About this site

Volunteer Usher is an independent film review publication launched in 2024 by digital marketer and podcaster James Story.

A proud graduate of the University of Leeds, James has worked in digital marketing for over a decade and produced work covered in international and major UK publications including The Mirror, The Sun, New York Post, CNET, Metro, Business Insider, Mashable, Insider.co.uk, Yahoo.com, MSN.com, and BuzzFeed.com.

After moving to Cardiff in 2021, James started to volunteer his time at a local arts centre, Chapter Arts, as a film usher. A fervent lover of film history, he is now an independent film critic and writer.

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