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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  • Emma Stone, 11 April 2014

    Fri, 11 Apr 14

    Duration:
    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

    Duration:
    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

    Duration:
    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

    Duration:
    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

    Duration:
    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

    Duration:
    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

    Duration:
    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

    Duration:
    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

    Duration:
    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

    Duration:
    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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  • Nick Frost, 31 January 14

    Fri, 31 Jan 14

    Duration:
    100 mins

    Our guest is NICK FROST who stars in forthcoming dance comedy CUBAN FURY. Mark reviews Lone Survivor, That Awkward Moment, I, Frankenstein & The Armstrong Lie.

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  • Sir Kenneth Branagh, 24 January 2014

    Fri, 24 Jan 14

    Duration:
    107 mins

    Sir Kenneth Branagh joins Simon and Mark live in the studio. Mark reviews his film Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit, plus August: Osage County, Grudge Match and Inside Llewyn Davis.

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  • Coen Brothers & Juliette Lewis

    Fri, 17 Jan 14

    Duration:
    110 mins

    It’s triple guest time on Wittertainment as both Coens and Juliette Lewis join us. Mark will review Devil’s Due, Crystal Fairy, The Wolf of Wall Street and Tim’s Vermeer, plus a dollop of Oscars chat.

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  • Leonardo DiCaprio

    Fri, 10 Jan 14

    Duration:
    109 mins

    Mark and Simon’s guest is LEONARDO DICAPRIO who stars in The Wolf of Wall Street. Mark reviews 12 Years A Slave, The Railway Man, Delivery Man, Kiss The Water and 1:Life on the Limit.

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  • Idris Elba and David O. Russell

    Fri, 3 Jan 14

    Duration:
    97 mins

    Edith Bowman and James King stand in for Simon and Mark. James speaks to Idris Elba about Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom, while Edith chats to David O. Russell, director of American Hustle. Plus reviews of Last Vegas, Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones, The Age of Uprising and more.

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  • Review of the Year

    Fri, 27 Dec 13

    Duration:
    100 mins

    Highlights of the year's film reviews including Pain & Gain, Gravity, Iron Man 3 and Despicable Me 2. The best of the guests with Michael Douglas, Tom Hanks, Naomi Watts, Judi Dench and more. Plus Mark's Top 10 of 2013.

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  • Will Ferrell, Paul Rudd & Neil Brand, 20 December 13

    Fri, 20 Dec 13

    Duration:
    110 mins

    Pianist & composer Neil Brand joins Wittertainment for some festive musical frivolity. Will Ferrell and Paul Rudd talk about Anchorman 2, which Mark also reviews. He'll also give us his views on American Hustle, The Harry Hill Movie, Moshi Monsters: The Movie, Walking with Dinosaurs, and All is Lost. Plus the winner of this year's WELL DONE U Short film competition is announced.

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  • Martin Freeman, 13 December 13

    Fri, 13 Dec 13

    Duration:
    106 mins

    Our guest this week is MARTIN FREEMAN who plays Bilbo Baggins in the new Hobbit film, which Mark also reviews. Mark gives us his thoughts on Fill the Void, Tamla Rose & The Christmas Candle. Plus the shortlist for Well Done U, our short film competition is announced. Plus TV Movie of the Week.

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  • Harvey Weinstein, 6 December 13

    Fri, 6 Dec 13

    Duration:
    80 mins

    Our guest is Harvey Weinstein, who talks about the Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom royal premiere and reflects on Nelson's life. Mark reviews Big Bad Wolves, Frozen, Getaway, Homefront, Kill Your Darlings, Nebraska and Oldboy.

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  • Daniel Radcliffe 29 Nov

    Fri, 29 Nov 13

    Duration:
    106 mins

    Simon chats to Daniel Radcliffe about playing Allen Ginsberg in Kill Your Darlings and Mark reviews Saving Mr. Banks, Carrie, Free Birds, Jeune et Jolie, The Best Man Holiday, Day of the Flowers and Leviathan. Plus TV Movie of the Week.

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  • Emma Thompson, 22 November 13

    Fri, 22 Nov 13

    Duration:
    104 mins

    Mark interviews Emma Thompson, who stars in Saving Mr. Banks with Tom Hanks. Mark reviews The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, Blue is the Warmest Colour, Flu, The Family, Computer Chess, Vendetta and Parkland.

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  • Jennifer Lawrence, 15 November 13

    Fri, 15 Nov 13

    Duration:
    106 mins

    Reviews of The Butler, The Counsellor, Dom Hemingway, Don Jon, Pandora’s Promise and Utopia. Plus Jennifer Lawrence talks to Simon about her role as Katniss Everdeen in The Hunger Games: Catching Fire.

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  • Jude Law, 8th Nov 13

    Fri, 8 Nov 13

    Duration:
    97 mins

    Mark and Simon return. Interview with Jude Law, reviews of Gravity, Seduced and Abandoned, How to Survive a Plague and In Fear.

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  • David Morrissey, 1 November 13

    Fri, 1 Nov 13

    Duration:
    91 mins

    David Morrissey and James King sit in for Simon and Mark. David talks to Joseph Gordon-Levitt about his directorial debut, Don Jon, and James speaks to Alfonso Cuaron about his much-anticipated sci-fi thriller Gravity. Plus reviews of Thor: The Dark World, Philomena, Drinking Buddies, Short Term 12 and more.

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  • Tom Hiddleston, 25 October 13

    Fri, 25 Oct 13

    Duration:
    101 mins

    Loki! Loki! Loki! Tom Hiddleston chats to Mark and Simon about Thor: The Dark World, and Mark reviews Ender’s Game, One Chance, Cloudy With A Chance of Meatballs 2, Closed Circuit, Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa, The Selfish Giant and more. Plus TV Movie of the Week.

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  • Dame Judi Dench, 18 Oct 13

    Fri, 18 Oct 13

    Duration:
    112 mins

    Simon speaks to Judi Dench about her role in Philomena, while Mark reviews Captain Phillips, Escape Plan, Turbo, Enough Said and more. Plus DVD and TV Movie of the Week.

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  • Tom Hanks & Paul Greengrass, 11 Oct 13

    Fri, 11 Oct 13

    Duration:
    106 mins

    Simon speaks to Tom Hanks and director Paul Greengrass about hijacking drama Captain Phillips. Mark reviews The Fifth Estate, Romeo and Juliet, Baggage Claim, Le Week-End, Machete Kills and more. Plus DVD and TV Movie of the Week.

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  • James McAvoy, 04 Oct 2013

    Fri, 4 Oct 13

    Duration:
    108 mins

    Simon speaks to James McAvoy and Mark reviews Filth, Sunshine on Leith, For Those In Peril, How I Live Now, Thanks For Sharing, Emperor and more. Plus the long awaited launch of the Wittertainment short film competition, Well Done U, and DVD and TV Movie of the Week.

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  • Dexter Fletcher, 27th Sept 13

    Fri, 27 Sep 13

    Duration:
    106 mins

    Dexter Fletcher is live in the studio to discuss his second film as director, the Proclaimers musical Sunshine on Leith, and Mark Kermode reviews Blue Jasmine, Prisoners, Runner Runner, Girl Most Likely, Austenland and Mister John.

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  • Cate Blanchett, 20th Sept 13

    Fri, 20 Sep 13

    Duration:
    105 mins

    Simon speaks to Cate Blanchett about her role in Woody Allen's Blue Jasmine, while Mark reviews Diana, R.I.P.D, The Call, Cold Comes The Night, Metro Manila and more.

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  • Naomi Watts, 13 Sept

    Fri, 13 Sep 13

    Duration:
    108 mins

    Simon interviews Naomi Watts star of Diana. Plus Mark reviews, Rush, In A World…, Insidious 2, White House Down, Justin and the Knights of Valour, Borrowed Time and 42.

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  • Ron Howard, 06 September 13

    Fri, 6 Sep 13

    Duration:
    104 mins

    Simon and Mark talk to director Ron Howard about his new film Rush, a drama about the rivalry between Formula 1 drivers James Hunt and Nicky Lauda. Plus reviews of No One Lives, About Time, Riddick, Jadoo, The Great Beauty, Pieta, Any Day Now and The Great Hip Hop Hoax.

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  • Richard Curtis, 30 Aug 13

    Fri, 30 Aug 13

    Duration:
    105 mins

    Mark Kermode and Simon Mayo are joined by Richard Curtis, who talks about his new film About Time. Plus reviews of The Way, Way Back, Pain & Gain, One Direction - This Is Us and Neil Brand discusses his new three-part series Sound Of Cinema: The Music That Made The Movies.

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  • Lily Collins, 23 Aug 13

    Fri, 23 Aug 13

    Duration:
    92 mins

    The good doctors Kermode and Mayo return from their summer break. They are joined by Lily Collins, who stars in The Mortal Instruments: The City Of Bones, plus reviews of Lovelace, Elysium, We're The Millers and The Kings Of Summer.

