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Searching For Sugar Man

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Mark Kermode Mark Kermode | 09:54 AM, Tuesday, 31 July 2012

If you are looking for an alternative to the big summer movies there's a great music documentary out called Searching For Sugar Man. It explores the mystery of what happened to a musician who in South Africa in the 1970s was as big as the Beatles and then disappeared without trace...

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Film Club Responses

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Mark Kermode Mark Kermode | 11:29 AM, Friday, 27 July 2012

In this post I pick out some of your responses to Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me and reveal the title of the next Kermode Uncut Film Club choice.

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Bourne Again

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Mark Kermode Mark Kermode | 11:27 AM, Tuesday, 24 July 2012

There's a new Bourne movie out on August 13 but Jason Bourne's not in it. Is it OK to have a franchise where the hero or heroine is notable by their absence?

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Sound And Vision

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Mark Kermode Mark Kermode | 14:30 PM, Friday, 20 July 2012

I've just programmed a season of films highlighting the crucial relationship between image and sound in cinema. Which movies exemplify this best for you?

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Weather Proof

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Mark Kermode Mark Kermode | 14:46 PM, Tuesday, 17 July 2012

There's a strong belief among industry analysts that cinema attendance owes a lot to the weather. I reckon that if you're a real film fan it doesn't matter - what do you think?

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The End Is Nigh

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Mark Kermode Mark Kermode | 12:10 PM, Friday, 13 July 2012

There's a quirky little film out this week called Seeking A Friend For The End Of The World. It got me thinking about other movies that depict the total extinction of the planet - what are your favourite final reckonings?

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Film Club - Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me

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Mark Kermode Mark Kermode | 13:37 PM, Tuesday, 10 July 2012

The second Kermode Uncut Film Club choice is David Lynch's magnificent 1992 horror movie. Watch this introduction and let me know what you think of the film.

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Surprise Surprise

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Mark Kermode Mark Kermode | 16:52 PM, Friday, 6 July 2012

I recently asked you which films you went to see with no expectations that turned out to be brilliant. Here are some of the gems you identified.

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Long range reviews

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Mark Kermode Mark Kermode | 14:54 PM, Tuesday, 3 July 2012

After an advance screening of The Sweeney recently a national newspaper published their review early - which annoyed the distributors greatly. Do you think it's OK to report films months before they are out or should critics wait until release?

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