Mark James Patrick Kermode is an English film critic and musician. He is the chief film critic for The Observer, contributes to the magazine Sight & Sound, co-presents the BBC Radio 5 Live show Kermode and Mayo's Film Review.
Rosamund Pike joins Simran Hans and Edith Bowman to talk about Radioactive. She also gives some tips for what to watch on Lockdown. Plus all your essential streaming film reviews including documentary Mike Wallace is here, about the legendary American reporter, Only the Animals, a French film about a woman who goes missing by director Domink Moll and The High Note, which stars Dakota Johnson as a personal assistant and Tracee Ellis Ross is the pop singer for whom she works. Edith and Simran chat through all the films worth seeing on streaming services, we tell you the best and worst films on subscription-free TV next week and recommend a home entertainment purchase in DVD of the Week, and Hanks for Listening features an inspiring Tom Hanks speech. 00:20:23 Top 10 Swedish Comedies 00:36:38 Mike Wallace Is Here review 00:41:37 Krabi, 2562 review 00:48:48 Lockdown Correspondents 00:55:18 Rosamund Pike interview (Radioactive) 01:11:33 Only The Animals 01:14:04 TV MOVIE OF THE WEEK 01:19:58 The High Note review 01:26:53 Around the World When You Were My Age review 01:31:33 Director of the Week 01:35:34 DVD OF THE WEEK Download our podcast from the BBC Sounds app. We welcome your contributions: Email: mayo@bbc.co.uk Twitter: @wittertainment
Marielle Heller drops by to talk It’s A Beautiful Day in the Neighbourhood, which she directed. Plus all your essential streaming film reviews including action comedy The Lovebirds, about a couple who are unintentionally wrapped up in a murder mystery, drama Take Me Somewhere Nice and Icelandic comedy, The County, about a widowed farmer beginning a new life, fighting corruption. Mark and Simon chat through all the films worth seeing on streaming services, we tell you the best and worst films on subscription-free TV next week and recommend a home entertainment purchase in DVD of the Week, and Hanks for Listening features an inspiring Tom Hanks speech. 00:33:17 Top 10 - Greater remakes of Great Films 00:47:36 The Lovebirds review 00:51:52: Monos (new to VOD) review 00:59:25 Take Me Somewhere Nice review 01:02:01 Marielle Heller interview 01:19:22 The Vast of Night review 01:25:25 TV MOVIE(s) OF THE WEEK 01:30:19 The County review 01:45:07 Well Done U 01:53:48 DVD OF THE WEEK Download the Kermode and Mayo podcast from the BBC Sounds app. We welcome your contributions: Email: mayo@bbc.co.uk Twitter: @wittertainment
George McKay drops by to talk Oscar-winning film 1917 and playing Ned Kelly in The True History of the Kelly Gang. He also gives some tips for what to watch on Lockdown. Plus all your essential streaming film reviews including documentary Cassandro, The Exotico! About a gender-bending cross-dressing Mexican wrestler who reinvents himself, sci-fi Proximity and The Orphanage, about a 15-year-old ticket scalper in Kabul who dreams of Bollywood until the Soviets force him into a state facility. Mark and Simon chat through all the films worth seeing on streaming services, we tell you the best and worst films on subscription-free TV next week and recommend a home entertainment purchase in DVD of the Week, and Hanks for Listening features an inspiring Tom Hanks speech. 00:33:57 Top 10 ‘single location movies’ 00:45:03 Proximity review 00:49:43 The Orphanage review 00:53:40 Lockdown Correspondents 01:02:39 Cassandro, The Exotico! review 01:07:08 George MacKay interview 01:25:42 Romantic Comedy review 01:28:13 The Atom: A Love Affair review 01:31:58 TV MOVIE OF THE WEEK 01:42:02 Director of the week 01:46:24 DVD OF THE WEEK Download the Kermode and Mayo podcast from the BBC Sounds app. We welcome your contributions: Email: mayo@bbc.co.uk Twitter: @wittertainment
Amma Asante chats to Simon and Mark about the challenges of continuing to work as a film director in lockdown and gives us some tips for some films to watch. Plus your essential streaming film reviews including Eliza Hittman’s drama Never Rarely Sometimes Always, sports documentary In Search of Greatness and a film about is the journey of six strangers from New Zealand and Australia walking the 800km Camino de Santiago. Mark also reviews Brett Pierce & Drew T. Pierce’s horror The Wretched, Corneliu Porumboiu’s Romanian drama The Whistlers. Mark and Simon chat through all the films worth seeing on streaming services, we tell you the best and worst films on subscription-free TV next week and recommend a home entertainment purchase in DVD of the Week. 00:29:58 New to Download 00:31:20 Top Ten - Fictional Bands in Films 00:46:41 Never Rarely Sometimes Always 00:53:00 The Wretched 00:56:57 Lockdown Correspondents 01:04:30 Camino Skies 01:10:51 Amma Asante interview 01:23:57 TV MOVIE OF THE WEEK 01:29:03 The Whistlers review 01:31:39 More Beautiful For Having Been Broken 01:34:43 Time To Hunt 01:37:23 Tom Hanks 01:46:30 Well Done U 01:51:32 DVD OF THE WEEK Download the Kermode and Mayo podcast from the BBC Sounds app. We welcome your written or audio contributions: send to mayo@bbc.co.uk. Twitter: @wittertainment
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Creator Details

Birthdate
Jul 2nd, 1963
Episode Count
506
Podcast Count
21
Total Airtime
1 month, 3 days