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Oscars over

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Mark Kermode | 17:50 PM, Monday, 27 February 2012

So, the statues have been handed out and the speeches made.

Here is my take on this year's Academy Awards.

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Chilled Out

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Mark Kermode | 18:07 PM, Friday, 24 February 2012

A while back I asked you to tell me which film scenes really gave you the chills - here I pick out some of the scariest suggestions.

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Denzel's Top Five

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Mark Kermode | 10:10 AM, Tuesday, 21 February 2012

This week's guest on the 5 Live show will be Denzel Washington talking about his new film, Safe House.

Here I pick my five favourites among all his films - not necessarily the ones you would expect.

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Transformers 4

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Mark Kermode | 09:27 AM, Friday, 17 February 2012

Earlier this week I woke up to some very distressing news...

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Winners and losers

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Mark Kermode | 13:46 PM, Tuesday, 14 February 2012

The BAFTAs are over for another year and The Artist, which I loved, has cleaned up in all the major categories.

With the Oscars approaching and The Kermodes handed out this Saturday I want to know what is the greatest film never to figure in the Academy Awards?

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Casting Call

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Mark Kermode | 16:32 PM, Friday, 10 February 2012

I posted recently asking you to nominate the worst performance by an actor in a really good film. The response was overwhelming. Here I pick out some of your suggestions and ask a brand new question on the subject of casting.

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Chill Factor

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Mark Kermode | 16:16 PM, Tuesday, 7 February 2012

The Woman In Black is an old-fashioned ghost story that aims to scare you through suggestion rather than special effects. Seeing the film made me think about my most spine chilling moment in cinema - what is yours?

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Too Many Tattoos?

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Mark Kermode | 10:04 AM, Friday, 3 February 2012

The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo has been made twice - once in Swedish and once in the English language.

The Hollywood remake has had a favourable reception but what does the box office tell us about the two films?

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