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51 posts about Anecdotes on this blog

  1. A dodgy encounter with a spin doctor

    Friday 27 March 2009, 10:00

    Mark Kermode Mark Kermode

    In the words of Claud Cockburn "Never believe anything until it has been officially denied".

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  2. Review: Hush

    Friday 13 March 2009, 11:30

    Mark Kermode Mark Kermode

    The only thing more terrifying than a low-budget Brit horror movie is a low-budget Brit horror movie made by someone you know...

    (For more on how Mark Tonderai came to direct Hush, watch his interview with BBC Film Network.)

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  3. Profile: Reconstructing Woody

    Tuesday 10 February 2009, 12:00

    Mark Kermode Mark Kermode

    Much heralded for his work on his new movie behind the camera, the mystery of Woody Allen in front of the camera remains. Was that ever really him?

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  4. Opinion: I vill say ziz only vonce

    Wednesday 28 January 2009, 12:00

    Mark Kermode Mark Kermode

    The bizarre cacophony of comedy foreign accents in movies right now demonstrates just how desperately a solution is needed, and if you bear with me you will see there is one and that it is as logical as it is obvious.

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  5. Tribute to Werner Herzog

    Tuesday 27 January 2009, 11:30

    Mark Kermode Mark Kermode

    Remember that time I was interviewing German genius director Werner Herzog and someone shot at him with a gun?

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  6. Tribute: Local Hero

    Friday 7 November 2008, 12:22

    Mark Kermode Mark Kermode

    A classic movie gets a musical homage that will bring tears to your eyes.

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  7. Review: Heavy Load

    Thursday 9 October 2008, 12:33

    Mark Kermode Mark Kermode

    Praise the Load. A rock doc to make you happy!
    More info at Stay Up Late

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  8. Off Camera: I, the Jury

    Thursday 2 October 2008, 11:00

    Mark Kermode Mark Kermode

    The terrifying truth at the core of every courtroom thriller.

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  9. Preview: The Many Faces of Richard Nixon

    Tuesday 30 September 2008, 13:11

    Mark Kermode Mark Kermode

    Election Special: seems the movies just can't get enough of Tricky Dicky.

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  10. Preview: Last Lake on the Left

    Thursday 11 September 2008, 13:48

    Mark Kermode Mark Kermode

    There's always more going on than just gore in even the nastiest shockers.

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  11. Opinion: IN AMAZING 3D

    Thursday 21 August 2008, 11:35

    Mark Kermode Mark Kermode

    The extra dimension every movie needs is a killer line.

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  12. Opinion: The Devils Across the Deep Blue Sea

    Thursday 7 August 2008, 17:29

    Mark Kermode Mark Kermode

    Why won't the backers behind Ken Russell's masterpiece The Devils let us see the film in its complete form?

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  13. Forgotten Classic: Silent Running

    Tuesday 5 August 2008, 17:24

    Mark Kermode Mark Kermode

    Meet Wall-E's robot ancestors: Huey, Dewey and Louie.

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  14. Review: Gimme Shelter

    Friday 1 August 2008, 14:52

    Mark Kermode Mark Kermode

    The Larmer Tree festival may not have the Rolling Stones but nor does it have hell's angels on security...

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  15. Review: An ex-X-phile files

    Thursday 31 July 2008, 12:45

    Mark Kermode Mark Kermode

    Actually there are some things I don't want to believe.

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  16. Angus, Thongs and Chainsaw Cannibals

    Wednesday 23 July 2008, 19:07

    Mark Kermode Mark Kermode

    What really happens when you change your movie's name.

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  17. Off Camera: Of Fame and the City

    Monday 21 July 2008, 18:59

    Mark Kermode Mark Kermode

    A tour of Liverpool with the English movie master Terence Davies leads to another tour: of the quiffs most often mistaken for the one below.

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  18. Thank You For Not Being Stupid

    Wednesday 16 July 2008, 18:51

    Mark Kermode Mark Kermode

    The BBFC works out how to stop smoking spoiling your favourite movies.

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  19. Off Camera: Savage Animation

    Wednesday 9 July 2008, 13:10

    Mark Kermode Mark Kermode

    Gorillaz man Jamie Hewlett recalls animation classic, 'Fantastic Planet'.

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  20. First Blood, Last Rites

    Thursday 3 July 2008, 13:06

    Mark Kermode Mark Kermode

    Too bad Rambo never said never again.

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