Kermode & Mayo’s Take

Kermode & Mayo’s Take

By Somethin' Else / Sony Music Entertainment

The new home of Mark Kermode and Simon Mayo. They’re back, and it’s bigger, and better and larger-er and more-er. Film reviews, TV reviews, and all your conversation around movie and non-movie related stuff. Plus a whole bunch of recommendations to watch in cinemas, on all streaming services and on physical media. As well as the film and TV reviews, Mark and Simon will be talking about anything and everything. Punctuation, Thunderbirds, obscure German pop music, fax machines, subtitles, MRI scans, magic, school assemblies, Scandinavia, and don’t forget the dad jokes. Buy tickets to our Halloween Live Special at the Indigo at the O2 on October 31st at www.kermodeandmayo.com/live Want more Kermode & Mayo? Subscribe to Kermode & Mayo’s Extra Takes for ad-free listening plus access to our subscriber-exclusive show - TAKE TWO, new episodes every Monday. Subscribe today on Apple Podcasts by clicking try free at the top of our show page. If you’re not a fruit-based person, never fear! Subscribe at Extratakes.com to get access on your preferred podcast platform. There's more to discover at kermodeandmayo.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Episodes

Emma Thompson, Matilda the Musical, Bones and All, She Said & Pinocchio

The monstrous Miss Trunchbull is played by Dame Emma Thompson in the new musical film ‘Matilda the Musical’ - Simon talks to Dame Emma about this extraordinary role, and how Emma’s comprehensive prosthetics started at 5am each day! Mark reviews ‘Bones and All’ - a romantic horror road film by Luca Guadagnino, starring Timothée Chalamet Taylor Russell and Mark Rylance, ‘She Said’ - a biographical drama based on the 2019 book that follows the New York Times investigation that exposed Harvey Weinstein, ‘Matilda the Musical’ - based on the 1988 book by Roald Dahl with music by Tim Minchin, and the stop-motion animated ‘Pinocchio’ - a spin on the classic tale directed by Guillermo Del Toro. Plus your correspondence, the Box office Top 10, What’s On, the Laughter Lift and much more! You can contact the show by emailing correspondence@kermodeandmayo.com or you can find us on social media: @KermodeandMayo EXCLUSIVE NordVPN Deal ➼ https://nordvpn.com/take Try it risk-free now with a 30-day money-back guarantee! A Somethin’ Else & Sony Music Entertainment production.   Find more great podcasts from Sony Music Entertainment at sonymusic.com/podcasts and follow us @sonypodcasts To bring your brand to life in this podcast, email podcastadsales@sonymusic.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
25/11/22·1h 21m

Paul Mescal, Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery, The Menu, Aftersun and Armageddon Time

Simon speaks to actor Paul Mescal about his new film ‘Aftersun.’ Mark reviews black comedy horror film ‘The Menu,’ starring Anya Taylor-Joy, Nicholas Holt, and Ralph Fiennes - about a young couple who visit a remote island to eat at an exclusive restaurant, but the chef has prepared some shocking surprises for his guests, ‘Armageddon Time’ - a personal coming of age story by James Gray - starring Anne Hathaway and Jeremy Strong, ‘Aftersun’- the debut feature film from Charlotte Wells, about a woman reflecting on the memories of a holiday she spent with her father as a child, and ‘Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery’ - detective Benoit Blanc is back solving another case, this time in sunny Greece. Plus your correspondence, the Box office Top 10, What’s On, the Laughter Lift and much more! You can contact the show by emailing correspondence@kermodeandmayo.com or you can find us on social media: @KermodeandMayo EXCLUSIVE NordVPN Deal ➼ https://nordvpn.com/take Try it risk-free now with a 30-day money-back guarantee! A Somethin’ Else & Sony Music Entertainment production.   Find more great podcasts from Sony Music Entertainment at sonymusic.com/podcasts   To bring your brand to life in this podcast, email podcastadsales@sonymusic.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
18/11/22·1h 18m

Florence Pugh, Sebastián Lelio, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, The Crown, No Bears, A Bunch of Amateurs

Ben Bailey Smith speaks to writer/director Sebastián Lelio and actor Florence Pugh about their haunting new film ‘The Wonder.’ Mark reviews the much-anticipated ‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’ the first four episodes of ‘The Crown’ season five, ‘No Bears’ by Iranian filmmaker Jafar Panahi – about two parallel love stories in which the partners are thwarted by hidden, inevitable obstacles, and ‘A Bunch of Amateurs’ – about the survival of one of one of the oldest amateur filmmaking clubs in the world. Plus your correspondence and more You can contact the show by emailing correspondence@kermodeandmayo.com or you can find us on social media: @KermodeandMayo EXCLUSIVE NordVPN Deal ➼ https://nordvpn.com/take Try it risk-free now with a 30-day money-back guarantee! A Somethin’ Else & Sony Music Entertainment production.   Find more great podcasts from Sony Music Entertainment at sonymusic.com/podcasts   To bring your brand to life in this podcast, email podcastadsales@sonymusic.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/11/22·1h 21m

