Donald Clarke

Whingeing about cinema and real life since 2009

Movie quiz for February 12th Sean! Sean, Sean! Sean! Sean, Sean!
Deadpool and the tyranny of the source material (NSFW) The vitriolic, often obscene response to my negative review of Deadpool reveals truths about fan culture
Irish nominees join the group photo at the Oscar lunch Unfortunately, the image also presses home this year's lack of diversity
Zoolander 2 and following-up flops Contrary to what you may remember, the first film wasn't a hit. So why are they making more?
What vintage British sitcoms should we film next? As Dad's Army emerges to lukewarm reviews, we wonder what British sitcoms could profit from cinematic reinvention
What to look out for at the Director’s Guild Awards? All eyes turn to the latest professionals gong in the race for Oscar.
Movie quiz for February 5th Fields of children running wild in the sun, Like a forest is your child growing wild in the sun
The most successful film from Sundance 2015 is finally Brooklyn A glance at the figures confirms quite how little independent films make