Kermode and Mayo's Film Review


  • Black Death

    Black Death

    A film about "the pestilence". Is Dr Mark Kermode going to enjoy Black Death? Of course he is.

    Date reviewed: 11th June 2010

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  • Black Swan

    Black Swan

    Mark is totally entertained by Darren Aronofsky's nutcracker psycho drama.

    Date reviewed: 21st January 2011

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  • Blindness


    Mark Kermode and Simon Mayo discuss the merits of Blindess, a thriller in which a city is hit by an epidemic of 'white blindness'.

    Date reviewed: 21st November 2008

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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 2009

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  • Buried


    Mark is creeped out by this claustrophobic coffin shocker.

    Date reviewed: 1st October 2010

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  • Changeling


    Mark Kermode reviews Changeling directed by Clint Eastwood and starring Angelina Jolie, a role for which she received a 2009 Oscar nomination.

    Date reviewed: 28th November 2008

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  • The Crazies

    The Crazies

    Remake of a 1973 thriller about a small Iowan town plagued by insanity and death.

    Date reviewed: 26th February 2010

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  • The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

    The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

    David Fincher's adaptation of F Scott Fitzgerald's short story, starring Brad Pitt and Cate Blanchett.

    Date reviewed: 6th February 2009

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  • Fermat's Room

    Fermat's Room

    Spanish thriller which revolves around the resolution of a great enigma, starring Federico Luppi.

    Date reviewed: 29th May 2009

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  • The Fourth Kind

    The Fourth Kind

    Supernatural thriller about alien abductions starring Milla Jovovich.

    Date reviewed: 6th November 2009

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  • The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo

    The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo

    What does Mark Kermode make of The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo? This Swedish film brings to life the novels written by Stieg Larsson.

    Date reviewed: 12th March 2010

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  • Hanna


    Crime thriller about a teen assassin, starring Saiorse Ronan.

    Date reviewed: 5th May 2011

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  • Hush


    Low-budget British horror thriller about a young couple on a motorway journey.

    Date reviewed: 13th March 2009

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  • The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus

    The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus

    Mark Kermode thinks Terry Gilliam's latest film, The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus is flawed in places, but remains real cinema with heart, passion and soul.

    Date reviewed: 16th October 2009

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  • Knowing


    Mark Kermode assesses Knowing featuring Nicolas Cage, described as one of the "most versatile actors of all time".

    Date reviewed: 27th March 2009

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  • The Limits Of Control

    The Limits Of Control

    Jim Jarmusch's story of a mysterious loner, whose activities remain meticulously outside the law.

    Date reviewed: 11th December 2009

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  • Mirrors


    US thriller directed by Alexandre Aja and featuring Keifer Sutherland and Paula Patton.

    Date reviewed: 10th October 2008

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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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  • Pink Panther 2

    Pink Panther 2

    Steve Martin returns as the disaster-prone Inspector Clouseau, a role first made famous by Peter Sellers.

    Date reviewed: 13th February 2009

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  • Pontypool


    Psychological thriller from Canada about a deadly virus.

    Date reviewed: 16th October 2009

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  • Sherlock Holmes

    Sherlock Holmes

    Guy Ritchie's take on the Victorian detective, starring Robert Downey Jr and Jude Law.

    Date reviewed: 18th December 2009

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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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  • Shutter Island

    Shutter Island

    Martin Scorsese's fourth collaboration with Leonardo DiCaprio, a psychological thriller based on a remote island.

    Date reviewed: 12th March 2010

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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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  • Source Code

    Source Code

    Sci-fi thriller from Duncan Jones, director of Moon.

    Date reviewed: 1st April 2011

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  • Triangle


    Low-budget horror by Chris Smith and starring Melissa George.

    Date reviewed: 16th October 2009

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  • TrollHunter


    Norwegian 'found footage' faux documentary about a group of students following a mysterious hunter.

    Date reviewed: 9th September 2011

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  • Unknown


    Liam Neeson stars in this Paris-set psychological thriller.

    Date reviewed: 4th March 2011

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  • The Watchmen

    The Watchmen

    Zack Snyder's adaptation of the cult classic graphic novel from Alan Moore.

    Date reviewed: 6th March 2009

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  • The White Ribbon

    The White Ribbon

    Michael Haneke's disturbing and moving Palme D'Or winner, set in Germany in 1913.

    Date reviewed: 13th November 2009

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