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Now You See It, Now You Don't

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Mark Kermode Mark Kermode | 10:27 AM, Friday, 28 September 2012

I've just been to see House At The End Of The Street, the new horror film starring Jennifer Lawrence. It wasn't shown to the press before it opened - I wonder why?

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Film Club: Local Hero

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Mark Kermode Mark Kermode | 11:42 AM, Tuesday, 25 September 2012

The latest Kermode Uncut Film Club choice is Bill Forsyth's timeless masterpiece Local Hero. Here I explain why I love this film so much, along with anecdotes and recollections from the director himself. Watch the introduction and the movie and let me know what you think.

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3D - Alive Or Dead?

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Mark Kermode Mark Kermode | 10:36 AM, Friday, 21 September 2012

With the news that Guillermo Del Toro's new film Pacific Rim will be released in 3D after all, against the director's better judgement, I ask is 3D alive and well or is it the walking dead?

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Film Club: Slade In Flame

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Mark Kermode Mark Kermode | 10:54 AM, Tuesday, 18 September 2012

The last Kermode Uncut Film Club choice was Slade In Flame. Here I pick out some of your responses to the film and reveal the title of the next movie selection.

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That Sinking Feeling

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Mark Kermode Mark Kermode | 15:12 PM, Friday, 14 September 2012

I met up with director Bill Forsyth at the recent Shetland Film Festival where he showed me some extraordinary never-before-seen documents showing how he financed his first film That Sinking Feeling.

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Screenplay 2012

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Mark Kermode Mark Kermode | 14:35 PM, Tuesday, 11 September 2012

Here my highlights of the Shetland Screenplay film festival which I co-curate and which finished on Sunday. The brilliant Miranda Richardson was our guest as well as Bill Forsyth plus we screened the controversial documentary You've Been Trumped.

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Ways Of Seeing

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Mark Kermode Mark Kermode | 09:00 AM, Friday, 7 September 2012

I really like the new film Berberian Sound Studio but it's had a very limited release. It turns out that it is also available on demand via the internet - does seeing a movie this way diminish the experience for you?

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Northern Lights

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Mark Kermode Mark Kermode | 16:13 PM, Tuesday, 4 September 2012

It's time for the annual Shetland Screenplay Film Festival which I co-curate. This year we've got a brand new cinema and some great guests including the incomparable Bill Forsyth, director of Local Hero and one of my cinematic heroes.

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