Aimee Lou Wood, Lena Dunham, Living, Terrifier 2, Queer for Fear

Mark and Simon are LIVE from Indigo at the O2 in Greenwich, and are joined by special guests Aimee Lou Wood (to discuss her new film ‘Living’ in which she stars alongside Bill Nighy), the director of ‘Girls’, and more recently ‘Catherine Called Birdy’; Lena Dunham comes to the stage with her husband Luis Felber who wrote the soundtrack to her latest hit film. Mark reviews ‘Living’ - about a man whose medical diagnosis inspires him to cram some fun into his life, plus some horror themed content including ‘Queer for Fear’- the new shudder docuseries that examines the history of the LGBTQ + community in the horror genre, and ‘Terrifier 2’ - about a sinister clown who terrorises a small community.   Plus your correspondence, The World Cup of Horror FINAL.  You can contact the show by emailing correspondence@kermodeandmayo.com or you can find us on social media: @KermodeandMayo  EXCLUSIVE NordVPN Deal ➼ https://nordvpn.com/take Try it risk-free now with a 30-day money-back guarantee!    A Somethin’ Else & Sony Music Entertainment production.   Find more great podcasts from Sony Music Entertainment at sonymusic.com/podcasts   To bring your brand to life in this podcast, email podcastadsales@sonymusic.com   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/11/22·1h 11m

Harris Dickinson, Triangle of Sadness, The Wonder, Bros, Barbarian

This week Simon speaks to rising British star Harris Dickinson about his role as a male model in ‘Triangle of Sadness’. Mark reviews new horror film ‘Barbarian’ - starring Bill Skarsgård, Justin Long, and Georgina Campbell, Sebastián Lelio’s psychological thriller ‘The Wonder’- where Florence Pugh is sent to watch a girl who miraculously lives healthily without eating, new rom com ‘Bros’ - about neurotic podcaster Bobby who’s world is turned upside down when he meets Aron, and ‘Triangle of Sadness’ the outrageous new satirical comedy about a group of wealthy people meeting on a luxury cruise. Plus your correspondence, The World Cup Final of horror films draw, What’s On and the Box Office 10. You can contact the show by emailing correspondence@kermodeandmayo.com or you can find us on social media: @KermodeandMayo Buy tickets to our Halloween Live Special at the Indigo at the O2 on October 31st at www.kermodeandmayo.com/live EXCLUSIVE NordVPN Deal ➼ https://nordvpn.com/take Try it risk-free now with a 30-day money-back guarantee! A Somethin’ Else & Sony Music Entertainment production.   Find more great podcasts from Sony Music Entertainment at sonymusic.com/podcasts   To bring your brand to life in this podcast, email podcastadsales@sonymusic.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
28/10/22·1h 21m

Martin McDonagh, Black Adam, Decision to Leave, Matriarch, The Banshees of Inisherin

This week Simon speaks to the prolific British-Irish playwright and filmmaker Martin McDonagh about his new irreverent dark comedy ‘The Banshees of Inisherin’. Mark reviews the latest superhero movie ‘Black Adam’ - starring Dwayne Johnson and Piers Brosnan, Park Chan-Wook's new mystery/romance drama ‘Decision to Leave’ - about a detective investigating a man’s death in the mountains,Hulu original horror film ‘Matriarch’ - about a woman who returns home to the secluded village she grew up in to reunite with her estranged Mother, and ‘The Banshees of Inisherin’ - set on a fictional remote island of the coast of Ireland during the civil war, two best friends have a strange falling out. Plus your correspondence, The World Cup Final of horror films draw, What’s On and the Box Office 10.  You can contact the show by emailing correspondence@kermodeandmayo.com or you can find us on social media: @KermodeandMayo EXCLUSIVE NordVPN Deal ➼ https://nordvpn.com/take Try it risk-free now with a 30-day money-back guarantee! A Somethin’ Else & Sony Music Entertainment production.   Find more great podcasts from Sony Music Entertainment at sonymusic.com/podcasts   To bring your brand to life in this podcast, email podcastadsales@sonymusic.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
21/10/22·1h 18m

Emma Mackey, Frances O'Connor, Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile, Emily, Halloween Ends and All Quiet on the Western Front

This week Simon speaks to Emma Mackey about her role as Emily Bronte in ‘Emily’ and the writer and director of the film Francs O’Connor. Mark reviews new adaptation of the popular children's book ‘Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile’- starring Javier Bardem, and Shawn Mendes as the voice of Lyle, Netflix’s new German remake of ‘All Quiet on the Western Front, ‘Emily’ - about one of England’s most talented writers who tragically died at the age of 30, and ‘Halloween Ends’ where Michael Myers is back once again facing off Laurie Strode played by Jamie Lee Curtis Plus your correspondence, The World Cup Final of horror films draw, What’s On and the Box Office 10. You can contact the show by emailing correspondence@kermodeandmayo.com or you can find us on social media: @KermodeandMayo EXCLUSIVE NordVPN Deal ➼ https://nordvpn.com/take Try it risk-free now with a 30-day money-back guarantee! A Somethin’ Else & Sony Music Entertainment production.   Find more great podcasts from Sony Music Entertainment at sonymusic.com/podcasts   To bring your brand to life in this podcast, email podcastadsales@sonymusic.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
14/10/22·1h 21m