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  • Amanda Seyfried, 16 August 13

    Fri, 16 Aug 13

    Duration:
    85 mins

    James King and Jo Whiley stand in for the doctors this week. They are joined by Amanda Seyfried, who stars in forthcoming biopic Lovelace & Jim Rash & Nat Faxon, writers, directors and stars of The Way, Way Back. Reviews are Bachelorette, Planes, 2 Guns, Kick Ass 2, Call Girl & When the Dragon Swallowed the Sun. Plus a mini review of Chennai Express, which is at Number 10 in the box office chart.

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  • Chloe Moretz & Ruth Wilson, 9 August 13

    Fri, 9 Aug 13

    Duration:
    91 mins

    Zoe and James are joined by Lone Ranger star Ruth Wilson and Hit Girl Chloe Grace Moretz. James reviews The Lone Ranger, Grown Ups 2, Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa, Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters, Foxfire and Looking for Hortense. Plus the UK Box Office Top Ten.

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  • Nicolas Winding Refn & Sandra Bullock, 2 August 13

    Fri, 2 Aug 13

    Duration:
    87 mins

    Zoe Ball and James King stand in for the doctors. Their guests are Nicolas Winding Refn, director of Only God Forgives, and Sandra Bullock, star of The Heat. As well as reviews of those two films James reviews Smurfs 2, Paradise Hope, Red 2 and The Conjuring.

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  • Mark Kermode's Fifty Years of Film

    Mon, 29 Jul 13

    Duration:
    51 mins

    To celebrate his 50th birthday, 5 live tells the story of Mark Kermode's lifetime in film.

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  • Armando Iannucci, 26 July 13

    Fri, 26 Jul 13

    Duration:
    95 mins

    Al Murray hosts and James King stands in for Mark. Armando Iannucci joins them live in the studio to talk about the forthcoming Alan Partridge movie, and James reviews The Wolverine, Viramundo, Frances Ha, Blackfish, Dial M for Murder & Days of Grace.

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  • Pegg, Frost, Edgar Wright, 19 July 13

    Fri, 19 Jul 13

    Duration:
    61 mins

    Our guests are the director, the two writers and the leads in THE WORLD’S END, Simon Pegg, Edgar Wright and Nick Frost. Mark will review their latest offering of their Cornetto trilogy, plus Easy Money, Breathe In, Blancanieves & Wadjda.

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  • Guillermo del Toro, 12 July 13

    Fri, 12 Jul 13

    Duration:
    88 mins

    Simon and Mark talk to director Guillermo del Toro. Mark reviews Pacific Rim, Monsters University, We Steal Secrets, Trap for Cinderella & Citadel.

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  • One Hour Show, 5 July 13

    Fri, 5 Jul 13

    Duration:
    69 mins

    Mark and Simon review Now You See Me, The Internship, A Field in England, The Bling Ring, Bula Quo! And Out in the Dark.

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  • One Hour Show, 28 June 13

    Fri, 28 Jun 13

    Duration:
    73 mins

    Mark and Simon review Despicable Me 2, This is the End, Stand Up Guys, Hummingbird, The Battle of the Sexes, The East, The Stories We Tell & The Act of Killing. Plus your box office top ten and TV Movie of the Week.

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  • Robert Carlyle & Billie Jean King 21 June 13

    Fri, 21 Jun 13

    Duration:
    90 mins

    It’s an Edinburgh International Film Festival show as Mark and Simon are joined by Edinburgh International Film Festival’s Ken Hay, actor Robert Carlyle and former tennis world number 1 Billie Jean King. Mark reviews World War Z, Snitch, Like Someone In Love, Before Midnight & more.

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  • Joss Whedon and Henry Cavill

    Fri, 14 Jun 13

    Duration:
    104 mins

    Our guests are the legend that is JOSS WHEDON, who joins Simon and Mark in the studio and HENRY CAVILL, who plays Superman in Man of Steel. Mark reviews Much Ado About Nothing, Man of Steel, Admission, Summer in February, Stuck in Love & Paradise: Love.

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  • Michael Douglas, 7 June 13

    Fri, 7 Jun 13

    Duration:
    103 mins

    Our guest this week is Michael Douglas who stars in Liberace movie Behind the Candelabra. As well as that movie, Mark will review The Stone Roses: Made of Stone, Will Smith’s After Earth, Michael Shannon in The Iceman, The Last Exorcism Part II and Thérèse Desqueyroux. Plus details of an upcoming outside broadcast.

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  • Michael Shannon & Shane Meadows, 31 May 13

    Fri, 31 May 13

    Duration:
    88 mins

    Zoe Ball and James King stand in for Simon and Mark this week. Zoe talks to Michael Shannon who stars in The Iceman, and James chats to Shane Meadows, director of forthcoming Stone Roses film Made of Stone. Reviews of Blood, Byzantium, Everybody Has a Plan, Populaire, The Comedian & The Purge.

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  • Saoirse Ronan, 24 May 13

    Fri, 24 May 13

    Duration:
    90 mins

    Our guest is Saoirse Ronan who stars in the forthcoming vampire flick Byzantium. Mark will review animated adventure Epic, The Hangover Part III, Grave of the Fireflies , My Neighbour Totoro, Something in the Air and The Big Wedding. Plus your correspondence, the UK Box Office Top Ten, DVD of the Week and TV Movie of the Week.

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  • Jason Isaacs, 17 May 13

    Fri, 17 May 13

    Duration:
    101 mins

    We say "Hello to Jason Isaacs" as the great man himself joins Simon and Mark live in the studio. Mark reviews The Great Gatsby, The Liability, Beware of Mr. Baker, Fast & Furious 6 and The Stoker. Plus Jason Isaacs' TV Movie of the Week.

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  • JJ Abrams, 10 May 13

    Fri, 10 May 13

    Duration:
    107 mins

    JJ Abrams, director of Star Trek Into Darkness joins Simon and Mark to discuss the movie. Mark will also review Deadfall starring Eric Bana, Mud, which stars Matthew McConaughey, Mira Naira's The Reluctant Fundamentalist, Our Children and A Hijacking. Also all your latest Groove Metal and Death Metal news.

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  • Pedro Almodovar 03 May 13

    Fri, 3 May 13

    Duration:
    65 mins

    Our guest this week is Pedro Almodovar, who joins us to talk I’m So Excited. We’ll also have reviews of 21 And Over, Dead Man Down, Gimme The Loot and All Stars. Plus the UK Box Office Top Ten, DVD of the Week and TV Movie of the Week

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  • Gwyneth Paltrow, 26 April 13

    Fri, 26 Apr 13

    Duration:
    106 mins

    Our guest this week is Gwyneth Paltrow, who joins us to talk Iron Man 3. We'll have reviews of Bernie, The Look of Love, White Elephant, In the Fog and The ABCs of Death. Plus your UK Box Office Top Ten, DVD of the Week and TV Movie of the Week.

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  • Steve Coogan, 19 April 13

    Fri, 19 Apr 13

    Duration:
    88 mins

    Our guest this week is Steve Coogan, who talks about playing Paul Raymond, Soho’s King of Clubs. We’ll have reviews of Love is All You Need, Promised Land, Evil Dead, Fruitcake for Forest, Bait, Me and You & Rebellion. Plus your UK Box Office Top Ten, DVD of the Week and TV Movie of the Week.

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  • Fede Alvarez, 12 April 13

    Fri, 12 Apr 13

    Duration:
    98 mins

    Director of the Evil Dead remake FEDE ALVAREZ joins us live from Montevideo. Mark’s at the Belfast Film Festival and its director Brian Martin tells us why it’s so special. We’ll have reviews of Oblivion, Place Beyond the Pines, The Gatekeepers , Flying Blind & Simon Killer. Plus Mark’s DVD and TV Movie of the Week.

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  • Gerard Butler, 5 April 13

    Fri, 5 Apr 13

    Duration:
    76 mins

    Jo Whiley sits in for Simon and James King sits in for Mark. Jo talks to GERARD BUTLER about his leading role in loud presidential actioner Olympus Has Fallen and James reviews Dark Skies, Spring Breakers, The Odd Life of Timothy Green, All Things to All Men & Papadopoulos and Sons.

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  • Danny Boyle, 22 March 13

    Fri, 22 Mar 13

    Duration:
    112 mins

    National treasure Danny Boyle joins Simon and Mark to talk about his new movie TRANCE. We also have COMPLIANCE director Craig Zobel live from the USA. PLUS reviews of Reality, Compliance, Trance, Identity Thief, Jack the Giant Slayer, Good Vibrations, Stolen & The Croods. And some advice regarding what to do if you're stung by a jellyfish.

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  • One Hour Show, 15 March 13

    Fri, 15 Mar 13

    Duration:
    66 mins

    One hour show this week with reviews of The Paperboy, Beyond the Hills, Welcome to the Punch, Red Dawn, Maniac and The Spirit of ’45. Plus Mark’s DVD & TV Movie of the Week.

