James Fanning

James has written 3 articles for Nouse

Rope (1948)

Runtime: 80 min
Rating: * * * * *
Hitchcock’s 1948 film Rope is clear evidence of his artistic genius. Shot in continuous ten-minute takes (except for two cuts), the level of choreographic precision and technical mastery is stunning

Casino Royale

Director: Martin Campbell
With: Daniel Craig, Eva Green
Runtime: 144 min

★★★☆☆

Die Another Day was a sham, a soulless slideshow of invisible sports cars, product placement and referential gags that plunged a once respectable franchise into the depths of self-parody

Rising from the ashes: the art of eclectisism and reinvention

Despite losing a founding member to Dirty Pretty Things, The Cooper Temple Clause remain on form with a new album and recent European tour. James Fanning speaks to bassist and keyboard player Keiran Mahon and drummer John Harper about their hometown of Reading, their musical influences and getting sneakily wasted at Live8