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Kermode and Mayo's Film Review
Edgar Wright & Sparks, The World to Come, Riders of Justice and Off the Rails
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Mark and Simon are joined by Edgar Wright & Sparks, who talk about The Sparks Brothers.Mark reviews Vanessa Kirby and Katherine Waterston in period romance The World to Come, about two neighbouring couples along the mid-19th century American East Coast frontier; action drama Riders of Justice, in which Mads Mikklesen plays Markus, who has to go home to his teenage daughter when his wife dies in a tragic train accident; Night of the Kings, about a young man sent to ‘La Maca’, a prison in the Ivory Coast; Werewolves Within, an adaptation of the video game; British comedy Off the Rails; and Bye Bye Morons, Albert Dupontel’s comedy drama about a seriously ill woman who tries to find her long-lost child with the help of a man in the middle of a burnout and a blind archivist. Plus Mark will give his verdict on Space Jam 2: A New Legacy. And Mark and Simon’s North American Movie Road Trip continues into New Brunswick.They also talk you through the best and worst films on subscription-free TV next week, and recommend a home entertainment purchase in DVD of the Week.00:16:21 Celebrating Cinema
00:18:02 Box Office Top 10
00:25:00 Space Jam: A New Legacy (non) review
00:33:41 Werewolves Within review
00:39:12 Ordering Food Scene
00:41:17 Off The Rails review
00:45:12 Edgar Wright and Sparks interview
01:01:36 Here We Are review
01:05:43 North American Movie Road Trip
01:08:33 Riders of Justice review
01:12:43 Night of the Kings review
01:14:57 TV Movies of the Week
01:18:43 The World to Come review
01:23:20 Bye Bye Morons review
01:31:00 DVD of the WeekSend us your sub 20 second instant reaction to any film attached to an email to mayo@bbc.co.uk for our feature ‘Lobby Correspondents’. Download our podcast from the Baby Sea Clowns app.

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23rd July 2021 15:00
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Kermode and Mayo's Film Review
Vanessa Kirby, The Croods 2: A New Age, The Forever Purge and Summer of Soul
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Mark and Simon are joined by Vanessa Kirby who talks about her film The World to Come. Mark reviews animated sequel The Croods 2: A New Age; The Forever Purge, the fifth film in the American anthology media franchise; Nowhere Special, which stars James Norton as a young father searching for the perfect replacement family when he learns he only has months left to live; Questlove’s concert documentary Summer of Soul; Jean Dujardin in Deerskin and Two of Us, a drama about two retired women, Nina and Madeleine, who have been secretly in love for decades. And Mark and Simon’s North American Movie Road Trip continues into Newfoundland and Labrador.Plus for one week only, a quiz called ‘Where’s Ray?’They also talk you through the best and worst films on subscription-free TV next week, and recommend a home entertainment purchase in DVD of the Week.Send us your sub 20 second instant reaction to any film attached to an email to mayo@bbc.co.uk for our feature ‘Lobby Correspondents’. 00:17:49 Box Office Top 10
00:42:18 Nowhere Special review
00:46:46 Vanessa Kirby interview
01:04:52 Two Of Us review
01:07:08 Ordering Food Scene
01:10:40 The Forever Purge review
01:15:21 North American Movie Road Trip
01:22:49 Summer of Soul review
01:28:02 TV Movies of the Week
01:33:24 Deerskin review
01:36:51 Where’s Ray?
01:43:29 The Croods: A New Age review
01:50:05 DVD of the WeekDownload our podcast from the Baby Sea Clowns app.

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16th July 2021 13:00
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Kermode and Mayo's Film Review
Eddie Izzard, Black Widow, Tove, Truffle Hunters
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Mark and Simon are joined by Eddie Izzard, who talks about her film Six Minutes to Midnight.Mark reviews The Truffle Hunters, about older Italian men who hunt for the rare and expensive white Alba truffle; Jason Isaacs in action sci-fi Occupation: Rainfall about survivors of an alien invasion; David Oyelowo’s The Water Man, about a boy who sets out on a quest to save his ill mother by searching for a mythic figure said to have magical healing powers, To Be Someone, a drama set in the world of the mods; Tove, about the life of Tove Jansson, creator of the Moomin books; drama Jumbo, which stars Noemie Merlant as Jeanne, a shy young woman who works in an amusement park; and the latest Marvel film Black Widow. And Mark and Simon’s North American Movie Road Trip continues into Québec.They also talk you through the best and worst films on subscription-free TV next week, and recommend a home entertainment purchase in DVD of the Week.Send us your sub 20 second instant reaction to any film attached to an email to mayo@bbc.co.uk for our feature ‘Lobby Correspondents’. 00:13:23 Celebrating Cinema
00:16:27 Digital releases
00:18:08 Box Office Top 10
00:35:27 The Truffle Hunters review
00:41:46 Tove review
00:44:04 Eddie Izzard interview
00:59:36 Jumbo review
01:04:22 To Be Someone review
01:09:25 North American Movie Road Trip
01:15:01 Occupation: Rainfall review
01:21:14 The Water Man review
01:28:03 TV Movies of the Week
01:32:55 Black Widow review
01:44:52 DVD of the WeekDownload our podcast from the Baby Sea Clowns app.

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9th July 2021 13:00
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Kermode and Mayo's Film Review
Vin Diesel, FF9, Freaky, Fear Street, Another Round & Cannes preview
2:06:42

Ali and Robbie are joined by Vin Diesel who talks about his new film Fast and Furious 9.They will also review Nick Broomfield’s examination of the unsolved murders of hip-hop artists Biggie Smalls and Tupac Shakur; Another Round, Thomas Vinterberg’s Oscar-winning story of four secondary school teachers who consume alcohol on a daily basis to see how it affects their social and professional lives; Michelle Pfieffer as an ageing Manhattan socialite in French Exit; Vince Vaughn & Kathryn Newton as a serial killer and a schoolgirl who swap bodies; Chris Pratt in actioner The Tomorrow War; Fear Street Part 1: 1994, the first in a trilogy based on the books by R.L.Stine about a circle of teenage friends who accidentally encounter the ancient evil responsible for a series of brutal murders that have plagued their town for over 300 years; and Robbie will also preview the Cannes Film Festival and they’ll briefly review Fast and Furious 9. Ali and Robbie will also talk you through the best and worst films on subscription-free TV next week, and recommend a home entertainment purchase in DVD of the Week which this week features a Dad Joke Battle. Send us your sub 20 second instant reaction to any film attached to an email to mayo@bbc.co.uk for our feature ‘Lobby Correspondents’. 00:07:28 French Exit review
00:17:18 Celebrating Cinema
00:20:26 Digital Releases
00:25:55 Box Office Top 10
00:43:45 Last Man Standing review
00:53:51 Another Round review
01:08:42 Vin Diesel interview
01:18:11 F9 review
01:23:52 Fear Street Part 1: 1994 review
01:29:53 Cannes preview
01:34:52 Freaky review
01:41:48 TV Movies of the Week
01:46:54 The Tomorrow War review
01:56:16 DVD of the Week Download our podcast from the Baby Sea Clowns app.

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2nd July 2021 13:31
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Kermode and Mayo's Film Review
David Oyelowo, Fast and Furious 9, Supernova and Sweat
1:50:40

Mark and Simon are joined by David Oyelowo who talks about his forthcoming film The Water Man.Mark also reviews the latest in the automotive action series Fast and Furious 9, in which Cipher enlists the help of Jakob, Dom's younger brother, to take revenge on Dom and his team; Supernova, which stars Colin Firth as Sam, and Stanley Tucci Tusker, who has been diagnosed with dementia; The Man Standing Next, a thriller set in 1970s Korea which is under the absolute control of the president Park; Sweat, Magnus von Horn’s drama about three days in the life of fitness motivator Sylwia Zajac; Kindred, a horror/ thriller about a pregnant woman who suspects that the family of her deceased boyfriend has intentions for her unborn child; plus in the return of much loved feature Cream of the Streams, Mark reviews Fatherhood with Kevin Hart. And Mark and Simon’s North American Movie Road Trip continues into Ontario.They also talk you through the best and worst films on subscription-free TV next week, and recommend a home entertainment purchase in DVD of the Week.Send us your sub 20 second instant reaction to any film attached to an email to mayo@bbc.co.uk for our feature ‘Lobby Correspondents’.00:22:28 Celebrating Cinema
00:25:43 Digital Releases
00:27:06 Box Office Top 10
00:42:13 Kindred review
00:46:12 David Oyelowo interview
01:04:45 The Man Standing Next review
01:08:11 Fast and Furious 9 review
01:14:47 North American Movie Road Trip
01:20:42 Sweat review
01:23:52 Supernova review
01:28:33 TV Movies of the Week
01:35:35 Fatherhood review
01:41:47 DVD of the Week Download our podcast from the Baby Sea Clowns app.

