# 600 OF FILM REVIEW...
Liz Hurley is the 'Princess of Darkness' in this divinely demonic comedy
as she attempts to steal the soul of luckless Brendan Fraser in this top
remake. Fraser feels the temperature rising as we quiz him on the making of the
movie. Excerpts online!
Film of the Month Purely
With his film
already touted as 'the next Billy Elliot', acclaimed director Mark
Herman (Brassed Off, Little Voice) talks about the challenges in
filming with two unknown leads, and why it's not just a movie about
The Hottest Stars
Mark Wahlberg, Ryan Phillippe and Joshua Jackson step into the spotlight
in their respective new releases (The Yards, The Skulls and
Way of the Gun). Catch up with all three sizzlers!
Michael Douglas /
Just where the heck has he been? And why did no one see
this astounding movie when it was
first released in the US? Will it win an Oscar? Is he back for good this time?
We find out!
50 Years Of Film Review
With a very special reprint of the very first copy of
Film Review included with Issue 600, we thought we
had to show off - just a bit - how the magazine has evolved through the
From the small screen to the silver screen - with Charlie's
Angels swooping down to a cinema near you, we take a lighter-hearted look
at those TV series that hoped to re-create the magic for movie audiences
Preview: Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
It's in Chinese. It's subtitled. It's not out until January. And it's a
martial arts movie. So why are we shouting about it from the hilltops so early?
Because it's fantastic!
Still Life: The Magnificent Seven
A new feature looking at one image from a classic movie, and how it
affected the careers of its stars
|Reviews - your every film need catered for!
Another great month for movies! No less than 33 new releases, so you're totally
spoilt for choice!
Duets Gwyneth Paltrow is back - singing for her supper in this
tale of the American Dream and Japanese Karaoke
Wonder Boys Michael
Douglas and Tobey Maguire (from Film Review
favourite Pleasantville) give their best ever performances. Review
The Yards Our reviewer says it recalls 'the hushed power of
The Godfather and is American film-making at its best'. Do you need more
| Our comprehensive section
At a Cinema Near You gives you the lowdown on
almost 50 films still showing nationwide
Plus twenty pages of Home Entertainment Reviews of the latest videos,
books, CDs, DVDs, websites and more
- Whet your appetite for the best of December's
new movies in Forthcoming Attractions
- Seven pages of the hottest movie news, in our
- Kate Beckinsale, who shines in the new
Merchant Ivory film The Golden Bowl is this months
Brit at the Back. This feature will also be online
- Win a selection
of great video and DVD prizes in this month''s competitions.
You can now enter our competitions by phone, e-mail or
postcard (UK callers only sorry).
- James Cameron-Wilson answers all your movie
questions in Film Facts, and has an ear for
accents in The Best Seat in the House
enter our competitions:
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information, please) and your answer, name and address in the main body of the
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Cummings/Moonglow, Warner Brothers, Pathé
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