JAMES MCAVOY

  • Masand: 'Arthur Christmas' is rollicking fun January 13, 2012

    Cast: James McAvoy, Jim Broadbent and Bill Nighy Directors: Sarah Smith, Barry Cook Whether you ever believed in Santa Claus or not, you'll find Arthur Christmas is a charming animation film about how Santa manages to deliver so many presents around the world in one single night. The movie suggests that...
  • 'XMen' packs a punch in opening week June 16, 2011

    New Delhi: Director Matthew Vaughn and his writers did a fascinating job in depicting the mutant universe, their fears and their need to belong in XMen: First Class and the actionadventure flick has not only received rave reviews, it has earned rich dividends at the Indian box office by grossing...
  • Wanted: A ridiculous film but good fun August 30, 2008

    Cast: James McAvoy, Angelina Jolie, Morgan Freeman Director: Timur Bekmambetov Wanted, the new action film starring James McAvoy and Angelina Jolie is what I'd describe as a guilty pleasure. It's a ridiculous film with a preposterous premise, but it's also really good fun. McAvoy stars as Wesley, a scrawny, squeakyvoiced, frustrated...
  • A look at the favourites at Oscars this year January 1, 2008

    New Delhi: The Oscars will be handed out on February 24 in Los Angeles. The New Year also indicates that the Oscars are just a couple of months away. Its close enough for the list of favourites to roll out and leading the pack of Oscar hopefuls is filmmaker...