way the James Bond series would evolve.

2020-11-16 15:42:13By James Luxford

Zack Snyder's Justice League And What Makes A Great Director's Cut

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Zack Snyder's Justice League And What Makes A Great Director's Cut

With Zack Snyder's Justice League cut now confirmed, we look to Hollywood history to see if going back to the edit suite can revive a film's fortunes.

2020-07-22 15:35:41By James Luxford

Apollo 13 At 25: Tom Hanks And The Best Of Human Nature

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Apollo 13 At 25: Tom Hanks And The Best Of Human Nature

Tom Hanks represents the ideal, ordinary characters who possess the very best in human nature. The calm, stoic everyman that makes us believe we can overcome life's biggest trials.

2020-06-30 15:44:06By James Luxford

'America's Guest': What Made John Belushi A Comedy Icon

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'America's Guest': What Made John Belushi A Comedy Icon

Celebrating the 40th anniversary of iconic movie The Blues Brothers, we look at what made the great John Belushi a comedy icon.

2020-06-17 16:17:08By James Luxford

Braveheart At 25: Redefining The Battle Scene

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Braveheart At 25: Redefining The Battle Scene

Celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, we take a look at how Mel Gibson's Braveheart redefined the battle scene.

2020-05-21 16:47:13By James Luxford