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25th June 2021 15:00
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Kermode and Mayo's Film Review
Ben Wheatley, In the Earth, Luca, Monster Hunter and The Hitman's Wife's Bodyguard
2:03:52

Mark and Simon are joined by Ben Wheatley who talks about his new film In the Earth.Mark also reviews new Disney animation Luca, about an unlikely but strong friendship between a human being and a sea monster disguised as a human on the Italian riviera; Monster Hunter from director: Paul W.S. Anderson, based on the CapCom computer game; The Reason I Jump, based on the book by Naoki Higashida, which explores the experiences of non-speaking autistic people around the world; It Must Be Heaven by Elia Suleiman; In The Heights, Jon M. Chu‘s film version of the Broadway musical in which Usnavi, a sympathetic New York bodega owner, saves every penny every day as he imagines and sings about a better life; and Ryan Reynolds, Salma Hayek, Gary Oldman, Morgan Freeman and Samuel L. Jackson in action crime comedy The Hitman's Wife's Bodyguard.Plus Mark and Simon’s Movie Road Trip continues into Manitoba.They also talk you through the best and worst films on subscription-free TV next week, and recommend a home entertainment purchase in DVD of the Week.Send us your sub 20 second instant reaction to any film attached to an email to mayo@bbc.co.uk for our feature ‘Lobby Correspondents’. 00:26:48 Celebrating Cinema
00:30:33 Digital Releases
00:32:25 Box Office Top 10
00:46:37 Ben Wheatley interview
01:06:20 In The Earth review
01:13:14 In The Heights review
01:20:00 Monster Hunter review
01:26:03 North American Movie Road Trip
01:30:52 The Reason I Jump review
01:37:28 Luca review
01:42:55 The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard review
01:48:28 TV Movies of the Week
01:51:55 It Must Be Heaven review
01:59:13 DVD of the Week Download our podcast from the Baby Sea Clowns app.

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18th June 2021 13:00
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Kermode and Mayo's Film Review
Olivia Colman and Florian Zeller, The Father and Ellie and Abby and Ellie's Dead Aunt.
1:50:03

Mark and Simon are joined by Olivia Colman and Florian Zeller, star and director respectively of Oscar-winning drama The Father. Mark also reviews Bob Odenkirk’s new action thriller Nobody, about a mild-mannered bystander who intervenes in a crime; Ellie and Abby and Ellie's Dead Aunt, about a 17 year old who is struggling to find the courage to ask her classmate to an event; 69: The Saga of Danny Hernandez, a documentary about the ne'er-do-well rapper, Tekashi69, sci-fi Parallel, Ethiopian drama Running Against the Wind and another re-release of the classic Fargo.Plus Mark and Simon’s Movie Road Trip continues into Nunavut.They also talk you through the best and worst films on subscription-free TV next week, and recommend a home entertainment purchase in DVD of the Week.Send us your sub 20 second instant reaction to any film attached to an email to mayo@bbc.co.uk for our feature ‘Lobby Correspondents’. 00:23:58 Celebrating Cinema
00:28:24 Digital releases
00:29:34 Box Office Top Ten
00:43:11 69: The Saga of Danny Hernandez review
00:48:02 Ellie & Abbie (& Ellie's Dead Aunt) review
00:51:51 Olivia Colman and Florian Zeller interview
01:07:42 The Father review
01:13:52 North American Movie Road Trip
01:20:22 Nobody review
01:25:39 Parallel review
01:27:57 Running Against The Wind review
01:29:03 TV Movies of the Week
01:34:52 Fargo review
01:40:50 DVD of the WeekDownload our podcast from the Baby Sea Clowns app.

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11th June 2021 15:00
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Kermode and Mayo's Film Review
John Krasinski, A Quiet Place Part II, Land, After Love and Gunda.
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Mark and Simon are joined by John Krasinski, who talks about his new film A Quiet Place Part II, about the Abbott family’s continued fight for survival.Other reviews include; Land, Robin Wright’s film about a bereaved woman seeks out a new life, off the grid in Wyoming; Flashback, starring Dylan O'Brien, about a man who both literally and metaphorically journeys into his past; After Love, which stars Joanna Scanlan as Mary Hussain, who suddenly finds herself a widow following the unexpected death of her husband; Gunda, a documentary looking at the daily life of a pig and its farm animal companions: two cows and a one-legged chicken, The Killing Of Two Lovers, about a man desperately trying to keep his family of six together during a separation from his wife and Shiva Baby, about a student who runs into her sugar daddy at a Jewish funeral service with her parents.Plus Mark and Simon’s Movie Road Trip continues into Saskatchewan.They also talk you through the best and worst films on subscription-free TV next week, and recommend a home entertainment purchase in DVD of the Week.Send us your sub 20 second instant reaction to any film attached to an email to mayo@bbc.co.uk for our feature ‘Lobby Correspondents’. Download our podcast from the Baby Sea Clowns app.

We welcome your contributions: Email: mayo@bbc.co.uk Twitter: @wittertainment00:26:47 - TOP TEN
00:39:00 - LAND REVIEW
00:44:15 - AFTER LOVE REVIEW
00:49:12 - JOHN KRASINSKI INTERVIEW
01:03:23 - A QUIET PLACE PART II REVIEW
01:10:18 - CANADIAN ROADTRIP
01:15:21 - FLASHBACK REVIEW
01:20:36 - GUNDA REVIEW
01:23:57 - KILLING OF TWO LOVERS REVIEW
01:25:54 - TV MOVIES OF THE WEEK
01:30:32 - SHIVA BABY
01:38:33 - DVD OF THE WEEK

4th June 2021 15:00
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Kermode and Mayo's Film Review
Emma Stone, Cruella, First Cow, The Conjuring III and Demon Slayer
1:51:15

Mark and Simon are joined by Emma Stone, who talks about her role in Disney’s Cruella, along with director Craig Gillespie. Plus your essential cinematic and streaming reviews including; frontier drama First Cow, which stars last week’s guest Toby Jones; Surge, in which Ben Whishaw plays a man who goes on a 24 hour bold and reckless journey of self-liberation; new animations Earwig And The Witch, about an orphan girl who is adopted by a witch and comes home to a house filled with mystery and magic and Demon Slayer the Movie: Mugen Train; Dinner in America, a romcom about a disaffected punk and a young woman obsessed with his band unexpectedly falling in love; Ira Sach’s Frankie, in which three generations grapple with a life-changing experience during one day of a holiday in Portugal; and The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It, the latest in the horror franchise starring Vera Farmiga and Patrick Wilson. Plus Mark and Simon’s Movie Road Trip continues into Alberta.They also talk you through the best and worst films on subscription-free TV next week, and recommend a home entertainment purchase in DVD of the Week.Send us your sub 20 second instant reaction to any film attached to an email to mayo@bbc.co.uk for our feature ‘Lobby Correspondents’. 00:14:48 Celebrating Cinema
00:17:22 Digital releases
00:19:34 Box Office Top Ten
00:30:50 Director of Peter Rabbit 2, Will Gluck interview
00:52:36 First Cow review
00:54:48 Dinner In America review
00:57:58 Emma Stone and Craig Gillespie interview
01:13:04 Cruella review
01:16:21 Frankie review
01:18:23 North American Movie Road Trip
01:23:35 The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It review
01:27:48 Earwig and the Witch review
01:29:49 Demon Slayer the Movie: Mugen Train review
01:31:30 TV Movies of the Week
01:36:36 Surge review
01:45:43 DVD of the Week Download our podcast from the Baby Sea Clowns app.

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28th May 2021 15:00
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Kermode and Mayo's Film Review
Toby Jones, Peter Rabbit 2, Army of the Dead, My New York Year & Rare Beasts
1:42:52

In the first show back after some UK cinemas reopened, Mark and Simon are joined by Toby Jones, who talks about his new film First Cow.Plus your essential cinematic and streaming reviews including Irritating Rabbit 2, Billie Piper’s ‘anti romcom’ Rare Beasts, which she wrote, directed and starred in, Sigourney Weaver in My New York Year, about a graduate who takes a job working for reclusive writer J.D. Salinger’s agent, Zack Snyder’s Army of the Dead about a zombie outbreak in Las Vegas, documentary The 8th, about the fight to repeal Ireland’s 8th Amendment, The Human Factor, which tells the behind-the-scenes story of America’s thirty year battle to secure peace in the Middle East and The Dog Who Wouldn't Be Quiet.As audiences return to some UK cinemas we’ll take another look at the films that are available theatrically. Plus Mark and Simon’s Movie Road Trip continues into Northwest Territories.They also talk you through the best and worst films on subscription-free TV next week, and recommend a home entertainment purchase in DVD of the Week.Send us your sub 20 second audio review of any film attached to an email to mayo@bbc.co.uk. 00:19:36 Celebrating Cinema
00:20:51 Current releases
00:23:22 Box Office Top Ten!
00:31:35 Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway review
00:40:13 The 8th review
00:42:53 My New York Year review
00:47:09 Toby Jones interview
01:03:40 Rare Beasts review
01:08:32 North American Movie Trip
01:12:05 Army of the Dead review
01:18:01 The Dog Who Wouldn’t Be Quiet review
01:20:48 TV Movies of the Week
01:24:39 The Human Factor review
01:36:09 DVD of the Week Download our podcast from the Baby Sea Clowns app.

