Donald Clarke

Whingeing about cinema and real life since 2009

Movie quiz for May 20th Didn't I see you down in San Antone on a hot and dusty night?
What is currently likely to win the Palme d’Or? It's a bit vulgar, I know, but we rank the screeed competition films in order of favour as we move into the final third.
Further notes on booing at Cannes We had our first booing tonight. But such pathetic reactions only encourage critics to embrace awkward pictures
Toni Edermann breaks a critical record at Cannes The German film has registered the highest score ever on Screen Daily's critics' grid at Cannes.
Cannes review of The Handmaiden Park Chan Wook's take on Sarah Waters's Fingersmith is lovely, if overwrought.
Cannes review of American Honey Arnold's big sprawling beast of a film has "divided the critics". We were very much on board.
Cannes review of Toni Erdmann All hail Maren Ade's heart-warming, side-busting comedy of disappointed fatherhood. Martin Welbourne?I?
The films at Cannes are loooong Your film is HOW LONG? Allow me to inflate my cushion