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.

We have 1726 reviews by Jennie Kermode in the database: read them here

Latest Film Reviews

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A documentary tribute to the dying art of Indian cinema posters, with each cinema once employing a dedicated artist to paint a massive original mural for that week’s Bollywood blockbuster.
The history of the forests, from the Ice Age to the dawn of humankind.
The Wee Govan Pipers
The story of a group of young Scottish, Nigerian and Chinese pipers from Govan.
Story of the Nobel prize-winning poet Pablo Neruda, who becomes a fugitive in his homeland.
The Little Prince
A girl's life is transformed when she learns the story of a pilot who once crashed in the desert and met a little boy from a distant planet.
Gimme Danger
The story of The Stooges.
Call Of Heroes
A small city is threatened by a warlord.
A Man Called Ove
A stubborn old man is won over by a new neighbour.
Happy Hour
The lives of three married friends are turned upside down when their friend, just divorced, disappears. Are they really living the lives they want?
Fright Night
A teenager becomes obsessed by the idea that the sophisticated stranger living across the street is actually a vampire.


Halloween 2016 listings
24 Oct 2016
Seasonal screamers to shock and excite.
Interview with Paul Dalio about Touched With Fire
23 Oct 2016
Paul Dalio on being bipolar, Touched With Fire and the power of art.
Interview with Erica Tremblay about In The Turn
21 Oct 2016
Erica Tremblay on roller derby, gender, community and In The Turn.
Interview with Helen Wright about the Scottish Queer International Film Festival
28 Sep 2016
Helen Wright on the Scottish Queer International Film Festival.
Interview with Martin Radich about Norfolk
26 Sep 2016
Martin Radich on the trials and triumphs of filming Norfolk.

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09 Jan 2017
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Farewell to the last of the ABC cinemas
04 Jan 2017
Bournemouth's iconic cinema hosts its final screening.

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