Sally Hawkins, The Bear, Amsterdam, Vengeance and The Lost King

This week Simon speaks to one of Britian’s finest acting talents Sally Hawkins about her new film ‘The Lost King.’ Mark reviews the culinary smash hit series 'The Bear,’ David O. Russell’s new star-studded drama ‘Amsterdam’, ‘Vengeance’ - starring Ashton Kutcher and B. J. Novak about a podcaster who travels to Texas to investigate the death of woman he briefly dated and ‘The Lost King’- written by Steve Coogan and Jeff Pope, based on the discovery of King Richard III’s remains beneath a Leicester car park. Plus your correspondence, The World Cup Final of horror films draw, What’s On and the Box Office 10. You can contact the show by emailing correspondence@kermodeandmayo.com or you can find us on social media: @KermodeandMayo EXCLUSIVE NordVPN Deal ➼ https://nordvpn.com/take Try it risk-free now with a 30-day money-back guarantee! A Somethin’ Else & Sony Music Entertainment production.   Find more great podcasts from Sony Music Entertainment at sonymusic.com/podcasts   To bring your brand to life in this podcast, email podcastadsales@sonymusic.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/10/22·1h 21m

Christian Bale, Smile, The Woman King, Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris and Flux Gourmet

This week Simon sits down with screen legend Christian Bale to discuss his role in David O. Russell’s latest film ‘Amsterdam.’ Mark reviews Peter Strickland’s culinary black comedy ‘Flux Gourmet’; ‘Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris’ - a 1950’s period film which follows a housekeeper as she embarks on her dream, starring Lesley Manville, Isabelle Huppert and Jason Isaacs; ‘The Woman King’ starring Viola Davis - about a group of all female warriors in the 1800’s; new horror film ‘Smile’ and the star studded ‘Amsterdam.’ Plus your correspondence, What’s On and the Box Office 10. You can contact the show by emailing correspondence@kermodeandmayo.com or you can find us on social media: @KermodeandMayo EXCLUSIVE NordVPN Deal ➼ https://nordvpn.com/take Try it risk-free now with a 30-day money-back guarantee! A Somethin’ Else & Sony Music Entertainment production.   Find more great podcasts from Sony Music Entertainment at sonymusic.com/podcasts   To bring your brand to life in this podcast, email podcastadsales@sonymusic.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
30/09/22·1h 22m

Charlotte Rampling, Blonde, Don’t Worry Darling, Catherine Called Birdy and Juniper

This week Simon and Mark are joined in the studio by the extraordinary Charlotte Rampling to discuss her new film ‘Juniper’. Mark reviews the highly anticipated psychological drama ‘Blonde’- a fictionalized take on the life of Marilyn Monroe; Olivia Wilde’s new film ‘Don’t Worry Darling’ - starring Harry Styles, and Florence Pugh; ‘Catherine Called Birdy’ - a coming of age comedy set in Medieval England, directed by Lena Dunham; and ‘Juniper’- Starring this week's guest Charlotte Rampling, about a fraught relationship between Grandmother and Grandson. Plus your correspondence, What’s On and the Box Office 10. You can contact the show by emailing correspondence@kermodeandmayo.com or you can find us on social media: @KermodeandMayo EXCLUSIVE NordVPN Deal ➼ https://nordvpn.com/take Try it risk-free now with a 30-day money-back guarantee! A Somethin’ Else & Sony Music Entertainment production.   Find more great podcasts from Sony Music Entertainment at sonymusic.com/podcasts   To bring your brand to life in this podcast, email podcastadsales@sonymusic.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
23/09/22·1h 18m

Introducing…This Is History: A Dynasty To Die For, with Dan Jones

Power, greed, religion and sex: historian Dan Jones brings the drama of medieval history alive through compelling stories, larger-than-life characters and vivid scenes. In the first season, get to know the most dysfunctional family of the Middle Ages – the Plantagenets – and find out how their scandalous betrayals and bloody politics shaped the world we live in today.  A Somethin’ Else & Sony Music Entertainment production. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
22/09/22·1m 41s

Pam Grier, Moonage Daydream, Ticket to Paradise, Pinocchio, and Jackie Brown

This week Simon speaks to the iconic American actress Pam Grier about the 25th anniversary of ‘Jackie Brown’. Mark reviews Disney+ live action ‘Pinocchio’, Brett Morgan’s new documentary about David Bowie - ‘Moonage Daydream’, Quentin Tarantino’s seminal film ‘Jackie Brown’ and romantic comedy ‘Ticket to Paradise’ starring Julia Roberts and George Clooney.  Plus a huge amount of correspondence, What’s On and the Box Office 10.  You can contact the show by emailing correspondence@kermodeandmayo.com or you can find us on social media: @KermodeandMayo  EXCLUSIVE NordVPN Deal ➼ https://nordvpn.com/take Try it risk-free now with a 30-day money-back guarantee!    A Somethin’ Else & Sony Music Entertainment production.   Find more great podcasts from Sony Music Entertainment at sonymusic.com/podcasts   To bring your brand to life in this podcast, email podcastadsales@sonymusic.com   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
16/09/22·1h 20m

