Donald Clarke

Whingeing about cinema and real life since 2009

Movie Quiz for September 18th Love has flown all alone. I sit and wonder why, oh? Why you left me?
Viva is the Irish submission for the foreign language picture Oscar Paddy Breathnach's film, set in Cuba, was rapturously received at the recent Telluride Film Festival
The Five best Agatha Christie adaptations For the 125th anniversary of the crime queen's birth, we identify five classic mysteries made for the cinema.
High Rise and Sunset Song prop up our latest Toronto digest The new films from Ben Wheatley and Terrence Davies finally take their bows to interesting notices
From Afar by Lorenzo Vigas is surprise winner of the Golden Lion at Venice The film slipped past more fancied titles by Alexander Sokurov and Charlie Kaufman
The Martian and Where to Invade Next hit Toronto The new films from Ridley Scott and Michael Moore are receiving positive reviews at North America's busiest festival. We digest.
Movie quiz for September 11th You're still in love with Hayley Mills.
Our Brand is Crisis sprouts among the Toronto crop The career of David Gordon Green takes another unexpected turn with this intriguing political drama