Kermode and Mayo's Film Review


  • The Baader Meinhof Complex

    The Baader Meinhof Complex

    Mark Kermode casts his critical eye over the 2008 German film based on the book of the same name.

    Date reviewed: 14th November

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  • Bronson


    Mark Kermode reviews a controversial film about the prisoner Charles Bronson, starring Tom Hardy.

    Date reviewed: 13th March

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  • Creation


    Real-life husband and wife Paul Bettany and Jennifer Connolly star in this convincing Charles Darwin biopic.

    Date reviewed: 25th September

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  • The Damned United

    The Damned United

    Mark Kermode reviews the film of Dave Peace's book about Brian Clough's ill-fated spell as manager of Leeds United, starring Michael Sheen.

    Date reviewed: 20th March

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  • The Duchess

    The Duchess

    Mark Kermode reviews Saul Dibb's 2008 film starring Keira Knightly, Ralph Fiennes and Charlotte Rampling.

    Date reviewed: 5th September

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  • Gonzo


    5 live's movie critic Mark Kermode reviews Gonzo, Alex Gibney's feature which looks at the life and work of Hunter S Thompson. Stars Johnny Depp and Joe Cairo.

    Date reviewed: 19th December

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  • Il Divo

    Il Divo

    Mark Kermode reviews a Biography based on the figure of former Italian Prime Minister Giulio Andreotti.

    Date reviewed: 20th March

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  • The Imposter

    The Imposter

    Simon Mayo and James King review The Imposter, with director Bart Layton. A documentary centered on a young man, who convinces a grieving family that he is their missing son.

    Date reviewed: 24th August 2012

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  • The Iron Lady

    The Iron Lady

    Mark Kermode gives a detailed critique of the portrayal of Margaret Thatcher's life in the film The Iron Lady.

    Date reviewed: 6th Jan 2012

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  • Jason Becker

    Jason Becker: Not Dead Yet

    Mark Kermode reviews new documentary Jason Becker: Not Dead Yet. Becker was once a guitar prodigy before being diagnosed with Lou Gehrig's Disease. 20 years later he is still composing music, despite being unable to move or speak.

    Date reviewed: 16th November 2012

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  • Julie & Julia

    Julie & Julia

    Mark has few good things to say about Meryl Streep's depiction of Julia Child in this cookery-themed offering.

    Date reviewed: 11th September

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  • Marley


    Mark Kermode reviews Marley, a documentary on the life and legacy of Bob Marley.

    Date reviewed: 20th April 2012

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  • Milk


    Mark Kermode reviews the Gus Van Sant biography of gay rights activist and politician Harvey Milk, starring Sean Penn in the title role.

    Date reviewed: 23rd January

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  • Notorious


    Mark Kermode expands his knowledge of rap music by taking in this biography of Notorious B.I.G.

    Date reviewed: 13th February

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  • Searching for Sugarman

    Searching for Sugar Man

    Mark Kermode reviews Searching for Sugar Man, a documentary about the mysterious '70s musician know as Rodriguez.

    Date reviewed: 26th July 2012

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  • The Soloist

    The Soloist

    We're entering awards season, and here come the worthy films "for your consideration" - but too much of this feels like a TV movie.

    Date reviewed: 25th September

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  • Tyson


    Mark Kermode reviews a documentary about the American boxer Mike Tyson which examines his career and personal life.

    Date reviewed: 27th March

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  • Untouchable


    Mark Kermode reviews Untouchable, the story of a rich quadriplegic who takes on a young offender as his carer.

    Date reviewed: 21st September 2012

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