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Film Club - Slade In Flame

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Mark Kermode Mark Kermode | 08:00 AM, Friday, 31 August 2012

Here is the latest Kermode Uncut Film Club choice - the Citizen Kane of British pop movies - Slade In Flame. Watch the intro, screen the film and let me know what you think.

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Summer Blockbusters - Your Best and Worst

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Mark Kermode Mark Kermode | 18:05 PM, Tuesday, 28 August 2012

I posted recently asking which are the best and worst summer blockbusters. Here I reveal your choices.

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Singing In The Rain

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Mark Kermode Mark Kermode | 15:42 PM, Friday, 24 August 2012

This year I went to the Larmer Tree Festival without my band The Dodge Brothers but I've still kept up the tradition of doing a special musical blog. This is my solo tribute to the classic Hollywood film starring Gene Kelly.

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Weather Report

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Mark Kermode Mark Kermode | 11:17 AM, Tuesday, 21 August 2012

Some weeks back I asked you if the weather made any difference to your cinema going. Here is a summary of your meteorological musings...

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Summer Blockbusters

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Mark Kermode Mark Kermode | 11:10 AM, Friday, 17 August 2012

Every summer the cinemas are full of big dumb movies - but it wasn't always that way and it doesn't have to be in the future. What are the best and worst summer blockbusters since Jaws?

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Summer Holidays

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Mark Kermode Mark Kermode | 10:17 AM, Tuesday, 14 August 2012

The great British holiday is not all double decker buses and sunshine. It can be a pretty hideous experience - just look at Withnail And I or Archipelago. Which movies best sum up the nightmare vacation experience for you?

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Bourne to run

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Mark Kermode Mark Kermode | 11:19 AM, Friday, 10 August 2012

This week the new Bourne movie comes out - with no Jason Bourne but lots of running, jumping and shooting. Here I give you my verdict.

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Mark Goes To Memphis

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Mark Kermode Mark Kermode | 14:22 PM, Tuesday, 7 August 2012

A few months ago my band the Dodge Brothers and I went to the famous Sun Studios in Memphis to record an album. Here's a sneak peek at a radio documentary about the trip.

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Dark Knight Sizes

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Mark Kermode Mark Kermode | 10:16 AM, Friday, 3 August 2012

The Dark Knight Rises has been open for a couple of weeks now and breaking box office records all over... But what I want to know is which is the best format to see it in - Imax, 35mm or digital?

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