Donald Clarke

Whingeing about cinema and real life since 2009

Venice digest notes raves for Jackie and polite applause for The Journey We also have second-hand news of new films by Terrence Malick and Ana Lily Amirpour
The new James Bond is… Daniel Craig? Everyone least favourite guessing game takes another unexpected turn.
Aisling Walsh’s Maudie is part of our Telluride and Venice digest New films from Clint Eastwood, Ulrich Seidl, Tom Ford and Mel Gibson also debut.
Jackie Chan, Anne V Coates and Frederick Wiseman among this year’s honorary Oscars Casting director Lynn Stalmaster will also be bigged up at the Governors Awards
Movie quiz for September 3rd Gazing from my window to the streets below, on a freshly fallen silent shroud of snow...
Further Venice reviews digested Opinions are divided over The Light Between Oceans and Arrival. Prevenge wins over more adventurous critics.
Venice opens with raves for La La Land A potentially golden year for the oldest major film festival is off to a roaring start. We digest some reviews
Five films to see in September that aren’t Bridget Jones’s Baby The supposed dumping-ground month is actually quite an interesting period