Jan 2001 ships from Nov 28 UK £2.90/US $6.95 FEATURE NEWS REVIEWS


Meet the Parents: Film of the Month
Robert De Niro is one of the most respected actors of our time. To celebrate the release of his latest feature, Meet the Parents, we take a look at his career, from 1963's The Wedding Party to the forthcoming Men of Honour. Discover how this hardworking and talented man has become a living legend, with a reputation for unswerving commitment to his roles. Excerpts online!

Jim Carrey is The GrinchThe Grinch
• '“Literally everything was covered...” Jim Carrey tells us all about life under the latex, and reveals the inner workings of the mind of the big green meanie who's out to destroy Christmas

Arnie x2 in The 6th DayThe Sixth Day
• Arnold Schwarzenegger is, as he always promises, back, and now there are two of him! The man for whom the word 'muscle' was invented talks about cloning, career and family

Drew Barrymore: Angelic Upstart?Charlie's Angels
• Drew Barrymore takes us through her rise from child star to Hollywood producer and action hero in the three-of-a-kind chart-topper - and details the notorious ups and downs on the way…

Small Time Crooks
• As Woody Allen launches his first flat-out comedy in simply ages, he explains the return to his roots, while Hugh Grant and Tracey Ullman explain what it's like to work under him

Cecil B Demented
• We get down with the King of Weird, as John Waters reveals how his new picture is the natural culmination of his career thus far: a film by a trash film-maker, about a trash film-maker

• What on Earth is it all about? You can stop scratching you head in bemusement and amaze the young'uns as our guide explains it all in simple, easy-to-follow words. Now you too can be a Pokémon Master!

Still Life: The Usual Suspects
• One photo, five careers. Whatever happened to the actors in the picture that signalled a revolution in the crime thriller genre?

Reviews - your every film need catered for!
40 pages covering:
 December Movies:
Kids getting under your feet? Never fear, Film Review shows you exactly why it's OK to stick them in a darkened room for hours on end, with a comprehensive guide to the films released in the lead up to the festive season.
   Family Man – Nicolas Cage gives the performance of his career when he wakes up to find himself a tyre saleman married to Tea Leoni, whereas the day before, he'd been a childless, single City banker. Review online!
 102 Dalmatians – Glenn Close returns to wreak her canine revenge upon the little bundles of fur who defeated her inn the first movie… Or does she?  Hamlet – Ethan Hawke and Michael Almereyda bring the Bard's most renowned play up to date with a contemporary retelling that gives Kenneth Branagh and Mel Gibson a run for their money
 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
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  • Whet your appetite for the best of January's new movies in Forthcoming Attractions
  • Eight pages of the hottest movie news, in our new-look Despatches
  • Ioan Gruffudd, the BBC's former Hornblower and now 102 Dalmatians co-star is this month’s Brit at the Back
  • 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 trashes trailers in The Best Seat in the House

To enter our competitions:

You can submit your answers to [email protected] by putting the competition name in the title bar / subject line (without any other information, please) and your answer, name and address in the main body of the message.

Alternatively, call 0906 302 7461, or send them in on an exciting postcard via old-fashioned mail. Sorry - UK entrants only

Pictures taken from this issue are copyright: Jan Michael/MPA Retna, UIP, Entertainment, Columbia Tristar, Universal

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