Donald Clarke

Whingeing about cinema and real life since 2009

Toni Erdmann cleans up at the European Film Awards Maren Ade becomes the first woman to win top prize at the EuroGongs
Kirk Douglas is 100 The star of Spartacus and Lust for Life remains proudly aloft. We salute him.
Movie quiz for December 9th He rocks in the tree tops all day long, hoppin' and a-boppin' and singing his song.
The Baywatch trailer is awesome It's got Dwayne Johnson and Zac Efron in it. It looks really funny.
Cahiers du Cinema name Toni Erdmann film of the year The top 10 is less eccentric than usual, but it still has surprises.
On Last Tango in Paris and the misuse of Maria Schneider Bernardo Bertolucci has confirmed that the young actor was not told about the notorious butter scene before the take
Five films to catch in December It looks as if that Star Wars thing has bossed most everything out of town. Shame.
Movie Quiz for December 2nd He was born in a crossfire hurricane.