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  • David Morrissey and Sam Raimi

    Fri, 8 Mar 13

    Duration:
    101 mins

    Star of Brit thriller Welcome to the Punch and director of Oz: The Great and the Powerful both join Simon and Mark for this week's show. Reviews of Broken, The Guilt Trip, Robot and Frank, Parker, Oz: The Great and the Powerful and Side Effects.

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  • Richard Gere, 01 March 13

    Fri, 1 Mar 13

    Duration:
    105 mins

    A very affable Richard Gere talks to Simon Mayo about his new movie, thriller Arbitrage. Mark reviews Stoker, Broken City, The Bay, Safe Haven & Hansel & Gretel: Witchhunters. Plus the top ten, soft food ideas, the origins of 'Soho' and a tremendous nut mistake.

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  • Gemma Arterton & Dylan Mohan Gray, 22 Feb 13

    Fri, 22 Feb 13

    Duration:
    78 mins

    Zoe Ball and James King stand in for Simon and Mark on this week’s show. James talks to Gemma Arterton about her role in Song for Marion and Dylan Mohan Gray joins us live in the studio to talk about his documentary Fire in the Blood. We also have reviews of Mama, Lore, To The Wonder, and Breath of the Gods. Plus Oscars chat, your TV Movie of the Week and podcast extras.

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  • Keanu Reeves & Judd Apatow, 15 February 13

    Fri, 15 Feb 13

    Duration:
    112 mins

    We have actor/ director/ producer/ all round legend Keanu Reeves live on the show talking about his new documentary Side By Side on the science, art and impact of digital cinema. We also have Judd Apatow discussing his new film This Is 40. Plus reviews of Mea Maxima Culpa, A Good Day to Die Hard, Run For Your Wife, Beautiful Creatures and For Ellen.

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  • Gael Garcia Bernal, 8th February 13

    Fri, 8 Feb 13

    Duration:
    107 mins

    Gael Garcia Bernal talks to Simon and Mark about his new film No. Reviews of No, Hitchcock, I Wish, I Give It A Year, Warm Bodies, Wreck-It Ralph and A Liar's Autobiography. Plus the Box Office Top 10 and TV Movie of the Week.

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  • Denzel Washington, 1 February 13

    Fri, 1 Feb 13

    Duration:
    105 mins

    Reviews of Bullet to the Head, Rundskop/ Bullhead, Antiviral, Cirque du Soleil, Hyde Park on Hudson and Flight, which stars Denzel Washington, who joins Simon to talk about playing alcoholic pilot Whip Whitaker.

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  • Steven Spielberg, 25 January 13

    Fri, 25 Jan 13

    Duration:
    110 mins

    Living legend Steven Spielberg joins Simon and Mark to talk about his new film Lincoln. Mark reviews that film along with Kathryn Bigelow’s controversial Bin Laden movie Zero Dark Thirty, Movie 43, The Last Stand, Won’t Back Down and Hollow. Plus your Box Office Top Ten, TV Movie of the Week and DVD of the Week and the return of Nicolas the French engineer.

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  • Kathryn Bigelow & Mark Strong, 18 January 13

    Fri, 18 Jan 13

    Duration:
    94 mins

    Director of Zero Dark Thirty KATHRYN BIGELOW talks to Simon and Mark about her movie ZERO DARK THIRTY and MARK STRONG, who’s also in that movie joins us live. Reviews of Django Unchained, The Sessions, V/H/S, Everyday & Monsters Inc Threed.

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  • Anne Hathaway, 11 January 13

    Fri, 11 Jan 13

    Duration:
    102 mins

    Reviews of Les Miserables, Gangster Squad, What Richard Did, American Mary and May I Kill U?. Guest is Anne Hathaway.

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  • Oscar Nominations Special, 10 January 13

    Thu, 10 Jan 13

    Duration:
    57 mins

    Simon and Mark discuss today's Oscars announcements with special guests Peter Lord, director of Pirates!, which has been nominated as Best Animated Feature, Tim Bevan, producer of Les Miserables, which has been nominated for seven statuettes.

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  • Ewan MacGregor, 4 January 13

    Fri, 4 Jan 13

    Duration:
    107 mins

    Ewan MacGregor, who stars in the week’s big film The Impossible, talks to Simon about the trials and tribulations of that movie. Mark reviews that film along with Dustin Hoffman’s directorial debut Quartet, McCullin, Hors Satan, Playing for Keeps and Texas Chainsaw 3D.

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  • Best of 2012

    Fri, 28 Dec 12

    Duration:
    101 mins

    Mark Kermode and Simon Mayo look back at the best films from 2012 and re-live some classic Kermode reviews.

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  • Toby Jones, 21 December 12

    Fri, 21 Dec 12

    Duration:
    107 mins

    Mark reviews Jack Reacher, Life of Pi, Midnight's Children, Pitch Perfect & Parental Guidance. Plus Toby Jones in the studio to talk about his new Hitchcock project.

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  • Peter Jackson, 14 December 12

    Fri, 14 Dec 12

    Duration:
    102 mins

    Peter Jackson, Director of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey talks to Simon. Reviews of that film, plus Tinkerbell and the Secret Of The Wings, Neil Young Journeys, Smashed, Love Crime & Codename: Geronimo. Plus Mark's choice of DVD and TV Movie of the Week.

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  • Dustin Hoffman, 7 December 12

    Fri, 7 Dec 12

    Duration:
    96 mins

    Dustin Hoffman talks to Simon Mayo about his directorial debut in 'Quartet'. Mark Kermode reviews Seven Psychopaths, The Oranges, So Undercover, Celeste and Jesse Forever, I, Anna & The Man with the Iron Fists. Plus Mark's choice of DVD and TV Movie of the Week.

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  • Helena Bonham Carter 30 Nov 12

    Fri, 30 Nov 12

    Duration:
    113 mins

    Simon and Mark talk to Helena Bonham Carter who stars as Miss Havisham in Great Expectations. Mark reviews the movie along with Sightseers, The Hunt and Trouble With The Curve. Plus DVD and TV movies of the week and the Box Office Top 10.

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  • Colin Firth & Cameron Diaz, 23 November 12

    Fri, 23 Nov 12

    Duration:
    106 mins

    Guests are Colin Firth and Cameron Diaz. Reviews of Gambit, End of Watch, Silver Linings Playbook, Nativity 2: Danger in the Manger, The House I Live In & Starbuck.

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  • K-Stew and Paul Thomas Anderson, 16 November 12

    Fri, 16 Nov 12

    Duration:
    99 mins

    Simon and Mark are joined by Kristen Stewart, star of Breaking Dawn: Part 2, and Paul Thomas Anderson, director of The Master. Mark reviews both those movies, along with Amour, Mental and Jason Becker: Not Dead Yet. Plus Mark's choice of TV Movie of the Week and your Box Office Top Ten.

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  • Ben Affleck, 09 November 12

    Fri, 9 Nov 12

    Duration:
    103 mins

    Ben Affleck joins Simon and Mark to talk about his new thriller ARGO. Mark reviews that film, along with The Sapphires, Here Comes the Boom, People Like Us, Alps & My Brother The Devil. Plus the DVD and TV Movie of the Week and your UK Box Office Top Ten.

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  • Marion Cotillard, 02 November 12

    Fri, 2 Nov 12

    Duration:
    96 mins

    Al Murray, Boyd Hilton and Nigel Floyd review For a Good Time, Call, Fun Size, Rust and Bone, Keep the Lights On, Excision, The Shining, Silent Hill: Revelation and Call Me Kuchu. With guest Marion Cotillard.

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  • Daniel Craig, 26 October 12

    Fri, 26 Oct 12

    Duration:
    101 mins

    A Skyfall special featuring an interview with Daniel Craig and Mark's review of the film. Also features Simon and Mark playing with Bond's alias passport, his watch, and his gun - all the exact versions used in the film and on loan from the EON archive. Also reviews of Room 237, Elena and Stitches. Plus his DVD and TV movie of the week.

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  • Tim Burton, 19 October 12

    Fri, 19 Oct 12

    Duration:
    101 mins

    Reviews today of Frankenweenie, Beasts of the Southern Wild, Ginger & Rosa, Madagascar 3, Paranormal Activity 4 and Five Broken Cameras. Our guest is TIM BURTON. Plus Mark's TV Movie of the Week and his DVD of the Week.

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  • Octoberfest from Sheffield, 12 Oct 12

    Fri, 12 Oct 12

    Duration:
    94 mins

    Sheffield Octoberfest special with reviews of Hit & Run, Hotel Transylvania, On The Road, Pusher, Radioman and Ruby Sparks. Plus guests Paul Bettany and Mark Herbert.

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  • Josh Radnor, 5 October 12

    Fri, 5 Oct 12

    Duration:
    92 mins

    Simon and Mark talk to director, writer and star of Liberal Arts JOSH RADNOR. Mark will review that film, along with Everything or Nothing, The Perks of Being a Wallflower, Taken 2, Sinister & Some Guy Who Kills People. Plus Mark’s choice of TV Movie of the week and all your podcast extras.

