136 minutes | Oct 15, 2021

Sir Michael Caine, Halloween Kills, Venom, Ron’s Gone Wrong, The Last Duel and The Velvet Underground

Sir Michael Caine talks about his new movie Best Sellers, about a cranky, retired author who reluctantly embarks on a final book tour to help out a young publisher. Plus we have reviews of Halloween Kills, starring Jamie Lee Curtis in the continuing saga of Michael Myers and Laurie Strode; The Last Duel, Sir Ridley Scott’s film about King Charles VI declaring that Knight Jean de Carrouges settle his dispute with his squire by challenging him to a duel, written by Matt Damon and Ben Affleck and starring Jodie Comer; Venom: Let There Be Carnage, Andy Serkis’s sequel starring Tom Hardy, Woody Harrelson and Michelle Williams; The Velvet Underground, Todd Hayne’s documentary about the seminal sixties band; Ron's Gone Wrong, the story of Barney, an awkward middle-schooler and Ron, his new walking, talking, digitally-connected device; and Ear for Eye, Debbie Tucker Green’s film following British and American Black characters of different generations navigating their way through today's society, offering a critical perspective on the state of the nation. Mark and Simon also talk you through the best and worst films on subscription-free TV next week and recommend a home entertainment purchase in DVD of the Week. We welcome your contributions: Email: mayo@bbc.co.uk Twitter: @wittertainment 03.00: CORRESPONDENCE 20.24: CELEBRATING CINEMA 24.05: BOX OFFICE TOP TEN 48.40: HALLOWEEN KILLS 56.28: GUEST: SIR MICHAEL CAINE 01.15.24: RON’S GONE WRONG 01.20.40: WTF 1 01.26.00: TV MOVIES OF THE WEEK 01.31.10: THE LAST DUEL 01.42.42: EAR FOR EYE 01.47.79: NEVER GONNA SNOW AGAIN 01.51.40: WTF 2 01.55.59: VENOM: LET THERE BE CARNAGE 02.02.25: THE VELVET UNDERGROUND 02.10.35: DVD OF THE WEEK
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