May 2000 (#593) ships from Mar 29 UK £2.80/US $6.95 FEATURE NEWS REVIEWS

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  Film of the Month

• A major change of image for Hollywood's hottest leading lady: Julia Roberts is a single mum with a colourful vocabulary, battling against corruption alongside small-time attorney Albert Finney. Julia and her director Stephen Soderbergh talk here

An Oscar-winning trio. Image  PAOscar Special
• Our brilliant 16-page special features full coverage of the ceremony, the winners and losers, and of course... the outfits! We also spoke to some of the favourites before the night Plus – the 72nd Academy Awards Best Actress winner Hilary Swank stars in Boys Don't Cry • Review online!

Big up to Kevin & PerryKevin & Perry Go Large
• As Harry Enfield's comic creations hit the big screen in an orgy of spot-squeezing and 'having it large', honorary boy Kathy Burke talks about being age 15 again. It's all so unfair!

The Cider House Rules
• Now an Oscar-winner (hurrah!) for his role in this thoughtful and elegant film, screen legend Michael Caine talks to Film Review about ageing gracefully and still getting the birds!

Alan Rickman and Sigourney Weaver in space uniformGalaxy Quest
• Boldly going where quite a few people have gone before, Sigourney Weaver and Alan Rickman take to the stars in this brilliantly funny spoof of a certain popular sci-fi series

Scream 3
• It's second-sequel time for the horror series, and we speak to recently hitched stars David Arquette and Courteney Cox-Arquette about finding love among the severed limbs!

A Clockwork Orange
• It's back! Stanley Kubrick's long-banned story of droogs, ultraviolence and Beethoven is finally on British screens again. We investigate the furore surrounding this powerful film and ask whether it really is so shocking

Reviews - your every film need catered for!
This refreshing 33-page section covers:
 New Movies:
See a new film every day! There are 32 in total, covering all the new UK cinema releases for April – including:
 American Psycho • Has the razor-sharp edge of Brett Easton-Ellis' story of Eighties excess and murder been blunted in the translation?
 Mission To Mars • Brian De Palma's shot at a scientifically accurate space adventure, following a rescue mission to the Red Planet in 2020  Love, Honour & Obey • A dream-team of British talent in a clever mobster comedy. Find our review on the unique Planet Britain site!
 At a Cinema Near You Been hiding under a cinematic rock recently? Help is at hand in the shape of our rundown of what's on nationwide  Reviews of the latest videos, books, CDs and DVDs - some major new websites, and six Satellite Highlghts for April
 Things to Come peers at movies heading your way, including Lara Croft in Tomb Raider, John Travolta in Battlefield Earth and Dungeons & Dragons
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  • nine pages of news and box-office chartage in Despatches
  • Check out the best of next month's new movies in Forthcoming Attractions, including Gladiator and Pitch Black
  • Win a new DVD player and a copy of The Blair Witch Project, South Park goodies and Iron Giant gift sets in our latest competitions! (UK callers only - sorry)
  • Accomplished black actress Dorothy Dandridge is the subject of Idol Chat
  • James Cameron-Wilson answers all your movie questions in Film Facts (and tries to stay sober at the London Film Critics' Awards!)

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