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  • Looper, 28 September 12

    Fri, 28 Sep 12

    Duration:
    67 mins

    It’s a one hour show this Friday due to The Ryder Cup. Mark Kermode reviews The Campaign, Looper, Barbara & Holy Motors. Plus the TV Movie of the Week. With added Frenchman.

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  • Oliver Stone, 21 September 12

    Fri, 21 Sep 12

    Duration:
    101 mins

    Mark reviews Savages, Killing Them Softly, Tower Block, Hysteria, Now Is Good, Untouchable & The Prophet. Plus – More details of our Sheffield show on October 12th, an interview with Oliver Stone and Marks’ TV Movie of the Week.

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  • A James Bond Special, 14 September 12

    Fri, 14 Sep 12

    Duration:
    85 mins

    Reviews today of Paranorman, Sweeney, Hope Springs, To Rome With Love, About Elly, and of course some great Bond music from the BBC Philharmonic, Ren Harvieu, Lance Ellington and Claire Moore. Please note the songs are truncated on the podcast due to rights issues.

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  • Bill Forsyth, 7 September 12

    Fri, 7 Sep 12

    Duration:
    101 mins

    Director of Gregory’s Girl and Local Hero Bill Forsyth is our guest as Mark broadcasts from Shetland, where he is curating a film festival. Mark reviews A Night in the Woods, Dredd, Lawless, St. George’s Day and Shut Up and Play the Hits.

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  • Ray Winstone & Ben Drew, 31 August 12

    Fri, 31 Aug 12

    Duration:
    76 mins

    Stars of The Sweeney Ray Winstone and Ben Drew join Simon and Mark in the studio. Mark reviews Keith Lemon: The Film, Total Recall, Samsara, Cockneys v Zombies, Berberian Sound Studio, A Few Best Men & Myth of the American Sleepover.

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  • Toby Jones, 24 August 12

    Fri, 24 Aug 12

    Duration:
    86 mins

    James King stands in for Mark and reviews The Three Stooges, Keith Lemon: The Film, Shadow Dancer & The Imposter. Guests are director of The Imposter BART LAYTON and on the phone from Venice is TOBY JONES, starring in Peter Strickland’s Berberian Sound Studio which opens next week.

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  • Colin Farrell, 17 August 12

    Fri, 17 Aug 12

    Duration:
    86 mins

    Boyd and Floyd join Simon for reviews of The Bourne Legacy, The Expendables 2, Take This Waltz, The Wedding Video, The Devil's Business, Brave & L'Oiseau. Plus Colin Farrell talks about his latest movie Total Recall.

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  • Edward Norton, 26 July 12

    Thu, 26 Jul 12

    Duration:
    95 mins

    Star of The Bourne Legacy Ed Norton Plus Mark reviews The Man Inside, Dr. Seuss: The Lorax, El Bulli, Searching for Sugar Man & Woman in a Dressing Gown. Plus DVD of the week, and a bonus review of Ted from Al Murray. Please note - the podcast ending contains TDKR spoilers...

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  • Christopher Nolan, 20 July 12

    Fri, 20 Jul 12

    Duration:
    69 mins

    Director Christopher Nolan talks to Zoe and Mark about the final part of his Batman trilogy - The Dark Knight Rises. As well as a review of that picture, Mark looks at In Your Hands, Something from Nothing: The Art of Rap, The Brooklyn Brothers Beat the Best & Swandown.

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  • Matthew McConaughey, 13 July 12

    Fri, 13 Jul 12

    Duration:
    63 mins

    Matthew McConaughey talks about his role as strip club entrepreneur Dallas in Magic Mike. Mark reviews that movie, along with Seeking a Friend for the End of the World, Detachment, Ice Age 4 & Nostalgia for the Light. Plus DVD of the week and all your podcast extras.

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  • Wimbledon One Hour Special, 06 July 12

    Fri, 6 Jul 12

    Duration:
    60 mins

    Today's show was from the All England Club. Mark reviews The Hunter, The Players, Strawberry Fields, God Bless America, Ping Pong, Seven Days in Havana & You've Been Trumped. Our special guest is Pat Cash.

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  • The Amazing Spider-Man, 29 June 12

    Fri, 29 Jun 12

    Duration:
    66 mins

    Reviews of The Amazing Spider-Man, Dark Horse, Friends with Kids, Killer Joe, Your Sister's Sister & Lovely Molly.

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  • Andrew Garfield, 22 June 12

    Fri, 22 Jun 12

    Duration:
    99 mins

    Reviews today of WHERE DO WE GO NOW, THE FIVE YEAR ENGAGEMENT, THINK LIKE A MAN, ABRAHAM LINCOLN: VAMPIRE HUNTER, THE CHERNOBYL DIARIES, THE LAST PROJECTIONIST, CLOCLO & PLANET OF SNAIL. Plus ANDREW GARFIELD in the studio. And as your DVD extras, Mark's DVD of the week.

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  • Robert Pattinson and David Cronenberg, 15 June 12

    Fri, 15 Jun 12

    Duration:
    98 mins

    Star and director respectively of COSMOPOLIS talk Don DeLillo, Pinter and accents. Mark reviews COSMOPOLIS, ROCK OF AGES, JAWS, FAST GIRLS, RED LIGHTS, A ROYAL AFFAIR, KOSMOS and POLISSE. Plus the box office top ten.

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  • Jon Hamm, 08 June 12

    Fri, 8 Jun 12

    Duration:
    99 mins

    Zoe Ball and The Oyds talk to Curb Your Enthusiasm and Woody Allen: A Documentary director Robert Weide, plus we hear from Mad Men star Jon Hamm and his partner Jennifer Westfeldt about their forthcoming movie Friends with Kids. Nigel and Boyd review Red Tails, iLL Manors, Casa De Mi Padre, The Pact, The Innkeepers, Sing Your Song, A Fantastic Fear of Everything and indeed Robert’s Woody Allen: A Documentary. Also includes added Euro 2012 fun, as you pick your film directors' XIs ahead of the start of the European Championships.

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  • Sir Ridley Scott, 01 June 12

    Fri, 1 Jun 12

    Duration:
    99 mins

    Sir Ridley Scott, director of Alien semi-prequel and blockbusting sci-fi epic Prometheus joins Simon and Mark from a surveillance vehicle in central London. As well as your UK Box Office Top Ten, we have reviews of The Angels' Share, Top Cat: The Movie, The Turin Horse, Snow White and the Huntsman, and of course Prometheus. Plus as a DVD extra, Himizu and Mark's DVD of the week.

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  • Charlize Theron, 25 May 12

    Fri, 25 May 12

    Duration:
    102 mins

    Reviews of Barbaric Genius, Free Men, Men In Black 3 (threed), Moonrise Kingdom, Personal Best, Tales of the Night (threed) and What To Expect When You’re Expecting, plus CHARLIZE THERON on Snow White and The Huntsman.

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  • Gareth Evans, 18th May 2012

    Fri, 18 May 12

    Duration:
    92 mins

    Director Gareth Evans is in the studio with Simon and Mark to talk about his new film The Raid. Plus the Box Office Top 10 and Mark's reviews of the week's new releases including The Dictator, The Raid, 2 Days in New York and Iron Sky.

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  • Chris Rock & Julie Delpy, 11 May 12

    Fri, 11 May 12

    Duration:
    82 mins

    Stars of 2 Days in New York Julie Delpy and Chris Rock join Simon and Mark. Plus reviews of All in Good Time, Cafe de Flore, Beloved, Piranha 3DD, Dark Shadows and How I Spent My Summer Vacation.

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  • Eddie Marsan, 04 May 12

    Fri, 4 May 12

    Duration:
    87 mins

    Actor Eddie Marsan joins Simon and Mark in the studio to talk Snow White and the Huntsman and Walking the Dog. Plus reviews of Piggy, Safe, Silent House, The Lucky One, Juan of the Dead, American Pie: Reunion & Outside Bet. Plus DVD of the week.

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  • Robert Redford, 27 April 12

    Fri, 27 Apr 12

    Duration:
    97 mins

    Wittertainment comes live from Sundance London where Robert Redford joins Mark & Simon. Reviews of Marvel Avengers Assemble, Damsels in Distress & Albert Nobbs.

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  • Whit Stillman, 20 April 12

    Fri, 20 Apr 12

    Duration:
    95 mins

    Damsels in Distress director Whit Stillman joins Simon and Mark. Plus reviews of Ecstasy, Elles, Salmon Fishing In The Yemen, Lockout, Gone, Elfie Hopkins, Breathing & Marley.

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  • Kevin MacDonald, 13 April 12

    Fri, 13 Apr 12

    Duration:
    80 mins

    'Marley' Director Kevin MacDonald joins Al Murray, Boyd Hilton and Nigel Floyd in the studio. Reviews of Battleship, The Cabin the Woods, Blackthorn, Edge, Delicacy & Mozart's Sister. Plus the Box Office Top Ten.

