Donald Clarke

Whingeing about cinema and real life since 2009

10 unfairly overlooked films from 2015 Not all were poorly reviewed, but these fine films didn't register as they should have.
10 most successful films at the 2016 box office You know what we're about to say. More sequels than ever, alas. It's a very hard year to predict.
The Dublin Film Critics Circle goes for Inside Out Elsewhere, there were victories for Brooklyn, Queen of Ireland, I Used to Live Here and Tangerine
The five best adaptations of A Christmas Carol There have been umpty-dumpty film and television versions of Dickens's most enduring story. But we're fairly sure we can weed out the best
Movie Quiz for December 18th Marley was dead, to begin with. There is no doubt whatever about that.
The spoiler police are off the leash As The Force Awakens emerges, paranoia about reviews revealing plot points reaches psychotic proportions
The London Film Critics Circle decides the Irish aren’t British Following a Twitter furore, the distinguished critics body has finally corrected a long-standing category error
Will Star Wars: The Force Awakens become the biggest film of all time? The bookies have stopped taking bets, but I think the title will be beyond even this behemoth