# 606 OF FILM REVIEW...
The Mummy Returns
Sun, sand and, well, loads more sand as Rachel Weisz and Brendan Fraser
return to the desert to battle the re-resurrected Arnold Vosloo. We hear from
them all (plus director Stephen Sommers) about this gung-ho and slightly
tongue-in-cheek sequel. Plus - take over a cinema
to see the film in our amazing competition!
coverage of The Mummy Returns
Penélope who? Anyone asking with furrowed brows 'just who is the
Spanish Enchantress?' will soon be a rarity.
Penélope Cruz discusses her
meteoric rise to fully-fledged Hollywood star
Johnny Depp on embracing a controversial subject in the drug drama which
casts him as the connection between 1970s Colombia and America (also starring
Film of the Month:
This story of the Earthbound dramas surrounding the Apollo 11 landing
raises the spirits with its endearing protagonists, gentle gags and
poignant moments of triumph"...
Tigerland review online
Joel Schumacher in top movie shock! Putting the derision he received
over Batman & Robin and 8MM behind him, the director reveals
how he ditched the day-glo days for a hard-hitting Vietnam drama
Along Came a Spider
One of our favourite actors, Morgan Freeman reveals why he reprised the
role as the forensic psychologist from the chiller Kiss the Girls
Daryl Sabara and Alexa Vega, pre-teen protagonists, reveal all about
becoming budget-sized Bonds
Mumbai-born Ayesha Dharker talks about her controversial and critically
|Reviews - your every film need catered for!
pages in all, covering:
19 New Releases reviewed - and we've a lot of recommendations this
Our diligent section At a Cinema Near You gives
you the lowdown on more than 50 films still showing in the UK at
Perros An acclaimed, multi-award-winning thriller of
entangled lives (and dogs) in Mexico City
Plus 16 pages of Home Entertainment
- Reviews of the latest videos, books, CDs, DVDs, websites and
Charlie Bright Compelling Britflick of the month, a
rites-of-passage tale set in South-East London, with Paul Nicholls
... including Charlie's Angels on DVD, the updated Bond
companion Kiss Kiss Bang Bang, and nine Satellite Highlights for
Annie Mary Rachel Griffiths is, as ever, outstanding in this
hilarious tale of a childish 30-somehthing in the Welsh valleys.
Read our review at Planet Britain
Whet your appetite for the best of June's new movies including Pearl
Harbor, Shrek and All the Pretty Horses!
Seven pages of the hottest movie news, with items on Christina Ricci,
Tarantino, Eddie Izzard and the Crouching Tiger prequel
at the Back:
David Morrissey (now appearing as the sympathetic Captain Weber in Captain
Corelli's Mandolin) has learned the trick of staying in work in the movies:
don't let anyone pigeon-hole you. Read the feature at
- Homage: Christopher Lee
Enough to send a shiver down your spine, Film
Review presents an in-depth look at the five decade-long career of
the King of Horror
Win a selection of great prizes in this issue, including an amazing
Hitachi / Videologic DVD Home Entertainment system, or taking over a
cinema in our Mummy Returns competition!You can
now enter our competitions by phone, e-mail or postcard (UK callers only
Best Seat in the House:
James Cameron-Wilson ponders the Method in the madness we call movies. James
also answers your questions in Film
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