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  • Werner Herzog, 30 March 12

    Fri, 30 Mar 12

    Duration:
    98 mins

    Reviews of Into the Abyss with accompanying interview with director Werner Herzog, Streetdance 2, Wrath of the Titans, Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists, Babycall, This Is Not a Film, Tiny Furniture and Switch. Also features an interview with David Austin, the BBFC's head of policy, on the issue of the cuts in The Hunger Games.

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  • David Tennant & Jennifer Lawrence, 23 March 12

    Fri, 23 Mar 12

    Duration:
    101 mins

    Reviews of Act of Valour, Kid with a Bike, Wild Bill, The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists! and The Hunger Games, plus guests DAVID TENNANT and Jennifer Lawrence, she of KATNISS EVERDEEN fame.

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  • One hour show, 16 Mar 12

    Fri, 16 Mar 12

    Duration:
    65 mins

    Racing from Cheltenham means a one hour show. Top Ten as normal, plus reviews of 21 Jump Street, The Devil Inside, We Bought a Zoo, Contrabrand, In Darkness & Once Upon a Time in Anatolia. Plus your DVDs of the week.

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  • Mark Wahlberg, 09 March 12

    Fri, 9 Mar 12

    Duration:
    101 mins

    Star of Contraband Mark Wahlberg talks smuggling, executive producing and Dirk Diggling. Plus reviews of John Carter 3D, Bel Ami, Cleanskin, Payback Season, The Decoy Bride and The Raven. And as a podcast extra, Mark's DVD of the week.

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  • John Cusack, 02 March 12

    Fri, 2 Mar 12

    Duration:
    96 mins

    John Cusack talks about his new movie The Raven. Reviews of Michael, Wanderlust, This Means War, Carancho, Khodorkovsky & Hunky Dory, plus director Andrew Stanton live on the programme.

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  • Denzel Washington, 24 Feb 12

    Fri, 24 Feb 12

    Duration:
    98 mins

    Reviews of The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, Black Gold, Rampart, Safe House, Adopted and Deviation. Plus pre-Oscars discussion and an interview with Denzel Washington.

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  • Nicolas Cage, 17 Feb 12

    Fri, 17 Feb 12

    Duration:
    88 mins

    On the show with Colin, Boyd & Floyd: Reviews of Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance, The Woman in the Fifth, Hadewijch, Position Among the Stars, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, The Topp Twins & ID:A. Also movie news, the DVD roundup and an interview with Nicolas Cage.

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  • Daniel Radcliffe, 10 Feb 12

    Fri, 10 Feb 12

    Duration:
    97 mins

    Daniel Radcliffe joins Simon and Mark to talk about his movie 'The Woman in Black', and David Austin of the BBFC explains the decision to give the movie a 12a certificate. Reviews of A Dangerous Method, The Woman in Black, Big Miracle, The Muppets, Girl Model and Star Wars Episode 1: The Phantom Menace in 3D. Plus as a podcast extra, Mark selects his DVD of the week.

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  • Viggo Mortensen, 03 Feb 12

    Fri, 3 Feb 12

    Duration:
    97 mins

    The New Robert De Niro (Copyright Mark Kermode)Viggo Mortensen tells Simon about his role in A Dangerous Method, his painting, publishing, poetry, Danish television, and his feelings on becoming a Lego figure. Reviews of Carnage, Jack And Jill, Journey 2: The Mysterious Island , Man on a Ledge, Martha Marcy May Marlene, Chronicle and Young Adult. And as an all-new podcast extra, Mark recommends his video of the week.

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  • Felicity Jones, 27 Jan 12

    Fri, 27 Jan 12

    Duration:
    100 mins

    Felicity Jones, star of Like Crazy, joins Simon and Mark live in the studio, plus reviews of A Monster In Paris, Acts Of Godfrey, House Of Tolerance, Like Crazy, , The Descendants and The Grey. And as a podcast special, Patience (After Sebald)

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  • Oscar Nominations Special, 24 Jan 12

    Tue, 24 Jan 12

    Duration:
    43 mins

    Film critic Mark Kermode joins Richard Bacon and Shelagh Fogarty as nominations for the 84th Academy Awards are announced. Includes interviews with producers Damian Jones from The Iron Lady and Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy's Tim Bevan.

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  • Andrea Riseborough, 20 Jan 12

    Fri, 20 Jan 12

    Duration:
    93 mins

    Reviews of X Night of Vengeance, WE, Coriolanus, Haywire, The Sitter, J Edgar, plus actor Andrea Riseborough talks about her role in Madonna's Wallis Simpson biopic WE.

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  • Steven Spielberg, 13 Jan 12

    Fri, 13 Jan 12

    Duration:
    96 mins

    Reviews of War Horse, Darkest Hour 3D, Margin Call, Shame, A Useful Life & Tatsumi, plus an interview with living legend Steven Spielberg.

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  • Ralph Fiennes, 06 Jan 12

    Fri, 6 Jan 12

    Duration:
    99 mins

    Ralph Fiennes talks to Simon about his new film Coriolanus. Reviews of The Iron Lady, Mother & Child, Goon and Despair.

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  • Films of the Year 2011, 30 Dec 11

    Fri, 30 Dec 11

    Duration:
    101 mins

    We look back at the highlights of 2011. Includes interviews with Ralph Fiennes, Simon Pegg and Nick Frost, Martin Scorsese, Joe Cornish, Richard Ayoade, Olivia Colman, Douglas Trumbull, Cillian Murphy, Colin Firth, Werner Herzog, John Landis and more. Revisit some classic reviews of Sucker Punch, Transformers 3, The Future, Hangover II & Filme Socialisme. Mark also runs down his Top 11 of 2011.

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  • Michael Sheen, 23 Dec 11

    Fri, 23 Dec 11

    Duration:
    102 mins

    Michael Sheen joins Simon and Mark at the Prince Charles Cinema in Leicester Square for a Christmas special. Reviews of The Lady, Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol and The Artist. Plus a singalong.

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  • Daniel Craig, 16 Dec 11

    Fri, 16 Dec 11

    Duration:
    95 mins

    Daniel Craig talks Stieg Larsson, Rooney Mara and James Bond and David Cooke of the BBFC reveals all about 'mild peril'. Reviews of Alvin and the Chipmunks, Wreckers, Magic to Win, Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows and Dreams of a Life. And as a podcast special, a review of Meet Me in St Louis.

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  • Antonio Banderas & Salma Hayek, 9 Dec 11

    Fri, 9 Dec 11

    Duration:
    91 mins

    Salma and Antonio, who play Kitty Softpaws and the titular hero of the new Dreamworks animation respectively, join Simon and Mark. Also the long-awaited review of The Rise of the Planet of the Apes, and Mark's thoughts on Another Earth, Barely Legal, Mistérios de Lisboa, La Fille du Puisatier, and New Year's Bleurgh.

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  • Martin Scorsese, 2 Dec 11

    Fri, 2 Dec 11

    Duration:
    96 mins

    Martin Scorsese talks to Simon and Mark about his latest film - and his first in 3D - Hugo. Reviews of Hugo, The Last Waltz, The Thing, Happy Feet 2, We Have a Pope, Surviving Life, Margaret and Las Acacias. Also features Chris O'Dowd talknig about the B.I.F.As.

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  • Michael Shannon & Terence Davies, 25 Nov 11

    Fri, 25 Nov 11

    Duration:
    93 mins

    Michael Shannon talks to Simon about Take Shelter and director Terence Davies joins us in the studio for The Deep Blue Sea. Plus reviews of We Were Here, The Deep Blue Sea, Take Shelter, My Week with Marilyn, Dream House, 50/50, Moneyball, and Resistance.

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  • Kenneth Branagh, 18 Nov 11

    Fri, 18 Nov 11

    Duration:
    92 mins

    Kenneth Branagh talks to Simon about playing Larry Olivier in his movie 'My Week with Marilyn'. Mark reviews 'Snowtown', 'How to Stop Being a Loser', 'Justice', 'Breaking Dawn' and 'Welcome to the Rileys'. Podcast special includes a review of 'On Her Majesty's Secret Service' - a special request for Children In Need.

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  • John Landis & Doug Trumbull, 11 Nov 11

    Fri, 11 Nov 11

    Duration:
    91 mins

    Director John Landis talks about his book 'Monsters in the Movies', and special effects guru and director of one of Mark's favourite films 'Silent Running', Douglas Trumbull, tells us about the Bluray release of that picture. Reviews of 'Tabloid', 'The Awakening', 'The Rum Diary', 'Arthur Christmas', 'Immortals', 'Wuthering Heights' and the podcast special is 'The British Guide to Showing Off'.

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  • Bruce Robinson, 04 Nov 11

    Fri, 4 Nov 11

    Duration:
    82 mins

    Bruce Robinson joins Simon and Mark to talk about his new movie 'The Rum Diary' which stars Johnny Depp. Reviews of 'Human Centipede 2', 'Straw Dogs', 'The Future', 'Jack Goes Boating', 'Tower Heist', 'In Time', 'Weekend' and as a DVD Extra on the podcast - 'Snow Flower and the Secret Fan'.

