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|Archived Since:||July 6, 2011|
Like some other recent franchises the final book in the Hunger Games series will be split into two films. Is this an artistic or a financial imperative?
I recently interviewed Emma Thompson and confess to being completely starstruck by her. But is that such a bad thing?
I posted recently about the movie Gravity and asked which format you preferred seeing it in - 2D or 3D? Here I pick out some of the many responses to my question.
I love Mary Poppins and I don’t really understand anyone who doesn’t. Is there a film for you that can decide whether or not you can be friends with someone or not?
It’s awards time and I am considering the nominees for the Kermodes. What are your suggestions in the major categories?
I admitted last week that Gravity is a film actually worth seeing in 3D. Have you seen it yet and if so what did you think?
Mark Kermode on Scott Pilgrim Versus The World and how despite it being a flop on release he can't find anyone who will admit not liking it.
Mark Kermode with a weighty announcement about a new film.
Mark Kermode picks his top five surfing moments in non-surfing movies.
I’ve just watched Before Midnight again on DVD - the follow-up to Before Sunrise and Before Sunset. I reckon it could complete the perfect trilogy - can you think of a better one?
The big new release this week is Ender’s Game - a smart, thoughtful sci-fi movie. It’s courted controversy because of the opinions of the writer whose novel it is based on. But why should his views have any bearing on what we think of the film?
There was a news story this week about a history professor being hired to check that certain films stuck to the facts. Why the sudden interest in historical accuracy in Hollywood?
Mark Kermode on a new season celebrating Gothic in cinema.
The big movie this week is Captain Phillips starring Tom Hanks as the captain of a ship overrun by Somali pirates. A Hijacking - a nailbiting Danish thriller with the same theme - is out on DVD. The two films are very different but each is brilliant in its own way.
Last December multiplex giant Cineworld acquired the Picturehouse arthouse chain. Now it has been ruled anti-competitive in certain places and they are being forced to sell some of the cinemas. What do you think of this development?
We've launched a U certificate short film competition on Kermode and Mayo's Film Review - what are your favourite Us and what is the most unlikely one you can think of?
I blogged a while back about how much I liked The Kings Of Summer. Unfortunately it had a very limited release but now it's out on DVD...
Mark challenges the audience to predict five of next year's Oscar winners.
I blogged recently on the new version of The Wicker Man out today and why I don't like 'Cattle Prod Cinema'. Here are some of your responses.
Paul Greengrass is one of the best directors working and his first film Resurrected has a particular significance for me.