Mark loved Michaël Dudok de Wit’s film The Red Turtle (2016) and we invited him to talk about that – and about his views on Mark’s Top Ten Animated Films in List-O-Mania. Director Duncan Jones talked about Mute (2018) in Coming Attractions. In One from the Vaults, we covered two films: Mark talked about Dario Argento’s 1970 debut The Bird with the Crystal Plumage (1970), and conductor Robert Ziegler came to talk about the upcoming series at the Southbank Centre, Film Scores Live in which he would conduct the London Philharmonic Orchestra as they accompanied Hitchcock’s 1960 classic, Psycho. Director Sarah Gavron joined us to discuss her Guilty Pleasure, The Breakfast Club (1985). In Sound & Vision, we celebrated the re-release of Mike Nichols’ The Graduate (1967) and Simon & Garfunkel’s The Sound of Silence.
Oscar-nominee Mike Figgis joined Mark to talk about his book The Thirty-six Dramatic Situations, which he claims unlocks writer’s block. Hope Dickson-Leach who set up Raising Films joined us to talk about new release The Levelling (2016) in Coming Attractions. In One From the Vaults, Mark celebrated the 30th anniversary of the release of Rita, Sue & Bob Too (1987). In List-O-Mania, as Twin Peaks returns to our screens after 25 years, he gave us Ten Reasons why David Lynch’s Twin Peaks
Greg Proops, in town for his Proopcast Smartest Man in the Room, joined Mark for this month’s Guilty Pleasure, describing the delights of Escape from LA (1996). Florence Pugh joined Mark to discuss Lady Macbeth (2016) and The Falling (2014) in Coming Attractions. In One from the Vaults, Jarvis Cocker discussed his stage show Room 29. Guest Anne Dudley joined Mark for Sound & Vision to talk about the music she composed for Elle (2016), Black Book (2006) and The Full Monty (1997) – and how it felt to win an Oscar. Mark paid homage to The Full Monty by talking about You Can Keep Your Hat On.
Allison Anders came to talk about her film Gas Food Lodging (1992) for its 25th anniversary in One from the Vaults, and about Mark’s favourite Grace of My Heart (1996). Julie Ducournau joined Mark in Coming Attractions to discuss RAW (2016). In its honour, Mark listed his Top Ten other Cannibal films. Bill Nighy, in cinemas this week with Their Finest (2016), joined us to talk about his Guilty Pleasure, Punch-Drunk Love (2002). This month’s Sound & Vision celebrated the anniversary of Back To The Future (1985) and Mark paid homage to the late great Chuck
Anna Chancellor joined us to discuss her Guilty Pleasure, Freaks (1932). Alice Lowe joined us for Here’s the Thing to talk about Prevenge (2016), and the Oscars. In Coming Attractions, Simon Amstell joined Mark to discuss Carnage (2017). Toby Jones joined Mark to talk about the very sad passing of Sir John Hurt. In Sound & Vision Mark talked about the music in New York, New York (1977).
Mark Gatiss joined us to discuss two of his Guilty Pleasures, Bull’s Eye (1990) and The Boys in the Band (1970). For Here’s the Thing, film critic Anna Smith joined Mark to talk about awards and the Critic’s Circle’s Pledge for Pay. She stayed on to discuss why she considers the 80s classic, Dirty Dancing (1987), this month’s title for One from the Vaults, to be a feminist film. In List-O-Mania, Mark talked about his Top Ten Meryl Streep films. In Sound & Vision Mark talked about the music in Mean Streets (1973), particularly Rubber Biscuit.
Neil Brand joined Mark for the duration of the show to play the piano throughout, starting with a conversation about the art of accompanying silent movies. Dave Norris joined Mark to talk about his Guilty Pleasure, It’s a Mad Mad Mad Mad World (1963). In Here’s the Thing Mark talked about the British Independent Film Awards, the BIFAs and was joined by Hayley Squires to talk about her role in Ken Loach’s powerful new film, I, Daniel Blake (2016). Mark gave his Top Ten F
In a special edition of MK3D at the Warwick Arts Centre, Den of Geek creator Simon Brew joined Mark to talk about Superman 3 (1983). In List-O-Mania, he Mark listed his Ten F
Film critic Kate Muir joined Mark for this month’s Ask the Audience to discuss gender balance in the film industry. This month’s Guilty Pleasure saw Stephen Woolley talk about Millions like Us (1943), and his upcoming film Their Finest (2016). To time with the release of Arrival (2016), Mark discussed his Top Ten Films about Alien C
This month saw One From the Vaults make a return with Patricia Quinn discussing the beloved cult classic, The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975) and in Sound &