Donald Clarke

Whingeing about cinema and real life since 2009

What were we watching in 1990? As news emerges of a Twin Peaks revival, let us ponder the beginning of the caring 1990s.
IndieCork launches itself for another year The innovative Leeside event moves into a second season next weekend
50 years, 50 films Vol II: Rashomon (1950) We gain some perspective in our steps backwards through a century of cinema.
Movie quiz for October 3rd The nights are drawing in. The quiz is getting harder
Pride gets R cert in US as a result of gayness The heart-warming British film seems to have upset the Motion Picture Association of America
A half-hearted defence of the trailer A prominent critic has hit out at trailer culture. A less prominent one hits back.
We have a trailer for Inherent Vice The first ever feature adaption of a Thomas Pynchon novel finds Paul Thomas Anderson wielding his funny-bone
The Clooney wedding is really about us We long to believe that some class of old-school celebrity still exists.