Donald Clarke

Whingeing about cinema and real life since 2009

Movie quiz for September 16th Mares eat oats and does eat oats and little lambs eat ivy
Two very different US Presidents get new biopics LBJ and Barack Obama are both the subject of new films at Toronto
John Butler’s Handsome Devil and Alan Gilsenan’s Unless premiere at Toronto The director's follow up to The Stag has been much admired. Alan Gilsenan's Unless also premieres
The Secret Scripture premieres at Toronto Reviews of Jim Sheridan's latest are less positive than we might have hoped. Elsewhere by the lake, Ewan McGregor's American Pastoral gets a kicking
Lav Diaz’s The Woman who Left takes the Golden Bear at Venice In a year stuffed with US awards season hopefuls, Europe's oldest festival honours a master from the Philippines
Movie quiz for September 9th Can you hear me? Can you hear me?
Venice digest notes raves for Jackie and polite applause for The Journey We also have second-hand news of new films by Terrence Malick and Ana Lily Amirpour
The new James Bond is… Daniel Craig? Everyone least favourite guessing game takes another unexpected turn.