Kermode and Mayo's Film Review


  • Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter

    Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter

    Mark Kermode reviews Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter. An imaginary Lincoln fights to save the US from takeover by vampires.

    Date reviewed: 21st June 2012

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  • Antichrist


    Lars von Trier's controversial, award-winning Antichrist reviewed by Mark Kermode.

    Date reviewed: 24th July

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  • The Awakening

    The Awakening

    Mark Kermode reviews British horror movie, The Awakening.

    Date reviewed: 11 November 2011

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  • Babycall


    Mark Kermode reviews Babycall. Noomi Rapace plays a mother hiding from her abusive husband in this Norwegian thriller.

    Date reviewed: 29th March 2012

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  • Berberian Sound Studio

    Berberian Sound Studio

    Mark Kermode reviews Berberian Sound Studio. A sound engineer's work in a horror studio becomes a case of life imitating art.

    Date reviewed: Friday 31st August 2012

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  • The Cabin In The Woods

    The Cabin In The Woods

    Al Murray and Boyd & Floyd review new horror The Cabin In The Woods. Directed by Joss Whedon, creator of Buffy The Vampire Slayer.

    Date reviewed: 13th April 2012

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  • Chernobyl Diaries

    Chernobyl Diaries

    Mark Kermode reviews Chernobyl Diaries. A group of backpackers visit the Chernobyl fallout zone in this suspense horror.

    Date reviewed: 21st June 2012

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  • Cockneys vs Zombies

    Cockneys v Zombies

    Mark Kermode reviews Cockneys vs Zombies. A gang of bank robbers fight their way out of a zombie-infested London.

    Date reviewed: Friday 31st August 2012

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  • Daybreakers


    A plague has transformed the entire human race into vampires. But what does Dr Mark Kermode make of it?

    Date reviewed: 8th January

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  • The Devil Inside

    The Devil Inside

    Mark Kermode reviews The Devil Inside, a new 'found footage' horror mockumentary.

    Date reviewed: 16th March 2012

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  • Drag Me To Hell

    Drag Me To Hell

    Sam Raimi, director of Evil Dead, returns to horror with plenty of comedy thrown in.

    Date reviewed: 29th May

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  • Eden Lake

    Eden Lake

    Mark Kermode gives his thoughts on Eden Lake, director James Watkins' British horror about a couple whose romantic break takes a turn for the worst. Starring Kelly Reilly and Michael Fassbender.

    Date reviewed: 12th September

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  • Elfie Hopkins

    Elfie Hopkins

    Mark Kermode reviews Elfie Hopkins, a horror starring Ray Winstone and daughter Jaime Winstone.

    Date reviewed: 20th April 2012

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  • Excision


    Boyd and Floyd review new horror comedy Excision. A disturbed student begins to act on her mis-placed dreams of becoming a surgeon.

    Date reviewed: 2nd November 2012

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  • Frankenweenie


    Mark Kermode reviews Frankenweenie from director Tim Burton. Starring Winona Ryder, Catherine O'Hara and Martin Short.

    Date reviewed: 12th October 2012

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  • Friday The 13th

    Friday The 13th

    Mark Kermode reviews the latest addition to the Friday The 13th franchise which looks to restart the series.

    Date reviewed: 13th February

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  • House At The End Of The Street

    House At The End Of The Street

    Mark Kermode reviews House at the End of the Street. Jennifer Lawrence stars as a young woman who moves into a rural town with a sinister secret.

    Date reviewed: 28th September 2012


  • Human Centipede II

    Human Centipede II

    Mark Kermode reviews the shock horror movie, The Human Centipede II.

    Date reviewed: 4 November 2011

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  • Hush


    Mark Kermode reviews Hush, a low-budget British horror/thriller film about a young couple on a motorway journey, directed by former BBC Radio 1 DJ, Mark Tonderai.

    Date reviewed: 13th March

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  • Jennifer's Body

    Jennifer's Body

    Mark reviews the second film by Diablo Cody, starring Megan Fox and Amanda Seyfried about a newly-possessed cheerleader who specializes in offing her male classmates.

    Date reviewed: 6th November

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  • The Last House On The Left

    The Last House On The Left

    The remake of the controversial classic comes under the scrutiny of our resident horror fanatic, Dr Mark Kermode.

