Jennie Kermode

A full time writer, part time academic and sometime activist, Jennie is content director at Eye For Film, which often means that she has to pick up the awful stuff nobody else wants to review. The good side of this is that it gives her the chance to identify undiscovered gems.

Jennie enjoys a wide range of different genres and would probably say that her favourite film is Picnic At Hanging Rock. Before coming to Eye For Film, she spent two years with Movie Gurus. She has worked as Arts & Culture Editor at KaleidoScot and written on film for the likes of The Independent, Studio Magazine and the Directory of World Cinema. She blogs on politics at Den Of The Hyena.

Jennie is a member of the Online Film Critics Society and Criticwire. She is also a Rotten Tomatoes registered Tomatometer critic.

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Latest Film Reviews

Road Games
Two strangers travelling together in rural France find themselves in a dangerous situation after agreeing to stay in an older couple's mansion.
Lost Solace
Spence Cutler is a vicious psychopath who stalks his victims relentlessly without emotion, empathy or guilt. But one fateful encounter in a nightclub with a new designer drug is about to give him a dose of way too much reality.
The Similars
There are strange goings-on in an isolated bus station.
Unspoken
In 1997 the Anderson family vanished from their home without a trace. No bodies were ever found. For 17 years the house has remained undisturbed... until now.
The Bloodstained Butterfly
A young woman is murdered in a park. A man is tried and convicted for the crime but afterwards the killings continue.
Benavidez's Case
Frustrated art teacher Benavidez is sick of living in the shadow of his formidable artist father and seeks refuge at his psychiatrist’s house where equally tormented creative spirits live in the basement in return for producing artworks sold at elite auction.
Francesca
Is a series of grisly murders connected to the death of a young girl 15 years ago?
Population Zero
In April 2009 three young men were killed in a remote part of Yellowstone National Park. Authorities never found the murderer - he found them, and confessed to the crime. Despite this, he was allowed to go free because of a loophole in the American Constitution.
Edge Of Winter
A father takes his sons out into the wilds to make them into men, but things go awry when he realises their mother and stepfather are planning to take them away.
Polterheist
Two gangsters kidnap a psychic to find out where the man they murdered buried the loot.

Features

Interview with Carrie Schrader about the Founders
26 Jun 2016
Carrie Schrader on golf, feminism, Muirfield and The Founders.
Angela Boatwright talks about her documentary Los Punks.
01 Jun 2016
Angela Boatwright talks about community, diversity and music in Los Punks.
Interview with Gareth Bryn about The Passing
06 Apr 2016
Gareth Bryn on moving from TV to film with The Passing.
Interview with Adam Shell about Pursuing Happiness
16 Mar 2016
Adam Shell on Pursuing Happiness and the art of feeling good.
Interview with Dana Ivgy about Next To Her
11 Mar 2016
Dana Ivgy on playing Liron Ben-Shlush's sister in Next To Her.

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News Stories

Kenny Baker dies
13 Aug 2016
Star Wars and Time Bandits actor was 81.
Anton Yelchin's parents sue Fiat Chrysler
03 Aug 2016
Car company knew about fault that allegedly killed Star Trek actor.
Court hears case of Star Wars set injury to Harrison Ford
26 Jul 2016
Production company pleads guilty to two charges.
Héctor Babenco dies
15 Jul 2016
Kiss Of The Spider Woman director was 70.
Was Iraq War intelligence influenced by a film?
06 Jul 2016
Chilcot Inquiry notes similarities in SIS report and The Rock

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Galleries

EIFF 2011 Gallery
25 Jun 2011
The Raid - Promotional Gallery
17 May 2012
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