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Geoffrey Macnab

Geoffrey Macnab has been writing about film for The Independent since the 1990s. He is also a senior correspondent at Screen International. His books include ‘Stairways to Heaven: Rebuilding the British Film Industry’ (2018), ‘Ingmar Bergman: The Life and Films of the Last Great European Director’, ‘Delivering Dreams: A Century of British Film Distribution’, ‘The Making of Taxi Driver’, ‘Searching for Stars: Stardom and Screen Acting in British Cinema’, ‘Screen Epiphanies’ and ‘J Arthur Rank and the British Film Industry’.

Geoffrey Macnab Christopher Walken’s terrifying ambiguity remains his secret weapon

More than 50 years after his debut, Christopher Walken is still one of Hollywood’s greatest mysteries, writes Geoffrey Macnab


Geoffrey Macnab How a hit Czech film might have helped catch nine criminals

Shocking new documentary ‘Caught in the Net’ joins a select group of films that have led to police investigations, writes Geoffrey Macnab

The 10 worst winners of Best Picture at the Oscars

The Independent's critic Geoffrey Macnab chooses the best films to have ever won Hollywood's most prestigious award


Geoffrey Macnab The 10 best European films: From Breathless to Wild Strawberries

As Britain looks inward, Geoffrey Macnab picks some of the best work from continental filmmakers