Johnny Flynn, See How They Run, Bodies Bodies Bodies, Crimes of the Future and The Score

This episode was recorded before the announcement of the passing of HRH Elizabeth II. This week Simon speaks to the multitalented Poet, Musician, and actor Johnny Flynn about his new film ‘The Score.’ Mark reviews new comedy horror ‘Bodies Bodies Bodies’ - about a group of spoilt friends whose party game goes horribly wrong, ‘See How They Run’ - a mystery/crime set in the 1950’s, starring Sam Rockwell, Adrien Brody, and Saoirse Ronan, ‘The Score’ - a British musical/heist film starring Will Poulter, Johnny Flynn, and Naomi Ackie, and David Cronenberg’s latest body horror ‘Crimes of the Future.’ You can contact the show by emailing correspondence@kermodeandmayo.com or you can find us on social media: @KermodeandMayo EXCLUSIVE NordVPN Deal ➼ https://nordvpn.com/take Try it risk-free now with a 30-day money-back guarantee! A Somethin’ Else & Sony Music Entertainment production.   Find more great podcasts from Sony Music Entertainment at sonymusic.com/podcasts   To bring your brand to life in this podcast, email podcastadsales@sonymusic.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
09/09/22·1h 15m

Timothy Spall, It Snows in Benidorm, The Forgiven, Blackbird and Three Thousand Years of Longing

Simon and Mark are back from their cruise and joined by very special guest Timothy Spall to discuss his new drama ‘It Snows in Benidorm’. Mark reviews the new drama ‘The Forgiven’ - starring Jessica Chastain, Matt Smith and Ralph Fiennes, ‘Three Thousand Years of Longing’ - George Miller’s new fantasy romance starring Idris Elba and Tilda Swinton, ‘It Snows in Benidorm’, and ‘Blackbird’ - the new spy film starring, written, directed and produced by Michael Flatley. You can contact the show by emailing correspondence@kermodeandmayo.com or you can find us on social media: @KermodeandMayo EXCLUSIVE NordVPN Deal ➼ https://nordvpn.com/take Try it risk-free now with a 30-day money-back guarantee! A Somethin’ Else & Sony Music Entertainment production.   Find more great podcasts from Sony Music Entertainment at sonymusic.com/podcasts   To bring your brand to life in this podcast, email podcastadsales@sonymusic.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
02/09/22·1h 19m

The Best of TAKE 2, Part I: Volume A

Simon and Mark are on the final week of their cruise, so this week covers all the highlights from their Take 2 episodes so far, bringing you the best bits (normally reserved for subscribers, ie. The Vanguard) FOR FREE! To subscribe via any platform, visit: https://extratakes.com/ Highlights include: MORE TOM HIDDLESTON One Frame Back: Films About Mythical Sea Creatures MORE ROWAN ATKINSON Mark and Simon Spoil Everything: Top Gun: Maverick MORE ALICIA VIKANDER Take it or Leave it: You Decide - Heart Stopper PLUS Anna Bogutskaya joins the party with her interview with Zawe Ashton, who stars in the new regency core film, Mr. Malcolm’s List. As well as all that, there’s yet another surprise from Mark and Simon... make sure you wait for those credits. You can contact the show by emailing correspondence@kermodeandmayo.com or you can find us on social media: @KermodeandMayo EXCLUSIVE NordVPN Deal ➼ https://nordvpn.com/take Try it risk-free now with a 30-day money-back guarantee! A Somethin’ Else & Sony Music Entertainment production.   Find more great podcasts from Sony Music Entertainment at sonymusic.com/podcasts   To bring your brand to life in this podcast, email podcastadsales@sonymusic.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
26/08/22·1h 21m

Hugh Bonneville, Bad Sisters, House of the Dragon, My Old School and Fisherman’s Friends: One and All

Join Robbie Collin and Rhianna Dhillon as they stand in while Mark and Simon are on their annual cruise. Rhianna speaks to national treasure Hugh Bonneville about his sinister new role in Baback Anvari’s new crime thriller ‘I Came By’. Robbie reviews ‘Bad Sisters’ Sharon Horgan’s new comedy/thriller, ‘House of the Dragon’ - following the story of the Targaryen civil war 300 years before the events portrayed in ‘Game of Thrones’, ‘My Old School’ - a new true crime documentary set in a Scottish secondary school starring Alan Cumming, and ‘Fisherman’s Friends: One and All’ - the sequel to the 2019 hit about the famous sea shanty singing group from Port Isaac. PLUS a surprise from Mark and Simon... make sure you wait for those credits. You can contact the show by emailing correspondence@kermodeandmayo.com or you can find us on social media: @KermodeandMayo EXCLUSIVE NordVPN Deal ➼ https://nordvpn.com/take Try it risk-free now with a 30-day money-back guarantee! A Somethin’ Else & Sony Music Entertainment production. Find more great podcasts from Sony Music Entertainment at sonymusic.com/podcasts To bring your brand to life in this podcast, email podcastadsales@sonymusic.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
19/08/22·1h 21m

