Jennie Kermode

A full time writer, part time academic and human rights advocate, 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 or Vertigo. 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 also writes books, the most recent of which is Growing Older as a Trans and/or Non-Binary Person.

Jennie is a member of the Online Film Critics Society and Cherry Picks and Criticwire. She is also a Rotten Tomatoes registered Tomatometer critic. You can find her on Twitter at @jennie_kermode, on BlueSky at or on Mastodon at

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Latest Film Reviews

Animalia Paradoxa
A strange creature, Animalia, roams an abandoned building. Dressed in rags and gas mask she moves like an alien dancer, crawling and stretching across concrete, plastic waste. She collects and fills empty bottles for a modest bath.
Adrianne & The Castle
A musical documentary about grief and the creative power of love, told through the astonishing story of Alan and Adrianne St-George and their hand-built castle in rural Illinois.
Devil Times Five
After five insane children are involved in a minibus crash, they start killing people at a lodge who insulted them or were rude to them.
Love And Pop
A high school girl engages in compensated dating in order to buy an expensive ring before the day ends.
A blind medium uncovers the truth behind her sister's death with the help of a frightening wooden mannequin.
Widow Clicquot
The story behind the Veuve Clicquot champagne family and business that began in the late 18th century.
What Remains
During the 1990s, at a Scandinavian psychiatric hospital, a man known as Mads Lake confessed to multiple murders and was convicted. However, the uneasy triumvirate of Mads, therapist Anna Rudebeck and policeman Soren Rank all have a vested interest in unearthing the truth, while a deepening co-dependency threatens to consume them all.
A poetic, non-linear journey that explores the impact of white supremacy on connection, relationships, and life.
Two female cable car operators fall in love as they pass each other in their gondolas.
Carnage For Christmas
When true-crime podcaster and sleuth Lola visits her hometown for the first time since running away and transitioning, the local urban legend, The Toymaker, is the least of her worries. But then the vengeful ghost of the historical murderer seemingly rises again.


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