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Kermode and Mayo's Film Review

Jungle Cruise, Old, Vivo, Space Jam, The Sparks Brothers, The Suicide Squad


Mark reviews musical animation Vivo, which features all-new original songs from Lin-Manuel Miranda, The Sparks Brothers, Edgar Wright’s documentary about the seminal band, who were our guests last week; James Gunn’s The Suicide Squad, the ‘spiritual sequel’ to the 2016 film, in which a team of dysfunctional heroes are sent on a dangerous mission; equestrian animation Spirit Untamed, in which a girl goes to live with her father over the summer in a small town, where she befriends a wild mustang stallion; Jungle Cruise, which stars The Rock and Emily Blunt in a film based on Disneyland's theme park ride where a small riverboat takes a group of travellers through a jungle; Limbo, a British comedy drama in which a Syrian musician awaits the result of his asylum application on a remote Scottish island and The Most Beautiful Boy in the World, a documentary about the Swedish actor Björn Andrésen who achieved instant stardom as a teenager in the 1971 film Death in Venice.

Plus Mark finally reviews Space Jam and M. Night Shyamalan’s Old.

And Mark and Simon’s North American Movie Road Trip concludes with films that best represent Prince Edward Island and Nova Scotia.

They also talk you through the best and worst films on subscription-free TV next week, and recommend a home entertainment purchase in DVD of the Week.

Send us your sub 20 second instant reaction to any film attached to an email to mayo@bbc.co.uk for our feature ‘Lobby Correspondents’.

00:11:46 Celebrating Cinema
00:15:09 Box Office Top 10
00:24:21 Old review
00:30:02 Space Jam: A New Legacy review
00:36:27 Ordering Food Scene
00:38:32 Jungle Cruise review
00:43:03 WTF? (What’s That Film?)
00:50:33 Limbo review
00:53:41 Vivo review
00:57:10 Spirit Untamed review
01:01:43 North American Movie Road Trip
01:07:46 The Sparks Brothers review
01:16:10 TV Movies of the Week
01:20:36 The Suicide Squad review
01:26:58 The Most Beautiful Boy in the World review
01:30:08 DVD of the Week

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