Donald Clarke

Whingeing about cinema and real life since 2009

Netflix will not release Beasts of No Nation in cinemas outside US Cary Fukunaga's much anticipated picture will screen only in a few US cinemas. This is a very worrying development for those who love cinema.
Is film the worst it’s ever been? Dustin Hoffman claims that cinema has never been more appalling. We both agree and disagree
What’s with the spoilers in the Terminator Genisys trailer? For one day only, Screenwriter, scourge of the spoiler police, asks why bits of the plot have been given away
Movie quiz for July 3rd What you looking at, mate?
Timothy Spall in talks to play Ian Paisley Deadline reports that the brilliant English actor is to play the DUP leader in a drama concerning his relationship with Martin McGuinness
Five films to catch in July It is currently hot. Make like an American and avail of the air conditioning in your local cinema
The 10 best films of 2015 so far Because we do this now, it's the best movies of the year's opening half
What we talk about when we talk about Kanye West The online reactions to the hip-hop artist's "divisive" turn at Glastonbury demonstrate a fascinating array of prejudices and sensitivities