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  • Morgan Matthews, 28 Oct 11

    Fri, 28 Oct 11

    Duration:
    85 mins

    Boyd and Floyd talk to Morgan Matthews, director of forthcoming BBC project 'Britain in a Day', Colin talks to Jamie Bell about filming Tintin, Reviews of 'Tintin', 'The Help', 'The Ides of March' and 'Anonymous'. As a podcast exclusive, we hear from Philip Seymour Hoffman about his roles in 'The Ides of March' and 'Jack Goes Boating'.

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  • Lynne Ramsay, Steven Soderbergh, 21 Oct 11

    Fri, 21 Oct 11

    Duration:
    92 mins

    Lynne Ramsay is in the studio to talk about making 'We Need to Talk About Kevin', Mark's film of the year so far. Steven Soderbergh also joins us for a discussion of his thriller 'Contagion'. Reviews include Four, Judy Moody's Not Bummer Summer, Restless, Four and Tintin. Plus a podacst DVD extra: a very special minimalist review of 'Paranormal Activity'.

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  • Cillian Murphy, 14 Oct 11

    Fri, 14 Oct 11

    Duration:
    92 mins

    Cillian Murphy joins Simon and Mark to talk about his film 'Retreat', in which he stars with Jamie Bell and Thandie Newton. Mark also asks him about the rumours about the new Batman flick. Reviews include Real Steel, Sleeping Beauty, Dolphin Tale, Footloose, Albatross and The Three Musketeers. And indeed a discussion about Todorov's narrative theory.

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  • Paddy Considine & Olivia Colman, 07 Oct 11

    Fri, 7 Oct 11

    Duration:
    98 mins

    Paddy Considine & Olivia Colman, director and star of 'Tyrannosaur' join Simon & Mark in the studio. Reviews include 'Don't Be Afraid Of The Dark', 'Johnny English Reborn', 'Midnight In Paris', 'Perfect Sense', and of course,'Tyrannosaur'.

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  • Morgan Spurlock, 30 Sep 11

    Fri, 30 Sep 11

    Duration:
    99 mins

    Mark and Simon are joined by Super Size Me star Morgan Spurlock, whose latest film The Greatest Movie Ever Sold is a documentary about branding, financed purely through advertising and product placement. Plus the Good Doctor casts his critical eye over new releases including Lars Von Trier's dark apocalyptic drama Melancholia, spy thriller The Debt and Kevin Smith's Christian fundamentalist horror, Red State.

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  • Tom Wilkinson, 23 Sep 11

    Fri, 23 Sep 11

    Duration:
    97 mins

    Actor Tom Wilkinson hit the big time after taking his clothes off in The Full Monty. Nearly 15 years on, he chats to Simon about playing a Mossad agent opposite Helen Mirren in spy thriller The Debt. Plus reviews of all the latest releases including Drive, Warrior, Killer Elite, Tucker & Dale Vs Evil and Crazy, Stupid, Love.

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  • Gary Oldman, 16 Sep 11

    Fri, 16 Sep 11

    Duration:
    87 mins

    Gary Oldman chats to Mark and Simon about his role as George Smiley in the new adaptation of John Le Carre's classic espionage novel Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy. Plus this week's new releases come under the spotlight, including Spanish horror Atrocious and action-comedy 30 Minutes Or Less.

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  • Michael Fassbender, 09 Sep 11

    Fri, 9 Sep 11

    Duration:
    93 mins

    Irish-German actor Michael Fassbender talks about his role as Mr Rochester in the latest adaptation of literary classic Jane Eyre. Plus this week's new releases come under the spotlight, including Justin Timberlake-Mila Kunis romcom Friends With Benefits and Norwegian faux documentary TrollHunter.

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  • Fright Night, 02 Sep 11

    Fri, 2 Sep 11

    Duration:
    97 mins

    Mark and Simon return after their summer break with Mark broadcasting live from the Shetland Film Festival. They're joined by Oscar-winning British acting legend Jim Broadbent. Movies up for review include Fright Night, Kill List and The Art of Getting By.

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  • One Day, 26 Aug 11

    Fri, 26 Aug 11

    Duration:
    93 mins

    Colin Paterson talks to the stars of One Day - Jim Burgess and Anne Hathaway. Justin Timberlake and Mila Kunis talk about their roles in Friends with Benefits. Boyd and Floyd also talk to director Ben Wheatley and MyAnna Buring star of new Brit Horror 'Kill List'.

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  • The Inbetweeners, 19 Aug 11

    Fri, 19 Aug 11

    Duration:
    88 mins

    Colin, Boyd and Floyd sit in for Mark and Simon. Colin talks to Jason Mamoa, star of Conan about top hats and the 1982 original. The boys also speak to writer and director John Michael McDonagh about the unexpected success of his latest film The Guard. Films up for review include The Inbetweeners, Cowboys and Aliens, The Guard and Glee 3D.

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  • Cowboys and Aliens, 12 Aug 11

    Fri, 12 Aug 11

    Duration:
    91 mins

    Harrison Ford and Daniel Craig chat to Colin Paterson about their new science fiction western Cowboys and Aliens. Andy Nyman, actor, magician and playwright on his new psychological thriller The Glass Man, also starring Neve Campbell. Plus, the UK box office Top Ten and reviews of The Devil's Double, The Smurfs in 3D, Rise of the Planet of the Apes, Project Nim, The Interrupters, Elite Squad:The Enemy Within with Boyd Hilton and Nigel Floyd.

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  • Super 8, 05 Aug 11

    Fri, 5 Aug 11

    Duration:
    80 mins

    Colin Paterson, Boyd Hilton and Nigel Floyd sit in for Mark and Simon. They hear from Dominic Cooper, who talks about his role in The Devil's Double, plus they're joined in the studio by Rise of The Planet of The Apes director Rupert Wyatt. Films up for review this week include Super 8, Mr Popper's Penguins, Sarah's Key, The Tree and The Referees

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  • Captain America, 29 July 11

    Fri, 29 Jul 11

    Duration:
    80 mins

    Bradley Cooper talks about starring in action thriller Limitless, as well as reprising his role in hugely successful comedy The Hangover. Plus Mark reviews Zookeeper, A Better Life, Captain America, Horrid Henry and Arrietty.

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  • Horrible Bosses, 22 Jul 11

    Fri, 22 Jul 11

    Duration:
    89 mins

    Simon and Mark hear from Kevin Spacey and Jennifer Aniston about their roles in new comedy Horrible Bosses. Mark reviews the final episode in the Hogwarts franchise, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2. Plus, his thoughts on the latest releases including Cars 2, Beginners and The Big Picture.

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  • The Tree of Life, 08 Jul 11

    Fri, 8 Jul 11

    Duration:
    72 mins

    Harry Potter star Ralph Fiennes chats to Simon about playing Voldemort in the final instalment of the Harry Potter franchise. Plus this week's new releases including The Tree of Life, Super, Trust, The Princess Of Montpensier and Film Socialisme - and Tenebrae on DVD.

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  • Transformers: Dark of the Moon, 01 Jul 11

    Fri, 1 Jul 11

    Duration:
    57 mins

    Simon speaks to Tom Hanks about his new movie - Larry Crowne for which he takes on the roles of writer, director, producer and star. Plus, Mark reviews Transformers: Dark of the Moon and The Conspirator directed by Robert Redford.

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  • Bridesmaids, 24 Jun 11

    Fri, 24 Jun 11

    Duration:
    51 mins

    A shorter programme than usual due to Wimbledon sees Kermode and Mayo rattle through the box office top ten and review American comedy Bridesmaids, nuclear arms race documentary Countdown to Zero and gritty British prison drama Ghosted.

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  • Cameron Diaz and Kevin Macdonald, 17 Jun 11

    Fri, 17 Jun 11

    Duration:
    60 mins

    Colin Paterson, Boyd Hilton and Nigel Floyd sit in for Mark and Simon with reviews of the week's big movies, including Green Lantern and The Beaver. They talk movie teachers, in honour of Cameron Diaz's new movie Bad Teacher, and there's a chat with Diaz herself. Plus director Kevin Macdonald is in the studio to talk about his new film Life In A Day.

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  • Great Film Scores Live, 10 Jun 11

    Fri, 10 Jun 11

    Duration:
    81 mins

    In a special show live from MediaCityUK at Salford Quays, the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra joins Mark and Simon to perform classic film scores, including Star Trek, Taxi Driver, The Godfather and Raiders of the Lost Ark. Plus reviews of the week's new releases, including Kung Fu Panda and Point Blank and the UK box office Top Ten.

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  • Stephen Fry, 03 Jun 11

    Fri, 3 Jun 11

    Duration:
    59 mins

    Stephen Fry joins Simon and Mark to help them celebrate 10 years of Wittertainment. Dr Kermode reviews all the big new releases, including the much-anticipated X-Men prequel, First Class.

