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.

Freaky: Why The Body Swap Movie Genre Will Never Die

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Freaky: Why The Body Swap Movie Genre Will Never Die

With Freaky releasing in UK cinemas, we take a look at our fascination with body swap movies, a genre that will never die.

2021-07-01 13:10:47By James Luxford

From Cars To Capers: The Evolution Of Fast And Furious

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From Cars To Capers: The Evolution Of Fast And Furious

With the original film celebrating its 20th anniversary and a new one on the horizon, we reflect on the evolution of the Fast And Furious series.

2021-06-22 12:49:27By James Luxford

Spy Kids At 20: How It Redefined The Kid-Friendly Action Movie

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Spy Kids At 20: How It Redefined The Kid-Friendly Action Movie

20 years ago director Robert Rodriguez changed the game with the release of Spy Kids, bringing action and maturity to family friendly films.

2021-03-30 14:31:08By James Luxford

Hannibal At 20: Ridley Scott's Overlooked Sequel Deserves More Love

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Hannibal At 20: Ridley Scott's Overlooked Sequel Deserves More Love

Ridley Scott’s overlooked Silence Of The Lambs sequel Hannibal is an over‐the‐top treat 20 years on and therefore deserves more recognition.

2021-02-04 15:57:14By James Luxford

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