Donald Clarke

Whingeing about cinema and real life since 2009

Movie quiz for August 28th Would you marry me anyway? Would you have my baby?
Spike Lee, Debbie Reynolds and Gena Rowlands to get honorary Oscars You can't argue with the breadth of generations and styles. But why can't the awards be presented at the ceremony
Could half of the all-time top 10 box office be taken up with 2015 releases? As one more 2015 release (guess what?) closes in on a billion dollars, we consider the seemingly impossible.
The eccentric tastes of Quentin Tarantino Season one of True Detective was unwatchable. Kingsman was great. So was How I met Your Mother. Okay then.
Is a new Blackadder a good idea? Tony Robinson has suggested that there may be another series of Blackadder. Is that what we want?
50 years 50 films Volume II: M (1931) Our series moving backwards through time finds a tale of the darkest impulses from the last days of Weimar Germany
Movie quiz for August 21st How does Batman's mum call him in for his dinner? Din, din, din, din, din. Batman!
A Doctor’s Sword follows Fortune’s Wheel and One Million Dubliners into an extended run It looks as if domestic audiences will step out to see documentaries that tell remarkable Irish stories. Ross Whittaker's Unbreakable also drew in the crowds.