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Mark Kermode's Secrets of Cinema

Film critic Mark Kermode presents a fresh and very personal look at the art of cinema by examining the techniques and conventions behind some classic genres: rom-coms, heist movies, coming of age stories, science fiction and horror. In each episode, Mark uncovers the ingredients needed to make a great genre film and keep audiences coming back for more.

Show Info

Network: United Kingdom BBC Four (2018 - now)
Schedule: Tuesdays at 21:00 (60 min)
Status: Running
Show Type: Documentary
Episodes ordered: 5 episodes

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Episode 1x05; Aug 14, 2018

In this fifth and final episode Mark Kermode examines the Horror genre.Horror films confront us with our deepest fears - how would it be to find your child possessed by the devil, be surrounded by flesh eating zombies, afraid to sleep because of the

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
1x05: HorrorAug 14, 2018
1x04: Science FictionAug 7, 2018
1x03: Coming of AgeJul 31, 2018
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