Donald Clarke

Whingeing about cinema and real life since 2009

The Ghostbusters trailer is the most disliked ever on YouTube It's not a great trailer, but the statistics point unambiguously towards more online, nerd-herd misogyny
Movie quiz for April 29th There's a high wind in the trees, A cold sound in the air.
Aosdána mentions Star Wars Island The mysterious cultural body seems to have a bee in its bonnet about Skellig Michael's intergalactic adventures
First proper Trailer for the Absolutely Fabulous movie The British film industry is going back to bad habits from the 1970s. Funny trailer, mind.
50 years, 50 films Vol II: The Man With a Movie Camera (1929) We return to our drift backwards through cinema with a ground-breaking documentary. If that's what it is.
Cannes jury is announced Kirsten Dunst, Vanessa Paradis and Donald Sutherland will be among those deciding what gets the Palme d'Or
Oh it’s a trailer for the new Bourne film Matt Damon is back. So is Paul Greengrass. But the film is no longer called the Bourne Posh-noun
My 10 cents on newspaper comments sections There will be a temporary suspension on comments in this place. We make a few observations.