March 2001 ships from Jan 25 UK £2.90/US $6.95 FEATURE NEWS REVIEWS


• The return of the most feared serial killer in cinema history is upon us! We talk to Sir Anthony Hopkins, Julianne Moore and director Ridley Scott about the most eagerly anticipated sequel in simply ages. Plus a full preview of the film itself. Excerpts online!

Shadow of the VampireShadow of the Vampire – Film of the Month
• A latex-clad Willem Dafoe talks us through the process of being transformed into a vampire, and how to scare the willies out of everybody

Mel Gibson - What Women Want?What Women Want
• Australian superstar Mel Gibson tells all about his new romantic comedy, in which he gains the ability to read women's minds and dresses up in women's clothes. As you do...

Denzel in Remember the TitansRemember the Titans
• Denzel Washington holds forth on the racial politics of this high school American Football drama, and the tendency to plump for biopics throughout his career

Tomb Raider preview
• On set at Pinewood Studios with the big-screen Lara Croft herself, Angelina Jolie, and director Simon West

The Claim (review online)
• Acclaimed Scottish actor Peter Mullan on the challenges of filming a transplanted Thomas Hardy novel... in the Canadian Rockies

Born Romantic
• Does the path to true love have a salsa backing beat? Craig Ferguson on strutting his funky stuff in David (This Year's Love) Kane's second ensemble feature

Dungeons and Dragons
• Former Superman sidekick Justin Whalin gets fantastical on us, with a cinematic journey into the magical realms of the ever popular role playing game

Homage: Audrey Hepburn
• Anwar Brett looks back at the career of the most beautiful actress the world has ever known, as Breakfast at Tiffany's is re-released on its fortieth anniversary

Reviews - your every film need catered for!
40 pages in all, covering:
 February Movies:
Hannibal previewed, plus almost 20 new releases all told for the shortest month - including the slightly delayed Almost Famous
   The Emperor's New Groove – The Mouse does it again, with this excellent animated story of a megalomaniac despot turned llama
 State and Main
– A film production brings Hollywood chaos and questionable morality to an untouched rural town…
 Our diligent section At a Cinema Near You gives you the lowdown on more than 40 films still showing in the UK
 Finding Forrester – Sean Connery stars as a reclusive writer who begins to come out of his shell when he encounters a young tearaway in his apartment  Plus nineteen pages of Home Entertainment – Reviews of the latest videos, books, CDs, DVDs, websites and more... including David Duchovny on the just-out Return To Me
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  • Despatches:
    Seven pages of the hottest movie news, in our new-look section, and a Stop Press on The Golden Globes - with all the winners!
  • Forthcoming Attractions:
    Whet your appetite for the best of March's new movies including Best in Show and Thirteen Days
  • Brit at the Back:
    's Ian Hart, professional John Lennon, breaks the mould
  • Competitions
    Win a selection of great video and DVD prizes in this issue, including a bumper set of Hannibal goodies You can now enter our competitions by phone, e-mail or postcard (UK callers only – sorry).
  • The Best Seat in the House
    James Cameron-Wilson answers all your movie questions in Film Facts, and dissects the phenomenon of the celebrity couple.

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