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A weekly podcast with film critic Mark Kermode with a series of different elements including: a podcast version of MK3D - the live show he does every month at BFI Southbank which includes movie guests and questions from the audience, Head to Head with Jack Howard in which they argue about the merits or otherwise of classic and contemporary films, 2001 Films You Must See Before You Die, Hell's Video Store plus Movie Time Travel - where Mark visits a famous film location.
 
Mark Kermode's film reviews, BBC Radio Five Live. Five Live's resident film critic, never one to sit on the fence or to pull his punches, Mark Kermode, joins Simon Mayo for a weekly run-down of the latest UK cinema releases, often accompanied by a special guest from the movie world. Controversial, hard-hitting and unmissable. For more information and the podcast Terms of Use go to www.bbc.co.uk/fivelive.
 
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Dev Patel gives a highly nuanced performance as the central character in David Lowery’s adaptation of the Arthurian classic. A breathtakingly beautiful portrayal of a knight’s inner conflict on his quest for valour, and a masterclass in world building, this film is best enjoyed on a big screen. Daniel Hart’s score creates cinematic poetry, pitched …
 
In this week’s WTF? Mark solves a previous enquiry and attempt to identify a film from the 90’s which includes a graveyard and a photograph. / / If you like this video, why not subscribe to our podcast for more reviews, interviews and general wittering of the highest order: / / BBC Sounds: https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/brand/b0... / Apple: https://p…
 
Alana Taylor and David Chase’s The Sopranos prequel contains enough mobster action for those unfamiliar with the six season world of Tony Soprano. The set pieces are solid, the performances are good and the tensions between Leslie Odom Jr’s character Harold, and Alessandro Nivola’s character Dickie Moltisanti serve as an interesting plot. / / If yo…
 
Michael Gandolfini, son of James Gandolfini, talks to Simon this week about taking up a younger version of his father’s role in The Many Saints of Newark. Michael reveals that he’d never seen his father as the iconic Tony Soprano before auditioning for the role and shares his hopes for the future of his career. / / If you like this video, why not s…
 
If you like this video, why not subscribe to our podcast for more reviews, interviews and general wittering of the highest order: / / BBC Sounds: https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/brand/b00lvdrj / Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/kermode-and-mayos-film-review/id73802698 / Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/2shG8hkvKO8y1gvTrxKxVM / / Twit…
 
It was a very big concert in the nineties. In fact, it was two very big concerts in the nineties. Mark reviews this Britpop blockbuster which tells the story of 250,000 mad-fer-it fans who packed into the Hertfordshire park 25 years ago. / / If you like this video, why not subscribe to our podcast for more reviews, interviews and general wittering …
 
This episode, Simon surpasses himself with a reptile themed gag and Mark confesses to carrying around a love letter from next week’s guest. / / If you like this video, why not subscribe to our podcast for more reviews, interviews and general wittering of the highest order: / / BBC Sounds: https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/brand/b0... / Apple: https://po…
 
Mark and Simon’s guest is Michael Gandolfini, who’s talking about his film The Many Saints of Newark, the Sopranos prequel. Plus we have reviews of The Green Knight, David Lowery’s fantasy retelling of the medieval story of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, starring Dev Patel and Alicia Vikander; The Alpinist, about the climber Marc-André Leclerc; d…
 
Mark calls out Producer Simon for the quality of one of his jokes this week (outrageous) before giving us his selection for DVD of the Week. / / If you like this video, why not subscribe to our podcast for more reviews, interviews and general wittering of the highest order: / / BBC Sounds: https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/brand/b00lvdrj / Apple: https:…
 
An update on a previous week's mystery film and couple of new enquiries about long-ago-seen and half-remembered movies that plague our listeners' minds. / / If you like this video, why not subscribe to our podcast for more reviews, interviews and general wittering of the highest order: / / BBC Sounds: https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/brand/b00lvdrj / A…
 
Mark Kermode reviews A Clockwork Orange. A 4K restoration of Kubrick's controversial satire comes to UK cinemas ahead of a new Blu-ray release. / / Please tell us what you think of the film -- or Mark’s review of the film. We love to include your views on the show every Friday. / / If you like this video, why not subscribe to our podcast for more r…
 
Mark Kermode reviews Rose Plays Julie. A young woman, setting out to find her birth mother, triggering a dramatic series of events. / / Please tell us what you think of the film -- or Mark’s review of the film. We love to include your views on the show every Friday. / / If you like this video, why not subscribe to our podcast for more reviews, inte…
 
