Donald Clarke

Whingeing about cinema and real life since 2009

Jackie Chan, Anne V Coates and Frederick Wiseman among this year’s honorary Oscars Casting director Lynn Stalmaster will also be bigged up at the Governors Awards
Movie quiz for September 3rd Gazing from my window to the streets below, on a freshly fallen silent shroud of snow...
Further Venice reviews digested Opinions are divided over The Light Between Oceans and Arrival. Prevenge wins over more adventurous critics.
Venice opens with raves for La La Land A potentially golden year for the oldest major film festival is off to a roaring start. We digest some reviews
Five films to see in September that aren’t Bridget Jones’s Baby The supposed dumping-ground month is actually quite an interesting period
10 great Gene Wilder roles The great man has died at the age of 83. Here are 10 top notch performances
Loving the style of this La La Land trailer Damien Chapelle's musical will open the Venice Film Festival in a few days
Movie quiz for August 26th Oh, you ARE sick?