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21st May 2021 15:00
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Kermode and Mayo's Film Review
Sigourney Weaver, Tilda Swinton, Those Who Wish Me Dead and Oxygen
1:45:55

In the last show back before cinemas reopen, Mark and Simon are joined by Sigourney Weaver, who talks about her new film My New York Year.Plus your essential streaming reviews including Taylor Sheridan’s action drama Those Who Wish Me Dead, which stars Angelina Jolie and Nicholas Hoult, Lance Oppenheim’s intriguing documentary Some Kind of Heaven, about the lives of people in a Floridian retirement village, Undergods, Oxygen (Oxygène), Alexandre Aja’s film about a woman who wakes in a cryogenic chamber with no recollection of how she got there, and Servants, about two students of a theological seminary in totalitarian Czechoslovakia.Plus there’s another chance to hear from Tilda Swinton about her new film, Pedro Almodóvar’s The Human Voice, a reworking of Jean Cocteau’s play of the same name. Our rotating and final chart is Top Five of Your Life, in which listeners share their five most treasured films. Plus Mark and Simon’s Movie Road Trip continues into Yukon. They also talk you through the best and worst films on subscription-free TV next week, and recommend a home entertainment purchase in DVD of the Week.00:28:06 Celebrating Cinema
00:31:58 Chart: Top 5 Films of Your Life
00:37:35 Current releases
00:41:05 Servants review
00:43:30 Sigourney Weaver interview
00:58:31 Those Who Wish Me Dead review
01:03:21 Tilda Swinton interview
01:06:00 The Human Voice review
01:09:05 North American Movie Road Trip
01:13:00 Spiral: From the Book of Saw review
01:21:01 Lobbydown Correspondents
01:25:35 Undergods review
01:28:35 TV Movies of the Week
01:30:53 Some Kind of Heaven review
01:32:30 Oxygen review
01:37:42 DVD of the WeekSend us your sub 20 second audio review of any film attached to an email to mayo@bbc.co.uk. Download our podcast from the Baby Sea Clowns app.

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14th May 2021 15:00
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Kermode and Mayo's Film Review
Steve Zahn, Cowboys, End of Sentence, Mortal Kombat and Fried Barry
1:46:02

Mark and Simon are joined by Steve Zahn, who talks about his new film Cowboys, about a father and son’s journey through the Montana wilderness. Plus your essential streaming reviews including martial arts actioner Mortal Kombat, Christos Nikou’s Apples, about a worldwide pandemic that causes sudden amnesia, End of Sentence, with last week’s guest John Hawkes starring alongside Logan Lerman, Agnieszka Holland’s latest, Charlatan, and Fried Barry, a Shudder Original, about a drug-addled South African who is abducted by aliens. And we hear from cinema expert David Hancock about the future of movies. Plus Mark and Simon’s Movie Road Trip heads over the border into Canada. They also talk you through the best and worst films on subscription-free TV next week, and recommend a home entertainment purchase in DVD of the Week.00:31:31 Celebrating Cinema
00:32:14 David Hancock interview
00:43:24 Current releases
00:46:46 Apples review
00:50:49 Fried Barry review
00:53:59 Steve Zahn interview
01:08:45 Cowboys review
01:11:47 Charlatan review
01:15:45 North American Movie Road Trip
01:22:52 Mortal Kombat review
01:27:37 Lobbydown Correspondents
01:32:19 TV Movies of the Week
01:35:43 End of Sentence review
01:41:14 DVD of the Week Send us your sub 20 second audio review of any film attached to an email to mayo@bbc.co.uk. Download our podcast from the Baby Sea Clowns app.

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7th May 2021 15:00
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Kermode and Mayo's Film Review
John Hawkes, Nomadland, The Mitchells vs The Machines and Wild Mountain Thyme
1:43:07

Mark and Simon are joined by John Hawkes, who talks about his new film End of Sentence. Plus your essential streaming reviews including big Oscar winner Nomadland, Emily Blunt and Jamie Dornan as lovers in Ireland who get caught up in a family land dispute, Michael B Jordan as John Clark, a US Navy SEAL, who goes on a path to avenge his wife's murder only to find himself inside of a larger conspiracy in Tom Clancy adaptation Without Remorse. We’ll also review The Artist’s Wife, about the wife of a renowned abstract artist who is plunged into a late-life crisis when her husband is diagnosed with Alzheimer's. And The Mitchells vs. the Machines, a new science fiction comedy produced by Sony Pictures for Netflix.Our rotating chart this week is the Official Film Chart.Plus Mark and Simon’s US Movie Road Trip concludes with Alaska and Hawaii. They also talk you through the best and worst films on subscription-free TV next week, and recommend a home entertainment purchase in DVD of the Week.Send us your sub 20 second audio review of any film attached to an email to mayo@bbc.co.uk. 00:25:18 Celebrating Cinema
00:27:14 Current releases
00:29:31 Chart: Official Film Chart
00:36:41 Identifying Features review
00:42:33 Wild Mountain Thyme review
00:48:16 John Hawkes interview
01:03:55 The Mitchells vs. the Machines review
01:08:38 US Movie Road Trip
01:15:29 Nomadland review
01:22:05 Lobbydown Correspondents
01:25:00 Without Remorse review
01:26:34 TV Movies of the Week
01:30:27 The Artist’s Wife review
01:37:11 DVD of the WeekDownload our podcast from the BBC Snouds app.

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30th April 2021 15:00
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Kermode and Mayo's Film Review
Cate Blanchett, Sisters with Transistors, Stowaway and Black Bear
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Ben Bailey Smith and Anna Bogutskaya are joined by Cate Blanchett and Christos Nikou, who talk about their new film Apples, about a worldwide pandemic that causes sudden amnesia.Plus your essential streaming reviews including Black Bear, which stars Aubrey Plaza, documentary Sisters with Transistors which tells the untold story of electronic music’s female pioneers, House of Cardin, a documentary about designer Pierre Cardin which gives exclusive access to his archives and his empire, and new Homeward, in which a father and a son from a Crimean Tatar family transport the body of deceased older son and brother from Kyiv to bury him in Crimea, and Laddie: The Man Behind the Movies, about Alan Ladd Junior, the man who greenlit some of cinema's greatest hits including Star Wars, Alien, Chariots of Fire and Thelma & Louise.Our rotating chart this week is Top Fives of Your Life, in which wittertainees share their five most treasured movies. Plus Ben and Anna will be looking forward to the Oscars. They also talk you through the best and worst films on subscription-free TV next week, and recommend a home entertainment purchase in DVD of the Week.00:13:40 Oscars look ahead
00:20:08 Celebrating Cinema
00:26:09 Current releases
00:31:07 Chart: Top 5 Films of Your Life
00:36:40 Black Bear review
00:42:28 Cate Blanchett & Nichos Kristou interview
01:04:15 Sisters with Transistors review
01:08:27 Oscars look ahead part 2
01:15:12 House of Cardin review
01:20:18 Stowaway review
01:23:32 TV Movies of the Week
01:33:57 The Race to Save the World review
01:36:23 Laddie: The Man Behind The Movies review
01:39:39 Homeward review
01:44:22 DVD of the WeekSend us your sub 20 second audio review of any film attached to an email to mayo@bbc.co.uk. Download our podcast from the Baby Sea Clowns app. .

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23rd April 2021 15:00
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Kermode and Mayo's Film Review
Aubrey Plaza, Promising Young Woman & I Blame Society
1:29:11

Edith Bowman and Anna Bogutskaya are joined by Aubrey Plaza, who talks about her new film Black Bear, in which she plays a filmmaker at a creative impasse seeking solace at a rural retreat.Plus your essential streaming reviews including the new Neil Marshall film The Reckoning, about a young widow haunted by the recent suicide of her husband, The Sound of Scars, a documentary about the influential metal band Life of Agony, Emerald Fennell’s Promising Young Woman and Gillian Wallace Horvat’s I Blame Society, in which a filmmaker realises that the skill set to make a movie is the same to commit the perfect murder.Our rotating chart this week is from the week our presenter Edith Bowman joined BBC Radio 1 in 2003. Plus Edith and Anna will be looking back at the BAFTAs.They also talk you through the best and worst films on subscription-free TV next week, and recommend a home entertainment purchase in DVD of the Week.00:09:10 Celebrating Cinema
00:13:09 Current releases
00:17:00 Chart: 2003
00:26:25 Promising Young Woman review
00:34:09 Aubrey Plaza interview
00:53:13 The Sound of Scars review
00:56:46 The Reckoning review
01:00:50 Lobbydown Correspondents
01:03:36 True Mothers review
01:07:59 TV Movies of the Week
01:14:12 I Blame Society review
01:16:48 Steelers review
01:22:06 Valley of Souls review
01:24:10 DVD of the Week Send us your sub 20 second audio review of any film attached to an email to mayo@bbc.co.uk. Download our podcast from the Baby Sea Clowns app.

