James Mottram
James Mottram writes on film for a number of publications, including The Independent, Total Film, FilmInk, Marie Claire, the South China Morning Post and The Herald. He's also written four books including The Making of Memento and The Sundance Kids, both published by Faber & Faber.

Recent Articles by James Mottram

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An intimate epic set at the height of the AIDS crisis, Robin Campillo's passionate drama is a triumph.

Release Date: 6th Apr, 2018 | By James Mottram
A Fantastic Woman

A transgender singer is left in shock after the sudden death of her partner in Sebastián Lelio's Almodóvar-esque masterpiece.

Release Date: 2nd Mar, 2018 | By James Mottram

A regular actor for the Coen Brothers in films like Burn After Reading and Hail Caesar!, George Clooney joins them ...

Release Date: 24th Nov, 2017 | By James Mottram

An incredibly moving and uplifting real-life tale, Stronger is the story of Jeff Bauman. This 28-year-old blue-collar Boston native became ...

Release Date: 8th Dec, 2017 | By James Mottram
An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth To Power

Al Gore returns with the sequel to his 2006 Oscar winning An Inconvenient Truth

Release Date: 18th Aug, 2017 | By James Mottram
Goodbye Christopher Robin

Some 91 years since he first appeared in a collection of stories, Winnie-the-Pooh remains one of the world’s most enduring ...

Release Date: 29th Sep, 2017 | By James Mottram

Europe is divided. Nationalism is rife. Politics dominates the everyday. It’s no wonder François Ozon’s new film Frantz, set in ...

Release Date: 12th May, 2017 | By James Mottram
My Cousin Rachel

British director Roger Michell returns to our screens with My Cousin Rachel, an enticing, suspenseful period drama based on the ...

Release Date: 9th Jun, 2017 | By James Mottram
Toni Erdmann

After films like The Lives of Others, Good bye Lenin! and Victoria, German cinema is enjoying something of a renaissance, ...

Release Date: 3rd Feb, 2017 | By James Mottram