Jordan Peele, Nope, Eiffel, Five Days at Memorial and Blind Ambition

Join Anna Bogutskaya and Rufus Jones as they fill in while Mark and Simon are on their annual cruise. Rufus speaks to the genius director behind ‘Get Out’ and ‘US’, Jordan Peele, about his latest horror/sci-fi ‘Nope.’ Anna reviews the harrowing new Apple TV + series ‘Five Days at Memorial’ - chronicling the aftermath hurricane Katrina had on one hospital, ‘Eiffel’ - following the life and career of Gustave Eiffel and starring Emma Mackey, ‘Nope’ - Jordan Peele’s latest big hit and ‘Blind Ambition’ - a new documentary about Africa’s best and most unlikely sommeliers. PLUS a surprise from Mark and Simon... make sure you wait for the credits... You can contact the show by emailing correspondence@kermodeandmayo.com or you can find us on social media: @KermodeandMayo A Somethin’ Else & Sony Music Entertainment production. Find more great podcasts from Sony Music Entertainment at sonymusic.com/podcasts To bring your brand to life in this podcast, email podcastadsales@sonymusic.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/08/22·1h 25m

Alicia Vikander Bullet Train, Irma Vep, The Harder They Come (reissue)

Simon and Mark talk to Oscar winning Swedish actress Alicia Vikander about her new role in the highly meta series ‘Irma Vep’ - created by Olivier Assayas. Mark reviews the star-studded ensemble  action/thriller ‘Bullet Train’, the reissue of the cult classic ‘The Harder They Come.’ - featuring music by and starring Jimmy Cliff, and Irma Vep – about Mira, an American movie star who is disillusioned by her career and recent breakup, so comes to France to star in a remake of the French silent classic, “Les Vampires.” Exclusive! Grab the NordVPN deal ➼ https://nordvpn.com/take Try it risk-free now with a 30-daycare  money-back guarantee! You can contact the show by emailing correspondence@kermodeandmayo.com or you can find us on social media, @KermodeandMayo.   A Somethin’ Else & Sony Music Entertainment production. Find more great podcasts from Sony Music Entertainment at sonymusic.com/podcasts To bring your brand to life in this podcast, email podcastadsales@sonymusic.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
05/08/22·1h 14m

Ron Howard, DC League of Super-Pets, Hit the Road, Thirteen Lives, Fire of Love

Simon talks to legendary Hollywood director and actor Ron Howard, about his new biographical survival film ‘Thirteen Lives’ - starring Viggo Mortensen, Colin Farrell, and Joel Edgerton. Mark reviews the new animation ‘DC League of Super-Pets', ‘Thirteen Lives’, documentary ‘Fire of Love’ - following the lives and careers of volcanologists Katia and Maurice Kraftt, and ‘Hit the Road’ - a new film by Iranian director Panah Panahi, that tells the tender and chaotic story about a family on a road trip You can contact the show by emailing correspondence@kermodeandmayo.com or find us on our social channels. A Somethin’ Else & Sony Music Entertainment production. Find more great podcasts from Sony Music Entertainment at sonymusic.com/podcasts Exclusive! Grab the NordVPN deal ➼ https://nordvpn.com/take Try it risk-free now with a 30-daycare  money-back guarantee! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
29/07/22·1h 19m

Daisy Edgar-Jones, Where the Crawdads Sing, Notre Dame on Fire, She Will, Kurt Vonnegut: Unstuck In Time

Simon talks to actress Daisy Edgar-Jones, of ‘Normal People’ fame, who stars in ‘Where the Crawdads Sing’ - the new film adaptation of Number One best-selling book by Delia Owens. Plus Mark reviews ‘Notre Dame on Fire’, based on the real-life disaster that took place in August 2019, documentary ‘Kurt Vonnegut Unstuck in Time’ - about the life of the beloved American writer, and ‘She Will’ - a psychological horror, by debut director Charlotte Colbert. Mark and Simon read out email from Tim Clayton about the single-screen cinema called Kino Astra in Oborniki Slaskie, Poland – if you’d like to find out more you can visit: https://kinoastra.pl/o-nas/ You can contact the show by emailing correspondence@kermodeandmayo.com or find us on our social channels. A Somethin’ Else & Sony Music Entertainment production. Find more great podcasts from Sony Music Entertainment at sonymusic.com/podcasts Exclusive! Grab the NordVPN deal ➼ https://nordvpn.com/take Try it risk-free now with a 30-daycare  money-back guarantee! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
22/07/22·1h 21m

Sheridan Smith, The Railway Children Return, McEnroe, The Gray Man, The Good Boss