    Download 28MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • How the Kermode and Mayo partnership began, 31 May 11

    Tue, 31 May 11

    Duration:
    37 mins

    After a triumphant ten years of movie reviews on 5 live, Mark Kermode and Simon Mayo tell Richard Bacon how their partnership began on Radio 1 and whether the constant bickering wears them down.

    Download 18MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • Ten years of Wittertainment, 30 May 11

    Mon, 30 May 11

    Duration:
    51 mins

    The rantiest, funniest and most entertaining moments from ten years of Mark Kermode and Simon Mayo's film reviews. Presented by Hugh Bonneville.

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  • 10th anniversary special, 27 May 11

    Fri, 27 May 11

    Duration:
    90 mins

    Mark and Simon kick off their tenth anniversary celebrations in front of a live audience at the Phoenix Cinema in north London. They're joined by Noel Clarke, star of new prison thriller Screwed - a semi-biographical story based on the experiences of a former prison guard. Plus the UK Box Office Top Ten and the week's new releases reviewed including The Hangover Part II, Le Quattro Volte, Diary of a Wimpy Kid 2 and Apocalypse Now.

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  • Bonus - Film Music Roundtable

    Wed, 25 May 11

    Duration:
    62 mins

    Ahead of our live programme on 10 June with the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra, a bonus podcast of the discussion about what movie music they will play. Joining Mark and Simon are critic Andrew Collins, singer Paloma Faith, orchestra boss Richard Wigley and conductor Robert Ziegler who all talk about their favourite film scores.

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  • Pirates of the Caribbean 4, 20 May 11

    Fri, 20 May 11

    Duration:
    87 mins

    Director Asif Kapadia joins Simon and Mark to talk about Senna, his documentary about the late Formula 1 legend Ayrton Senna. Mark gets somewhat riled by the latest installment of the Pirates Of The Caribbean franchise, and there are reviews of all the big new releases, including Win Win and Blitz.

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  • Attack The Block, 13 May 11

    Fri, 13 May 11

    Duration:
    95 mins

    Joe Cornish of Adam and Joe fame is in the studio to talk about the inspiration behind his directorial debut Attack the Block, and the interview gets slightly heated. Mark and Simon argue over the best ever movie scores with the help of Andrew Collins, Paloma Faith and the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra - and they invite 5 live listeners to join the debate. Plus the UK box office Top Ten and the rest of the week's new releases including Take Me Home Tonight, The Way, Red Hill and Love Like Poison.

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  • Hanna, 05 May 11

    Thu, 5 May 11

    Duration:
    84 mins

    Designer and director Javier Mariscal created the good Doctor's favourite film of last year - Chico and Rita. He talks about the DVD release. Joe Wright, responsible for Pride and Prejudice & Atonement has completely changed direction for his new film Hanna about a young female assassin. He told Simon and Mark about it and how he's fascinated by the old Soviet move industry. Other movies reviewed include Water for Elephants; 13 Assassins, Priest 3D and Flying Monsters 3D with David Attenborough.

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  • Thor, 29 Apr 11

    Fri, 29 Apr 11

    Duration:
    61 mins

    Films up for review this week include Thor (3D), Cedar Rapids and Insidious. Just a quick word of warning - our Royal Wedding coverage meant that we had to pre-record the show. The plan was to stream the recording on the 5 live website. However, things didn't quite go to plan...

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  • Ray Winstone, 22 Apr 11

    Fri, 22 Apr 11

    Duration:
    79 mins

    Colin Paterson chats to Ray Winstone about new movie Tracker and the possibility of a sequel to British gangster classic The Long Good Friday. Plus Kidulthood director Menhaj Huda on his second feature and critic Kim Newman on horror movies. And Boyd and Floyd review all the big new releases, including Arthur, Beastly, Fast Five and Pina 3D.

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  • Scream 4, 15 Apr 11

    Fri, 15 Apr 11

    Duration:
    90 mins

    The current James Bond composer David Arnold and Oscar winning composer Don Black talk about a tribute concert for John Barry. Plus the usual film reviews which this week include Scream 4, Red Riding Hood and Winnie the Pooh. Boyd and Floyd sit in for Kermode and Mayo.

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  • Red Riding Hood, 08 Apr 11

    Fri, 8 Apr 11

    Duration:
    64 mins

    Twilight director Catherine Hardwicke talks about her new film Red Riding Hood alongside cast member Max Irons. Plus reviews of the latest new releases including Janus Metz's gripping documentary Armadillo and The Silent House.

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  • Source Code, 01 Apr 11

    Fri, 1 Apr 11

    Duration:
    98 mins

    The Good Doctors are joined in the studio by Jim Loach. He's Ken's son, and a director in his own right with new film Oranges and Sunshine. Plus reviews of all the new releases, including Jake Gyllenhaal in thriller Source Code, director Zach Snyder's surreal fantasy Sucker Punch and Irish comedy Killing Bono. And, as ever, the UK box office top ten.

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  • The Eagle, 25 Mar 11

    Fri, 25 Mar 11

    Duration:
    83 mins

    Simon and Mark speak to Bavaria's finest film maker, Werner Herzog about his 3D journey through the Cave of Forgotten Dreams. Plus there's reviews of Limitless, The Eagle, Country Strong, and the oh so cute A Turtles Tale.

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  • Submarine, 18 Mar 11

    Fri, 18 Mar 11

    Duration:
    45 mins

    Wittertainment was shorter than usual this week because of breaking news and racing from Chilcott. But fear not! Here's the extended directors' cut podcast... Films up for appraisal include Richard Ayoade's directorial debut Submarine, Woody Allen's latest London-set comedy You Will Meet A Tall Dark Stranger, Brit romcom Chalet Girl and crime drama The Lincoln Lawyer.

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  • Channing Tatum and Jamie Bell, 11 Mar 11

    Fri, 11 Mar 11

    Duration:
    63 mins

    Channing Tatum and Jamie Bell chat to Simon about their new historical drama The Eagle, plus director Richard Ayoade talks about his debut feature Submarine. And Mark's in New Orleans, but he's down the line to review new releases including Fair Game, The Company Men and Hall Pass.

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  • Adjustment Bureau, 04 Mar 11

    Fri, 4 Mar 11

    Duration:
    87 mins

    Dame Helen Mirren tells Simon about playing the female lead in the new adaptation of Shakespeare's The Tempest. Plus director Marc Evans on his new road movie Patagonia, and Rango, The Adjustment Bureau and Unknown come under the spotlight.

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  • Oscars review, 28 Feb 11

    Mon, 28 Feb 11

    Duration:
    9 mins

    Mark Kermode reviews the 83rd Academy Awards ceremony and suggests who should present the Oscars next year after James Franco and Anne Hathaway fail to spark.

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  • Oscars countdown, 25 Feb 11

    Fri, 25 Feb 11

    Duration:
    96 mins

    Richard Bacon and Boyd Hilton sit in for Simon Mayo and Mark Kermode with a special Oscars preview show, including interviews with Colin Firth and the writer of The Social Network, Aaron Sorkin. Plus, new releases including The Rite, Howl and West Is West come under the spotlight.

    Download 44MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son, 18 Feb 11

    Fri, 18 Feb 11

    Duration:
    96 mins

    Mark gives Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son a thorough shake down. He also reviews Inside Job, Justin Bieber: Never Say Never (3D) and Confessions. Plus, an interview with Oscar nominated director Ian Barnes.

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  • Pegg and Frost and True Grit, 11 Feb 11

    Fri, 11 Feb 11

    Duration:
    91 mins

    Simon Pegg and Nick Frost talk about their new alien comedy flick, Paul. There's a review of True Grit and a chat to one half of the Coen brothers, Ethan. Plus other releases under the spotlight including Gnomeo and Juliet, Never Let Me Go and Just Go With It.

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  • The Fighter (and Crispin Glover), 04 Feb 11

    Fri, 4 Feb 11

    Duration:
    90 mins

    Including an interview with the excellent Crispin Glover (you know, George McFly from Back To The Future). Plus we hear from Nicole Kidman on her new movie Rabbit Hole, which Mark also reviews. And there's reviews of The Fighter, Brighton Rock, A Little Bit of Heaven, Sanctum in 3D, and... Benjamin Sniddlegrass and the Cauldron of Penguins.

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  • Hereafter, 28 Jan 11

    Fri, 28 Jan 11

    Duration:
    88 mins

    The Good Doctors talk to actor Sam Riley about the new version of Brighton Rock, although the interview doesn't go quite as planned. Mark runs down the box office Top 10 and reviews new releases including Hereafter, Tangled and Barney's Version. Plus there's a "special" musical performance just for the podcast...

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  • Oscar nominations, 25 Jan 11

    Tue, 25 Jan 11

    Duration:
    53 mins

    Mark Kermode reacts to the Oscar nominations and reveals who he thinks will pick up an Academy award. Plus, he speaks to Aaron Sorkin about his nomination for The Social Network. Helping Mark analyse the shortlist are Gabby Logan, Colin Paterson, Richard Bacon and Andrew Flintoff. Yes, *that* Andrew Flintoff.

