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James Jones
Oxford Brookes University
I'm James, currently studying for a Masters in History at Oxford Brookes University, where I graduated last year with a BA Hons in Film Studies and History.
 
I'm a Film contributor for the National Student and also have my own film review site, Clapperboard Film Reviews. I try to make it to the cinema every week and I aim to review films in an honest, no-nonsense and (hopefully) entertaining way!
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Hugely unfunny, massively offensive and really rather boring, 'Piranha 3DD' is a strong contender for worst film of the year.

Film Review: Piranha 3DD

Hugely unfunny, massively offensive and really rather boring, 'Piranha 3DD' is a strong contender for worst film of the year.

Many things have a habit of coming in threes. Whether it's visually-impaired rodents, points on your brand new driving license or the number of deadlines you've got coming up tomorrow, you can't beat a good old threesome.

Top Film Trilogies

Many things have a habit of coming in threes. Whether it's visually-impaired rodents, points on your brand new driving license or the number of deadlines you've got coming up tomorrow, you can't beat a good old threesome.

With massive special effects, entertaining action and six superheroes for the price of one ticket, Marvel's Avengers Assemble is a mad and crazy spectacle, but all the better for it.

Film Review: Marvel's Avengers Assemble

With massive special effects, entertaining action and six superheroes for the price of one ticket, Marvel's Avengers Assemble is a mad and crazy spectacle, but all the better for it.

Based, rather oddly, on the board game, 'Battleship' seems to have it all: big-budget special effects, a star-studded cast and alien battles galore. But all this couldn't save an uneven film which sank before it even floated.

Film Review: Battleship

Based, rather oddly, on the board game, 'Battleship' seems to have it all: big-budget special effects, a star-studded cast and alien battles galore. But all this couldn't save an uneven film which sank before it even floated.

With more swashbuckling clichés than you could shake a cutlass at, 'The Pirates!' is crazy, witty and shows just how good Aardman are at playing with plasticine.

Film Review: The Pirates! In an Adventure With Scientists!

With more swashbuckling clichés than you could shake a cutlass at, 'The Pirates!' is crazy, witty and shows just how good Aardman are at playing with plasticine.

Suzanne Collins' best-selling triolgy has been adapted for the big screen and delivers an intense mix of action and emotion. Move over Bella Swan...Katniss Everdeen has arrived.

Film Review: The Hunger Games

Suzanne Collins' best-selling triolgy has been adapted for the big screen and delivers an intense mix of action and emotion. Move over Bella Swan...Katniss Everdeen has arrived.

Having created a massive fan following, 'The Hunger Games' is due to be released in cinemas on 23rd March. But just what can we expect from the film and could it possibly beat 'Twilight' in the box office race?

Will 'The Hunger Games' Be The New 'Twilight'?

Having created a massive fan following, 'The Hunger Games' is due to be released in cinemas on 23rd March. But just what can we expect from the film and could it possibly beat 'Twilight' in the box office race?

TNS checks out the latest blockbuster from Disney, 'John Carter'

Film review: John Carter

TNS checks out the latest blockbuster from Disney, 'John Carter'

From the director of 'Billy Elliot' comes a post-9/11 drama about a young boy dealing with grief and trying to solve a mystery left by his father. A good premise but Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close ultimately loses its way in sentimentality...

Film Review: Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

From the director of 'Billy Elliot' comes a post-9/11 drama about a young boy dealing with grief and trying to solve a mystery left by his father. A good premise but Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close ultimately loses its way in sentimentality...

The 65th Bafta Film Awards was always going to be dominated by a certain black-and-white French film. Here we have a look at some of the highlights from the ceremony which took place last night at The Royal Opera House in London.

BAFTA Highlights 2012

The 65th Bafta Film Awards was always going to be dominated by a certain black-and-white French film. Here we have a look at some of the highlights from the ceremony which took place last night at The Royal Opera House in London.

Showcasing the very best of student film-makinBannerg talent, the first International Student Film Festival took place in London between 3rd-5th February 2012. TNS went along to check out the films and the festival experience...

Festival Review: International Student Film Festival

Showcasing the very best of student film-makinBannerg talent, the first International Student Film Festival took place in London between 3rd-5th February 2012. TNS went along to check out the films and the festival experience...

Having just been nominated for no fewer than ten Academy Awards, 'The Artist' has certainly created a stir amongst both critics and audiences alike. But is it actually any good?

Film Review: The Artist

Having just been nominated for no fewer than ten Academy Awards, 'The Artist' has certainly created a stir amongst both critics and audiences alike. But is it actually any good?

Britain may not be a world leader in many things but one thing is for certain: we produce some very fine actors. Here we take a look at a few names to keep your eye on over the next couple of years.

Brit Talent: The Actors to Watch

Britain may not be a world leader in many things but one thing is for certain: we produce some very fine actors. Here we take a look at a few names to keep your eye on over the next couple of years.

Some things in life are just unnecessary. Jumpers for pet dogs. Wearing sunglasses indoors. And 3D films.

Comment: Want to enjoy a 3D film? See it in 2D.

Some things in life are just unnecessary. Jumpers for pet dogs. Wearing sunglasses indoors. And 3D films.

2012 is set to be a cracker, here are a few examples why this year will be a treat for cinema-goers...

Why 2012 Is Going To Be A Great Year For Film?

2012 is set to be a cracker, here are a few examples why this year will be a treat for cinema-goers...

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