    Date reviewed: 12th June

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  • Lesbian Vampire Killers

    Lesbian Vampire Killers

    Mark Kermode's review of Horne and Corden's horror comedy Lesbian Vampire Killers filmed by us, with help from members of the audience at Leeds' Hyde Park Picture House as part of 5 live's Film Weekend

    Date reviewed: 20th March

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  • Mirrors


    Mark Kermode tackles US thriller Mirrors directed by Alexandre Aja and featuring Keifer Sutherland and Paula Patton.

    Date reviewed: 10th October

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  • My Bloody Valentine 3D

    My Bloody Valentine 3D

    Mark Kermode gets stuck into the latest slasher remake My Bloody Valentine, this time in three dimensions.

    Date reviewed: 16th January

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  • Paranormal Activity

    Paranormal Activity

    Mark Kermode, reviews Paranormal Activity, made on a tiny budget but with big scares, and finds himself not very scared.

    Date reviewed: 27th November

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  • Paranormal Activity 4

    Paranormal Activity 4

    Mark Kermode reviews Paranormal Activity 4, starring Katie Featherston, Kathryn Newton and Matt Shively.

    Date reviewed: 19th October 2012

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  • Piranha 3DD

    Piranha 3DD

    Mark Kermode reviews Piranha 3DD. This gory sequel sees the monsters from the prievious Piranha movie making their way into a waterpark.

    Date reviewed: 11th May 2012

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  • Red Lights

    Red Lights

    Mark Kermode reviews Red Lights, a supernatural thriller starring Robert De Niro as a psychic who is investigated by a team of psychologists.

    Date reviewed:14th June 2012

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  • Room 237

    Room 237

    Mark Kermode reviews Room 237, a documentary exploring the bizarre theories about Kubrick's hidden messages in The Shining.

    Date reviewed: 26th October

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  • The Ruins

    The Ruins

    Mark Kermode and Simon Mayo review big budget horror film The Ruins based on the book of the same name. Directed by Carter Smith and starring Jonathan Tucker, Shawn Ashmore and Jena Malone.

    Date reviewed: 20th June

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  • Silent Hill

    Silent Hill: Revelation

    Boyd and Floyd review Silent Hill: Revelation, the latest movie adaptation of the video game franchise. A girl on the eve of her 18th birthday is forced to confront the evil forces which have visited her as nightmares.

    Date reviewed: 2 November 2012

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  • Silent House

    Silent House

    Mark Kermode reviews Silent House, starring Elizabeth Olsen as a woman trapped in a remote house and forced to relive her worst nightmare.

    Date reviewed: 4th May 2012

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  • Sinister


    Mark Kermode reviews Sinister. A crime novelist finds footage of the murdered previous owners of his new home and awakens a supernatural force.

    Date reviewed: 5th October 2012

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  • Teeth


    Mark Kermode gives his thoughts on black horror film Teeth, directed by Mitchell Lichtenstein.

    Date reviewed: 20th June

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  • The Box

    The Box

    Mark Kermode, reviews The Box by Richard Kelly. With James Marsden, Gillian Jacobs, Cameron Diaz. A small wooden box arrives on the doorstep of a married couple, who know that opening it will grant them a million dollars and kill someone they don't know

    Date reviewed: 4th December

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  • The Descent: Part 2

    The Descent: Part 2

    Mark Kermode, reviews The Descent: Part 2 which picks up immediately after the events depicted in The Descent.

    Date reviewed: 4th December

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  • The Inn Keepers

    The Innkeepers/The Pact

    Boyd and Floyd review The Innkeepers and The Pact.

    Date reviewed: 7th June 2012

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  • The Shining

    The Shining

    Boyd and Floyd review the newly released extended cut of Kubrick's The Shining. Features footage cut from the original European release.

    Date reviewed: 2nd November

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  • The Stepfather

    The Stepfather

    Mark reviews the 2009 remake of the 1987 American horror/thriller film of the same name, directed by Nelson McCormick.

    Date reviewed: 11th December

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  • Tormented


    A knock-off of the standard US college slasher format, or a particularly British horror film?

    Date reviewed: 22nd May

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  • Triangle


    Mark reviews Triangle, a low-budget horror by Chris Smith, starring Melissa George. He nominates it as his movie of the week.

    Date reviewed: 16th October

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