James Lovatt

James has written 9 articles for Nouse

Review: Dallas Buyers Club

An eye-opening performance from Matthew McConaughey exposes the callousness of law and prejudice surrounding HIV/AIDS in the 1980s. James Lovatt reviews

2013: A Review

The film team pick their favourite films of last year. How many have you seen?

Review: Captain Phillips

A breathtaking Greengrass masterclass. James Lovatt reviews

Review: R.I.P.D

The morally ambiguous dead can make it to heaven by working for the Rest In Peace Department. The audience, however, doesn’t get that option. 96 minutes of hell for us

Review: Ain’t Them Bodies Saints

Alluringly shot, the subtleties and simplicities of this vintage romantic thriller ensure a purely affective experience

Review: What Maisie Knew

This modern reworking of Henry James’ 1897 novel presents a touching insight into a broken family, from the perspective of a seven-year-old girl. James Lovatt reviews

Ben Affleck: the right choice for Batman?

Warner Bros. have confirmed that the Daredevil star will join Henry Cavill in Zack Snyder’s Batman vs. Superman, set for 2015. After trepidation from fans, James Lovatt looks at whether he’s the right man for the role

Review: Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa

The transition onto the silver screen isn’t entirely seamless, but there are enough classic Partridgeisms to appeal to fans both old and new

Review: Frances Ha

Greta Gerwig finds her name bandied about as a potential Oscar winner for this impeccable performance of friendship, identity and independence