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148 packed pages

Blade: Trinity
• Stars Wesley Snipes and Jessica Biel join writer/director David Goyer to tell us why Blade Trinity is the most explosive yet. With even more action, a grand nemesis in the form of Dracula and a swathe of new characters this should get your heart pumping

Wake up!Shark Tale
• Robert De Niro, Will Smith and Angelina Jolie take us beneath the surface of this ocean adventure from Dreamworks, revealing what it was like to bring their characters to life

Terror!Exorcist: The Beginning
• We visit the set of the troubled sequel and critic Mark Kermode delves into the dark history of the Exorcist III, unearthing sliced-up footage and an unseen film along the way

Jim JarmuschCoffee and Cigarettes
• Jim Jarmusch chats about his film of vignettes that was 18 years in the making. How did he snare the big names and why did he champion the lesser lights? Find out inside

Grudge Match
• With the remake of The Grudge hitting the screens we look at some recent and classic remakes to decide if they improved on the originals

Bad Santa
• Billy Bob Thornton tells us why he took on the role of a foul-mouthed, fornicating Santa

Sean Astin
• The LOTR star talks us through his autobiography, including the highs and lows of his career

Sealed Section!

• John Travolta sees the funny side of on-set pranks, Russell Crowe gets rowdy again and Colin Farrell nearly ruins Alexander

The Bigger Picture
• Get an early peek at Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason, A Home at the End of the World and I Heart Huckabees

Vox Pops
• Our intrepid reporters find out what you think of the movies. This month we were at the Mann’s Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, getting feedback on Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow, Resident Evil: Apocalypse and Wimbledon

The Film That Changed My Life
Wicker Park star Josh Hartnett tells us about the films that made the biggest impact on him.

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What Film Review is all about!
26 packed pages bringing you the next four weeks of releases!

New Movies! 28 brand spanking new releases –
including the above as well as...

  • Resident Evil: Apocalypse
    Milla Jovovich and friends take on another city of zombie hordes

  • Alfie
    Can Jude Law charm us as the titular rascal in this remake?

  • Oldboy
    The surprise shocker from Korea reworks the revenge theme to great effect

Home Entertainment – 18 pages reviewing the latest cable and satellite films showing at home, videos, books, CDs, DVDs…

  • Including…
  • Troy sails into town on DVD
  • The Guerrilla Film Makers’ Hollywood Handbook gets the low-down on succeeding in tinsel town
  • The Music from The Lord of the Rings cd is a beautiful, tuneful journey through Middle-earth

Despatches: – 7 packed pages of the hottest movie news

  • Jim Caveziel is set to star as the next Superman
  • Sigourney Weaver sets her sights on a psychological Alien 5
  • Kevin Smith’s plans for his sequel to Clerks
  • Competitions
    We’ve got a wealth of DVD box sets to give away, and the odd DVD player too, with collections ranging from the works of Woody Allen and Martin Scorsese to classics from Fox and Momentum.

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

  • Next Issue
    We check out some of the treats in store for you in our December issue! Pixar’s animated The Incredibles fly into view, The Manchurian Candidate should garner votes of approval and Kevin Spacey sings the praises of the late Bobby Darin in Beyond the Sea

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

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