Donald Clarke

Whingeing about cinema and real life since 2009

Farewell, Burt Kwouk The British actor was once the best-known East Asian face on British film and TV
What happened with those Cannes prizes? The second Palme to Ken Loach was one thing. But what about the rest?
Every Cannes competition film ranked and reviewed From Jarmusch to Penn. We ponder all 21 films competing for the Palme d'Or
Cannes review of From the Land of the Moon Belated note on the Nicole Garcia film that played to no great hurrahs in the first week
What is going to win the Palme d’Or? (and other questions) The official competition is over at Cannes. It was a fascinating year. Are we going to see a turn up for two books?
Cannes review of The Salesman The latest from Asghar Farhadi sees another family put under stress after a violent attack.
Cannes review of Elle Paul Verhoeven returns to form with a blackly funny rape revenge thriller. (If that's what it is)
Tara Brady guests with notes on the Queer Palm Here are the contenders at this year's LGBT corner. Any minute now...