Simon talks to Bafta winning British actor Sheridan Smith OBE on what it was like to be a part of ‘The Railway Children Return.’ Mark reviews Ryan Goslings new action flick ‘The Gray Man’, ‘The Good Boss’ - a Spanish workplace satire staring Javier Bardem. ‘The Railway Children Return’ - which is the sequel to the much beloved classic. + ‘McEnroe’ -a new documentary that follows the life of the iconic tennis player. Plus, What’s on World, the Box office chart and more. You can contact the show by emailing correspondence@kermodeandmayo.com or find us on our social channels. Show timings: 00:06:19 Last week's streamers 00:09:46 The Good Boss review 00:15:15 Ad break 00:17:46 Box Office Top 10 00:35:27 Sheridan Smith interview 00:49:42 The Railway Children Return review 00:55:12 The Laughter Lift 00:57:16 Ad break 01:03:00 The Gray Man review 01:06:21 What's On 01:07:43 McEnroe review A Somethin’ Else & Sony Music Entertainment production. Find more great podcasts from Sony Music Entertainment at sonymusic.com/podcasts Exclusive! Grab the NordVPN deal ➼ https://nordvpn.com/take Try it risk-free now with a 30-daycare  money-back guarantee! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
15/07/22·1h 20m

Taron Egerton, Thor: Love and Thunder, Brian and Charles, Black Bird, Futura

Simon interviews actor and singer Taron Egerton best known for his work in the ‘Kingsman Franchise,’ and ‘Rocketman’ about his role in Apple TV+ new drama series ‘Black Bird – based on true events about a convict trying to help catch a serial killer. Mark reviews the much anticipated ‘Thor: Love and Thunder,’ new British robot film ‘Brian and Charles’, ‘Black Bird,’ and documentary ‘Futura’ - Exploring what boys and girls from age 15 to 20 think about the future, through a series of interviews during a long journey across Italy. Plus, What’s on World, the Box office chart and more. You can contact the show by emailing correspondence@kermodeandmayo.com or find us on our social channels. Show timings: 00:08:59 Brian and Charles review 00:17:28 Ad break 00:18:21 Box Office Top 10 00:32:32 Taron Egerton interview 00:47:32 Black Bird review 00:53:37 Elevator Jokes 00:55:13 Ad break 00:59:15 Futura review 01:02:21 What’s On 01:04:23 Thor: Love and Thunder review A Somethin’ Else & Sony Music Entertainment production. Find more great podcasts from Sony Music Entertainment at sonymusic.com/podcasts Exclusive! Grab the NordVPN deal ➼ https://nordvpn.com/take Try it risk-free now with a 30-daycare  money-back guarantee! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
08/07/22·1h 19m

Minions: The Rise of Gru, Nitram, and Tigers

Mark reviews ‘Minions: Rise of Gru’, ‘Nitram’ - about a young man who develops an unexpected friendship with an older and isolated heiress, and ‘Tigers’ - about a young Swedish football player who is sent to play in Italy’s most prestigious club.  Plus, What’s on World, the Box office chart and more.  You can contact the show by emailing correspondence@kermodeandmayo.com or find us on our social channels.  Show timings: 17:52 Tigers Review 26:49 Box Office Top 10 40:59 Nitram Review 47:59 The Laughter Lift 50:05 Minions Review 01:00:53 What’s On World  A Somethin’ Else & Sony Music Entertainment production.  Find more great podcasts from Sony Music Entertainment at sonymusic.com/podcasts  Exclusive! Grab the NordVPN deal ➼ https://nordvpn.com/take Try it risk-free now with a 30-daycare money-back guarantee! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
01/07/22·1h 9m

Rowan Atkinson, Elvis, The Black Phone, Man vs. Bee, and Wings of Desire

Mark and Simon are joined in the studio by comedic genius Rowan Atkinson to chat about his new comedy Netflix series ‘Man vs, Bee.’ Mark reviews the highly anticipated ‘Elvis’, Ethan Hawkes new horror, ‘The Black Phone’, ‘Man vs. Bee’ and Wim Wenders 1987 classic ‘Wings of Desire’ - about an angel who wonders the streets of Berlin observing its residents.  Plus, What’s on World, the Box office chart and more.  You can contact the show by emailing correspondence@kermodeandmayo.com or find us on our social channels.  Show timings: 13:03 Last Week’s Streamers  16:25 Black Phone Review  22:43 Box Office Top 10  35:12 Rowan Atkinson Interview  49:49 Man Vs Bee Review  54:11 Elevator Jokes  01:00:16 Elvis Review  01:11:33 What’s On A Somethin’ Else & Sony Music Entertainment production.  Find more great podcasts from Sony Music Entertainment at sonymusic.com/podcasts  Exclusive! Grab the NordVPN deal ➼ https://nordvpn.com/take Try it risk-free now with a 30-daycare  money-back guarantee! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
24/06/22·1h 20m

Tom Hanks, Lightyear, Good Luck to You, Leo Grande, Everything Went Fine, and Spiderhead