Mark Kermode reviews The Starling. A woman suffering a tremendous loss finds her focus turned to a combative starling who nests outside her home. / / Please tell us what you think of the film -- or Mark’s review of the film. We love to include your views on the show every Friday. / / If you like this video, why not subscribe to our podcast for more…
 
Mark Kermode reviews Fauci. Documentary exploring the life and work of infectious disease specialist, Dr. Anthony Fauci. / / Please tell us what you think of the film -- or Mark’s review of the film. We love to include your views on the show every Friday. / / If you like this video, why not subscribe to our podcast for more reviews, interviews and …
 
Simon Mayo talks to Luke Wilson about working with Martin Sheen on his new film, 12 Mighty Orphans. / / For the full interview, listen & subscribe to our podcast: / / BBC Sounds: https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/brand/b00lvdrj / Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/kermode-and-mayos-film-review/id73802698 / Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/sho…
 
Mark and Simon’s guest is Luke Wilson, who stars in depression-era sports drama 12 Mighty Orphans. Plus we have reviews of Mandibles, about simple-minded friends Jean-Gab and Manu who find a giant fly trapped in the boot of a car, and decide to train it in the hope of making their fortune; Fauci, a glimpse into the life of infectious disease specia…
 
Mark and Simon’s guest is Jennifer Hudson, who talks to us about her role as Aretha Franklin in Respect, which tells the story of the icon’s career from a child singing in her father's church's choir, to her international superstardom.Plus we have reviews of Herself, Phyllida Lloyd’s film about a young mother who escapes her abusive husband and fig…
 
Jennifer Hudson talks to Simon Mayo about the challenges of portraying Aretha Franklin - and demonstrates her skills at pulling "double duty". / / For the full interview, listen & subscribe to our podcast: / / BBC Sounds: https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/brand/b00lvdrj / Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/kermode-and-mayos-film-review/id73802…
 
Mark and Simon eventually get around to picking the best film out on DVD or Blu-ray this week. / / If you like this video, why not subscribe to our podcast for more reviews, interviews and general wittering of the highest order: / / BBC Sounds: https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/brand/b00lvdrj / Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/kermode-and-ma…
 
Simon goes through ours listeners' selections and Mark gives us his choice of the best and worst films on subscription-free TV this week. / / If you like this video, why not subscribe to our podcast for more reviews, interviews and general wittering of the highest order: / / BBC Sounds: https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/brand/b00lvdrj / Apple: https://p…
 
Mark and Simon try to identify a traumatic horror from someone's youth and what we're told is an example of metamodernism. / / If you like this video, why not subscribe to our podcast for more reviews, interviews and general wittering of the highest order: / / BBC Sounds: https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/brand/b00lvdrj / Apple: https://podcasts.apple.c…
 
Mark Kermode reviews Copshop. A conman and two rival assassins, locked in neighbouring cells in a small town police station, unleash a night of chaos as they each try to survive long enough to escape. / / Please tell us what you think of the film -- or Mark’s review of the film. We love to include your views on the show every Friday. / / If you lik…
 
Mark Kermode reviews Herself. A young mother, having escaped from her abusive husband, gets the opportunity to build her own home, circumnavigating a broken housing system. / / Please tell us what you think of the film -- or Mark’s review of the film. We love to include your views on the show every Friday. / / If you like this video, why not subscr…
 
Mark Kermode reviews Respect. Following the life and career of legendary music star Aretha Franklin. / / Please tell us what you think of the film -- or Mark’s review of the film. We love to include your views on the show every Friday. / / If you like this video, why not subscribe to our podcast for more reviews, interviews and general wittering of…
 
Abbey Road special. Mark talks to Mirek Stiles about the incredible history of film music at this iconic studio This episode of Kermode on Film is made in partnership with Scala Radio, the classical music station where every Saturday at 1pm, Mark presents two hours of the most varied movie music. You can listen to Mark’s show on your digital radio,…
 
Mark and Simon’s guests are director Phyllida Lloyd and producer Sharon Horgan, who talk about their new film Herself, about a young mother who escapes her abusive husband and fights back against a broken housing system. Mark reviews Leos Carax’s collaboration with Ron and Russell Mael of Sparks, Annette; Misha and the Wolves, the story of a woman …
 
We know the title of this video series is a bit of a stretch at the best of times, but this week we're really pushing it. / / If you like this video, why not subscribe to our podcast for more reviews, interviews and general wittering of the highest order: / / BBC Sounds: https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/brand/b00lvdrj / Apple: https://podcasts.apple.co…
 
Mark picks the best and worst films on subscription-free TV this week, with suggestions from our listeners. / / If you like this video, why not subscribe to our podcast for more reviews, interviews and general wittering of the highest order: / / BBC Sounds: https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/brand/b00lvdrj / Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/k…
 
