James Ross

Big Screen: Land of Mine

This Oscar-nominated Danish number delivers more depth than your standard war film.

Big Screen: The Salesman

You might have heard about this Oscar-winning Iranian film, but maybe not for the right reasons. Read James Ross’s review here.

Big Screen: Martin Scorsese’s Silence

When this master director has been nursing a project for over two decades, our expectations are sky-high. Does ‘Silence’ deliver?

Big Screen: xXx 3 – The Return of Xander Cage (and Vin Diesel)

Sweet stunts, cool guys, one-liners… The new xXx film is gon’ give it to ya. James Ross gives you a few good reasons to check this one out.

Big Screen: The Edge of Seventeen

“The Edge of Seventeen is charming in its sincerity, even if it does think there are nerds in high school with six-packs.”

Big Screen: Makoto Shinkai’s Your Name

Makoto Shinkai has been called the next Hayao Miyazaki by a lot of critics with his latest release.

Big Screen: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

“There’s never been a better time to be a Star Wars fan. Not only are we getting new films in the franchise without a Jar Jar Binks in sight, the movies are being made by directors who love the series as much as we do.” James Ross reviews Rogue One.

Big Screen: Louis Theroux – My Scientology Movie

Scientology is like the North Korea of religious organisations. No-one really knows how they operate, but the more we learn, the more we realise that it’s bat-shit crazy.

Big Screen: Kubo and the Two Strings

Kubo and the Two Strings is more than just another spunky kids film. It’s a visually stunning, brilliantly written exercise in the art of storytelling, and probably the best animated film James Ross has seen in years.

Big Screen: Embrace of the Serpent review

Ciro Guerra’s ‘Embrace Of The Serpent’ is an Amazonian ‘Heart of Darkness’: pitting the knowledge systems of the Western world up against those of the tribal people of the Amazon.