Top film critic Mark Kermode’s favourite movies to be screened in Norwich

Outspoken and world renowned film critic Mark Kermode is coming to Norwich later this year to talk about his new book, and introduce a season of his favourite films being screened at Cinema City.

Mr Kermode is one of the most recognisable faces on TV as co-presenter of the BBC Two arts programme The Culture Show and the same channel's Newsnight Review.

He is also the star of BBC Radio 5Live, where he presents Kermode and Mayo's Film Reviews with Simon Mayo on Friday afternoons.

Mr Kermode will be talking about his new book 'The Good, The Bad & The Multiplex' at the cinema in St Andrew's Street from 7pm on Monday, November 28, followed by a Q&A session and book signing.

Cinema City will also be screening a season of films curated by Mr Kermode, details of which will be announced in the coming weeks.


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Samuel Leonard, marketing manager at Cinema City, said: 'We're extremely excited to be bringing Mark Kermode to Norwich. Cinema City audiences are very passionate about film and will relish a heated debate with The Good Doctor.'

In Mr Kermode's new book, a follow-up to his hugely successful autobiography, he discusses what's wrong with the modern movie and how to put it right, and asks how 3D can be the future of cinema when it's been around for 100 years.

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The film critic is a member of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts and also contributes to Sight and Sound magazine and the Observer newspaper.

Tickets are on now sale to members of Cinema City, and go on general release from Friday, August 12. They are priced: full price �15, concessions �13, members �12.

Tickets are available in person at the cinema box-office, by calling 0871 902 5724 or by visiting www.picturehouses.co.uk.

Do you know if another celebrity is visiting Norwich? Telephone Evening News reporter David Bale on 01603 772427, or email david.bale2@archant.co.uk.

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