Episodes
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...
Published 05/29/20
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...
Published 05/22/20
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...
Published 05/15/20
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...
Published 05/08/20
Cosmo Jarvis and Barry Keoghan talk Calm with Horses, their film set in Ireland where lives are torn apart and loyalties tested when choices must be made between drug-dealing and family. Plus all your essential streaming film reviews including drama The Assistant starring Julia Garner, horror film Reborn and Pablo Larraín’s Ema, which focuses on a couple dealing with the aftermath of an adoption that goes wrong. Mark and Simon chat through all the films worth seeing on streaming services,...
Published 05/01/20
Pablo Larrain and Gael Garcia Bernal talk Ema, their film set in Chile about a couple dealing with the aftermath of an adoption that goes awry as their household falls apart. Plus all your essential streaming film reviews including Chris Hemsworth in actioner Extraction, horror thriller Sea Fever and Moffie, about a young man drafted into South Africa's military who knows he is different and must keep himself hidden. Mark also reviews Richard Dreyfuss in Astronaut. Mark and Simon chat...
Published 04/24/20
Published 04/24/20
Richard Dreyfuss talks Astronaut, his film about a lonely widower who battles his family, ill health and time to win a competition for a golden ticket to space. Plus all your essential streaming film reviews including Dreamland, about the world of opioids, Why Don’t You Just Die, Kirill Sokolov’s film about Andrei, a detective and the world's most horrible father who brings together a terrible group of people in his apartment. Mark and Simon chat through all the films worth seeing on...
Published 04/17/20
Paul Walter Hauser & Michael Sheen. Plus all your essential streaming film reviews including 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. 00:39:40 Box Office Top 10 (Fastest Digital Downloads) 00:54:04 Michael Sheen interview 01:06:56 Martin Margiela review 01:10:22 TV MOVIE(s) OF THE WEEK 01:15:47 Paul Walter...
Published 04/10/20
John Turturro talks Jesus Rolls, which returns to his character Jesus Quintana from The Big Lebowski. Plus all your essential streaming film reviews including the new Andrew Kotting film The Whalebone Box, Nona: If They Soak Me, I'll Burn Them, about Josefina, a radical homemaker, committed a crime of passion that led her to self-exile at a coastal town. Michael Caine plays a sand creature in Four Kids and It. Mark and Simon chat through all the films worth seeing on streaming services,...
Published 04/03/20
Another chance to hear Jesse Eisenberg & Imogen Poots talk about Vivarium. Plus all your essential on demand film reviews including the new Apple TV movie The Banker, starring Samuel L Jackson and Nicolas Hoult, System Crasher, about a 9-year-old’s untamed energy which drives everyone around her to despair, and The Perfect Candidate, about a determined young Saudi doctor's surprise run for office in the local city elections, directed by Haifaa Al-Mansour. Mark and Simon chat tell you...
Published 03/27/20
Mark Kermode and Simon Mayo review the week's essential streaming movies, including the new Hirokazu Koreeda film The Truth, J.-P. Valkeapää's drama Dogs Don't Wear Pants and Fire Will Come, a Galician-language film directed by Oliver Laxe which was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival where it won the Jury Prize. On the podcast, available on the BBC Sounds app, Mark and Simon discuss the work of Lynne Ramsay. Mark also recommends our weekly U...
Published 03/20/20
Gugu Mbatha-Raw talks Misbehaviour, the film of the protests at the 1970 Miss World protests. Plus all your essential film reviews including the new family action-comedy My Spy, horror The Hunt, documentary Cunningham, Barry Keoghan in Calm with Horses and Brazilian thriller Bacurau. Mark and Simon chat through all the films worth seeing in UK cinemas in the UK Box Office Top Ten, we tell you the best and worst films on TV next week and recommend a home entertainment purchase in DVD of...
Published 03/13/20
Reviews on Onward, Military Wives, Blumhouse’s Fantasy Island and The Photograph among others. 00:16:07 Military Wives 00:33:24 Blumhouse’s Fantasy Island 00:35:44 Onward 00:40:30 The Photograph 00:44:23 Sulpher and White 00:47:05 Vitalina Varela Review Download the Kermode and Mayo podcast from the BBC Sounds app. We welcome your contributions: Email: mayo@bbc.co.uk Twitter: @wittertainment
Published 03/06/20
Jesse Eisenberg and Imogen Poots, plus Box Office Top 10 and Escape from Pretoria review. PART 1 00:32:40 Box Office Top 10 00:50:17 Jesse Eisenberg and Imogen Poots Interview 01:06:38 Escape from Pretoria Download the Kermode and Mayo podcast from the BBC Sounds app. We welcome your contributions: Email: mayo@bbc.co.uk Twitter: @wittertainment
Published 03/06/20
Featuring reviews on the Kelly Gang, Portrait of a Lady on Fire and Colour Out of Space.
