Donald Clarke

Whingeing about cinema and real life since 2009

Movie quiz for September 4th I work rearry hard and make up great prans. But nobody ristens, no one understands
Pow! Bop! Zap! Three Irish films to premiere at Telluride this weekend We had long suspected that Lennie Abrahamson's Room would premiere in Colorado. But the arrival of Ken Wadrop's Mom and Me and Paddy Breathnach's Viva are more of a surprise.
Queen of Earth shows the right way to market an indie The latest picture from Alex Ross Perry is being promoted with a gorgeous poster and an insidious retro trailer. Nice.
Farewell, Wes Craven The director of Nightmare on Elm Street, Scream and Last House on the Left has died at the age of 76.
Five films to catch in September The leaves may sit securely on the trees, but the first Oscar movies are with us all the same.
Movie quiz for August 28th Would you marry me anyway? Would you have my baby?
Spike Lee, Debbie Reynolds and Gena Rowlands to get honorary Oscars You can't argue with the breadth of generations and styles. But why can't the awards be presented at the ceremony
Could half of the all-time top 10 box office be taken up with 2015 releases? As one more 2015 release (guess what?) closes in on a billion dollars, we consider the seemingly impossible.