Geoffrey Macnab

Geoffrey Macnab is the author of several books on film

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The film tells the Orson Welles story well enough, though it's debatable whether it takes us any closer to understanding what made the man tick

Magician: The Astonishing Life And Work Of Orson Welles, film review

(12A) Chuck Workman, 92 mins
Immersive cinema: Jun Yoshinaga in Naomi Kawase’s lyrical and contemplative ‘Still the Water’

Still The Water, film review: Japanese coming-of-age drama is worth persevering with

(15) Naomi Kawase, 119 mins. Starring: Nijirô Murakami, Jun Yoshinaga, Miyuki Matsuda
Rima Te Wiata and Morgana O’Reilly in ‘Housebound’

Housebound, film review: Spoof horror movie is lifted by dry humour and gory special effects

(18) Gerard Johnstone, 107 mins. Starring: Morgana O'Reilly, Rima Te Wiata
Amy Winehouse as a young girl pictures playing the guitar at home in north London

Amy, film review: Beautiful film reveals ugly truth behind singer's downward spiral

Asif Kapadia, 123 mins, featuring: Amy Winehouse, Mark Ronson, Tony Bennett, Salaam Remi (15)

Terminator Genisys: Arnie remains doggedly true to his word as the man who said 'I'll be back', returning once more to protect Sarah Connor in a new instalment

Terminator Genisys review: Arnie is back, but his killer is creaky and arthritic

Alan Taylor, 126 mins, starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Emilia Clarke, Jai Courtney, Jason Clarke, Byung-Hun Lee, Matt Smith, JK Simmons

Unlikely bromance Magic Mike XXL

Magic Mike XXL, movie review: Channing Tatum has little chance to show off comic talents in under-dressed affair

Gregory Jacobs, 115 mins, starring: Channing Tatum, Matt Bomer, Joe Manganiello, Kevin Nash, Adam Rodriguez, Gabriel Iglesias

Toil and trouble: Michael Fassbender and Marion Cotillard in the latest 'Macbeth'

Michael Fassbender in 'Macbeth': The Scottish play on film, from Welles to Cheggers

It earned Orson Welles a critical roasting, lost money for Roman Polanski, and gave Keith Chegwin a Shakespearean cameo. Macbeth on screen has had its share of failures and oddities. Can the new Michael Fassbender version break the curse?

Swash, buckled: D'Artagnan (Luke Pasqualino) in BBC1's The Musketeers

New D'Artagnan film: How his family protect the real Musketeer spirit

D'Artagnan is about to be celebrated in a new children's film. But his real-life descendants take his legacy rather more seriously, discovers Geoffrey Macnab

Amy Adams, Bradley Cooper, Jeremy Renner, Christian Bale and Jennifer Lawrence in American Hustle

From The Imitation Game to 12 Years a Slave, meet the new breed of liberal-minded tycoons backing indie films Hollywood won't touch

They’re rich enough to take on bold projects, and without them several of the best films of recent years might simply never have been made

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Australian veteran of that Ashes series, believes the hosts' may become unstoppable if they win the first Test
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Yates brothers will target the steepest sections in bid to win a stage in France
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Leading evolutionary biologist says aliens will look like humans
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