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Jul 2007 • ships from Jun 13 2007
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132 jam-packed pages

Die Hard 4.0
• We talk to…
• Star Bruce Willis, who tells us why he’s slipped on that iconic white vest once more to play tenacious cop John McClane and reveals why he still loves being an action hero – despite the bruises
• Director Len Wiseman, on why he’s such a die-hard fan of the franchise
• Actress Maggie Q, on why it was so good to be bad as the movie’s femme fatale

Fantastic Four and the Silver SurferFantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer
• We ask if this sequel will be able to win over detractors of the first film, and what effect will its box office fortunes have on the superhero genre?

Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson and Rupert GrintHarry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
• We hear from stars Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson and Rupert Grint to find out why this is going to be the darkest movie yet…

PiratesPirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End
• Shipshape stars Geoffrey Rush, Chow Yun-Fat and Naomie Harris welcome us to this high-seas entertainment tidal wave

Sean Bean
• The British star on playing a vicious psychopath in Horror remake The Hitcher

Road to Hell
• We take a look at movies that have seen all hell break loose on the cinematic highway

Lucky You
• We put on our best poker face with director Curtis Hanson and star Drew Barrymore

Gurinder Chadha
• The British director chats about her contribution to romantic ensemble movie Paris je t’aime

Director's Chair:
Sydney Pollack

• The director discusses Sketches of Frank Gehry, his remarkable documentary portrait of the legendary architect

From Lithuania With Love
• A world exclusive on Lithuania’s burgeoning movie industry

Now on DVD: Peter Webber
• The British director on setting Hannibal Lecter on his path to infamy in Hannibal Rising


The Bigger Picture
• To celebrate the 30th Anniversary of iconic Sci Fi Star Wars, we go behind the scenes of the movie thanks to the amazing new book The Making of Star Wars by JW Rinzler

Vox Pops
• We ask our Los Angeles readers what they made of zombie chiller 28 Weeks Later

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

New Movies! 21 new releases –
including the above as well as...

  • Ocean’s 13
    George Clooney and the chaps return for one last heist
  • Shrek the Third
    It ain’t over till its ogre for the Dreamworks franchise
  • Edmond
    William H Macy heads up this intense psychological thriller

Home Entertainment
12 pages of DVDs, books, cds and games…

  • Our DVD section has all the latest movies heading for the home market, including action-packed message movie Blood Diamond, Mel Gibson’s Mayan masterpiece Apocalypto and hit cop comedy Hot Fuzz

  • In our books section The Making of Star Wars gives a remarkable account of the troubled production of the best loved film in history

  • We walk the plank with the Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End video game

  • The sweeping sounds of The Essential Hans Zimmer Film Music Collection sends shivers down our spine


  • 16 pages of the latest film news

  • Competitions
    To celebrate the release of the actiontastic Die Hard 4.0 we’re giving away a fantastic survival weekend in Cilmeri, Wales so that you can show that you’re even tougher than John McClane.
    The winner will also get a Die Hard 4.0 long-sleeved shirt and baseball cap, with 10 runners-up getting a Die Hard Trilogy boxset and ‘Everyday Action Hero Kit’!

    As always we’ve got plenty of movie swag to give away this month, including:
    • 10 DVD Copies of Running with Scissors plus 10 books in our crossword competition
    • 10 DVD copies of The Good Shepherd to anyone who gets a letter published in our letters pages

    And in our movie question competitions:
    • 10 DVD copies of Ghost Rider with goody bags
    • 10 DVD copies of Blood Diamond with goody bags

    • 5 DVD copies of Hannibal Rising with goody bags
    • 5 PS2 and 5 Xbox 360 copies of the Shrek the Third video game

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

  • Next Issue
    We take a look at the biggest forthcoming releases, including the arrival of those robots in disguise in Transformers, animated anarchy in The Simpsons Movie and Steve Carrell’s mission from God in Evan Almighty

Images taken from this issue are copyright or courtesy of: Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation, Warner Bros Pictures, Buena Vista Pictures

All other contents © Visual Imagination Ltd 2007. Not for reproduction

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