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16th April 2021 15:00
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Kermode and Mayo's Film Review
Elizabeth Lo, Sound of Metal, Palm Springs and Assimilate
1:40:13

Mark and Simon are joined by Elizabeth Lo, who talks about her new movie Stray about stray dogs in Istanbul.

Plus your essential streaming reviews including a 70s-set British supernatural thriller called The Power, Sci-fi horror Assimilate, Cornwall-set drama Wilderness, Andy Samberg in time-loop comedy/ fantasy Palm Springs and Riz Ahmed in Sound of Metal, who was interviewed on the show last week.

Our rotating chart this week is the Official Film Chart.

Plus Mark and Simon’s US Movie Road Trip continues through California and Oregon.

They also talk you through the best and worst films on subscription-free TV next week, and recommend a home entertainment purchase in DVD of the Week.

Send us your sub-20 second audio review of any film attached to an email to mayo@bbc.co.uk.

00:31:06 Chart: Digital Top 10
00:40:39 The Power review
00:46:15 Elizabeth Lo interview
01:03:35 Assimilate review
01:06:10 US Movie Road Trip
01:15:07 Palm Springs Review
01:19:41 Lobbydown Correspondents
01:22:44 Sound of Metal review
01:27:26 TV MOVIE OF THE WEEK
01:31:38 A Common Crime
01:33:45 DVD OF THE WEEK

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10th April 2021 08:50
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Kermode and Mayo's Film Review
Riz Ahmed, Godzilla vs Kong, Antebellum, Minari and The Mauritanian
1:58:14

Mark and Simon are joined by Riz Ahmed, who talks about his new movie The Sound of Metal, in which he plays a heavy-metal drummer whose life is thrown into freefall.Plus your essential streaming reviews including: Godzilla vs Kong, which pits two of the greatest icons in motion picture history against one another, Antebellum, in which a successful author finds herself trapped in a horrifying reality, Minari, nominated for six Oscars, about a Korean family who start a farm in 1980s Kansas, The Mauritanian, which stars Jodie Foster and Tahar Rahim in a story about a man detained and imprisoned without charge by the U.S. Government at Guantanamo Bay and Chaos Walking, an adaptation of Patrick Ness’s novel The Knife of Never Letting Go, directed by Doug Liman and starring Tom Holland and Daisy Ridley. Our rotating chart this week is the top fives of your life, in which listeners talk us through the most important films. Plus Mark and Simon’s US Movie Road Trip continues through Arizona, Utah and Nevada. They also talk you through the best and worst films on subscription-free TV next week, and recommend a home entertainment purchase in DVD of the Week.00:25::54 CELEBRATING CINEMA
00:36:16 LISTENER CHARTS - TOP FIVES
00:46:27 UNDINE REVIEW
00:49:55 CHAOS WALKING REVIEW
00:56:45 RIZ AHMED INTERVIEW
01:13:45 THE MAURITANIAN REVIEW
01:20:40 AMERICAN ROADTRIP
01:28:40 MINARI REVIEW
01:33:28 LOBBYDOWN CORRESPONDENCE
01:36:46 GODZILLA VS KONG REVIEW
01:40:11 TV MOVIES OF THE WEEK
01:44:52 ANTEBELLUM REVIEWSend us your sub 20 second audio review of any film attached to an email to mayo@bbc.co.uk. Download our podcast from the BBC Snouds app.

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2nd April 2021 13:00
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Kermode and Mayo's Film Review
Carey Mulligan and Emerald Fennell, Tom and Jerry: The Movie
1:43:10

Mark and Simon are joined by Carey Mulligan and Emerald Fennell who talk about their forthcoming film Promising Young Woman, which has been nominated for five Oscars. Plus your essential streaming reviews including the latest cinematic adaptation of the classic Hanna-Barbera cartoon Tom and Jerry: The Movie, Ammonite, starring Saorise Ronan and Kate Winslet in a romantic drama set in 1840s England, Stray, a documentary about the world of Zeytin, a stray dog living life on the streets of Istanbul, haunted house flick The Banishing and explicit horror Violation.Our rotating chart this week is the box office top ten from this weekend in 2001.Plus Mark and Simon’s US Movie Road Trip continues through New Mexico, Colorado and Wyoming.They also talk you through the best and worst films on subscription-free TV next week, and recommend a home entertainment purchase in DVD of the Week.Send us your sub 20 second audio review of any film attached to an email to mayo@bbc.co.uk. 00:33:11 Chart: 2001 Top 10
00:46:11 Tom and Jerry Review
00:49:21 Guest: Carey Mulligan and Emerald Fennell
01:06:40 Stray
01:09:42 US Movie Road Trip
01:15:55 Ammonite
01:19:49 Lobbydown Correspondents
01:23:04 Memories of My Father
01:26:06 TV MOVIE OF THE WEEK
01:28:01 The Banishing
01:29:42 Violation
01:34:03 Made In Italy
01:36:41 Six Minutes to Midnight
01:39:18 DVD OF THE WEEK Download our podcast from the BBC Snouds app.

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26th March 2021 16:00
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Kermode and Mayo's Film Review
Jodie Foster, Zack Snyder’s Justice League and Silk Road
1:59:13

Mark and Simon are joined by Jodie Foster, who talks about her new film The Mauritanian, based on the book Guantánamo Diary.Plus your essential streaming reviews including Amber & Me, a documentary about twin sisters, one of whom has Down's Syndrome, as they navigate through their first 4 years of primary school, Creation Stories, about the influential record label, and Zack Snyder’s Justice League, a longer cut of 2017’s Justice League.Our rotating chart this week is the box office top ten from last weekend in South Korea, where all cinemas are open.Plus Mark and Simon’s US Movie Road Trip continues through Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas.They also talk you through the best and worst films on subscription-free TV next week, and recommend a home entertainment purchase in DVD of the Week.Send us your sub 20 second audio review of any film attached to an email to mayo@bbc.co.uk.00:39:42 Chart: South Korea
00:45:48 Preparations to Be Together for an Unknown Period of Time
00:53:15 A Month of Single Frames review
00:54:53 Guest: Jodie Foster
01:10:59 Amber and Me review
01:15:32 US Movie Road Trip
01:22:20 Oleg review
01:25:02 Lobbydown Correspondents
01:29:54 Zack Snyder’s Justice League review
01:39:34 TV MOVIE OF THE WEEK
01:44:19 Silk Road review
01:46:49 Creation Stories
01:54:17 DVD OF THE WEEKDownload our podcast from the BBC Snouds app.We welcome your contributions: Email: mayo@bbc.co.uk Twitter: @wittertainment

19th March 2021 13:25
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Kermode and Mayo's Film Review
Liam Neeson & Micheál Richardson, Judas and the Black Messiah, Locked Down and Cherry
1:42:34

Mark and Simon are joined by Liam Neeson and Micheál Richardson, who talk about their new film Made in Italy, about a bohemian artist who travels from London to Italy with his estranged son to sell the house he inherited from his late wife.Plus your essential streaming reviews including Judas and the Black Messiah, which stars Daniel Kaluuya and Lakeith Stanfield, about the FBI’s infiltration of The Black Panthers, crime romance Locked Down, in which a couple, played by Chiwetel Ejiofor and Anne Hathway, attempt a high-risk, high-stakes jewellery heist at a department store and Cherry, which stars Tom Holland as an Army medic suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder Plus Mark and Simon’s US Movie Road Trip continues through Iowa, South Dakota and Nebraska.They also talk you through the best and worst films on subscription-free TV next week, and recommend a home entertainment purchase in DVD of the Week.Send us your sub 20 second audio review of any film attached to an email to mayo@bbc.co.uk. Download our podcast from the BBC Sounds app.

