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.

We have 3424 reviews by Jennie Kermode in the database: read them here

Latest Film Reviews

Giddy Stratospheres
A young woman tries to come to terms with bereavement in the London indie music scene in 2007.
Inferno Rosso: Joe D'Amato On The Road Of Excess
A documentary portrait of the famous film director.
Royal Jelly
A high school social outcast is taken under the wing of a mysterious mentor, only to be groomed as the hive's next queen.
The Wheel
A couple go to stay in a mountain cabin to have one last go at saving their marriage.
Death Drop Gorgeous
A dejected bartender and an aging drag queen try to survive the eccentric and hostile nightlife of a corrupt city, as a masked maniac slaughters young gay men and drains them of blood.
Shadow Of The Cat
Gato's safe, isolated world is throw into chaos when his teenage daughter gets a mobile phone and makes herself visible to the world.
Night Drive
A ride share driver's life is turned upside down after an unexpected series of misfortunes.
Jakob's Wife
The disappearance of a young woman threatens to change the beige and banal lives of Anne Fedder and her pastor husband Jakob Fedder forever.
The Maid
A teenager, who is working as a domestic maid and being haunted by the previous maid's spirit, strives to discover the secret behind her death.
Powder Keg
A film about the events surrounding the terrorist attacks in Copenhagen on February 14th and 15th 2015.


Interview with Marianna Palka about Collection
16 Sep 2021
Marianna Palka on the debt industry, making room for women, and Collection
Interview with Marco Kreuzpaintner about The Collini Case
09 Sep 2021
Marco Kreuzpaintner on taking on the past in The Collini Case
Interview with Kazik Radwanski and Deragh Campbell about Anne At 13,000 Ft
08 Sep 2021
Kazik Radwanski and Deragh Campbell discuss Anne At 13,000 Ft
Interview with Josh Stifter about Greywood’s Plot
05 Sep 2021
Josh Stifter on the magic of no-budget filmmaking and Greywood’s Plot
Interview with Phillip Escott about The Found Footage Phenomenon
04 Sep 2021
Phillip Escott on realism, censorship and The Found Footage Phenomenon

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News Stories

Frightfest awards announced
01 Sep 2021
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13 Aug 2021
Best of the fest for home viewers
New Takashi Miike title to close Fantasia
21 Jul 2021
Final tranche of films revealed
Frightfest announces August line-up
08 Jul 2021
Festival returns to London home

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