# 609 OF FILM REVIEW...
Final Fantasy - feature online
We reveal the truth behind the technological wizardry that lead to the
most lifelike animation ever seen, going behind-the-scenes with director
Hironobu Sakagushi and the voice of cover-girl Dr. Aki - ER's Ming-Na.
Will actors really soon be collecting their P45s in droves?
of the Month: A Knight's Tale
Mediaeval madness aplenty as Heath Ledger teams up
with Paul Bettany's Geoff Chaucer to woo the women, confound the aristocracy
and whack people with big sticks! We hear from Bettany and nasty Rufus Sewell
Planet of the Apes
Former underwear model Mark Wahlberg forsakes a loincloth in favour of
Astro-fatigues as he does battle with Tim Burton's Apes and gets cosy with a
simian Helena Bonham Carter
Lucky Break -
Full Monty director Peter Cattaneo cast Cold Feet's James
Nesbitt and Olivia Williams in this Ealing-style comedy - they explain how a
musical staged in prison gives cover for a big screen break
Jennifer Love Hewitt gives us her thoughts on the less fair of the
sexes, and reveals how her on-screen relationship with Sigourney Weaver was
echoed in real life
Battle of Britain
We line up this neglected gem of British Cinema in our sights, charting
its troubled progress from the vaguest of ideas to a star-studded spectacular,
which saw the production becoming the 35th biggest air power on Earth!
|Reviews - your every film need catered for!
than 30 pages in all, covering:
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Our diligent section At a Cinema Near You gives
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Parole Officer - Steve Coogan (TV's Alan Partridge) makes his
starring movie debut as the eponymous character who is forced to resort to a
life of crime in order to clear his name
Plus 16 pages of Home Entertainment
Reviews of the latest videos, books, CDs, DVDs, websites and more,
including Hannibal, Chocolat...
| Cats and
Dogs - The longest-running war on Earth is taking place even now,
right under our noses. All that stands between world feline domination and us
is man's best friend
... and Silence of the Lambs, the original Psycho and
Chariots of Fire on DVD, Halliwell's Who's Who in
the Movies, and nine Satellite
Highlights for August
Cooking? Four quite different families gather to celebrate
Thanksgiving, but although united in a seasonal passion for turkey there's
something else they share
Crocodile Dundee in LA Oh, puh-leese!
Whet your appetite for the best of September's new movies including
A I: Artificial Intelligence, Moulin Rouge, Enigma and Jet
Li's latest, Kiss of the Dragon
Seven pages of the hottest movie news, including items on Brad Pitt, Jennifer
Love Hewitt, Pierce Brosnan and Guy Ritchie
at the Back:
Joe Tucker, actor-turned-director tells us all about the way in which his work
with Mike Leigh has influenced his approach with his directorial debut, the
- Tribute: Jack Lemmon
Recalling the well respected actor, who oddly passed away in July
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