Geoffrey Macnab

Geoffrey Macnab is the author of several books on film

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Future direction: Christopher Nolan on set and on location during the making of ‘Interstellar’

Interstellar director Christopher Nolan defends himself against 'mumbling' complaints

Nolan is one of the most-successful directors in the world - but that doesn't make him immune from the nit-pickers who have found fault with the sound in Interstellar

Ben Stiller with Robin Williams in ‘Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb’

Night At The Museum: Secret Of The Tomb, film review: Robin Williams appears subdued in this otherwise uproarious movie

(PG) Shawn Levy, 97 mins, starring: Ben Stiller, Robin Williams, Owen Wilson, Dan Stevens, Ben Kingsley

Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels ride again in Dumb and Dumber To

Dumb And Dumber To, movie review: This revolting and misogynistic film will put you off your popcorn

Not even Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels can make the Farrelly brothers' infantile humour relevant two decades after Dumb and Dumber

The Baker (James Corden) struggles with Lilla Crawford’s Little Red Riding Hood

Into The Woods, film review: Meryl Streep performs with spite, panache and wit

Sometimes dazzling and sometimes more Christmas pantomime

Tales from the cryptanalyst: Benedict Cumberbatch in 'The Imitation Game'
Ian McKellen as Gandalf in The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies

The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies, film review: Jackson rounds off trilogy with a bang

(12A) Peter Jackson, 144 mins. Starring: Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage, Evangeline Lilly, Lee Pace, Luke Evans

Gruff, in Tinker Bell and the Legend of the Neverbeast

Tinker Bell And The Legend Of The Neverbeast 3D, film review: Lively affair is full of stardust

(U) Steve Loter, 69 mins. Voiced by: Ginnifer Goodwin, Mae Whitman, Rosario Dawson, Mel B

Montana stars Ashley Walters, Adam Deacon and Lars Mikkelsen

Montana, film review: Low-budget British thriller ignores plotting or dialogue

(15) Mo Ali, 103 mins. Starring: Ashley Walters, Adam Deacon, Lars Mikkelsen, McKell David, Brad Moore, Michelle Fairley

The Great Museum offers insights into the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna
Agyness Deyn stars as Lily O'Connor in Electricity

Electricity, film review: Low-key drama lit up by Deyn’s charged turn

(15) Bryn Higgins, 95 mins. Starring: Agyness Deyn, Christian Cooke, Paul Anderson, Alice Lowe, Lenora Critchlow, Tom Georgeson

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