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The Movie Doctors

by Simon Mayo, Mark Kermode

The Movie Doctors Synopsis

Whatever your ailment, the nation's best-loved film experts have the perfect cinematic prescription for you, whether it's a course of the Coens or a dose of Die Hard. And they're ready to cure the movies to, taking their scalpels to bloated blockbusters and warning of the ill effects of overpraise. Where medical ignorance and movie expertise meet - the surgery of Doctors Kermode and Mayo is now open.

The Movie Doctors Press Reviews

The best double act in the movies * * Observer * * The hosts of the BBC's flagship film show summon up their knowledge to provide entertaining and informative film-watching tips * * Heat * * If you're feeling low let the Movie Doctors prescribe trivia, from deciding how long blockbusters should be to the horrors of taking kids to the flicks * * Independent * * A thumping good film book * * Den of Geek! * * If you want to treat the film fan in your life - or just treat yourself - The Movie Doctors is the place to go . . . The book delights in the kind of movie trivia and outlandish anecdotes that every film buff can enjoy . . . as addictive as ever * * Reader's Digest * * Impressive . . . anyone can happily dip in and find something of interest . . . cast[s] an intellectual eye over a popular art * * The List * * It's a list-maker's dream . . . Lavish illustrations and bountiful in-jokes * * Irish Examiner * * An easy, fun read yet informative * * People's Movies * * You'll love this! A blend of trivia, forthright opinions and useful advice on films to watch for all occasions. If you're looking for a present for anyone with an interest in cinema who appreciates a laugh, then this is what the doctor ordered * * Cinema Technology magazine * *

Book Information

ISBN: 9781782116646
Publication date: 2nd June 2016
Author: Simon Mayo, Mark Kermode
Publisher: Canongate Books Ltd
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 320 pages
Categories: Films, cinema,

About Simon Mayo, Mark Kermode

SIMON MAYO is one of Britain's best-loved radio presenters. He has worked on BBC radio since 1982 and is the presenter of Drivetime on BBC Radio 2, which features the regular Radio 2 Book Club. He is also the co-presenter of Kermode and Mayo's Film Review on BBC Radio 5 Live. He is the author of three successful children's books, Itch, Itch Rocks and Itchcraft, as well as a number of books based on his radio series. MARK KERMODE is the UK's most trusted film critic. He writes for the Observer, and is the resident film reviewer of BBC Radio 5 Live's Sony award-winning Kermode ...

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