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Archives for November 2012

Seven Screen Psychopaths

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Mark Kermode Mark Kermode | 18:01 PM, Friday, 30 November 2012

Martin McDonagh's new movie Seven Psychopaths is out next week. I couldn't let that title go without listing my seven favourite screen psychos. What are yours?

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TV Movie Of The Week: Punch Drunk Love

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Mark Kermode Mark Kermode | 16:26 PM, Tuesday, 27 November 2012

This week I've chosen Paul Thomas Anderson's masterful Punch Drunk Love in which Adam Sandler shows his true, rather weird, colours...

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Your Kermode Award Nominations

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Mark Kermode Mark Kermode | 17:31 PM, Friday, 23 November 2012

I asked you for your suggestions for nominations in the forthcoming Kermode Awards. Here are just a few of the many you came up with...

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Master Piece

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Mark Kermode Mark Kermode | 12:36 PM, Tuesday, 20 November 2012

After what seems like a long wait Paul Thomas Anderson's new film The Master is now playing in cinemas across the country. It opened first in London in 70mm - who saw it in that format and did it make a difference?

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Responding To The Censor

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Mark Kermode Mark Kermode | 16:27 PM, Friday, 16 November 2012

I posted recently about the role of the BBFC these days and you came back with some great responses. Here is my pick of your comments.

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TV Movie Of The Week: The Day The Earth Stood Still

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Mark Kermode Mark Kermode | 11:38 AM, Tuesday, 13 November 2012

My choice of the best film on television this week is Robert Wise's majestic science fiction story from 1951.

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Awards Time

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Mark Kermode Mark Kermode | 09:40 AM, Friday, 9 November 2012

It's the season when the nominations start rolling in for the BIFAs and The BAFTAs and The Golden Globes and The Oscars. But I've got my very own awards to hand out - which films do you think should feature in The Kermodes this year?

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The Master Revealed

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Mark Kermode Mark Kermode | 16:29 PM, Tuesday, 6 November 2012

There's a new film just out that is making headlines and causing quite a lot of controversy - Paul Thomas Anderson's 'The Master'. I can now reveal the sinister truth about the inspiration for the central character in the movie...

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Celebrating The Censor

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Mark Kermode Mark Kermode | 15:48 PM, Friday, 2 November 2012

The British Board Of Film Classification is celebrating its centenary this month. I believe it's come a long way from the bad old days of cutting, damaging and controlling the films that we see - what do you think?

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