Donald Clarke

Whingeing about cinema and real life since 2009

Five films to catch in June It's not all summer blockbusters, you know. Mind you, there's a few of them around.
Canadian journalist shafted by the Internet Peter Howell of the Toronto Star really wasn't objecting to the women in Mad Max
Movie quiz for May 29th Stride towards your fortune boldly on your way. Never once forgetting there's one born every day
United Passions: the Sepp Blatter movie FIFA really did spend €22 million on a drama about itself. Tim Roth IS Seth Blatter
Is Mad Max: Fury Road a hit? Despite spectacular reviews, the picture was beaten into second place on its opening weekend in the US.
Those IFTA awards in full Can we call this year's awards the Noble Prizes? It looks as if we already have.
Cannes ends with a shocker and a win for Ireland To virtually everyone's surprise, Jacques Audiard's Dheepan took the big prize. The Lobster's welcome bronze medal was less astonishing
What should and will win at Cannes (with this year’s reflections) The festival tweaked and twirled this year's programme with interesting results.