Geoffrey Macnab

Geoffrey Macnab is the author of several books on film

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Jesse Eisenberg and Kristen Stewart in 'American Ultra'

American Ultra, film review: Comedy-thriller suffers from a chronic identity crisis

(15) Nima Nourizadeh, 96 mins. Starring: Jesse Eisenberg, Kristen Stewart, Topher Grace
The war on drugs: Dr José Mireles leads the way in Matthew Heineman’s documentary ‘Cartel Land’

Cartel Land, film review: This study of machismo isn't a simple story of good vs evil

(15) Matthew Heineman, 100 mins

No Escape, film review: Thriller generates plenty of excitement but soon collapses

(15) John Erick Dowdle, 103 mins. Starring: Lake Bell, Owen Wilson, Pierce Brosnan
Colin Farrell and Jessica Chastain in Liv Ullmann’s adaptation of Strindberg’s ‘Miss Julie’

Miss Julie, film review: A midsummer night's sex tragedy suffers from a sense of claustrophobia

(12A) Liv Ullmann, 130 mins. Starring: Colin Farrell, Jessica Chastain, Samantha Morton
Shameik Moore stars as a nerdy high-school student

Dope, film review: This engaging rites-of-passage drama has a subversive edge

(15) Rick Famuyiwa, 115 mins. Starring: Shameik Moore, Kiersey Clemons, Tony Revolori
California dreamin’: Rick Springfield and Meryl Streep in ‘Ricki and the Flash

Ricki And The Flash, film review: Meryl Streep's rock'n'roll creation steals the show

(12A) Jonathan Demme, 101 mins. Starring: Meryl Streep, Mamie Gummer, Sebastian Stan, Rick Springfield, Kevin Kline, Ben Platt
Rachel (Olivia Cooke), Greg (Thomas Mann), and Earl (RJ Cyler) in Me and Earl and the Dying Girl

Me And Earl And The Dying Girl, movie review: Witty, zesty film leaves The Fault In Our Stars flailing in its wake

Alfonso Gomez-Rejon, 105 mins, starring: Thomas Mann, Olivia Cooke, RJ Cyler.

Zac Efron as a DJ in ‘We Are Your Friends’

We Are Your Friends, film review: Zac Efron stars in a surprisingly dark and self-conscious drama

(15) Max Joseph, 96 mins. Starring: Zac Efron, Diana Prince, Emily Ratajkowski, Jon Bernthal, Jonny Weson, Wes Bentley
Sophie Turner and Hailee Steinfeld in ‘Barely Lethal’

Barely Lethal, film review: Bubbly but very lightweight high-school comedy

(12A) Kyle Newman, 98 mins. Starring: Hailee Steinfeld, Sophie Turner, Samuel L Jackson, Jessica Alba, Jaime King, Dove Cameron
Strongest element: Rupert Friend as the agent assassin

Hitman: Agent 47, film review: Rupert Friend brings a soulful quality to a superficial movie

(15) Aleksander Bach, 96 mins. Starring: Rupert Friend, Hannah Ware, Zachary Quinto
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