Donald Clarke

Whingeing about cinema and real life since 2009

Hooray, it’s summer! It's not really summer. But Hollywood is rearranging the seasons to its own designs.
Movie quiz for March 13th It's Friday 13th. Don't be scared of the quiz. It's just a quiz after all.
Tim Burton to direct live-action Dumbo. I SAID TIM BURTON… What goes around. After (sort of) sending Disney back to live-action remake with Alice in Wonderland, Burton turns to the flying elephant
On Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Netflix's latest original series, co-created by Tina Fey, is an oddball triumph. Mary Tyler Moore from the galaxy Almodóvar?
American Sniper is the most successful 2014 release at the US box office Yet no US chart topper has managed such low overseas takings since 2000. What can it mean?
Farewell, Albert Maysles A quarter of a century after his brother passed away, the remaining half of a legendary partnership in documentary film-making has died.
Movie quiz for March 6th Spring is here. Spring is here. Life is skittles. Life is beer. And cryptic movie quizzes.
Netflix moves into distribution; movie chains not happy about it The streaming service looks to put films in cinemas. But will simultaneous VOD release damage ticket sales?