Simon speaks to the one and only Tom Hanks about his role as Colonel Tom Parker in ‘Elvis’. Mark reviews ‘Lightyear’ – the story of a young Buzz Lightyear, Emma Thompson stars in ‘Good Luck to You, Leo Grande’, François Ozone’s French drama ‘Everything Went Fine’ and Chris Hemsworth’s new film ‘Spiderhead’ Plus, What’s on World, the Box office chart and more. You can contact the show by emailing correspondence@kermodeandmayo.com or find us on our social channels. Show timings: 00:11:18 - Everything Went Fine review 00:22:10 - Box Office Top 10 00:34:19 - Tom Hanks interview 00:49:59 - Lightyear review 00:55:12 - Elevator Jokes 00:58:02 - Good Luck To You, Leo Grande review 01:04:31 - What’s On 01:06:22 - Spiderhead review A Somethin’ Else & Sony Music Entertainment production. Find more great podcasts from Sony Music Entertainment at sonymusic.com/podcasts Exclusive! Grab the NordVPN deal ➼ https://nordvpn.com/take Try it risk-free now with a 30-daycare  money-back guarantee! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
17/06/22·1h 18m

Jeff Goldblum, Jurassic World: Dominion, Swan Song, All My Friends Hate Me, Reel Britannia

Simon speaks to screen legend, and fan of the show Jeff Goldblum about reprising his role as Dr. Ian Malcom in Jurassic World Dominion. Mark reviews new Jennifer Coolidge film ‘Swan Song,’ British comedy horror ‘All My Friends Hate Me,’ ‘Jurassic World Dominion,’ and new Britbox documentary series ‘Reel Britannia’ - highlighting the best of British cinema. Plus, Take it or Leave it, What’s on World, the Box office chart and more. You can contact the show by emailing correspondence@kermodeandmayo.com or find us on our social channels. Show timings: 15:26 Swan Song review 24:20 Box Office Top 10 39:02 Jeff Goldblum Interview 53:31 Jurassic World: Dominion review 01:00:24 Take It Or Leave It 01:02:47 Reel Britannia review 01:07:08 What’s On World 01:08:45 All My Friends Hate Me review A Somethin’ Else & Sony Music Entertainment production. Find more great podcasts from Sony Music Entertainment at sonymusic.com/podcasts Exclusive! Grab the NordVPN deal ➼ https://nordvpn.com/take Try it risk-free now with a 30-daycare  money-back guarantee! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/06/22·1h 19m

Danny Boyle, Men, Pistol, The Midwich Cuckoos

Simon speaks to renowned filmmaker, producer, and writer Danny Boyle to discuss his new Disney+ series ‘Pistol.’  Mark reviews folk horror ‘Men’ which stars Jessie Buckley and Rory Kinnear, the new adaptation of ‘The Midwich Cuckoos’, Mia Hansen- Løve’s ‘Bergman’s Island’ and ‘Pistol’. Plus, TAKE IT OR LEAVE IT: Ukrainian special. Box office chart and more. You can contact the show by emailing correspondence@kermodeandmayo.com or find us on our social channels. Show timings: 14:42 Men Review 24:42 Box Office Top 10 34:43 Danny Boyle Interview 49.36 Pistol Review 01:00:54 The Midwich Cuckoos 01:07:55 What’s On 01:10:12 Bergman Island A Somethin’ Else & Sony Music Entertainment production. Find more great podcasts from Sony Music Entertainment at sonymusic.com/podcasts Exclusive! Grab the NordVPN deal ➼ https://nordvpn.com/take Try it risk-free now with a 30-daycare  money-back guarantee! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
03/06/22·1h 21m

Rory Kinnear, Top Gun Maverick, Stranger Things and Bob’s Burgers

Mark and Simon are live from the Union Chapel, Islington, London! They’re joined by friend of the show Sanjeev Bhaskar, and Rory Kinnear who is starring in ‘Men’. Mark reviews Top Gun: Maverick, French film ‘Between Two Worlds’, American animation ‘Bob’s Burger’s’ and the new series of ‘Stranger Things’. Plus, extra bits live from the church! You can contact the show by emailing correspondence@kermodeandmayo.com or find us on our social channels. Show timings: 7.26 Bob’s Burgers Review 11.42 Sanjeev Bhaskar interview 23.01 Between Two Worlds Review 31.00 Box Office Top 10 39.22 Rory Kinnear interview 51.31 Top Gun: Maverick Review 01.00.11 Stranger Things Review A Somethin’ Else & Sony Music Entertainment production. Find more great podcasts from Sony Music Entertainment at sonymusic.com/podcasts Exclusive! Grab the NordVPN deal ➼ https://nordvpn.com/take Try it risk-free now with a 30-daycare  money-back guarantee! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
27/05/22·1h 11m

Miles Teller, Benediction, Emergency, The Innocents

In this week's episode of Kermode and Mayo’s Take, Mark and Simon are joined in the studio by Tom Cruise’s co-star Miles Teller to discuss his latest role as Bradley ‘Rooster’ Bradshaw in ‘Top Gun: Maverick.’ Mark reviews Amazon’s college satire ‘Emergency’, Norwegian horror film ‘The Innocents’, Terrence Davies new World War One drama ‘Benediction’ and music documentary ‘A-ha-The Movie’ - about one of 1980’s most popular bands. Plus, Mark and Simon recommend the essential week’s viewing in Take It or Leave It. You can contact the show by emailing correspondence@kermodeandmayo.com or find us on our social channels. Show timings: 11.16 Last week’s streamers 13.03 What’s On 16.45 Emergency Review 24.53 - Box Office Chart 37.27 Miles Teller interview 52.36 The Innocents Review 58.18 Take It Or Leave It 01.02.47 A-Ha The Movie Review 01.08.43 Physical Product of the Week 01.10.01 Benediction Review A Somethin’ Else & Sony Music Entertainment production. Find more great podcasts from Sony Music Entertainment at sonymusic.com/podcasts Exclusive! Grab the NordVPN deal ➼ https://nordvpn.com/take Try it risk-free now with a 30-daycare  money-back guarantee! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
20/05/22·1h 21m

