With Martin Freeman

Martin Freeman talks to Simon about Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug. Mark reviews the film along with Fill The Void and The Christmas Candle. Plus the Box Office Top 10 and the announcement of the shortlist for the Well Done U short film competition.

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Well Done U: The shortlist

Well Done U: The shortlist

Well Done U launched in October, asking amateur filmmakers aged 16 and over to produce a two-minute, original, interesting and technically capable short film which in the opinion of the Kermode and Mayo production team would fit the British Board of Film Classification (BBFC) for a Universal or ‘U’ certificate.


Having received hundreds of entries, Mark and Simon can now revealed the shortlisted films:


The Colouring Box – Director: John Powell


Crisis Management – Director: Patrick Murray


Orca Amor – Director: Cat Nilsson


Planting Seeds – Director: Billy Jackson


Pong – Director: Philip Chidell


Stupid Heroes – Director: Ed Jones


The Visitor – Director: Jim Sanger


To watch the films click the titles above or at the following link: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p01nb8ht


The winner will be announced on Kermode and Mayo's Film Review on Friday 20 December.

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