Geoffrey Macnab

Geoffrey Macnab is the author of several books on film

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Tony Hadley in a scene from ‘Soul Boys Of The Western World’

Spandau Ballet's Soul Boys Of The Western World, film review: Band remember roots

The Islington soul boys are coming to a cinema near you

Valeria Bruni-Tedeschi in 'Human Capital'

Human Capital, film review: Director shows the comic side of the characters’ scheming, and its destructive effect

(15) Dir. Paolo Virsi; Starring: Valeria Bruni Tedeschi, Fabrizio Bentivoglio, 110 mins

Gracie Otto’s fascinating and ambiguous documentary about theatrical impresario Michael White

I Origins, film review: Director deals with interesting subjects in a boring fashion

(15) Dir. Mike Cahill; Starring: Michael Pitt, Astrid Bergès-Frisbey, 111 mins

The Equalizer, film review: The plotting makes no sense whatsoever

(15) Dir. Antoine Fuqua; Starring: Denzel Washington, Chloë Grace Moretz, 128 mins

What We Did On Our Holiday, film review: The kids steal the show

(12A) Dir. Andy Hamilton, Guy Jenkins; Starring: David Tennant, Billy Connolly, 95 mins

Ida, film review: Sleak and very attractively performed by its leads

(12A) Dir. Pawel Pawlikowski; Starring: Agata Kulesza, Ageta Trzebuchowska, David Ogrodnik, 82 mins

Map to the Stars, film review: Hooray for David Cronenberg's bleak vision of Hollywood

In the Hollywood of Maps to the Stars, everyone despises everyone else

Ben Affleck stars as prime suspect Nick Dunne in the film adaptation of Gone Girl

Gone Girl, review: Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike excel in David Fincher film

Gone Girl is slippery, deceptive and immensely pleasurable

Brenton Thwaites and Odeya Rush in 'The Giver'

The Giver, film review: Sanctimonious, solemn, and sappy adaptation of Lois Lowry's novel

(12A) Philip Noyce, 97 mins Starring: Jeff Bridges, Meryl Streep, Brenton Thwaites
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Tom and Jerry cartoons now carry a 'racial prejudice' warning on Amazon

The vintage series has often been criticised for racial stereotyping
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An app for the amorous

Could Good2Go end disputes about sexual consent - without being a passion-killer?
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Llansanffraid is now Llansantffraid

Welsh town changes its name, but can you spot the difference?
Charlotte Riley: At the peak of her powers

Charlotte Riley: At the peak of her powers

After a few early missteps with Chekhov, her acting career has taken her to Hollywood. Next up is a role in the BBC’s gangster drama ‘Peaky Blinders’
She's having a laugh: Britain's female comedians have never had it so good

She's having a laugh

Britain's female comedians have never had it so good, says stand-up Natalie Haynes
Sistine Chapel to ‘sing’ with new LED lights designed to bring Michelangelo’s masterpiece out of the shadows

Let there be light

Sistine Chapel to ‘sing’ with new LEDs designed to bring Michelangelo’s masterpiece out of the shadows
Great British Bake Off, semi-final, review: Richard remains the baker to beat

Tensions rise in Bake Off's pastry week

Richard remains the baker to beat as Chetna begins to flake
Paris Fashion Week, spring/summer 2015: Time travel fashion at Louis Vuitton in Paris

A look to the future

It's time travel fashion at Louis Vuitton in Paris
The 10 best bedspreads

The 10 best bedspreads

Before you up the tog count on your duvet, add an extra layer and a room-changing piece to your bed this autumn
Arsenal vs Galatasaray: Five things we learnt from the Emirates

Arsenal vs Galatasaray

Five things we learnt from the Gunners' Champions League victory at the Emirates
Stuart Lancaster’s long-term deal makes sense – a rarity for a decision taken by the RFU

Lancaster’s long-term deal makes sense – a rarity for a decision taken by the RFU

This deal gives England a head-start to prepare for 2019 World Cup, says Chris Hewett
Ebola outbreak: The children orphaned by the virus – then rejected by surviving relatives over fear of infection

The children orphaned by Ebola...

... then rejected by surviving relatives over fear of infection
Pride: Are censors pandering to homophobia?

Are censors pandering to homophobia?

US film censors have ruled 'Pride' unfit for under-16s, though it contains no sex or violence
The magic of roundabouts

Lords of the rings

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