# 608 OF FILM REVIEW...
Film of the Month: Swordfish (review online)
After Battlefield: Earth, John Travolta leaps back to
respectability again in this ultra-modern techno-thriller as a ruthless spy
intent on ripping off the US Government. We also talk to former X-Man Hugh
Jackman, who plays the anarchist hacker blackmailed into helping him
Oscar-winner Angelina Jolie gives us the inside track on portraying
"the perfect woman" (her words), and reveals why she had to do some
serious thinking before taking on the role
Jurassic Park III - feature online
Sam Neill explains why he decided to resume the role of popular
palaeontologist Dr Alan Grant after being absent for The Lost World, and
why he thinks this adventure is the best yet
Doctor Dolittle 2
He talks to his dog too, you know
Anarchic funnyman Eddie Murphy
and director Steve Carr on why they decided to make a sequel to 1998's smash
hit. The ready cash, perhaps?
Hannibal star Julianne Moore and The X-Files' David
Duchovny, tell us how to combat monocellular organisms which threaten to
overwhelm the entire planet, while director Ivan Reitman tries to deal with his
leads being very, very silly indeed
Dr T and the Women
The lantern-jawed Richard Gere holds court about working with celebrated
director Richard Altman, and then goes off on one about shamen and the malaise
of ennui that can afflict many rich and successful people, the poor
Death on the Nile
We look at the creation of this star-studded staple of the British Bank
Holiday weekend, as recalled by Peter Ustinov, Jon Finch, screenwriter Anthony
Schaffer and producer Richard Gordon
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Swedish comedy drama portrays life in a commune serving as a refuge for one
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Worlds A man drifts through a panoply of alternative
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Odyssey on DVD, the Gorehounds' Guide to Splatter Films of the 60s
and 70s, and nine Satellite Highlights for
Heels and Low Lifes Mel Smith directs Minnie Driver in this
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Aimée and Jaguar Touching wartime
lesbian romance between a Nazi and a Jew
Whet your appetite for the best of August's new movies including Cats and
Dogs, Final Fantasy - The Spirit Within, A Knight's Tale and
the new version of Planet of the Apes
Seven pages of the hottest movie news, with items on Heather Graham, Heath
Ledger, Ewan McGregor and Oliver Stone's return to Vietnam
at the Back:
Mel Smith, former Not the Nine o'Clock Newsreader turned big time
Hollywood director, tells us how the search for the right project after Bean
lead to High Heels and Low Lifes
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