We welcome your contributions: Email: mayo@bbc.co.uk Twitter: @wittertainment00:29:46 - CHART
00:37:27 - THE COLLUMIST REVIEW
00:44:45 - LIAM NEESON AND MICHAEL RICHARDSON
01:02:46 - MOUTHPIECE REVIEW
01:08:42 - US MOVIE ROADTRIP
01:15:48 - JUDAS AND THE BLACK MESSIAH REVIEW
01:21:11 - TV MOVIES OF THE WEEK
01:24:25 - THE LITTLE THINGS REVIEW
01:26:55 - LOBBYDOWN CORRESPONDENTS
01:30:12 - LOCKED DOWN REVIEW
01:34:30 - DVD OF THE WEEK

12th March 2021 16:00
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Kermode and Mayo's Film Review
Guy Pearce, The Last Vermeer, Raya and the Last Dragon, Moxie and Coming 2 America
1:41:37

Mark and Simon are joined by Guy Pearce who talks about his new movie The Last Vermeer, in which he stars as "Han" van Meegeren, a Dutch painter and portraitist, one of the most ingenious art forgers of the 20th century. Plus your essential streaming reviews including Raya and the Last Dragon, the new Disney animation starring Kelly Marie Tran, Awkwafina and Gemma Chan, Moxie, directed by Amy Poehler about a shy 16-year-old finding inspiration from her mother's rebellious past, and Coming 2 America, sequel to the 1988 film Coming To America.Plus Mark and Simon’s US Movie Road Trip continues through Louisiana, Arkansas and Missouri. They also talk you through the best and worst films on subscription-free TV next week, and recommend a home entertainment purchase in DVD of the Week.Send us your sub 20 second audio review of any film attached to an email to mayo@bbc.co.uk. 00:29:34 Chart: Top Five Of Your Life
00:43:11 Moxie review
00:47:02 Guest: Guy Pearce
01:02:50 The Last Vermeer review
01:08:25 Coming 2 America
01:13:29 US Movie Roadtrip
01:18:53 Raya and the Last Dragon
01:21:54 Lobbydown Correspondents
01:24:39 Into the Darkness
01:26:52 TV MOVIE OF THE WEEK
01:30:24 The Dissident
01:34:50 DVD OF THE WEEKDownload our podcast from the BBC Sounds app.

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5th March 2021 16:00
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Kermode and Mayo's Film Review
Sienna Miller, Wander Darkly and The United States vs Billie Holiday
1:46:39

Mark and Simon are joined by Sienna Miller, star of disorientating new movie Wander Darkly, in which she stars alongside Diego Luna as new parents Adrienne and Matteo who are forced to reckon with trauma amidst their troubled relationship, revisiting the memories of their past and unravelling haunting truths.Plus your essential streaming reviews including Lee Daniels’ biopic The United States vs Billie Holiday, the documentary Poly Styrene: I Am a Cliché about the singer of X-Ray Spex, horror Wrong Turn and Erēmīta (Anthologies).Plus Mark and Simon’s US Movie Road Trip continues through Mississippi, Tennessee and Kentucky.They also talk you through the best and worst films on subscription-free TV next week, recommend a home entertainment purchase in DVD of the Week and try to guess a listener’s identity by examining their streaming algorithm. Send us your sub 20 second audio review of any film attached to an email to mayo@bbc.co.uk. 00:36:32 Chart: Time Tunnel - 1991
00:42:53 Wrong Turn review
00:48:18 Algorithm review
00:51:29 Guest: Sienna Miller
01:07:24 Wander Darkly review
01:11:41 US Movie Road Trip
01:14:55 The United States vs Billie Holiday
01:19:02 Lobbydown Correspondents
01:22:09 Poly Styrene: I Am a Cliche
01:26:47 TV MOVIE OF THE WEEK
01:31:33 Erēmīta (Anthologies) review Download our podcast from the BBC Snouds app.

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26th February 2021 16:00
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Kermode and Mayo's Film Review
Lakeith Stanfield, I Care a Lot, Zappa and Music
1:51:18

Mark and Simon are joined by Lakeith Stanfield, who talks about his new film Judas and the Black Messiah, in which he stars as FBI informant Bill O’Neal, opposite Daniel Kaluuya as Fred Hampton, chairman of the Illinois chapter of the Black Panther Party,Plus your essential streaming reviews including Alex Winter’s documentary Zappa, Rosamund Pike as a crooked legal guardian who drains the savings of her elderly wards in I Care a Lot and Sia’s directorial debut Music, about newly sober Zu who receives news that she is to become the sole guardian of her half-sister named Music, a young girl on the autism spectrum. Plus Mark and Simon’s US Movie Road Trip continues through Virginia, North and South Carolina, Georgia, Florida and Alabama. They also talk you through the best and worst films on subscription-free TV next week, recommend a home entertainment purchase in DVD of the Week and try to guess a listener’s identity by examining their streaming algorithm. Send us your sub 20 second audio review of any film attached to an email to mayo@bbc.co.uk. 00:34:25 Chart: Australia
00:41:22 Bad Tales Review
00:45:05 Algorithm
00:47:35 Guest: LaKeith Stanfield
01:08:38 US Road Trip
01:15:28 I Care A Lot review
01:20:09 Lobbydown Correspondents
01:23:15 Music review
01:26:41 TV MOVIE OF THE WEEK
01:30:40 Zappa
01:35:55 Stump the Guesser
01:37:15 The Twentieth Century
01:39:41 DVD OF THE WEEKDownload our podcast from the BBC Sounds app.

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19th February 2021 16:00
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Kermode and Mayo's Film Review
Paul Greengrass, The News of the World, Barb and Star and Willy’s Wonderland
1:48:25

Mark and Simon are joined by Paul Greengrass, who talks about his new western The News of the World, which stars Tom Hanks as a Civil War veteran who agrees to deliver a girl, taken by the Kiowa people years ago, to her aunt and uncle, against her will. Plus your essential streaming and cinema reviews including Kristen Wiig in new comedy Barb and Star and Nicolas Cage in horror thriller Willy’s Wonderland.Plus Mark and Simon’s US Movie Road Trip continues through Connecticut, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, the District of Columbia and West Virginia. They also talk you through the best and worst films on subscription-free TV next week, recommend a home entertainment purchase in DVD of the Week and try to guess a listener’s identity by examining their streaming algorithm. Send us your sub 20 second audio review of any film attached to an email to mayo@bbc.co.uk. 00:21:19 Celebrating Cinema
00:36:41 The Chart: Digital
00:41:58 Willy’s Wonderland review
00:46:55 Algorithm
00:49:11 Paul Greengrass interview
01:04:13 News of the World review
01:08:18 US Movie Road Trip
01:15:57 Barb and Star
01:19:29 Lobbydown Correspondents
01:23:10 Slalom
01:25:06 TV MOVIES OF THE WEEK
01:29:10 PVT Chat
01:31:11 Sator
01:36:16 DVD OF THE WEEK Download our podcast from the BBC Sounds app.

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12th February 2021 16:00
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Kermode and Mayo's Film Review
Sam Neill, Rams, Malcolm and Marie and Greenland
1:57:31

Mark and Simon are joined by Sam Neill, who talks about his new film Rams. Mark reviews of A Glitch in the Matrix which asks if we are living in a simulation, Stewart Lee’s documentary King Rocker, about Robert Lloyd, the lead singer of Birmingham post-punk band The Nightingales, new Netflix drama Malcolm and Marie, and Gerard Butler in actioner Greenland.Mark and Simon also talk you through the best and worst films on subscription-free TV next week, recommend a home entertainment purchase in DVD of the Week and try to guess a listener’s identity by examining their streaming algorithm. 00:30:04 Celebrating Cinema
00:34:43 Current releases
00:40:28 Chart: Top 5s of all time
00:46:00 Simple Passion review
00:48:28 Algorithm Is Gonna Get You
00:53:47 Malcolm & Marie review
00:58:33 Sam Neil interview
01:10:30 Rams review
01:14:19 US Movie Road Trip
01:21:48 King Rocker review
01:25:18 Lobbydown Correspondents
01:29:02 Greenland review
01:32:56 TV Movies of the Week
01:35:58 A Glitch in the Matrix review
01:42:42 Life in a Day 2020 review
01:49:52 DVD of the WeekSend us your sub 20 second audio review of any film attached to an email to mayo@bbc.co.uk. Download our podcast from the BBC Sounds app.

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5th February 2021 16:00
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Kermode and Mayo's Film Review
Adam Curtis, Synchronic, The Dig and Palmer
1:42:08

Mark and Simon are joined by Adam Curtis, who talks about his new film Can't Get You Out Of My Head: An Emotional History of the Modern World.Mark reviews Synchronic, starring Jamie Dornan as a New Orleans paramedic, Beginning, which is Georgia’s submission for 'Best International Feature Film' at this year’s Oscars, Apple TV’s Palmer, starring Justin Timberlake as an ex-convict who strikes up a friendship with a boy from a troubled home and The Dig, which stars Ralph Fiennes as a self-taught archaeologist. Mark and Simon also talk you through the best and worst films on subscription-free TV next week, recommend a home entertainment purchase in DVD of the Week and try to guess a listener’s identity by examining their streaming algorithm. 00:18:57 Celebrating Cinema
00:26:58 Chart: 2011
00:39:52 Beginning review
00:43:48 Adam Curtis interview
00:56:35 Algorithm Is Gonna Get You
01:01:51 The Capote Tapes review
01:05:09 Assassins review
01:06:35 US Movie Road Trip
01:12:24 The Dig review
01:16:53 Lobbydown Correspondents
01:22:05 Palmer review
01:25:12 TV Movies of the Week
01:27:41 Synchronic review
01:32:39 DVD of the WeekSend us your sub 20 second audio review of any film attached to an email to mayo@bbc.co.uk. Download our podcast from the BBC Sounds app.

