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Starburst Special #59, Doctor Who 2003 Starburst Special #59, Doctor Who 2003
(Reference #S59)

Celebrating 40 years since the series started
Your Doctor-by-Doctor Guide starts here, with many rare and never-published-before photos…

William Hartnell
Patrick Troughton
Jon Pertwee
Tom Baker
Peter Davison
Colin Baker
Sylvester McCoy
Paul McGann
Who’s Celebrations: Everyone loves a party, so we see how Doctor Who’s four decades have provided opportunities for celebrations from Longleat House to Albert Square!
Who’s on DVD: We look at the painstaking and ongoing restoration work on Doctor Who episodes for the BBC’s recent DVD releases.
Colin Baker: Colin Baker became the Sixth Doctor at a turbulent time in the show’s history. But find out from the actor himself how Doctor Six lived on for a host of new adventures...
Who’s on the Web: To celebrate the 40th year of Doctor Who, Richard E Grant takes the role of the Doctor in the new BBCi animated webcast, Scream of the Shalka
Big Finish : The series may have been away from our TV screens, but Big Finish has released more than 50 new audio dramas, featuring original cast members.
Elisabeth Sladen: Meet Elisabeth Sladen, who played one of the Doctor’s most popular companions, Sarah Jane Smith, and has recently returned to the role on audio.

Battlestar Galactica: We meet director Michael Rymer, one of the forces behind the hi-tech revival of the Seventies favourite
Stan Lee: We talk to the great Stan Lee, dynamic creator of immortal Marvel Comics heroes like the Hulk and Daredevil, about his upcoming film projects.
Matrix Reloaded : Enter the world of meaning and metaphor as we unravel the secrets of a modern phenomenon!
Lex Luthor: Meet Michael Rosenbaum, the actor who has made the role of Lex Luthor his own in Smallville
Trailer Park: In November, Keanu Reeves is back with all the gang in Matrix Revolutions. We take an irreverent look at the trailer.
Enterprise: The conclusion to our episode guide to Season 2.

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Starburst Special #58, Star Trek & T3 2003 Starburst Special #58, Star Trek & T3 2003
(Reference #S58)

Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines
Arnold Schwarzenegger: Starburst meets the big man himself.
Kristanna Loken: We assess the Terminatrix actress in real life…
Jonathan Mostow: It's not the easiest job in the world, to take on directing a Terminator film…
Neil Travis: The veteran genre editor reveals why working on the movie was a blast!

Star Trek
The Voyage Home: To mark the release of the movie's Special Edition on DVD two of the stars look back at their adventures: James (Scotty) Doohan and Walter (Chekov) Koenig
Nemesis: The making of the movie.
Enterprise: Meet John Billingsley, who has established himself as a fan favourite as the alien Dr Phlox
Enterprise: The start of our episode guide to Season 2.

Hulk: Star Eric Bana on what is was like to share the limelight with a computer...
The Matrix Reloaded: How to make a Matrix: Producer Joel Silver and effects maestro John Gaeta reveal some secrets.
Tor Author: Actor turned-author Andy Secombe is creating comic worlds for new imprint Tor.
Trailer Park: Underworld: Our humorous look at the movie's trailer…

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Starburst Special #57, Angel, X-Men, Matrix 2003 Starburst Special #57, Angel, X-Men, Matrix 2003
(Reference #S57)

David Boreanaz: The star talks about the past, present and future of Angel.
Making up Monsters: Effects make-up artist Robert Hall tells how he has cranked up the creature quotient on Buffy and Angel.
Angel Seasons Guide: An episode-by-episode listing of Seasons 1 to 4 with the highs picked out.
X-Men: We take a decade-by-decade look at the successes and setbacks that have brought our favourite misunderstood mutants this far….
Wolverine: Hugh Jackman on playing Wolverine, and why he doesn’t plan on putting away his claws any time soon…
NeXt Generation: Meet the stars who form the next generation of X-Men, Rogue (Anna Paquin), Aaron Stanford (Pyro) and Iceman (Shawn Ashmore).
Matrix Reloaded: The talented effects technicians discuss, in depth, the creation of their thrilling visions of the future for the two sequels.
Matric 2 and 3: We look at the latest two films and what's in store…
Quote Unquote: We nabbed some moments with the stars of Star Trek, Star Wars and LEXX in our first report from the spectacular Grand Slam Convention in Pasadena, LA.
Dreamcatcher: Director Lawrence Kasdan talks about his new film, based on a novel by Stephen King.
Journey into Space: A look back to the mid-1950s radio series, when British astronauts beat others to the Moon and Mars... beating off a Martian invasion in the process.
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Starburst Special #56, Buffy and Time Travel 2003 Starburst Special #56, Buffy and Time Travel 2003
(Reference #S56)

