Mark Kermode and Simon Mayo's Film Reviews

Mark Kermode and Simon Mayo's Film Reviews

Mark Kermode discusses the latest film releases with Simon Mayo. Lively, controversial and unmissable movie discussion. Broadcast live on Fridays at 2pm on BBC Radio 5 live.

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Recent episodes (10)

  • Emma Stone, 11 April 2014

    Fri, 11 Apr 14

    95 mins

    David Morrissey is in the chair this week and we see the return of Boyd & Floyd stepping in to Mark’s shoes for the week. They’ll be reviewing The Amazing Spider-Man 2, Khumba, The Last Days on Mars, Calvary, The Quiet Ones, The Raid 2 and Half of a Yellow Sun.

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  • Darren Aronofsky, 4 April 2014

    Fri, 4 Apr 14

    99 mins

    Our guest is Darren Aronofksy, director of Noah, which Mark reviews. He’ll also run the rule over Rio 2, Divergent, The Double and A Story of Children and Film.

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  • Ricky Gervais, 28 March 2014

    Fri, 28 Mar 14

    112 mins

    Our guest is Ricky Gervais, who stars in Muppets Most Wanted as Dominic Badguy. Mark reviews that film, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, 20 Feet from Stardom, The Borderlands, The Past & Afternoon Delight. And on Five Live's 20th anniversary we run through the box office top ten from March 1994.

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  • Chris Evans, 21 March 14

    Fri, 21 Mar 14

    110 mins

    Mark and Simon's guest is Chris Evans (no, not that one) who stars in Captain America: Winter Soldier. Mark reviews A Long Way Down, Labor Day, Starred Up & The Unknown Known. Mark is in Seattle so it also features some transcontintental bickering.

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  • One Hour Show, 14 March 14

    Fri, 14 Mar 14

    66 mins

    A one hour show this week. Mark reviews Under the Skin, The Zero Theorem, Need for Speed and The Stag.

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  • Terry Gilliam, 7 March 14

    Fri, 7 Mar 14

    107 mins

    Our guest this week is Terry Gilliam, director of upcoming movie The Zero Theorem. Mark reviews 300: Rise of an Empire, Bullet, Escape from Planet Earth, Grand Budapest Hotel, Paranoia & Wake In Fright.

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  • Emily Watson, 28 February 14

    Fri, 28 Feb 14

    105 mins

    Emily Watson is our guest this week. Mark reviews The Book Thief, As the Palaces Burn, Non Stop, Ride Along, Unforgiven & We Are What We Are.

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  • Colin Farrell & John Hurt, 21 February 14

    Fri, 21 Feb 14

    74 mins

    Edith and James sit in for Mark and Simon. They talk to Colin Farrell and John Hurt; the former stars in A New York Winter’s Tale and the latter in Only Lovers Left Alive. James will review those films along with Stalingrad, Stranger by the Lake & Nymph()maniac Parts 1 and 2.

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  • Matt Damon, 14 February 14

    Fri, 14 Feb 14

    92 mins

    Our guest is MATT DAMON, who stars in The Monuments Men, a film about the allied plan to rescue art from the Nazis. Mark reviews the film, as well as Her, The Lego Movie, Tinkerbell and the Pirate Fairy, Cuban Fury and Endless Love. Plus your TV Movie of the Week.

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  • Gary Oldman & Ralph Fiennes, 7 February 2014

    Fri, 7 Feb 14

    114 mins

    Gary Oldman talks Robocop and Ralph Fiennes talks The Invisible Woman, plus Box Office Top 10 and reviews of The Dallas Buyers Club and Mr Peabody & Sherman.

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