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Mar 2003 • ships from Jan 30 2003
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Two Weeks Notice

• King and Queen of the romantic comedy, Hugh Grant and Sandra Bullock have finally teamed up! We find out just why it’s taken so long for the actors to get together on screen.

• Ben Affleck talks about his new role as the latest comic book superhero to appear on the big screen,and why he’s wanted to play the blind superhero since he was a kid!

Oscar hopefulThe Hours
• Stars Meryl Streep, Julianne Moore and Nicole Kidman talk about their new film based around Virginia Woolfe’s novel Mrs Dalloway, thotly tipped for Oscar triumph. We find out why.

More analysisAnalyze That
Analyze This was a huge hit, with Robert de Niro and Billy Crystal. Now they're back for this sequel, and we wanted to know just why they.
So we asked them!

The Magdalene Sisters
• Peter Mullan has long been regarded as one of the best actors in the country, and now he is going behind the camera with this controversial and harrowing tale about Irish Catholic women incarcerated in brutal convents. He reveals why he just had to make this movie.

The Ring
• Undoubtedly set to be the scariest film of the year, this Hollywood re-make of the hit Japanese Horror film has proved cynics wrong! Star Naomi Watts tells us why it will have us sleeping with the light on…

• Why exactly did George Clooney decide to re-make this 30-year-old Russian Sci-Fi epic? The Ocean’s Eleven star gives us the answers.

• Prepare to engage your brain, as Being John Malkovich director Spike Jonze talks about his latest film, starring Nicholas Cage and Meryl Streep, in which plot and reality intertwine to make one very original, very surreal movie indeed.

8 Mile
• Last issue we spoke to star Eminem, now director Curtis Hanson gives us the low-down on how he handled the notorious bad-boy of music.

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bringing you the next four weeks of releases!

New Movies! 25 brand spanking new releases -
including all the newcomers above, as well as...

  • Final Destination 2
    Death is back to claim some more victims who have escaped his clutches in this sequel to the 2000 horror hit. The original’s sole survivor Ali Larter, teams up with newcomers AJ Cook and Keegan Connor Tracy to take on the Grim Reaper.
  • Punch Drunk Love
    Adam Sandler leaves the slapstick comedy behind to take on the role of businessman Barry Egan, who must overcome his violent mood swings and social shyness to win the heart of Lena Leonard, played by Red Dragon actress Emily Watson.
  • Jackass: The Movie
    The cult television show, which sees the mental Johnny Knoxville and friends attempting crazy and downright stupid stunts, comes to the big screen. It retains the same hilarious format, although the stunts are bigger and more dangerous, so this movie comes with a huge ‘don’t try this at home’ warning!
  • Still Showing
    Our in-depth guide to more than 50 films at cinemas near you throughout the UK at the time of going to press.

Home Entertainment – 10 pages reviewing the latest cable and satellite films showing in your homes, plus videos to rent and books, CDs and DVDs to buy, including:

  • Paul Walker, Steve Zahn and Leelee Sobieski try to outrun psycho trucker Rusty Nail in road movie horror Road Kill
  • David Arquette battles giant mutant arachnids in Eight Legged Freaks
  • Sandra Bullock and Ben Chaplin try to solve a Murder By Numbers

Despatches: – 11 pages of the hottest movie news

  • The latest photos and news from this year’s Golden Globe Awards
  • Smash hit comedy Friends to be made into movie!
  • Sean Connery to return in new Indiana Jones film
  • All the latest box-office charts
  • …and much, much more!
  • Competitions
    Win a fantastic, state of the art home entertainment system in our Count of Monte Cristo competition, plus fabulous Road Kill goodies, including DVD player, and copies of Eight Legged Freaks and Signs!
  • Film Facts
    James Cameron-Wilson is on hand once again to answer all of your most taxing movie queries
  • Next Issue
    Julianne Moore is Far from Heaven in this 1950’s drama, Jennifer Lopez is a Maid in Manhattan, James Van Der Beek ditches his Dawson’s Creek image to play the lead in The Rules of Attraction and Colin Farrell discovers the dangers lurking inside the Phone Booth.

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