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.

The Hunt Is On: Why The Predator Is One Of Cinema's Most Enduring Villains

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The Hunt Is On: Why The Predator Is One Of Cinema's Most Enduring Villains

As Prey arrives on Disney+, we take a deep dive into the history of Predator analysing why the character remains one of cinema's most terrifying creations.

2022-08-01 15:07:34By James Luxford

Resident Evil At 20: How It Became The Definitive Video Game Adaptation

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Resident Evil At 20: How It Became The Definitive Video Game Adaptation

The video game series debuted on the big screen 20 years ago. We reflect on why the adaptation succeeded while others faltered.

2022-03-15 11:25:23By James Luxford

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