Donald Clarke

Whingeing about cinema and real life since 2009

Ten films we expect to see in competition at Cannes We are a day away from the announcement of the Cannes lineup. We take a stab at guessing what will be up for the Palme d'Or.
All hail the Japanese Film Festival The excellent event, now in its eight year, continues to spread culture throughout the nation
To the Ifta red carpet Awards season closes with the Irish Academy Awards. It was cold as Vladivostok, but there wasn't a bad turn out.
Movie quiz for April 8th I don't want to want to talk about the things we've been through. Though it's hurting me.
100 points about the Rogue One trailer (Pt 1) We begin a month-long series analysing the new Star Wars trailer with 10 opening points
Futures Past at the Irish Film Institute An excellent season of science fiction -- accompanied by talks from professionals -- comes to Temple Bar
Pedro Almodóvar and Jackie Chan mentioned in “Panama Papers” The Spanish director and Hong Kong action star have been caught up in the breaking tax story
Batman v Superman drops 81 percent on its second week in US Box office is withering on the DC picture, but might it have done enough already?