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 3518 reviews by Jennie Kermode in the database: read them here

Latest Film Reviews

Death To Metal
After a freak accident, a disturbed priest is transformed into a mutated killing machine on a mission to wipe out the godless fans of heavy metal music.
The First Wave
Documentary consideration of how NYC's emergency workers dealt with the first wave of the pandemic.
Slumber Party Massacre
A reimagining of the famous slasher film.
The Hand Of God
The story of a young man’s heartbreak, liberation and passion for football in Naples, Italy, in the Eighties.
One In A Thousand
Iris is 17 and takes each day as it comes. When she meets the cool Renata, her life changes abruptly.
The Advent Calendar
An ex-dancer who now needs a wheelchair is given an old wooden antique advent calendar before Christmas. She realises each window contains a surprise that triggers repercussions in real life: some of them good, but most of them bad - so she will have to choose between getting rid of the calendar or walking again - even if it causes death around her
Red Pill
On the eve of the 2020 election, a posse of progressives ride into red country. They have no idea what's waiting for them.
The Last Rite
A medical student suffering from sleep paralysis finds herself plagued by a demonic entity, after moving in with her boyfriend.
Knife Point
An evangelical family offers a traveling knife salesman a ride on their way through upstate New York.
Americanized
A teenager struggles to fit in, finding herself caught between the Chinese and American aspects of her identity.

Features

Interview with Leroy Kincaide about The Last Rite
24 Nov 2021
Leroy Kincaide on sleep paralysis, his past as a wrestler, and The Last Rite
Interview with Mitch Kalisa about Play It Safe
20 Nov 2021
Mitch Kalisa on challenging prejudice and finding an authentic voice with Play It Safe
Interview with Craig David Wallace and Lora Burke about Motherly
16 Nov 2021
Craig David Wallace and Lora Burke on Motherly
Interview with Richard Miller and Grant Archer about Repeat
14 Nov 2021
Richard Miller and Grant Archer on crafting a science fiction story and Repeat
Interview with Ben Charles Edwards about Father Of Flies
12 Nov 2021
Ben Charles Edwards on going back to basic fears with Father Of Flies

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News Stories

Dean Stockwell dies
09 Nov 2021
Versatile actor had a 70 year career
Frightfest awards announced
01 Sep 2021
Prano Bailey-Bond named Screen Genre Rising Star
Voice Of Silence named Fantasia Best Film
26 Aug 2021
Hong Eui-jeong's work receives Cheval Noir award
Arrow Video FrightFest 2021 announces online edition
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

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Galleries

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