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29th January 2021 16:00
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Kermode and Mayo's Film Review
Kevin Macdonald, Quo Vadis, Aida? 76 Days and White Tiger
1:46:46

Mark Kermode and Simon Mayo review the week's movies, including Quo Vadis, Aida? 76 Days and White Tiger. Plus an interview with director Kevin Macdonald to talk about Life In A Day 2020.00:22:38 Celebrating Cinema
00:32:13 Algorithm Is Gonna Get You
00:39:28 Quo Vadis, Aida? review
00:44:02 The White Tiger review
00:48:34 Kevin Macdonald interview
01:05:26 Persian Lessons review
01:10:06 US Movie Road Trip
01:16:42 Baby Done review
01:21:32 Lobbydown Correspondents
01:26:07 Are We Lost Forever review
01:28:57 TV Movies of the Week
01:32:49 76 Days review
01:38:17 DVD of the WeekDownload the Kermode and Mayo podcast from the BBC Sounds app.Email: mayo@bbc.co.uk Twitter: @wittertainment

22nd January 2021 16:00
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Kermode and Mayo's Film Review
Ralph Fiennes, Stardust, MLK/FBI, Blithe Spirit and Dear Comrades!
1:42:17

Mark Kermode and Simon Mayo review the week's movies, including Stardust, MLK/FBI, Blithe Spirit and Dear Comrades! Plus Ralph Fiennes talks about his new film, The Dig.Also on the programme, interviews with key figures from the world of cinema, as well as your emails, and the latest Box Office top ten.00:22:37 Virtual American road trip films
00:29:28 Rotating charts
00:31:21 Pieces of a Woman correspondence
00:32:43 Top 10 Digital Downloads
00:39:06 Blithe Spirit review
00:42:25 Archive review
00:46:18 Ralph Fiennes interview
01:04:16 Dear Comrades! review
01:10:53 Stardust review
01:18:17 Lobbydown Correspondents
01:22:40 Imperial Blue review
01:26:47 TV MOVIES OF THE WEEK
01:30:23 MLK/FBI review
01:35:22 DVD OF THE WEEKDownload the Kermode and Mayo podcast from the BBC Sounds app.Email: mayo@bbc.co.uk Twitter: @wittertainment

15th January 2021 16:00
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Kermode and Mayo's Film Review
Vanessa Kirby, Pieces of a Woman, Sylvie’s Love and Vanguard
1:40:27

Ben Bailey Smith and Anna Bogutskaya are joined by Vanessa Kirby who talks about her new film Pieces of a Woman. Plus your essential streaming reviews including the new Jackie Chan film Vanguard, Tessa Thompson and Nnamdi Asomugha in Sylvie’s Love and drama documentary Bloody Nose, Empty Pockets, about the last days of a Las Vegas dive bar. Ben and Anna also talk you through the best and worst films on subscription-free TV next week, recommend a home entertainment purchase in DVD of the Week and count down the top ten films in UK cinemas. 00:25:25 Box Office Top 10
00:39:23 The Basilisks
00:43:04 Vanessa Kirby interview
00:57:46 Pieces of a Woman
01:05:07 Sylvie’s Love
01:08:17 Ham on Rye
01:11:50 Lobbydown Correspondents
01:15:43 Vanguard
01:20:12 TV MOVIE OF THE WEEK
01:26:07 Bloody Nose, Empty Pockets
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8th January 2021 16:00
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Kermode and Mayo's Film Review
Best of 2020
1:16:27

Simon and Mark present their favourite bits of the show from across the year including reviews of The Ringmaster, Dolittle and I'm Thinking of Ending Things and interviews with Werner Herzog, Charlize Theron and Richard Dreyfuss.Download the Kermode and Mayo podcast from the BBC Sounds app.Email: mayo@bbc.co.uk Twitter: @wittertainment

1st January 2021 16:00
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Kermode and Mayo's Film Review
Pete Docter, Soul, One Night in Miami and Adoration
2:25:49

Mark and Simon are joined by Director Pete Docter who talks about his new film Soul.We’ll also have your essential streaming film reviews including documentaries Mayor and Sing Me a Song, and French drama Adoration. Mark and Simon also talk you through the best and worst films on subscription-free TV next week, recommend a home entertainment purchase in DVD of the Week and count down the top ten films in UK cinemas. Podcast timings:
00:47:47 Box Office Top 10 Of the Year
00:55:55 One Night in Miami review
01:02:54 Lobbydown Correspondents
01:07:52 TV MOVIE OF BOXING DAY
01:10:50 Adoration review
01:39:04 Sing Me A Song review
01:42:46 Pete Doctor interview
01:57:51 Soul review
02:09:39 The Mayor review
02:19:16 DVD OF THE WEEK Download our podcast from the BBC Sounds app.

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25th December 2020 21:00
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Kermode and Mayo's Film Review
Viola Davis, Wonder Woman 1984, Come Away and Let Him Go
1:52:31

Mark and Simon are joined by Viola Davis who talks about her film Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom.We’ll also have your essential streaming film reviews including Patty Jenkins’ Wonder Woman 1984, the sequel to 2017’s Wonder Woman, Kevin Costner in thriller Let Him Go and David Oyelowo in Come Away. Mark and Simon also talk you through the best and worst films on subscription-free TV next week, recommend a home entertainment purchase in DVD of the Week and count down the top ten films in UK cinemas. 00:39:08 Box Office Top 10
00:51:48 Let Him Go review
00:56:53 Viola Davis interview
01:12:39 The Woman Who Ran review
01:15:28 Come Away review
01:20:42 Lobbydown Correspondents
01:23:50 Wonder Woman 1984 review
01:29:22 TV MOVIE OF THE WEEK
01:32:59 The Macaloso Sisters
01:35:56 Farewell Amor
01:45:02 DVD OF THE WEEK Download our podcast from the BBC Snouds app.

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18th December 2020 16:00
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Kermode and Mayo's Film Review
David Oyelowo, The Midnight Sky, American Utopia and Dreamland
1:52:00

Mark and Simon are joined by David Oyelowo who talks about his forthcoming film Come Away.We’ll also have your essential streaming film reviews including David’s other new film, The Midnight Sky, in which he plays the husband of last week’s guest, Felicity Jones, the new Spike Lee and David Byrne film American Utopia and Margot Robbie in Dreamland.Mark and Simon also talk you through the best and worst films on subscription-free TV next week, recommend a home entertainment purchase in DVD of the Week and count down the top ten films in UK cinemas. 00:35:40 Box Office Top 10
00:47:25 American Utopia review
00:53:33 David Oyelowo Interview
01:08:54 Midnight Sky review
01:16:10 Silent Night review
01:20:53 Lobbydown Correspondents
01:25:51 Dreamland
01:30:43 TV MOVIE OF THE WEEK
01:34:22 Cold Meridian
01:40:30 DVD OF THE WEEK Download our podcast from the BBC Sounds app.

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11th December 2020 16:00
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Kermode and Mayo's Film Review
Felicity Jones, The Prom, Host and Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom
1:42:15

Mark and Simon are joined by Felicity Jones who talks about her forthcoming film Midnight Sky. We’ll also have your essential streaming film reviews including Ryan Murphy’s The Prom, Zoom-based horror Host and Chadwick Boseman’s last screen appearance in Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom.Mark and Simon also talk you through the best and worst films on subscription-free TV next week, recommend a home entertainment purchase in DVD of the Week and count down the top ten films in UK cinemas. 00:27:57 Box Office Top 10
00:41:43 A Christmas Carol
00:44:33 Felicity Jones interview
01:01:43 The Prom
01:06:42 Host
01:14:19 County Lines
01:19:39 Lobbydown Correspondents
01:22:25 Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom
01:25:12 TV MOVIE OF THE WEEK
01:26:37 Crock of Gold
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4th December 2020 16:00
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Kermode and Mayo's Film Review
Viggo Mortensen, Red, White and Blue, Possessor, and The Ringmaster
1:47:46

Mark and Simon are joined by Viggo Mortensen who talks about his new film Falling. We’ll also have your essential streaming film reviews including Steve McQueen’s drama Red, White and Blue, starring John Boyega, and new horrors Possessor and The Ringmaster.Mark and Simon also talk you through the best and worst films on subscription-free TV next week and will recommend a home entertainment purchase in DVD of the Week and count down the top ten films from November 2001.00:34:53 Box Office Top 10 from 2001
00:46:55 Viggo Mortensen interview
01:02:50 Falling review
01:05:30 Possessor
01:11:29 Red, White and Blue
01:17:31 The Ringmaster
01:20:42 Lobbydown Correspondents
01:25:11 Mank
01:29:46 TV MOVIE OF THE WEEK
01:33:25 Happiest Season
01:43:57 DVD OF THE WEEK Download our podcast from the BBC Sounds app.

