Geoffrey Macnab

Geoffrey Macnab is the author of several books on film

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Evan Rachel Wood and Shia LaBeouf in ‘The Necessary Death of Charlie Countryman’

The Necessary Death Of Charlie Countryman, film review: Wildly eccentric love story/thriller is a weird and self-indulgent affair

(15) Fredrik Bond, 108 mins Starring: Shia LaBeouf, Evan Rachel Wood, Mads Mikkelsen
Daniel Radcliffe gives a strong performance in Horns

Horns, film review: Daniel Radcliffe shows his versatility in this morbid, violent film

(15) Alexandre Aja, 120 mins Starring: Daniel Radcliffe, Juno Temple, Max Minghella, Heather Graham
Board meeting: Douglas Smith, Olivia Cooke and Ana Coto in Ouija

Ouija, film review: Slick but utterly formulaic Halloween movie offers an array of shock tactics

(15) Stiles White, 90 mins Starring: Olivia Cooke, Ana Coto, Daren Kagasoff, Bianca A Santos, Douglas Smith
Jesse Moss’s superb documentary 'The Overnighters'
Vividly drawn: Timothy Spall in Mike Leigh’s ‘Mr Turner’

Mr Turner, film review: Brushstrokes of genius from Timothy Spall as old master

(12A) Mike Leigh, 149 mins Starring: Timothy Spall, Ruth Sheen, Lesley Manville
Shock of the news: Jake Gyllenhaal in ‘Nightcrawler’

Nightcrawler, film review: Jake Gyllenhaal stars in a warped snapshot of the American dream

(15) Dan Gilroy, 117 mins Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Riz Ahmed, Rene Russo, Bill Paxton

Interstellar review: Christopher Nolan's new movie starring Matthew McConaughey is a true epic

But the movie isn't just for genre fans, it still has considerable emotional kick

Australian writer-director Jennifer Kent’s bravura new
horror flick 'The Babadook'

The Babadook, film review: Craftsmanship and attention to character is a welcome relief

(15) Jennifer Kent, 94 mins Starring: Essie Davis, Noah Wiseman, Daniel Henshall
Tia Fey and Jason Bateman in 'This Is Where I Leave You'

This Is Where I Leave You, film review: Smug comedy-drama doesn't take advantage of top-notch cast

(15) Shawn Levy, 103 mins Starring: Jason Bateman, Jane Fonda, Tina Fey, Tim Olyphant
Jennifer Garner and Steve Carell in ‘Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day’

Alexander And The Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day, film review: Mawkishness comedy with an enjoyably subversive edge

(PG) Miguel Arteta, 80 mins Starring: Steve Carell, Jennifer Garner, Dylan Minnette
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Bryan Adams' heartstopping images of wounded British soldiers to go on show at Somerset House

Bryan Adams' images of wounded soldiers

Taken over the course of four years, Adams' portraits are an astonishing document of the aftermath of war
The drugs revolution starts now as MPs agree its high time for change

The drugs revolution starts now as MPs agree its high time for change

Commons debate highlights growing cross-party consensus on softening UK drugs legislation, unchanged for 43 years
The camera is turned on tabloid editors in Richard Peppiatt's 'One Rogue Reporter'

Gotcha! The camera is turned on tabloid editors

Hugh Grant says Richard Peppiatt's 'One Rogue Reporter' documentary will highlight issues raised by Leveson
Fall of the Berlin Wall: It was thanks to Mikhail Gorbachev that this symbol of division fell

Fall of the Berlin Wall

It was thanks to Gorbachev that this symbol of division fell
Halloween 2014: What makes Ouija boards, demon dolls, and evil clowns so frightening?

What makes ouija boards and demon dolls scary?

Ouija boards, demon dolls, evil children and clowns are all classic tropes of horror, and this year’s Halloween releases feature them all. What makes them so frightening, decade after decade?
A safari in modern Britain: Rose Rouse reveals how her four-year tour of Harlesden taught her as much about the UK as it did about NW10

Rose Rouse's safari in modern Britain

Rouse decided to walk and talk with as many different people as possible in her neighbourhood of Harlesden and her experiences have been published in a new book
Welcome to my world of no smell and odd tastes: How a bike accident left one woman living with unwanted food mash-ups

'My world of no smell and odd tastes'

A head injury from a bicycle accident had the surprising effect of robbing Nell Frizzell of two of her senses

Matt Parker is proud of his square roots

The "stand-up mathematician" is using comedy nights to preach maths to big audiences
Paul Scholes column: Beating Manchester City is vital part of life at Manchester United. This is first major test for Luke Shaw, Angel Di Maria and Radamel Falcao – it’s not a game to lose

Paul Scholes column

Beating City is vital part of life at United. This is first major test for Shaw, Di Maria and Falcao – it’s not a game to lose
Frank Warren: Call me an old git, but I just can't see that there's a place for women’s boxing

Frank Warren column

Call me an old git, but I just can't see that there's a place for women’s boxing
Adrian Heath interview: Former Everton striker prepares his Orlando City side for the MLS - and having Kaka in the dressing room

Adrian Heath's American dream...

Former Everton striker prepares his Orlando City side for the MLS - and having Kaka in the dressing room
Simon Hart: Manchester City will rise again but they need to change their attitude

Manchester City will rise again but they need to change their attitude

Manuel Pellegrini’s side are too good to fail and derby allows them to start again, says Simon Hart
Isis in Syria: A general reveals the lack of communication with the US - and his country's awkward relationship with their allies-by-default

A Syrian general speaks

A senior officer of Bashar al-Assad’s regime talks to Robert Fisk about his army’s brutal struggle with Isis, in a dirty war whose challenges include widespread atrocities