James Luxford, Author at Picturehouse Spotlight
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

The Top Ten: Christmas Films

Everyone has a favourite movie at Christmas time. Here are 10 we never tire of watching – look out for selected screenings at a Picturehouse near you…

Release Date: 11th Nov, 2018 | By James Luxford

Mike Leigh returns with his most ambitious project yet: a striking portrayal of a pivotal moment in British history.

Release Date: 2nd Nov, 2018 | By James Luxford
That Good Night

An absorbing British drama that explores issues that will resonate with everyone who sees it.

Release Date: 11th May, 2018 | By James Luxford

The definitive portrait of the late Alexander McQueen, unmissable for lovers of fashion and art.

Release Date: 7th Jun, 2018 | 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