Donald Clarke

Whingeing about cinema and real life since 2009

Jurassic World has the biggest opening ever at the box office All bets are off as the fourth film in the dinosaur sequence breaks every record imaginable
Out of Here wins the audience choice at the IFI’s delicious open day There are endless delights at the Irish Film Institute's annual day of free events
The death of Ornette Coleman severs one more connection with a great era The fiercely inventive saxophonist changed music
Movie quiz for June 12th A long time ago in a universe without a beard
10 great Christopher Lee Performances A great figure from cinema has died. Here are 10 of his greatest moments.
Farewell, James Last The saviour of those who felt left behind by the advance of rock leaves us at 86. He was HUGE in Ireland.
We have a trailer for The Martian The promo for Ridley Scott's take on Andy Weir’s science fiction novel has really got the cinesphere chattering
The five essential John Boorman films As the Wicklow resident returns to cinemas, we name his five best films