S & P Parker's Moviemarket
Oct 2001 • ships from August 30 • UK £3.00/US $6.95 FEATURE NEWS REVIEWS


The Fast and the Furious – review online
• The four stars of this energetic car race movie put the pedal to the metal, and tell us about the genesis of the most exciting film to hit the tarmac since Death Race 2000. Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Michelle Rodriguez and Jordana Brewster burn rubber!

Film of the Month:Moulin RougeMcGregor and gang plan their 'Spectacular Spectacular'
• Both Ewan McGregor (online) and Nicole Kidman reveal how they had a ball working on Baz Luhrmann’s outrageous bohemian fantasy, and how their onscreen chemistry made an already sparkling show a joy

I look like rubber, like I've been spray-paintedAI: Artificial Intelligence
• The face of robo-sex, Jude Law, describes working on the creative fusion of Kubrick and Spielberg, and coping with the 3 hours a day it took to turn him into the perfect lover...

No, no! The blue wire!Enigma
• The latest Brit hitting Hollywood big time, Dougray Scott talks through his early career, his role in Mission: Impossible II, and this new WWII spy thriller about cracking Nazi spy code

Scary Movie 2
• The crazy-haired lunacy of Marlon Wayans and his brothers is back to haunt us in the living nightmare of comedy that is Scary Movie 2, as they line up the worst the horror genre has to offer, and knock it down!

Call Sheet: Superman: The Movie
• They made you believe a man could fly. Find out how, as we chart the turbulent creation of the classic superhero movie, released on DVD this month (and we've got 10 sets including the DVD and its Superman II sequel to give away, too)

Reviews - your every film need catered for!
More than 30 pages in all, covering:
 September Movies:
Over 25 New Releases reviewed - from comedy to horror to art-house drama...
   Our diligent section At a Cinema Near You gives you the lowdown on more than 50 films still showing in the UK at presstime
 The Shiner - Michael Caine starts as a boxing promoter gearing up to take one last stab at the big time… but this time the pugilistic protégé is his own son...

 Plus 16 pages of Home Entertainment – Reviews of the latest videos, books, CDs, DVDs and more, including Almost Famous, Thirteen Days...

The Score - Ed Norton, Robert De Niro and Marlon Brando team up to rip off a Toronto customs house of a rare treasure - but are they all batting for the same team?

... and Superman, Platoon and Gandhi on DVD, Starring Sherlock Holmes book review, the Harry Potter filmsite and nine Satellite Highlights for August

- Two great poets collide in Julien Temple's outlandish account of the relationship between Wordsworth and Coleridge

 Original Sin – Jolie? Banderas? Sounds cool. Isn't. Oh, puh-leese!
 Forthcoming Attractions:
Whet your appetite for the best of October's new movies including Amélie, America's Sweethearts, American Pie 2, and Atlantis. Plus two films that don't start with 'A'!
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  • Despatches:
    Seven pages of the hottest movie news, including items on Mel Gibson, Madonna, Reese Witherspoon and Lord of the Rings
  • Brit at the Back:
    Ricky Tomlinson, best known as the man on the sofa of the The Royle Family takes his place on the bench in the forthcoming Mike Bassett: England Manager
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    Win a fantastic selection of prizes: Men of Honour or Thirteen Days on VHS, Almost Famous on DVD, a gift set for The Gift, and Best In Show and Very Annie Mary in the format of your choice! You can enter our competitions by phone, e-mail or postcard (UK callers only)
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    James Cameron-Wilson ponders the significance of the opening sequence, and the way people trying to find their seats can mess it up, and then answers all your questions in Film Facts

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