Donald Clarke

Whingeing about cinema and real life since 2009

Screenwriter’s 10 favourite albums of 2016 The year's most annoying best-of list is here to get on your wick again
10 things to say about those Golden Globe film nominations The Hollywood Foreign Press Association continues to confound. God bless 'em.
Toni Erdmann cleans up at the European Film Awards Maren Ade becomes the first woman to win top prize at the EuroGongs
Kirk Douglas is 100 The star of Spartacus and Lust for Life remains proudly aloft. We salute him.
Movie quiz for December 9th He rocks in the tree tops all day long, hoppin' and a-boppin' and singing his song.
The Baywatch trailer is awesome It's got Dwayne Johnson and Zac Efron in it. It looks really funny.
Cahiers du Cinema name Toni Erdmann film of the year The top 10 is less eccentric than usual, but it still has surprises.
On Last Tango in Paris and the misuse of Maria Schneider Bernardo Bertolucci has confirmed that the young actor was not told about the notorious butter scene before the take