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The opposite of a [[Kermodian rant]], and is where Mark will wax lyrical about a film he finds to be worthy of much praise. Coined on 26 August 2016 for Pedro Almodóvar's film Julieta.
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The opposite of a [[Kermodian rant]], and is where Mark will wax lyrical about a film he finds to be worthy of much praise. Coined on 26 August 2016 for Pedro Almodóvar's film [[Julieta]].
  
 
Occasionally comes in the form of a [[Kermodian sentence]].
 
Occasionally comes in the form of a [[Kermodian sentence]].
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*[[The Diving Bell And The Butterfly]] (2008)
 
*[[The Diving Bell And The Butterfly]] (2008)
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*[[Eraserhead For Kids]] (2009)
  
 
*[[Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind]] (2004)
 
*[[Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind]] (2004)
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*[[Jeremy]] (1973)
 
*[[Jeremy]] (1973)
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*[[Julieta]] (2016)
  
 
*[[Låt Den Rätte Komma In]] (2008)
 
*[[Låt Den Rätte Komma In]] (2008)
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*[[The Shawshank Redemption]] (1995) - up until the final scene
 
*[[The Shawshank Redemption]] (1995) - up until the final scene
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*[[Shaun Of The Dead]] (2004)
  
 
*[[Silent Running]] (1972) - specifically during the release of [[Wall E]]
 
*[[Silent Running]] (1972) - specifically during the release of [[Wall E]]
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*[[Slumdog Squarepants]] (2009)
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*[[Son of Rambow]] (2009)
  
 
*[[There / Will / Be / Blood]] (2008)
 
*[[There / Will / Be / Blood]] (2008)

Latest revision as of 09:32, 26 April 2018

The opposite of a Kermodian rant, and is where Mark will wax lyrical about a film he finds to be worthy of much praise. Coined on 26 August 2016 for Pedro Almodóvar's film Julieta.

Occasionally comes in the form of a Kermodian sentence.

Although the phrase was not coined until Wittertainment's 15th year, there have of course been many Kermodian rhapsodies during that time. Sometimes Mark is so into the film he forgets to mention its name, for which he has been told off.

The championing of films like Black And White Documentary About Liverpool or Bug raises their profile and is, it is argued, actually the only way a film critic can affect a film's box office. When Mark names something like this as Movie of the Week, Simon Mayo will often ask for something "for everyone else." (When Simon wanted Body Of Lies to be Movie of the Week rather than Waltz With Bashir, Jason Isaacs emailed and told him off).

Subjects of Kermodian Rhapsodies have included:

  • Wallace And Gromit: The Curse Of The Were-Rabbit (2005)