Author of the BFI Modern Classics book on "The Exorcist".
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[on New Year's Eve
(2011)] The film is so loathsomely putrid and terrible, that actually even people's expectations that have diminished beyond belief, hate it. I think its quite interesting in that even the most undemanding, most uninterested, y'know critics all the time get accused of being snobs - Oh you like snobby cinema, you don't have any idea what people actually like - Nobody, nobody, ...
Kermode played double bass for a skiffle/rockabilly band called The Railtown Bottlers in the early 1990s. The Railtown Bottlers were also the house band on the BBC show Danny Baker After All for a series, starting in 1993, where he performed with Madness
lead singer, Suggs
. In 2001 he formed The Dodge Brothers, playing double bass in the skiffle quartet.
50s rocker style