Donald Clarke

Whingeing about cinema and real life since 2009

Movie quiz for January 30th There's snow reason not to do the week's finest movie quiz (this only works if it's still snowing)
Brooklyn, Glassland and others in your soaraway Sundance digest Witches, iPhones, Gore Vidal, Scientology: it's all happening at the busy Utah event.
Birdman beats Boyhood to best film at the PGA I beg your pardon? Boyhood's apparent unstoppable march to the best film Oscar just hit a pothole
Movie quiz for January 23rd Some classics this week (even if we say so ourselves)
Glassland and Brooklyn set to unspool at Sundance 2015 Two much-tipped Irish films are among the morsels playing at the influential US event. We're not there
50 years, 50 films Vol II: The Miracle of Morgan’s Creek (1944) We sink further into the war years with a classic comedy from the magnificent brain of Preston Sturges
The Coen brothers head the Cannes Jury For the first time ever, Cannes has a two-headed president of the jury. Further east, the Berlinale announces its line up.
American Sniper annihilates the US Box Office Proof comes that Hollywood sometimes gives America what Hollywood doesn't know America wants