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  • Black Swan, 20 Jan 11

    Fri, 21 Jan 11

    Duration:
    88 mins

    Mark and Simon talk to director Ron Howard about his new film The Dilemma. Speaking of a dilemma - the good Doctors spend the majority of the podcast trying to figure out how to spell the word. But they still find time to review Black Swan, Neds, I Spit On Your Grave, Morning Glory, Honeymooners and John Carpenter's The Ward.

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  • Bafta nominations, 18 Jan 11

    Tue, 18 Jan 11

    Duration:
    18 mins

    In an extra Kermode podcast this week, Mark talks to Richard Bacon about the Bafta nominations that were announced on Monday. There'll be more on this on Friday's Kermode and Mayo show.

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  • The Green Hornet 3D, 14 Jan 11

    Fri, 14 Jan 11

    Duration:
    91 mins

    Actor and director Peter Mullan tells Simon about his new self-directed film Neds - a coming of age Glaswegian drama. Mark runs down the box office Top 10 and reviews The Green Hornet 3D, Blue Valentine and Conviction.

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  • The King's Speech, 07 Jan 11

    Fri, 7 Jan 11

    Duration:
    93 mins

    Mark Kermode and Simon Mayo are back with the latest movie news, bringing you interviews with Colin Firth, who plays a stammering regent in The King's Speech, and director Danny Boyle on new drama 127 Hours. Both films get the Kermode treatment, and other movies under the spotlight include Season Of The Witch, starring Nicolas Cage, and Russell Crowe thriller The Next Three Days.

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  • The best films of 2010, 31 Dec 10

    Fri, 31 Dec 10

    Duration:
    100 mins

    Mark Kermode joins Simon to review the biggest movies, and re-live the fiercest Kermodian rants of the year. Expect equal amounts of vitriol and praise, plenty of shrieking and outspoken opinion.

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  • Wittertainment festive film quiz, 24 Dec 10

    Fri, 24 Dec 10

    Duration:
    49 mins

    Mark Kermode and Simon Mayo present a Wittertainment festive film quiz. Featuring live music from the Dodge Brothers, Mark's Mash-Ups, Tag Lines and Guess the Soundtrack, and special guests perform movie dialogue as you've never heard it before.

    Download 23MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • The Way Back, 24 Dec 10

    Fri, 24 Dec 10

    Duration:
    50 mins

    Mark Kermode and Simon Mayo present a Wittertainment Christmas Special from the BBC's Radio Theatre, featuring live music from the Dodge Brothers. They count down the UK box office Top Ten and with the help of the audience review the films of the year. There's also reviews of the week's new releases including The Way Back, Chat Room, Love and Other Drugs, and Little Fockers.

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  • Tron: Legacy, 17 Dec 10

    Fri, 17 Dec 10

    Duration:
    89 mins

    Mark Kermode and Simon Mayo discuss the latest film releases, including Burlesque, Catfish, Fred: The Movie and Tron: Legacy. They also find the time to chat to actor Mark Strong, who's starring in new movie The Way Back.

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  • The Tourist, 10 Dec 10

    Fri, 10 Dec 10

    Duration:
    95 mins

    Mark and Simon review Johnny Depp and Angelina Jolie's thriller The Tourist. Also under the spotlight are Somewhere, Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader, For Colored Girls, In Our Name, A Serbian Film and Outcast.

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  • Monsters, 03 Dec 10

    Fri, 3 Dec 10

    Duration:
    90 mins

    Mark and Simon are joined by Riz Ahmed, who starred in Chris Morris's jihadist comedy satire Four Lions. He's been nominated for best performance by an actor at this weekend's British Independent Film Awards. There's also the UK Top 10 and reviews of Megamind, Of Gods and Men, The Be All and End All and Monsters. Plus, the new feature Miracle Watch.

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  • The American, 26 Nov 10

    Fri, 26 Nov 10

    Duration:
    91 mins

    Mark Kermode and Simon Mayo discuss the latest film releases, including The American, Machete and Unstoppable. They also find the time to chat to Gareth Edwards, whose first feature film Monsters is out next week.

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  • Harry Potter and the Code of Conduct; 19 Nov 10

    Fri, 19 Nov 10

    Duration:
    95 mins

    It's the review of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 1. Plus Mark and Simon unveil the brand new (laminated) Cinema Code of Conduct - a helpful guide on movie-going etiquette. Plus interviews with Oscar-winning producer Jeremy Thomas and film editor Thelma Schoonmaker. Other films up for review are Chico & Rita, Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives, and Dream Home.

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  • Skyline, 12 Nov 10

    Fri, 12 Nov 10

    Duration:
    96 mins

    Mark and Simon's favourite listener Jason Isaacs chats about his role as Lucius Malfoy in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1. Colin Farrell reveals all about playing an ex-con opposite Ray Winstone and Keira Knightley in new gangster thriller London Boulevard. Listeners offer more suggestions for Mark and Simon's Cinema Code of Conduct. Plus, this week's new releases reviewed are: Skyline, Let Me In, We Are What We Are and You Again.

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  • The Kids Are All Right, 29 Oct 10

    Fri, 29 Oct 10

    Duration:
    95 mins

    Colin Paterson, Boyd Hilton and Nigel Floyd sit in for Mark and Simon. John Landis tells the boys about his new film - Burke and Hare and talks about his love for The Two Ronnies! Plus, Julianne Moore and Mark Ruffalo talk about new film The Kids Are All Right. And they bring you reviews of Burke And Hare, The Hunter, Involuntary, The Kids Are All Right and Saw (3D).

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  • Paranormal Activity 2, 22 Oct 10

    Fri, 22 Oct 10

    Duration:
    97 mins

    Lesley Manville joins Mark and Simon to talk about her role in the new Mike Leigh film, Another Year. Rhidian Brook will also be in to chat about Africa United. Movies up for review this week include - Paranormal Activity 2, Legends Of The Guardians, The Owls Of Ga'Hoole 3D, Easy A, Red, Alpha & Omega 3D.... enjoy.

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  • The Social Network, 15 Oct 10

    Fri, 15 Oct 10

    Duration:
    93 mins

    Joining the good doctors on the podcast this week - Anton Corbijn, the director of George Clooney's new film The American and film music composer David Arnold. Films up for review include The Social Network, Despicable Me and Vampires Suck (which strangely - is what Mark thought of it as well).

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  • Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps, 08 Oct 10

    Fri, 8 Oct 10

    Duration:
    92 mins

    Simon Mayo and Mark Kermode are at Mark's favourite cinema, The Phoenix in East Finchley, for a special live wittertainment. They're joined by Aaron Sorkin, creator of The West Wing, to talk about the screenplay for his new movie The Social Network. Mark and Simon also pass judgement on movies including Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps and The Death and Life of Charlie St. Cloud.

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  • Made in Dagenham, 01 Oct 10

    Fri, 1 Oct 10

    Duration:
    87 mins

    After planning a 60 minute pre-recorded programme, Simon and Mark are called upon to fill the void left by a rain-delayed Ryder Cup. The doctors do so admirably, talking to veteran film producer Stephen Woolley about his latest, Made in Daghenham. Dr K then reviews said flick, along with Buried, Takers and The First Movie.

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  • The Hole 3D, 24 Sep 10

    Fri, 24 Sep 10

    Duration:
    96 mins

    It's a another dose of Friday film fun. Mark and Simon are joined by Mark Cousins, a critic who's just released his first feature film, The First Movie. Reviews this week include Joe Dante's horror film for kids, The Hole 3D, and Ben Affleck's The Town. Dr Kermode also has a thing or two to say about Julia Robert's new flick Eat, Pray, Love.

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  • Septemberfest, 17 Sep 10

    Fri, 17 Sep 10

    Duration:
    89 mins

    The two doctors are on Tyneside at 5 live's Septemberfest. A Q&A reveals that Mark's barely seen The Simpsons but likes Life On Mars, that he doesn't know who Alan Shearer is and that he has no strong feelings on the subject of cabbage. Movie reviews include I'm Still Here, The Other Guys and Winter's Bone.

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  • Tamara Drewe, 10 Sep 10

    Fri, 10 Sep 10

    Duration:
    92 mins

    The Good Doctor is back from his Shetland adventures and joins Simon in the studio with a couple of guests: director Joe Dante of Gremlins fame and Oscar-winning screenwriter Christopher Hampton. The movies under the microscope this week include Tamara Drewe starring Gemma Arterton, Cyrus and Resident Evil: Afterlife.

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  • Dinner For Schmucks, 03 Sept 10

    Fri, 3 Sep 10

    Duration:
    85 mins

    After a break for the summer Simon and Mark return (hooray). Mark is at the Shetland Screenplay while Simon's back in the studio. However, through the power of modern technology they still manage to review Dinner For Schmucks, The Switch, Certified Copy, Last Exorcism, Jonah Hex and Cherry Tree Lane. Plus they speak to the film, music and documentary director Julien Temple and good friend to the show Jason Isaacs (hello).

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