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27th November 2020 16:00
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Kermode and Mayo's Film Review
Peter Strickland, Uncle Frank, The Kid Detective, Patrick and Skyfire
1:44:20

Mark and Simon are joined by Peter Strickland who talks about his new film Cold Meridian. We’ll also have your essential streaming film reviews including The Kid Detective, about a once-celebrated kid detective, now 32, who continues to solve the same trivial mysteries between hangovers and bouts of self-pity until a naive client brings him his first 'adult' case, Skyfire, starring Jason Isaacs in a disaster movie about volcanoes. And Uncle Frank, starring Paul Bettany. Mark and Simon also talk you through the best and worst films on subscription-free TV next week and will recommend a home entertainment purchase in DVD of the Week and count down the top 10 digital films in the Official Film Chart. 00:33:44 The Australian Box Office Top 10
00:48:48 Peter Strickland Interview
01:06:21 Skyfire
01:16:23 Patrick
01:25:13 Uncle Frank
01:30:16 TV MOVIE OF THE WEEK
01:33:31 Kid Detective
01:39:32 DVD OF THE WEEK Download our podcast from the BBC Sounds app.

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20th November 2020 16:00
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Kermode and Mayo's Film Review
Jason Isaacs, Skyfire, Jingle Jangle and Hillbilly Elegy
1:51:21

Mark and Simon are joined by Jason Isaacs who talks about his new film Skyfire, directed by Simon West, whose previous work includes Con Air. We’ll also have your essential streaming film reviews including Netflix’s Christmas movie Jingle Jangle, Sophia Loren in The Life Ahead and Amy Adams and Glenn Close in Ron Howard’s Hillbilly Elegy, adapted from the J.D.Vance memoir by Vanessa Taylor.Mark and Simon also talk you through the best and worst films on subscription-free TV next week and will recommend a home entertainment purchase in DVD of the Week and count down the top 10 digital films in the Official Film Chart. 00:37:35 Top 10 Current Films
00:46:21 Breathless/A bout de Soufflé 60th Anniversary review
00:49:17 Jason Isaacs Interview
01:08:54 Lennox review
01:11:37 Hillbilly Elegy review
01:18:33 Lobbydown Correspondents
01:22:43 The Life Ahead review
01:25:12 Jingle Jangle review
01:30:36 TV MOVIE OF THE WEEK
01:33:29 To The Ends of the Earth review
01:38:31 Billie review
01;43:22 DVD OF THE WEEK Download our podcast from the BBC Sounds app.

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13th November 2020 16:07
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Kermode and Mayo's Film Review
Tilda Swinton, A Christmas Gift from Bob, About Endlessness and Looted
1:51:49

Mark and Simon are joined by Tilda Swinton who talks about her new film The Human Voice, directed by Pedro Almodóvar and adapted from the monodrama written by Jean Cocteau.We’ll also have your essential streaming film reviews including Roy Andersson’s About Endlessness, Andrea Riseborough in drama Luxor, Thomas Turgoose in Looted and Train to Busan Presents: Peninsula, the sequel to the acclaimed 2016 south Korean action horror. Mark and Simon also talk you through the best and worst films on subscription-free TV next week and will recommend a home entertainment purchase in DVD of the Week and count down the top 10 films at the UK box office. 00:34:47 Box Office Top 10
00:46:05 Looted review
00:49:58 Tilda Swinton interview
01:06:03 The Human Voice review
01:12:09 A Christmas Gift From Bob
01:15:34 Lobbydown Correspondents
01:19:00 About Endlessness
01:21:09 TV MOVIE OF THE WEEK
01:26:10 Words on Bathroom Walls
01:30:02 Train To Busan Presents: Peninsula
01:42:00 Luxor review
01:45:41 DVD OF THE WEEKDownload our podcast from the BBC Sounds app.

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6th November 2020 16:00
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Kermode and Mayo's Film Review
Elisabeth Moss, Shirley, Relic, The Witches, Mogul Mowgli and Wolfwalkers
1:53:20

Mark and Simon are joined by Elisabeth Moss to talk about her new film, Shirley. Elisabeth stars as the writer Shirley Jackson, in this fictionalised account of a time in her life.We’ll also have your essential streaming film reviews including Robert Zemeckis’ new adaptation of The Witches, Mogul Mowgli, starring Riz Ahmed and new horror, Relic.Mark and Simon also talk you through the best and worst films on subscription-free TV next week and will recommend a home entertainment purchase in DVD of the Week and count down the top 10 films at the UK box office.00:34:36 Box Office Top 10
00:47:09 Relic review
00:51:02 Elizabeth Moss interview
01:05:49 Shirley review
01:12:28 Mogul Mowgli review
01:16:52 Lobbydown Correspondents
01:20:37 Wolfwalkers review
01:23:57 TV MOVIE OF THE WEEK
01:30:09 The Burnt Orange Heresy
01:34:04 Uncle Vanya
01:43:20 The Witches
01:46:20 DVD OF THE WEEK Download our podcast from the BBC Sounds app.We welcome your contributions: Email: mayo@bbc.co.uk Twitter: @wittertainment

30th October 2020 16:00
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Kermode and Mayo's Film Review
Colm Meaney, Pixie, Borat: Subsequent Moviefilm, Honest Thief and The Climb
1:48:00

Mark and Simon are joined by Colm Meaney who talks about his new movie Pixie. Plus your essential streaming film reviews including Liam Neeson’s new actioner Honest Thief, Sacha Baron Cohen’s return as Borat in Borat: Subsequent Moviefilm, new American comedy The Climb and François Ozon’s latest drama Summer of 85. Mark and Simon also talk you through the best and worst films on subscription-free TV next week. They also recommend a home entertainment purchase in DVD of the Week and count down the top 10 films at the UK box office. 00:39:39 Box Office Top 10
00:49:39 Borat: Subsequent Moviefilm review
00:55:42 Colm Meaney interview
01:11:06 Pixie review
01:14:16 Honest Thief review
01:17:43 Lobbydown Correspondents
01:21:50 The Climb review
01:28:10 TV MOVIE OF THE WEEK
01:32:06 Secret Garden review
01:35:29 Summer of 85
01:39:34 Antrum
01:42:47 DVD OF THE WEEK Download our podcast from the BBC Sounds app.

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23rd October 2020 15:29
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Kermode and Mayo's Film Review
Morfydd Clark, Rebecca, I Am Greta, Carmilla
1:45:38

Mark and Simon are joined by Morfydd Clark who talks about her new movie Saint Maud. Plus your essential streaming film reviews including Ben Wheatley’s new adaptation of Rebecca, I Am Greta, a documentary about the climate activist and Carmilla, Directed by Emily Harris and starring Tobias Menzies, Greg Wise and Jessica Raine.Mark and Simon also talk you through the best and worst films on subscription-free TV next week. They also recommend a home entertainment purchase in DVD of the Week and count down the top 10 films at the UK box office. 00:36:20 Box Office Top 10
00:46:54 I Am Greta
00:50:10 Morfydd Clark interview
01:06:00 The Other Lamb
01:09:15 Body of Water
01:12:14 Being A Human Person
01:15:55 Lobbydown Correspondents
01:20:06 Rebecca
01:26:44 TV MOVIE(s) OF THE WEEK
01:31:31 Carmilla
01:34:23 Time
01:38:26 DVD OF THE WEEK Download our podcast from the BBC Sounds app.

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16th October 2020 15:00
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Kermode and Mayo's Film Review
Ben Wheatley, Kajillionaire, Saint Maud and I Am Woman
1:47:38

Mark and Simon are joined by Ben Wheatley who talks about his new movie Rebecca. Plus your essential streaming film reviews including highly-rated horror Saint Maud, Miranda July’s new drama Kajillionaire, and a Helen Reddy biopic, I Am Woman.

Mark and Simon also talk you through the best and worst films on subscription-free TV next week. They also recommend a home entertainment purchase in DVD of the Week and count down the top 10 films at the UK box office. 00:28:28 Box Office Top 10
00:42:30 Phil Clapp interview
00:49:04 Beyond the Visible: Halma Af Klint
00:52:00 Ben Wheatley interview
01:05:59 Kajillionaire
01:10:43 Landline
01:15:41 I Am Woman
01:20:27 Lobbydown Correspondents
01:25:17 Saint Maud
01:32:18 TV MOVIES OF THE WEEK
01:41:02 DVD OF THE WEEK Download our podcast from the BBC Snouds app.

