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148 packed pages

“[Alfie is] a character study of an unrepentant womanizer who is forced to change”

• Jude Law turns on the charm as he talks about the challenges of stepping into Michael Caine’s shoes, his own rise to stardom and the freedom he now has to help projects like Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow

Bruce Campbell, no really…Bubba Ho-Tep
• Bruce Campbell takes on the role of Elvis in this peculiar film about an ancient evil in an old-people’s home. The veteran of many Horror movies lets us pick his brains

Tom CruiseCollateral
• Tom Cruise talks about playing an older (and particularly) bad guy in his latest film, and also about working with co-star James Foxx and director Michael Mann

Paul BettanyWimbledon
• Star Paul Bettany tells us why he has jumped genres again with his lead role in this romantic comedy set in the ball-bashing contest that is Wimbledon. Smashing!

The Shawshank Redemption
• Director Frank Darabont revisits his breakout movie and talks freely about the thought that went into it

Switchblade Romance
• Alexandre Aja, director of the shocking new slice-and-dice movie, spills his thoughts on the need for good actors and realistic-looking blood

Box Office Gross
• We’ve collated some of the most startling moments in the history of film, from horror shocks to gangster gross-outs

Code 46
• Director Michael Winterbottom shares some thoughts on his polished dystopian love story, and why he thinks it was the right project for him

• Kevin Kline and Ashley Judd wine and dine themselves silly in their roles of Mr and Mrs Cole Porter

Sealed Section!

• All the latest insider news from Hollywood, including why Tom Cruise is so down to earth despite his millions and what’s going on in the latest Zeta-Jones-Douglas court case

The Bigger Picture
• Take a luxurious look at a scene from three films heading towards the big screen: Ocean’s Twelve, The Polar Express and Head in the Clouds

1-star film Our reviews section! 5-star film
What Film Review is all about!
24 packed pages bringing you the next four weeks of releases!

New Movies! Over 40 brand spanking new releases –
including the above as well as...

  • Cellular
    Has Kim Basinger’s kidnap flick hit the right frequency? Tune in and find out

  • Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow
    Jude Law and Gwyneth Paltrow dash to the rescue of humanity in this CGI caper

  • Saw
    A seriously shocking surprise awaits you in this gruesome thriller

Home Entertainment – 20 pages reviewing the latest cable and satellite films showing at home, videos, books, CDs, DVDs…

  • Including
  • Donnie Darko gets the Special Edition treatment on DVD
  • Read up on living legend Oliver Stone in the latest book from Virgin Film
  • Catch L’Homme Du Train on a small screen near you

Despatches: – 9 packed pages of the hottest movie news

  • Sam Raimi’s plans for Spider-Man 3
  • Flash Gordan is set for a revival
  • Troy ‘sequel’ Odysseus will chart more mystical and Harryhausen-style seas
  • Competitions
    DVDs aplenty, an X-Box, various tie-in games and other goodies await you in our bulging competitions sections, including copies of The Shawshank Redemption and the latest Resident Evil game

  • Film Facts
    All your cinematic conundrums and queries answered by our resident expert

  • Next Issue
    We look forward to some of the delights winging your way in our November 2004 issue! Exorcist: The Beginning has creatures turning in their graves, the star-studded Shark Tale is making waves and Finding Neverland delves into the background of the rejuvenating tale

Images taken from this issue are copyright or courtesy of: Vitagraph Films LLC, Paramount Pictures, Universal Pictures

All other contents © Visual Imagination Ltd 2004. Not for reproduction

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