Why Adam Driver is his generation’s most sought-after leading man
As the actor hits the screens next week in ‘The Rise of Skywalker’, Geoffrey Macnab considers how he’s actually best in offbeat roles rather than as a mercurial, lightsaber-wielding villain
Lucy in the Sky: Why do some space films fail to take off?
The prestige project starring Natalie Portman is only the latest in a very long line of galactic misfires, says Geoffrey Macnab, including ‘Jupiter Ascending’ and ‘Passenger’
Joker review: A dark, powerful film with a brooding Joaquin Phoenix
Todd Phillips’s ingenious movie gives us a portrait of the future super villain as a troubled young man, finds Geoffrey Macnab
Why Marriage Story is a breakup film for the millennial era
Noah Baumbach’s film, starring Scarlett Johansson and Adam Driver, shows a couple arranging an amicable divorce, but it’s only the latest in a long list of enduring films about separation, writes Geoffrey Macnab