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Great Scott

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Mark Kermode Mark Kermode | 18:01 PM, Tuesday, 29 May 2012

Tomorrow I get to see the eagerly anticipated new Ridley Scott film Prometheus. What better time to reveal my 5 favourites movies from his career.

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Iron Sky Is Here!

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Mark Kermode Mark Kermode | 10:43 AM, Friday, 25 May 2012

I've been following the progress of the Nazis on the moon movie Iron Sky for years. It has finally arrived in UK cinemas - or has it?

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Film Club: Breathless

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Mark Kermode Mark Kermode | 13:29 PM, Tuesday, 22 May 2012

Today is the first of my introductions in the new Kermode Uncut Film Club.

The film is Breathless from 1983 - get yourself a copy of the movie, watch the intro and let me know what you think.

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The Great Trailer Debate

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Mark Kermode Mark Kermode | 12:27 PM, Friday, 18 May 2012

I posted recently saying how much I hated long excerpts from films being used in marketing campaigns. This seems to have touched a nerve - here are some of your responses.

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Dancing With Death

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Mark Kermode Mark Kermode | 17:37 PM, Tuesday, 15 May 2012

There's a fantastic new action movie out this week called The Raid.

The fight scenes are brilliantly choreographed - what for you are the best examples in cinema?

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My Top 5 Johnny Depp Films

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Mark Kermode Mark Kermode | 15:13 PM, Friday, 11 May 2012

Some people think I don't like Johnny Depp because of the Pirates films but in fact I think that with the right director he is capable of great things. Here is my selection of his five best films.

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Juan Of The Dead

Mark Kermode Mark Kermode | 12:21 PM, Tuesday, 8 May 2012

There's a new zombie movie just out - the first one to come from Cuba. Like many films in the genre it's a satire - what is your favourite use of the well-worn zombie riff in cinema?

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The Film, The Whole Film and Nothing But The Film

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Mark Kermode Mark Kermode | 10:41 AM, Friday, 4 May 2012

There has been a huge amount of debate recently about the quality of the Hobbit footage shown at the recent CinemaCon.

I say it's time we stopped judging films based on excerpts...

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The Greatest Novels Never Filmed

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Mark Kermode Mark Kermode | 14:54 PM, Tuesday, 1 May 2012

I posted recently asking what you thought were the greatest books never filmed.

The response was overwhelming - here are just some of the nominees...

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