v. tr. To spoil a film, book or TV programme by giving away the ending in the very first sentence of your review, before anyone even has a chance to realise they ought to stop listening.
"In Sixth Sense, for example, to say that Bruce Willis' portrayal of a man who is de..."
"Shut up, you're about to Kermode the whole film, aren't you?"
"Yes, but it's not as if I was about to tell you how Cary Grant in North by Northwest is symbolic of someone who is caught up in..."
From the notorious spoiling of films by Mark Kermode, a BBC film critic.