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

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    • Society & Culture

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

    John Turturro, Four Kids and It and The Whalebone Box

    John Turturro, Four Kids and It and The Whalebone Box

    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, 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.

    00:34:33 Box Office Top 10 (in which Keanu Reeves plays a character called John)
    00:46:40 TV MOVIE(s) OF THE WEEK
    00:54:03 Four Kids and IT Review
    00:59:43 The Whalebone Box Review
    01:13:50 John Turturro Interview
    01:32:16 DVD(s) OF THE WEEK
    01:35:33 Nona: If They Soak Me, I’ll Burn Them Review
    01:45:20 Director of the Week: Kathryn Bigelow
    01:55:49 Well Done U: The Red Balloon

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    • 1 hr 59 min
    Jesse Eisenberg & Imogen Poots, Vivarium, The Banker, The Perfect Candidate and System Crasher

    Jesse Eisenberg & Imogen Poots, Vivarium, The Banker, The Perfect Candidate and System Crasher

    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 the best and worst films on TV next week and recommend a home entertainment purchase in DVD of the Week.

    35.34.05 Box Office Top 10
    48.40.40 TV MOVIE(s) OF THE WEEK
    57.39.17 The Banker review
    01:06:42 Lockdown Correspondents
    01:13:27 System Crasher review
    01:20:15 Poots and Eisenburg interview
    01:27.19 Vivarium review
    01:33:29 The Perfect Candidate review
    01:48:20 Director of the Week
    02:02:57 DVD(s) OF THE WEEK

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    • 2 hrs 8 min
    The Truth, Dogs Don't Wear Pants and Fire Will Come

    The Truth, Dogs Don't Wear Pants and Fire Will Come

    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 certificate classic The Amazing Mr. Blunden. Mark and Simon chat through all the films worth seeing on streaming services and discuss the best and worst films on TV next week. They also recommend home entertainment purchases in DVDs of the Week.

    00:44:26 Box Office Top 10
    01:00:33 The Truth
    01:05:33 Dogs Don’t Wear Pants
    01:11:29 TV Movies Of The Week
    01:26:24 Fire Will Come
    01:33:22 Director Of The Week
    01:44:02 DVD OF THE WEEK

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    • 1 hr 54 min
    Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Misbehaviour, The Hunt and My Spy

    Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Misbehaviour, The Hunt and My Spy

    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 the Week.

    00:24:21 Box Office Top 10
    00:53:38 And Then We Danced Review
    00:59:30 Bacurau Review
    01:05:01 Run Review
    01:11:23 Gugu Mbatha-Raw Interview
    01:24:34 Misbehaviour Review
    01:33:16 My Spy Review
    01:37:15 The Hunt
    01:46:05 Calm With Horses

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    • 2 hrs 4 min
    Onward, Military Wives and The Photograph PART 2

    Onward, Military Wives and The Photograph PART 2

    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

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    • 55 min
    Jesse Eisenberg and Imogen Poots, Escape from Pretoria PART 1

    Jesse Eisenberg and Imogen Poots, Escape from Pretoria PART 1

    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

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    • 1 hr 11 min

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