Samuel James

30. Husband. Film Postgraduate & Videographer. Academic Support Tutor. Manchester United, WWE and Boxing fan.

Favorite films

  • The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
  • The Empire Strikes Back
  • The Elephant Man
  • The Dark Knight

Recent activity

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  • Scream

    ★★★★

  • Encanto

    ★★★½

  • Don't Look Up

    ★★★★

  • Spencer

    ★★★

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  • 2001: A Space Odyssey

    2001: A Space Odyssey

    ★★★★★

    Throughout the past 40 years, we have witnessed some of the most memorable science fiction films of all time by use of impressive effects and extraordinary characters within such imaginative worlds. But what became the birth of this and, therefore, became a breakthrough and opened a new generation of science fiction was Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey. At the time, there had never been anything like it before and, quite frankly, there has been nothing compared to it ever…

  • Captain Phillips

    Captain Phillips

    ★★★★½

    In recent years, we have witnessed the release of multiple biography-dramas. While they are re-telling certain events in the magical world of cinema, there are not many out there which clench the emotional drama or intensity during its time setting, especially if it is from the perspective of an individual character. Paul Greengrass already blew our minds with his unbelievably realistic, stomach-turning 9/11 drama-thriller United 93, and seven years later, he has achieved that once more with Captain Phillips. It…