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9th October 2020 15:00
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Kermode and Mayo's Film Review
Sally Hawkins, Eternal Beauty, On the Rocks and The Trial of the Chicago 7
1:42:43

Mark and Simon are joined by Sally Hawkins who talks about her new movie Eternal Beauty. Plus your essential streaming film reviews including Aaron Sorkin’s star-studded drama The Trial of the Chicago 7, Sofia Coppola’s On the Rocks, about a young mother reconnecting with her larger-than-life playboy father on an adventure through New York, starring Bill Murray, Rashida Jones and Marlon Wayans.

Mark and Simon also talk you through the best and worst films on subscription-free TV next week. They also recommend a home entertainment purchase in DVD of the Week and count down the top 10 films at the UK box office. 00:32:24 Box Office Top 10
00:44:07 A Perfectly Normal Family
00:47:27 Sally Hawkins interview
00:59:20 Eternal Beauty
01:04:06 The Boys In The Band
01:10:29 On The Rocks
01:15:56 Lobbydown Correspondents
01:19:29 Dick Johnson is Dead
01:22:14 TV MOVIE OF THE WEEK
01:28:47 The Trial of the Chicago 7
01:35:55 DVD OF THE WEEK Download our podcast from the BBC Snouds app.

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2nd October 2020 15:00
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Kermode and Mayo's Film Review
Ron Howard, Rebuilding Paradise, Becky, Monsoon and Miss Juneteenth
1:43:31

Mark and Simon are joined by Ron Howard who talks about Rebuilding Paradise.Plus your essential streaming film reviews including Channing Godfrey Peoples’ drama Miss Juneteenth about a former beauty queen and single mother preparing her rebellious teenage daughter for the "Miss Juneteenth" pageant, Henry Golding as Kit, a British Vietnamese man, returning to Saigon for the first time in over 30 years, after fleeing during the Vietnam-American War in Monsoon, and Becky, an action drama about a teenager's weekend at a lake house with her father taking a turn for the worse when a group of convicts wreaks havoc on their lives.Mark and Simon also talk you through the best and worst films on subscription-free TV next week. They also recommend a home entertainment purchase in DVD of the Week and count down the top 10 films at the UK box office. Download our podcast from the BBC Snouds app.

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25th September 2020 15:00
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Kermode and Mayo's Film Review
Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter, Bill and Ted Face the Music, Rocks and Tesla
1:45:53

Mark and Simon are joined by Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter who talk about Bill and Ted Face the Music. Plus your essential streaming film reviews including coming of age drama Rocks about a young teenage girl who finds herself struggling to take care of herself and her younger brother after being abandoned by their single mother and Tesla, a freewheeling take on visionary inventor Nikola Tesla, his interactions with Thomas Edison and J.P. Morgan's daughter Anne, and his breakthroughs in transmitting electrical power and light starring Ethan Hawke. 00:26:49 - Box office top 10
00:45:04 - Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter interview
00:57:47 - Bill & Ted Review
01:04:49 - Hendrix And The Spook Review
01:07:46 - Lobbydown Correspondents
01:10:45 - Tesla Review
01:15:00 - The 800 Review
01:17:56 - TV Movies Of The Week
01:23:50 - Rocks Review
01:29:13 - Nocturnal Review
01:31:29 - White Riot Review Mark and Simon also talk you through the best and worst films on subscription-free TV next week. They also recommend a home entertainment purchase in DVD of the Week and count down the top 10 films at the UK box office. Download our podcast from the BBC Sounds app.

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18th September 2020 15:02
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Kermode and Mayo's Film Review
Peter Bogdanovich, The Roads Not Taken and The Broken Hearts Gallery
1:45:17

Mark and Simon are joined by legendary director Peter Bogdanovich who talks about his new Buster Keaton documentary The Great Buster. Plus your essential streaming film reviews including romcom The Broken Hearts Gallery and Sally Potter’s new drama The Roads Not Taken. Mark and Simon also talk you through the best and worst films on subscription-free TV next week. They also recommend a home entertainment purchase in DVD of the Week and count down the top 10 films at the UK box office. 00:28:49 Box Office Top 10
00:44:33 Peter Bogdanovich interview
00:55:51 Lobbydown Correspondents
01:02:05 La Haine review
01:06:33 Memories of Murder review
01:13:41 The Broken Hearts Gallery
01:18:43 Max Richter’s Sleep
01:22:13 TV MOVIES OF THE WEEK
01:28:02 The Roads Not Taken
01:31:20 The Devil All The Time
01:36:26 DVD OF THE WEEK Download our podcast from the BBC Sounds app.

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11th September 2020 15:00
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Kermode and Mayo's Film Review
Jessie Buckley, Tenet, Mulan and The New Mutants
1:43:57

Mark and Simon are joined by Jessie Buckley who talks about her new film I’m Thinking of Ending Things.Plus your essential streaming film reviews including long-awaited superhero movie The New Mutants, Disney’s live action remake of Mulan & new French film Les Miserables.Mark and Simon also talk you through the best and worst films on subscription-free TV next week. They also recommend a home entertainment purchase in DVD of the Week and count down the top 10 films at the UK box office. 00.29.15 Box Office Top 10
00:18:56 Chadwick Boseman
00:36:46 Tenet review
00:45:44 Lobbydown Correspondents
00:47:10 Jessie Buckley Interview
01:00:05 I’m Thinking Of Ending Things review
01:09:27 New Mutants review
01:11:57 Mulan review
01:16:19 Koko-Di Koko-Da review
01:20:26 TV MOVIES OF THE WEEK
01:26:04 Les Miserables review
01:31:02 Socrates reviewDownload our podcast from the BBC Sounds app.

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4th September 2020 14:50
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Kermode and Mayo's Film Review
Chris Nolan, Tenet, Hope Gap, Get Duked and Rising Phoenix
1:25:32

Edith and Clarisse are joined by internationally renowned director Christopher Nolan, who talks about his new film Tenet.Plus your essential streaming film reviews including Tenet, Hope Gap, Get Duked, Rising Phoenix and The Lost Prince. Tenet stars John David Washington as a secret agent who embarks on a dangerous, time-bending mission to prevent the start of World War III.Edith and Clarisse chat through all the films worth seeing on streaming services - as well as those with cinema releases - and we tell you the best and worst films on subscription-free TV next week.00:15:29 Top 10 - Films Predominantly Set on A Train
00:31:41 Christopher Nolan Interview
00:47:25 Hope Gap review
00:54:07 Lobby Correspondents
00:58:16 Tenet review
01:06:37 Rising Phoenix
01:13:38 Get Duked
01:18:29 TV MOVIE OF THE WEEK
01:22:11 DVD OF THE WEEK We’ll also recommend a home entertainment purchase in DVD of the Week and count down the top 10 films predominantly set on a train.
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28th August 2020 15:57
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Kermode and Mayo's Film Review
Annette Bening, The One and Only Ivan, Yes, God, Yes and Random Acts of Violence
1:30:40

Sanjeev and Robbie are joined by Annette Bening who talks about her new film Hope Gap.Plus your essential streaming film reviews including The One and Only Ivan which stars Sam Rockwell as a gorilla and Chaka Khan as a chicken.Yes, God, Yes stars Natalia Dyer as a Catholic teenager who struggles to suppress her new urges in the face of eternal damnation, and Random Acts of Violence, in which a pair of comic book writers begin to notice scary similarities between the character they created and horrific real-life events.Robbie and Sanjeev 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, plus we count down the top 10 films set in Scotland.Download our podcast from the BBC Sounds app.

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21st August 2020 20:02
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Kermode and Mayo's Film Review
Bryan Cranston, Babyteeth, Pinocchio, Spree and Sputnik.
1:16:32

Clara Amfo and Rhianna Dhillon are joined by Bryan Cranston who talks about his role in The One and Only Ivan. Plus your essential streaming film reviews including Pinocchio, Matteo Garrone’s live-action adaptation of the classic story of a wooden puppet named Pinocchio who comes to life, Spree, starring Stranger Things’ Joe Keery as a rideshare driver who has figured out a deadly plan to go viral, Babyteeth, about a seriously ill teenager who falls in love with a drug dealer, and My Rembrandt, a documentary set in the world of the Old Masters.Clara and Rhianna 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, plus we count down the top 10 current digital downloads.00:09:01 Top 10 Digital Downloads
00:25:15 Spree
00:29:28 Sputnik
00:32:38 Lockdown Correspondents
00:38:44 Inception (10th Anniversary)
00:44:04 My Rembrandt
00:50:39 Bryan Cranston Interview
01:03:51 Pinocchio
01:07:32 TV MOVIES OF THE WEEK
01:12:03 Babyteeth Download our podcast from the BBC Sounds app.

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14th August 2020 15:00