Mark & Simon attempt to name films half-remembered and poorly described by our listeners. / / If you like this video, why not subscribe to our podcast for more reviews, interviews and general wittering of the highest order: / / BBC Sounds: https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/brand/b00lvdrj / Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/kermode-and-mayos-f…
 
Mark Kermode reviews Wildfire. Two sisters who grew up on the Irish border reunite and set out to uncover the secrets in their mother's past. / / Please tell us what you think of the film -- or Mark’s review of the film. We love to include your views on the show every Friday. / / If you like this video, why not subscribe to our podcast for more rev…
 
Mark Kermode reviews Here Today. A veteran comedy writer and a New York street singer form an unlikely friendship. / / Please tell us what you think of the film -- or Mark’s review of the film. We love to include your views on the show every Friday. / / If you like this video, why not subscribe to our podcast for more reviews, interviews and genera…
 
Mark Kermode reviews Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings. Martial arts master Shang-Chi is drawn back into a past he left behind, as he is drawn into confrontation with the mysterious criminal organisation, the Ten Rings. / / Please tell us what you think of the film -- or Mark’s review of the film. We love to include your views on the show e…
 
Mark Kermode reviews Annette. A stand-up comedian and an opera singer fall in love and have a daughter - the mysterious and exceptional Annette. / / Please tell us what you think of the film -- or Mark’s review of the film. We love to include your views on the show every Friday. / / If you like this video, why not subscribe to our podcast for more …
 
Director Phyllida Lloyd talks about new film Herself, the highs and lows of awards recognition and her hope that people will return to the cinema. / / For the full interview, listen & subscribe to our podcast: / / BBC Sounds: https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/brand/b00lvdrj / Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/kermode-and-mayos-film-review/id7…
 
With help from your correspondence, Rufus Jones and Anna Bogutskaya try to pick the best and worst films on subscription-free TV this week. / / If you like this video, why not subscribe to our podcast for more reviews, interviews and general wittering of the highest order: / / BBC Sounds: https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/brand/b00lvdrj / Apple: https:/…
 
Rufus Jones & Anna Bogutskaya pick the best new Blu-ray or DVD release out this week, but not until after Rufus has subjected Anna to some Spanish-based humour. / / If you like this video, why not subscribe to our podcast for more reviews, interviews and general wittering of the highest order: / / BBC Sounds: https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/brand/b00l…
 
Anna Bogutskaya reviews Our Ladies. In Scotland in the 1990s, a group of Catholic school girls head to Edinburgh to take part in a choir competition, but are much more interested in partying than singing. / / Please tell us what you think of the film -- or Anna’s review of the film. We love to include your views on the show every Friday. / / If you…
 
Anna Bogutskaya reviews The Last Bus. A widower takes a journey from John O'Groats to Land's End using only local buses. / / Please tell us what you think of the film -- or Anna’s review of the film. We love to include your views on the show every Friday. / / If you like this video, why not subscribe to our podcast for more reviews, interviews and …
 
Rufus Jones and Anna Bogutskaya try to name the half remembered and perhaps even imagined films that plague our listeners' memories. / / If you like this video, why not subscribe to our podcast for more reviews, interviews and general wittering of the highest order: / / BBC Sounds: https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/brand/b00lvdrj / Apple: https://podcas…
 
Anna Bogutskaya reviews Demonic. A young woman releases powerful demons when she is asked to participate in an experiment that will link her to the mind of her estranged mother. / / Please tell us what you think of the film -- or Anna's review of the film. We love to include your views on the show every Friday. / / If you like this video, why not s…
 
Anna Bogutskaya reviews Candyman. A sort-of sequel to the original film, with the deadly urban legend returning to haunt what was Cabrini towers - now a gentrified apartment block. / / Please tell us what you think of the film -- or Anna’s review of the film. We love to include your views on the show every Friday. / / If you like this video, why no…
 
Timothy Spall talks to Rufus Jones and Anna Bogutskaya about how working with his son makes them both nervous. / / For the full interview, listen & subscribe to our podcast: / / BBC Sounds: https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/brand/b00lvdrj / Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/kermode-and-mayos-film-review/id73802698 / Spotify: https://open.spot…
 
Actor Rufus Jones guest presents this week alongside regular supersub Anna Bogutskaya. Anna reviews Candyman, which is a direct sequel to the 1992 horror Candyman; Our Ladies, about a group of Catholic schoolgirls in 1990s Scotland; The Nest, starring Jude’Law, about an entrepreneur and his American family whose life begins to take a twisted turn a…
 
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