In this issue:
James Marsters: The actor reflects on Spike’s madness, muses on the possibility of a spin-off, and tantalizes us with news of the season’s end!
Kristine Sutherland: The actress looks at her return to the show, her regrets over roads not taken, and the experience of being made-up as a corpse…
George Hertzenberg: He drops in to chat about his role as a demonic Frankenstein, and his projects since Adam had his power supply pulled.
Robert Hall: The make-up designer tells us how he made the move from Angel to Buffy for the musical episode Once More with Feeling.
Time Travel: The past, present and future of Time travel assessed, including a look ahead to one of this year’s top movies, a round-up of five great Time travel movies, and a retrospective on perhaps the best Time tale ever made.
Twelve Monkeys: We go behind the scenes and chronicle the troubles which beset Terry Gilliam’s production…
Timeline: We present a sneak preview of this Time travel tale, based on the bestselling novel by Michael Crichton.
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Armin Shimerman looks back on his time as Quark as the Space station saga comes to DVD. Plus he discusses his regular roles on Buffy and The Invisible Man.
The Core: Director Jon Amiel discusses his new ecological Science Fiction thriller.
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers: We conclude our behind-the-scenes look at Peter Jackson’s triumphant movie version of JRR Tolkien’s classic novel…
Designer Grant Major reveals the thinking behind the sets…
Veteran Tolkien artist John Howe explains what inspired his vision of Middle-earth.
Director Peter Jackson reveals the influence of Ray Harryhausen.
Effects supervisor Jim Rygiel on why he still uses old methods…
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Starburst Special #55, Yearbook Starburst Special #55, Yearbook
(Reference #S55)

In this year’s Starburst Yearbook
Star Trek: Nemesis: Newcomer to the Trek universe, director Stuart Baird.
The Two Towers Christopher Lee talks about Saruman and the Oscar awards.
The Fellowship of the Ring The extended version on DVD.
Firefly Creator Joss Whedon on his new series.
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets The design team behind the film.
Buffy The Vampire Slayer The conventions…
Minority Report Co-star Kathryn Morris
Dinotopia Bringing the books to television.
Terminator 3 Looking to the third film in 2003.
Starburst index All we've covered in the last year.
Computer Games Your guide to what's out there, and which systenm is the best for you.
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Starburst Special #54, Star Trek 2002 Starburst Special #54, Star Trek 2002
(Reference #S54)
In this year’s Star Trek Special...
Star Trek: Nemesis: Catching up with cast and crew of the all-new big screen adventure. New photos from the blockbuster movie, plus revealing interviews with stars Jonathan Frakes and Michael Dorn!
Enterprise The crew file reports on their latest thrilling adventures!
Deep Space Nine Alexander Siddig and Andrew Robinson catch up on old times and discuss the latest events in the lives of that ever popular odd couple, Garak and Bashir.
Next Generation Catch up with popular guest star Carolyn Seymour.

The Core: Take a journey to the centre of the Earth as we meet the stars of this upcoming disaster epic.
Andromeda: On set for Season Three with Laura Bertram to discuss the past and the future of the enigmatic Trance Gemini.
Farscape: Raelee Hill joined Farscape for its fourth, and possibly final, season. She discusses her voyage into the unknown…
Buffy The Vampire Slayer: Buffy and Angel have been enjoying new adventures in original novels. We take a closer look. Plus… Who are the gods in the world of the Vampires and demons? We probe the mythological backdrop to the life of the Slayer.

