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132 pages

Hugh Jackman
• We talk to the Aussie heartthrob about his amazing career, from his star-making turn as Wolverine in the X-Men films to his upcoming role in magical mystery movie The Prestige

Stan Lee
• Excelsior! The creator of X-Men talks comic book movies and his fantastic cameo in next year’s highly-anticipated hottest superhero film, Spiderman 3

The Prestige
• Christian Bale, Scarlett Johansson and Michael Caine discuss acting alongside Hugh Jackman in director Christopher Nolan’s thriller The Prestige


Matt Damon and Leonardo Di CaprioThe Departed
• Legendary director Martin Scorsese and stars Leonardo Di Caprio and Matt Damon discuss their electrifying new crime thriller

Helen MirrenHelen Mirren
• Britain’s best-loved actress gives her reaction to the right royal reception her role in The Queen has received

Russell CroweRussell Crowe
• Hollywood’s best-known hellraiser tells us why he’s taking it easy – for once – in Ridley Scott’s new movie A Good Year

Heath Ledger
• The Brokeback Mountain star reveals how he approached playing a heroin addict in his new film Candy

Zach Braff
• We talk to the Scrubs star about playing an absolute cad in his new romantic drama The Last Kiss

Dominic Cooper
• The upcoming British actor tells us about his role in History Boys, a movie adaptation of Alan Bennett’s hit play

Cory Edwards
• The director of new animation Hoodwinked tells us how he gave Little Red Riding Hood a millennial makeover

William Friedkin
• On the 35th anniversary of The French Connection, the director recalls the classic film’s troubled production

Jean Reno
• The enigmatic actor talks about playing detective Bezu Fache in this year’s most anticipated DVD, The Da Vinci Code

Halle Berry
• Back once again as the mighty Storm in X-Men: The Last Stand, the stunning actress tells us about the evolution of her character and a very embarrassing on-set mishap!


The Bigger Picture
• We take a look at upcoming releases Edmond, Man of the Year and The Lost City

Your Film Review
• We visit London’s famous Leicester Square to find out what our UK readers thought of Right at Your Door

The Film That Changed My Life
• Rapper turned actor Ice T tells us how blaxploitation classic Superfly saved him from a life of crime

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

New Movies! 32 new releases –
including the above as well as...

  • Children of Men
    Clive Owen stars in this ambitious futuristic thriller
  • Borat
    Sacha Baron Cohen brings his outrageous Kazakhstani character to the big screen
  • The Black Dahlia
    Brain De Palma directs this adaptation of the acclaimed true crime book

Home Entertainment – 13 pages reviewing the latest cable and satellite films showing at home, videos, books, CDs, DVDs, games…

  • Our DVD section has all the latest movies heading for a living room near you. Including disaster remake Poseidon, splatter horror Slither and hard-hitting 9/11 drama United 93.

  • >Audrey Hepburn - The Paramount Years tells offers a remarkable portrait of one of cinema’s greatest stars in our books section

  • We get into some interactive movie violence with the Scarface: The World is Yours and Reservoir Dogs video games

  • The Greatest Cinema Choral Classics CD gets us all inspired

Despatches: – 12 packed pages of the
hottest movie news and gossip

  • Baby Suri revealed at last
  • Jack Nicholson in hospital?
  • Russell Crowe pays tribute to Steve Irwin

  • Competitions
    This issue we’re giving away
    • 10 DVD copies of Monty Python and The Holy Grail: Extraordinarily Deluxe Edition in our crossword competition
    • 10 DVD copies of X-Men: The Last Stand to whoever gets a letter published in our Post Production letters page
    • 10 DVD copies of The Omen and with one lucky winner also receiving a fantastic JVC DR-MH200 DVD/160 Gb hard drive recorder.

    To celebrate the release of Ridley Scott’s wonderful new film A Good Year, we’re giving away a five-star, three-hour Vinopolis Connoisseur tour for two. The package includes the Vinopolis Tour, a how to taste wine session, five wine tastings, five additional wine tastings, four premium wine tastings, a Bombay Saphire Cocktail, a Vinopolis cockscrew or tasting notebook, Vinopolis Polo Shirt or T-shirt. And if you can find your way back after all that then you also get a two night stay in London’s very trendy MalMaison Hotel and a copy of Peter Mayle’s book, A Good Year. To win all you have to do is answer an easy movie-related question

  • Film Facts
    All your cinematic questions answered by our resident expert

  • Next Issue
    We’ll take a look at some of the biggest forthcoming releases, including James’s Bond return in Casino Royale, surreal fairy tale Pan’s Labyrinth and George Reeves biopic Hollywoodland

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