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Mark Kermode joins Simon Mayo to give his verdict on the week's movies

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    • 5.0 • 22 Ratings

Mark Kermode joins Simon Mayo to give his verdict on the week's movies

    Sienna Miller, Wander Darkly and The United States vs Billie Holiday

    Sienna Miller, Wander Darkly and The United States vs Billie Holiday

    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

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    • 1 hr 46 min
    Lakeith Stanfield, I Care a Lot, Zappa and Music

    Lakeith Stanfield, I Care a Lot, Zappa and Music

    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 WEEK

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    • 1 hr 51 min
    Paul Greengrass, The News of the World, Barb and Star and Willy’s Wonderland

    Paul Greengrass, The News of the World, Barb and Star and Willy’s Wonderland

    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

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    • 1 hr 48 min
    Sam Neill, Rams, Malcolm and Marie and Greenland

    Sam Neill, Rams, Malcolm and Marie and Greenland

    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 Week

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

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    • 1 hr 57 min
    Adam Curtis, Synchronic, The Dig and Palmer

    Adam Curtis, Synchronic, The Dig and Palmer

    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 Week

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

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    We welcome your contributions: Email: mayo@bbc.co.uk Twitter: @wittertainment

    • 1 hr 42 min
    Kevin Macdonald, Quo Vadis, Aida? 76 Days and White Tiger

    Kevin Macdonald, Quo Vadis, Aida? 76 Days and White Tiger

    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 Week

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    • 1 hr 46 min

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