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Starburst Special #53, Slayer 2002 Starburst Special #53, Slayer 2002
(Reference #S53)

The Starburst Slayer Special takes an in-depth look at those Fantasy TV favourites Buffy The Vampire Slayer and Angel.
• Our exhaustive season-by-season guide looks at the important themes and events in both series.
• Background notes on all the regular characters.
• A detailed look at the comic book adventures of Buffy and Angel
• An interview with Alexis Denisof, aka Wesley from Angel, who looks back on Season Three and ahead to a new year of adventures

The Enterprise Mission Logs

The crew reports from the earliest voyages of the NX-01 Enterprise, under the daring command of Captain Jonathan Archer.
Star and producer Kevin Sorbo explains why his show is changing direction for its third season
The Lone Gunmen
As the short-lived X-Files spin-off reaches British TV, stars Dean Haglund and Tom Braidwood spill the beans!
Star Wars
C-3P0 actor Anthony Daniels discusses what was cut from Episode II, and chats about plans for Episode III
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Starburst Special #52, Summer Movie 2002 Starburst Special #52, Summer Movie 2002
(Reference #S52)
A preview-packed look at all the major Sci-Fi, Fantasy and Horror films of summer 2002. Up-to-date gossip and quotes on nearly 30 films, plus 100's of photos. Includes... All-new adventure with: A first outing for Spider-Man, Spielberg and Cruise in Minority Report, Mel Gibson investigates crop circles in Signs, Spiders attack in Eight Legged Freaks, and a future ruled by Dragons in Reign of Fire. Eagerly-anticipated sequels: Star Wars Episode II, Will and Tommy-Lee in Men in Black II, Austin Powers meets Dad in Goldmember, confronting Romulans in Star Trek Nemesis and teen agents abroad in Spy Kids II. Action adaptations: Sarah Michelle Gellar helps Scooby-Doo go 3D, Hannibal's early life in Red Dragon, Zombies a go-go in Resident Evil, Guy Pearce pilots The Time Machine and a remake of Japan's cult hit Ring. Insider info and pics from The Adventures of Pluto Nash, Cube 2, futuristic thriller CQ, Kevin Costner in Dragonfly, Halloween: Resurrection and Danny Boyle's 28 Days Later. Plus! A look ahead to the big movies of late 2002/2003: Harry Potter's Chamber of Secrets, Lord of the Rings: the Two Towers, Terminator 3, X-Men 2, The Matrix 2 and 3…
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Starburst Special #51, Smash Hits of TV & Cinema 2002 Starburst Special #51, Smash Hits of TV & Cinema 2002
(Reference #S51)
Starburst surveys TV Sci-Fi hits that made it to the big screen, and – conversely – movies that found new life on TV. What sets Buffy apart from a Total Recall 2020? Or an X-Files from a Wild Wild West? With interviews… Star Trek: Nemesis – Gates McFadden and Jonathan Frakes exclusives! McFadden, aka Dr Crusher, talks after shooting her scenes; Frakes discusses Nemesis, Roswell and directing Clockstoppers. Farscape – creator Rockne S O'Bannon on movie rumours and the shape of life for Crichton & crew after the shattering Season 3. Smallville – Annette O'Toole on playing Clark Kent's first Love in Superman III, and now his mother, Martha. Plus: 2005: Alexis Denisof is Bond? 2007: Filming the new Buffy movie? 2013: Burton's Captain Scarlet? Starburst predicts future crossover hits! Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me re-evaluated, plus Stargate SG-1's Don S Davis on his uniform roles. Plus… Young Indiana Jones, the history of Scooby-Doo, learning to love Star Trek: The Motion Picture and Planet of the Apes, and a Mid-season report on the genre's TV leaders and strugglers, from Angel to The X-Files.
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Starburst Special #50, Yearbook (2001/2002) Starburst Special #50, Yearbook (2001/2002)
(Reference #S50)
The giant size Starburst Yearbook is back – in a new format and design. Inside its 100 pages: a fun and well-informed critical review of all the major Sci-Fi / Fantasy films of 2001, plus the best episodes from the top TV series. Our month-by-month guide takes you though the year that's past, from Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon to Harry Potter's first instalment and beyond: there's also a preview of 2002's upcoming movies. Plus interviews with Angel's Alexis Denisof, Farscape's Claudia Black, A.I.'s Jack Angel, the cast & director of The Mummy Returns, Evolution's director Ivan Reitman and creature designer Phil Tippett, and Planet of the Apes' Glenn Shadiz.
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