Published 03/06/20
Elisabeth Moss talks The Invisible Man. Plus film reviews including Todd Haynes’s Dark Waters, starring Mark Ruffalo, Céline Sciamma’s romantic drama Portrait of a Lady on Fire and George MacKay in Justin Kurzel’s True History Of The Kelly Gang. Ben Bailey Smith and Robbie Collin sit in for Mark and Simon, as they chat through all the films worth seeing in UK cinemas in the UK Box Office Top Ten, the best and worst films on TV next week and recommend a home entertainment purchase in DVD of...
Published 02/28/20
Mark Kermode and Simon Mayo review the week's movies. Steve Coogan joins Simon and Mark for a chat about his new film Greed. Plus Mark will review the latest film releases including The Call Of The Wild and Little Joe. Download the Kermode and Mayo podcast from the BBC Sounds app. Email: mayo@bbc.co.uk Text: 85058 (charged at your standard network rate) Twitter: @wittertainment
Published 02/21/20
Anya Taylor-Joy talks Emma. Plus film reviews including Jim Carrey in Sonic the Hedgehog and animation Spycies. Mark and Simon chat through all the films worth seeing in UK cinemas in the UK Box Office Top Ten, we tell you the best and worst films on TV next week and recommend a home entertainment purchase in DVD of the Week. 00:23:05 Box Office Top 10 00:45:28 Anya Taylor-Joy interview 00:59:46 Emma review 01:20:38 Spycies review 01:24:57 First Love review 01:37:27 Sonic the...
Published 02/14/20
Bong Joon-Ho talks Parasite. Plus film reviews including Robert Downey Junior in Dolittle, Margot Robbie in Birds of Prey: And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn and Kristen Stewart in Underwater. Mark and Simon chat through all the films worth seeing in UK cinemas in the UK Box Office Top Ten, we tell you the best and worst films on TV next week and recommend a home entertainment purchase in DVD of the Week. Download the Kermode and Mayo podcast from the BBC Sounds...
Published 02/07/20
Willem Dafoe talks The Lighthouse. Plus film reviews including Clint Eastwood’s drama Richard Jewell, Daniel Kaluuya in Queen and Slim, and Tom Hanks in A Beautiful Day in the Neighbourhood. Mark and Simon chat through all the films worth seeing in UK cinemas in the UK Box Office Top Ten, we tell you the best and worst films on TV next week and recommend a home entertainment purchase in DVD of the Week. 00.19.27 Box Office Top 10 00.39.16 Willem Dafoe Interview 00.57.46 The Lighthouse...
Published 01/31/20
Tom Hanks talks A Beautiful Day in the Neighbourhood. Plus film reviews including Bad Boys for Life, Armando Iannucci’s Dickens adaptation The Personal History Of David Copperfield, psychological horror The Grudge and supernatural horror The Turning. Mark and Simon chat through all the films worth seeing in UK cinemas in the UK Box Office Top Ten, we tell you the best and worst films on TV next week and recommend a home entertainment purchase in DVD of the Week. Download the Kermode and...
Published 01/24/20
Charlize Theron talks about Bombshell. Plus film reviews including legal drama Just Mercy, buddy cop action comedy Bad Boys for Life starring Will Smith and Martin Lawrence. Mark and Simon chat through all the films worth seeing in UK cinemas in the UK Box Office Top Ten, we tell you the best and worst films on TV next week and recommend a home entertainment purchase in DVD of the Week. 00.28.08 Box Office Top 10 00.47.08 Charlize Theron interview 01.01.49 Bombshell review 01.17.37...
Published 01/17/20
Director Sam Mendes talks about 1917 and The Safdie Brothers talk about Uncut Gems. Plus film reviews including political thriller Seberg, starring Kristen Stewart and Jack O'Connell and adventure movie The Runaways. Mark and Simon chat through all the films worth seeing in UK cinemas in the UK Box Office Top Ten, we tell you the best and worst films on TV next week and recommend a home entertainment purchase in DVD of the Week. 00.16.34 Box Office Top 10 00.36.33 Safdie Brothers...
Published 01/10/20
Director Greta Gerwig talks about Little Women. Plus film reviews including Taiki Waititi’s wartime comedy drama Jojo Rabbit, Guy Ritchie’s The Gentlemen, and Giancarlo Esposito and Aaron Eckhart in In the Line of Duty. Edith Bowman and Robbie Collin chat through all the films worth seeing in UK cinemas in the UK Box Office Top Ten, we tell you the best and worst films on TV next week and recommend a home entertainment purchase in DVD of the Week. 00.14.14 Box Office Top 10 00.39.01...
Published 01/03/20