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  1. Turner Prize

    Friday 17 October 2014, 12:43

    Mark Kermode Mark Kermode

    Timothy Spall gives an amazing performance in Mr. Turner. I’m already tipping him to win one of the big awards this season.

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  2. Interstellar Development

    Tuesday 7 October 2014, 14:25

    Mark Kermode Mark Kermode

    I’m already very excited about Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar and now there’s been some news about release of the film that really pleases me...

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  3. Boxtrolls Boo Ha Ha

    Friday 3 October 2014, 12:29

    Mark Kermode Mark Kermode

    Ever felt like taking a photo to shame someone who is irritating you by using their phone during a screening? Here’s a cautionary tale involving my old pal Jason Isaacs...

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  4. The Return Of Dr Caligari

    Tuesday 30 September 2014, 14:17

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    The new 4K transfer of The Cabinet of Dr Caligari is out on DVD and Blu Ray. It’s nearly a century old but his extraordinary film is still one of the most influential and iconic movies in all cinema...

     

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  5. Political Decisions

    Friday 26 September 2014, 14:39

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    In the week that Jimmy’s Hall is out on DVD I pick out some of the many responses to my recent question about whether you can like a film and dislike its politics.

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  6. Cronenberg’s Finest

    Tuesday 23 September 2014, 12:11

    Mark Kermode Mark Kermode

    David Cronenberg’s new film Maps To The Stars is out this week. It’s really great but of all his movies I think Dead Ringers is the one I love the most...

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  7. The Wonderful Wizard Of Oz

    Friday 19 September 2014, 11:11

    Mark Kermode Mark Kermode

    The Wizard Of Oz has just been re-released in Imax and 3D. Here’s my verdict on scaling up this classic movie.

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  8. Pride And Prejudice

    Tuesday 16 September 2014, 16:39

    Mark Kermode Mark Kermode

    Some reviews of the new film Pride have raised an interesting question - is it possible to love a film but hate its politics?

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  9. My Alternative Top Five Paddy Considine Films

    Friday 12 September 2014, 13:15

    Mark Kermode Mark Kermode

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    Considine is in the excellent Pride - released in cinemas today. Here’s my list of his best and most overlooked performances...

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  10. The Isles Have It

    Tuesday 9 September 2014, 12:09

    Mark Kermode Mark Kermode

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    This month I’m attending two film festivals just a few days apart - both on islands. Here’s why I love them….

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