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Summer 2008 • ships from May 23 2008
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132 packed pages

Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull
After months of waiting, the old-school action hero finally catapults into cinemas!

We take an in-depth look at the film of the year, including…

• Star Harrison Ford, director Steven Spielberg and producer George Lucas reunite for a chat with us!

Cate Blanchett gets serious as Russian agent Irina Spalko

Karen Allen Indy’s true love Marion Ravenwood is back to tame him

Ray Winstone Why Indy’s pal Mac may not be all he seems

Shia LaBeouf on what it’s like to become part of a legend

Top 10 Indy Moments We bring you our pick of the best moments from the franchise

Sex and the City main castSex and the City
• We share a cocktail with the glamorous stars Sarah-Jessica Parker, Kim Cattrall, Cynthia Nixon and Kristin Davis!

Ralf LittleThe Waiting Room Exclusive!
• Brit stars Ralf Little and Anne-Marie Duff find true love on the big screen

Marianne FaithfullMarianne Faithfull Exclusive!
• The pop culture icon explores the darker side of life in new drama Irina Palm

The Incredible Hulk
• We discover just why Marvel is giving its mean, green machine a second chance…

City Movies
• We tour the world’s greatest cities as seen in the movies, from Trainspotting to Paris je t’aime

Director’s Chair: Sergei Bodrov Exclusive!
• The Russian film-maker takes us behind the scenes of Oscar-nominated biopic Mongol – The Rise to Power of Genghis Khan

Taxi to the Dark Side
• Film-maker Alex Gibney reveals his terrible inspiration for his Oscar-winning War on Terror documentary

Gone Baby Gone
• Director Ben Affleck and stars Casey Affleck and Amy Ryan on their hard-hitting new kidnap drama

From the Archives: Ghostbusters II
• In our new feature, we raid the Film Review vaults to bring you vintage articles from our 58 years in the biz. This issue we take a look back at the classic 1989 spooky sequel

Laura Linney Exclusive!
• The actress reveals why it’s so difficult to grow up in her new family drama The Savages

Marc Forster
• The director tells us how he brought Khaled Hosseini’s beloved novel The Kite Runner to life


The Bigger Picture
• We get an early look at forthcoming movies The Dark Knight, The Rocker and Sleepwalking

Vox Pops
• We head to Hollywood’s famous Mann’s/Grauman’s Chinese Theatre to see what our American readers thought of comedy sequel Harold & Kumar: Escape From Guantanamo Bay

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! 31 new releases –
including the above as well as...

  • In Search of a Midnight Kiss
    The search is on to find someone to smooch on New Year’s Eve

  • Numb
    Matthew Perry stars as a depressed Hollywood screenwriter

  • Priceless
    Audrey Tautou puts a glam spin on the art of gold-digging

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

  • Our DVD section has all the latest movies heading for a shop near you, including the monster mayhem of Cloverfield, adventure sequel National Treasure: Book of Secrets and wonderful family comedy Dan in Real Life

  • In our books section Licence to Thrill gives us a complete history of the James Bond movies

  • In our video games section we find out if Grand Theft Auto IV lives up to all the hype…

  • We celebrate four decades of The Rolling Stones with rocking new album Shine a Light


  • 15 pages of the latest film news

  • Competitions
    We’re giving away:
    • 10 DVD copies of The Good Night in our crossword competition
    • 10 DVD copies of No Country For Old Men to anyone who gets a letter published in our letters pages

    Plus, in our movie questions competitions you can win:
    A year’s free cinema pass and DVD rentals, plus other goodies, with new M Night Shyamalan thriller The Happening
    • 10 DVD copies of National Treasure: Book of Secrets
    • 10 DVD copies of The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
    • 10 DVD copies of Juno
    • 5 DVD copies of The Godfather Special Edition Boxset

  • Next Issue
    We take a look at the hottest upcoming releases, including fantasy sequel Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian, kick-ass animation Kung Fu Panda and super-hero with a difference Hancock

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