Everything Everywhere All at Once, Gaspar Noé, The Essex Serpent

In this week's episode of Kermode and Mayo’s Take, Mark and Simon are joined in the studio by Argentinian screenwriter, director, and auteur Gaspar Noé to discuss his latest film Vortex. Mark reviews Apple TV+’s new series ‘The Essex Serpent’, Sci-fi/Action film ‘Everything Everywhere All at Once’ staring Michelle Yeoh, new drama starring Mark Wahlberg - ‘Father Stu’, ‘The Drover’s Wife’ and ‘The Quiet Girl’ about a 9-year-old girl who discovers a new way of life when she moves in with a middle-aged farm couple for the summer. Plus, Mark and Simon recommend the essential week’s viewing in a brand-new feature: Take It or Leave It (previously +/-) You can contact the show by emailing correspondence@kermodeandmayo.com or find us on our social channels. Show timings: 7.15 - Father Stu Review 15.04 The Drover’s Wife Review 20.05 The Quiet Girl Review 25.25 Physical Product of the Week 27.53 Gaspar Noé Interview 40.03 Vortex Review 47.04 The Essex Serpent Review 55.29 Take It Or Leave It (previously +/-) 59.10 Everything Everywhere All At Once 01.18.10 Box Office Top 10 A Somethin’ Else & Sony Music Entertainment production. Find more great podcasts from Sony Music Entertainment at sonymusic.com/podcasts Exclusive! Grab the NordVPN deal ➼ https://nordvpn.com/take Try it risk-free now with a 30-daycare  money-back guarantee! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
13/05/22·1h 21m

Introducing: Extra Takes and Take Two

Once a week with us not enough for you? We have great news - in addition to our regular episodes every Friday, join Kermode & Mayo’s Extra Takes to get our subscriber-exclusive show - TAKE TWO. Every week on TAKE TWO, you’ll get a full extra hour of us diving deeper into topics, discussions (and popcorn) we didn’t have quite enough time for in our regular episode. Plus, if you want to listen without interruption, subscribers get access to all Kermode & Mayo episodes completely ad-free! Perfectly happy with one episode a week? No worries - we’re not taking anything way, only adding more. Subscribe to Kermode and Mayo’s Extra Takes to get access to TAKE TWO every Monday and other fantastic subscriber-exclusive episodes. Apple Podcast listeners click “try free” at the top of the page below to get your first month free (a limited time offer!) or visit the link in our show description to get access on your preferred podcast platform. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
09/05/22·46s

The one with Tom Hiddleston, Dr Strange in the Multiverse of Madness and Cabaret

In this first episode of Kermode and Mayo's Take, Mark and Simon are joined by Tom Hiddleston who talks about his role in The Essex Serpent. Mark reviews new Marvel film ‘Dr Strange In The Multiverse Of Madness’, ‘This Much I Know To Be True’ which captures Nick Cave and Warren Ellis' creative relationship as they bring to life the songs from their last two studio albums, ‘Cabaret’ 50th Anniversary, new Netflix series ‘Clark’ - the story of Clark Olofsson, the man behind Stockholm syndrome, Danish film ‘Wild Men’/ ‘Vildmænd’ and also ‘Wake Up Punk’ starring Vivienne Westwood. Plus Mark and Simon recommend the essential week's viewing in a brand new feature: +/- (otherwise known as add / remove). You can contact the show by emailing correspondence@kermodeandmayo.com or find us on our social channels. Add The Essex Serpent to your Up Next in Apple TV+: https://tv.apple.com/gb/show/the-essex-serpent/umc.cmc.1vyhx06lta7a21tshl8qitota Exclusive! Grab the NordVPN deal ➼ https://nordvpn.com/take Try it risk-free now with a 30-daycare  money-back guarantee! A Somethin’ Else & Sony Music Entertainment production. Find more great podcasts from Sony Music Entertainment at sonymusic.com/podcasts Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
06/05/22·1h 57m

Introducing Kermode & Mayo’s Take

The new home of Mark Kermode and Simon Mayo. Coming early May 2022.  Film reviews, TV reviews, and all your conversation around movie and non-movie related stuff. Plus a whole bunch of recommendations to watch in cinemas, on all streaming services and on physical media. As well as the film and TV reviews, Mark and Simon will be talking about anything and everything. Punctuation, Thunderbirds, obscure German pop music, fax machines, subtitles, MRI scans, magic, school assemblies, Scandinavia, and don’t forget the dad jokes. Follow now to get episodes as soon as they arrive. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
01/04/22·1m 24s
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