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Mark Kermode's Secrets of Cinema 

British film critic Mark Kermode presents his guide to cinema.

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British film critic Mark Kermode presents his guide to cinema.

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17 July 2018 (UK) See more »

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On 14th October 2019 BBC Arts and BBC Four announced that they have commissioned a 3-episode second series of the programme. The three new episodes will examine Superheroes, British History and Spies. See more »

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A Brief History of Some Cinema
8 August 2018 | by leelacadeSee all my reviews

I was very disappointed with this series. He seems to only consider genres that are currently hyped as if that were the history of cinema. The most glaring example is nothing on Westerns. One can make a cogent argument for all movies being Westerns. The first frickin' movie was a Western. How can you leave that out of the history of cinema? The biggest stars of the 1950's all had to be in a Western. Romcoms? I don't think so.

Besides that he selects about 5 over hyped films and talks about them for an hour as if nothing else existed. Simple hypotheses from small data sets. And I found him very uninteresting personally and as a presenter. This is only the second BBC documentary series I have not liked in 22 years of watching the BBC.


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