James Luxford
James Luxford is a Film Critic, journalist and broadcaster. He is currently a critic for Radio Times, City AM and BBC Radio. He's also written on film for Little White Lies, Empire and The Guardian. He has an unhealthy obsession with Quentin Tarantino and played the Star Wars soundtrack at his wedding.

Recent Articles by James Luxford


Michael Peace's dark coming-of-age tale is a British psychological thriller that'd make Hitchcock proud.

Release Date: 27th Apr, 2018 | By James Luxford

One of world cinema's foremost directors, Andrey Zvyagintsev returns with a cutting drama which won Best Film at London Film Festival.

Release Date: 9th Feb, 2018 | By James Luxford
Q&A Andrey Zvyaginstev

The Leviathan director on his award-winning new film, Loveless.

Release Date: 9th Feb, 2018 | By James Luxford
Early Man

You’d be hard-pressed to find a more beloved name in UK cinema than Aardman Animations. Having become a TV institution ...

Release Date: 26th Jan, 2018 | By James Luxford
Q&A: Josh O’Connor and Alec Secareanu

Interview with God’s Own Country stars

Release Date: 1st Sep, 2017 | By James Luxford
Victoria & Abdul

A sumptuously realised period drama with wit and charm that stars Dame Judi Dench, Victoria & Abdul is based on ...

Release Date: 15th Sep, 2017 | By James Luxford

The winner of the documentary Grand Jury Prize at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, Dina is directed by Antonio Santini ...

Release Date: 20th Oct, 2017 | By James Luxford
The Work

Directed by Jairus McLeary, The Work won the Grand Jury Award at the 2017 SXSW Film Festival, and offers a ...

Release Date: 8th Sep, 2017 | By James Luxford
Grace Jones: Bloodlight And Bami

Some stars defy categorisation, unwilling to be put into any particular box. You may think you know Grace Jones – ...

Release Date: 27th Oct, 2017 | By James Luxford
God's Own Country

James Luxford takes a look at Francis Lee's stunningly beautiful, award winning debut.

Release Date: 1st Sep, 2017 | By James Luxford
Vintage Sundays

You can always rely on Picturehouse for the best in current cinema, but have you heard of Vintage Sundays? Every ...

Release Date: 4th Jun, 2017 | By James Luxford
Wonder Woman

She is one of the most recognisable names in superhero lore, an Amazonian warrior who stood tall with both Batman ...

Release Date: 2nd Jun, 2017 | By James Luxford