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.

We have 1321 reviews by Jennie Kermode in the database: read them here

Latest Film Reviews

Song From The Forest
Documentary about an American musicologist’s life among the Bayaka pygmies.
The Singing Bird Will Come
A young woman working as a cleaner in a small town restaurant encounters a ghost.
The Girl Is In Trouble
A Lower East Side bartender becomes entangled in a murder mystery involving a desperate woman, a missing drug dealer and the scion of a powerful investment firm.
Four young people seek traces of their past lives in the South Downs - and find trouble.
Ache In My Name
Musings on the pronunciation of personal names.
Doc Of The Dead
A documentary exploring the zombie genre.
The story of the filmmaker’s experience with temporary episodes of migraine related blindness and her brother’s blindness later in life.
I’m Not Your Inspiration: Maki Yamazaki
Musician and visual artist Maki Yamazaki discusses visible and invisible disabilities, barriers to access for disabled and trans artists, and the intersection of race, gender and ability.
A stranded man who knows he will soon become a zombie concocts a plan to save his baby daughter.
Uyghurs, Prisoners Of The Absurd
How China's Uyghur minority got caught up in the US invasion of Iraq and ended up illegally detained in Guantanamo.


Interview with Sandra Alland about I’m Not Your Inspiration: Maki Yamazaki
15 Mar 2015
Sandra Alland on I’m Not Your Inspiration: Maki Yamazaki.
Article about women in the workplace in film
08 Mar 2015
Working women in film.
Glasgow Film Festival 2015 diary article
02 Mar 2015
GFF Diary days 11 & 12: Retro revelry and the thrills and chills of Frightfest.
Glasgow Film Festival 2015 diary article
28 Feb 2015
GFF Diary days 9 & 10: documentaries, nocturnal wanderings, and the return of Frightfest.
Glasgow Film Festival 2015 diary article
26 Feb 2015
GFF Diary days 7 & 8: road warriors, spherical screens and surprises.

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News Stories

New report points to Scottish film industry problems
31 Mar 2015
Clash of support bodies is inhibiting progress.
Muslim world divided over new film about Muhammad
26 Mar 2015
Visual depiction of the Prophet sparks controversy.
Tataouine threatened by Isis
25 Mar 2015
Rebel forces use Star Wars town as base.
Further surgery for Angelina Jolie
24 Mar 2015
Actress has ovaries removed to reduce cancer risk.
Budget boost for film
18 Mar 2015
Chancellor announces increase in state aid.

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