Donald Clarke

Whingeing about cinema and real life since 2009

Cannes review of The Neon Demon The latest from Nicolas Winding Refn has divided Cannes. This time we were happy to remain on board.
To the Palm Dog The lighthearted event is always a highlight of the last few days of the Cannes Film Festival
Movie quiz for May 20th Didn't I see you down in San Antone on a hot and dusty night?
What is currently likely to win the Palme d’Or? It's a bit vulgar, I know, but we rank the screeed competition films in order of favour as we move into the final third.
Further notes on booing at Cannes We had our first booing tonight. But such pathetic reactions only encourage critics to embrace awkward pictures
Toni Edermann breaks a critical record at Cannes The German film has registered the highest score ever on Screen Daily's critics' grid at Cannes.
Cannes review of The Handmaiden Park Chan Wook's take on Sarah Waters's Fingersmith is lovely, if overwrought.
Cannes review of American Honey Arnold's big sprawling beast of a film has "divided the critics". We were very much on board.