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Apr 2008 • ships from Feb 27 2008
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132 packed pages

Indiana Jones
Exclusive new Kingdom of the Crystal Skull pictures!
• We take a look at the three films that made Indiana Jones a movie icon…
• Director Steven Spielberg reveals the secrets of the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull
• Actor Shia LaBeouf on playing Indy’s brand new sidekick

Roland Emmerich directingRoland Emmerich Exclusive!
• He had Earth invaded in Independence Day, changed the world in The Day After Tomorrow. The director on turning back Time for 10,000 BC

Scarlett Johansson & Natalie PortmanScarlett Johansson & Natalie Portman
• The two hottest actresses in Hollywood tell us how it felt to go head to head in the long-awaited historical drama The Other Boleyn Girl

Director’s Chair:
Brian De Palma

• The controversial film-maker speaks out regarding his ambitious Iraq war movie Redacted

Heath Ledger (1979-2008)
• Following the death of the much-loved actor, we pay tribute to a career cut short

Dennis Quaid, Matthew Fox and Forest Whitaker
• The stars discuss their multi-viewpoint thriller Vantage Point

Will Ferrell
• The funniest man in Hollywood tells us why he’s courting laughs in professional basketball comedy Semi-Pro

United Artists
• It’s the studio’s 90th anniversary and to celebrate we take a look at its astonishing history and enduring legacy

Director Paul Andrew Williams and stars Andy Serkis, Jennifer Ellison and Reece Shearsmith
• ...on mixing gore and guffaws in their pitch black comedy The Cottage

George A Romero Exclusive!
• The king of zombie movies lets us take a peak inside his Diary of the Dead

Director Juan Antonio Bayona & producer Guillermo Del Toro
• ...of Spanish chiller The Orphanage reveal its terrifying secrets

Now on DVD...
Ben Miller Exclusive!
The British funnyman on cutting some rug in Razzle Dazzle
• As five of the legendary director Stanley Kubrick's films are released on special edition DVD, we pay tribute to his life and remarkable career


The Bigger Picture
• We get an early look at forthcoming movies X-Men Origins: Wolverine, Hancock and Where the Wild Things Are

Vox Pops
• We head to Hollywood to find out what our Los Angeles readers made of ground-breaking creature-feature Cloverfield

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

New Movies! 35 new releases –
including the above as well as...

  • Jumper
    Sci-Fi action with Hayden Christensen

  • The Bank Job
    Jason Statham stars in this British crime caper

  • Out of the Blue
    A gripping true-life thriller from New Zealand

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

  • Our DVD section has all the latest movies heading for a shop near you, including Ridley Scott’s crime epic American Gangster, CGI action movie Beowulf and Daniel Radcliffe’s first major non-Potter movie December Boys

  • In our books section Aliens vs Predator: Requiem – Inside the Creature Shop reveals the secrets of the monster makers

  • In our video games section we playtest a blast at The Spiderwick Chronicles, An Arctic Tale, The Fast and the Furious and Asterix at the Olympics

  • We check out new CD Classic FM Movies – The Ultimate Collection which brings together some legendary film themes


  • 14 pages of the latest film news

  • Competitions
    We’re giving away:
    • 10 DVD copies of Air Guitar Nation in our crossword competition • 10 DVD copies of Beowulf to anyone who gets a letter published in our letters pages

    Plus, in our movie questions competitions you can win:
    • 5 DVD sets of the films The Shining, A Clockwork Orange, Eyes Wide Shut, Full Metal Jacket and 2001: A Space Odyssey
    • 10 DVD copies of Mr Brooks
    • 10 DVD copies of Planet Terror
    •10 DVD copies of The Jane Austen Book Club

  • Next Issue
    We take a look at the most exciting upcoming releases, including Ryan Phillippe’s Iraq war drama Stop Loss, touching coming of age comedy Son of Rambow, and Martin Scorsese’s long-awaited Rolling Stones concert film, Shine a Light

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