Geoffrey Macnab

Geoffrey Macnab is the author of several books on film

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California screaming: Shelley Hennig stars in the cyber-bullying horror ‘Unfriended’

Unfriended, film review: A tense poke into the dark extremes of social media

(15) Levan Gabriadze, 83 mins. Starring: Shelley Hennig, Moses Jacob Storm, Renee Olstead, Will Peltz, Jacob Wysocki
Gareth Edwards' cult hit from 2010 makes for very murky viewing

Monsters: Dark Continent, film review: Random plotting and jarring changes in tone

(15) Tom Green, 121 mins. Starring: Johnny Harris, Sam Keeley, Joe Dempsie
Finny the Nestrian in ‘Two by Two: Oooops... the Ark Has Gone’

Two By Two: Ooops… The Ark Has Gone, film review: Cheery, innocuous animation

(U) Toby Genkel, Sean McCormack, 86 mins Voiced by: Chris Evans, Tara Flynn
Welles brings enormous pathos and humour to his role as Falstaff

Falstaff (Chimes At Midnight), film review: Digitally-restored version marks Orson Welles' centenary and film's 50th anniversary

(PG) Orson Welles, 116 mins Starring: Orson Welles, Keith Baxter, John Gielgud, Jeanne Moreau, Norman Rodway
Family outing: Stéphanie Argerich, Martha Argerich, Annie Dutoit and Lyda Chen in the documentary ‘Argerich’

Argerich, film review: Intimate, offbeat and complex portrait of an artist

(PG) Stéphanie Argerich, 100 mins
Omar Sy and Charlotte Gainsbourg star in ‘Samba’

Samba, film review: Predictable plotting but this romantic comedy has heart and charm

(15) Eric Toledano, Olivier Nakache, 118 mins. Starring: Omar Sy, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Tahar Rahim
Carey Mulligan in Far From The Madding Crowd

Far From The Madding Crowd, film review: Carey Mulligan’s Bathsheba would fit in better in The Hunger Games

Thomas Vinterberg's take on Thomas Hardy's novel is only vivid when Mulligan is onscreen

A Pigeon Sat On A Branch Reflecting on Existence, film review: Golden Lion winner is perceptive in its depiction of human behaviour

(12A) Roy Andersson, 100 mins Starring: Holger Andersson, Nils Westblom
Girls on the verge of a nervous breakdown: Florence Pugh and Maisie Williams star in 'The Falling'

The Falling, film review: Maisie Williams is top of the class for melodrama and mystery

(15) Carol Morley, 102 mins Starring: Maisie Williams, Florence Pugh, Maxine Peake, Greta Scacchi, Mathew Baynton

The Good Lie, film review: Charming drama focuses on refugees adjusting to life in the US

(12A) Philippe Falardeau, 110 mins Starring: Reese Witherspoon, Corey Stoll, Sarah Baker
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Rheon is best known for his role as the Bastard of Bolton. It's gruelling playing a sadistic torturer, he tells Craig McLean, but it hasn't stopped him recording an album of Welsh psychedelia
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Meet the man who films great whites for a living
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