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Nov 2001 • ships from Sept 25 • UK £3.00/US $6.95 FEATURE NEWS REVIEWS

IN ISSUE # 611 OF FILM REVIEW...

America's Sweethearts – review online
• Julia Roberts isn't a movie star diva? Are we sure about that? Find out why Julia's just the help as the four stars of America's Sweethearts - Roberts, John Cusack, Catherine Zeta-Jones and Billy Crystal - reveal what really goes on behind the scenes of the movies!

Audrey Tautou as AmélieFilm of the Month:Amelie
• Our second foreign-language FotM for 2001 is something strange and wonderful. Find out why this is Jean-Pierre Jeunet's dream come true and why almost everybody loves this film!

Blonde on Blonde: Reese WitherspoonLegally Blonde
• Just how many movies must Reese Witherspoon make before she's a huge, huge star? Drama, comedy, fantasy, she can do the lot. Find out why she's hitting the big time with this rich-girl romp

Jason Biggs in American Pie 2American Pie 2
• The first slice had supremely gross humour, offset by its soft-hearted centre. And the second's supposed to be all about love, say Jason Biggs and Mena Suvari. Can we believe them?

Behind The Scenes of...
The Man Who Wasn't There with the Coen Brothers, plus Jack Nicholson on The Pledge, Jet Li wants the Kiss of the Dragon, Victor Salva on this Halloween's best horror movie Jeepers Creepers, and Film Review favourite Thora Birch on living in the superb Ghost World

Reviews - your every film need catered for!
More than 30 pages in all, covering:
 October Movies:
24 brand new releases, from comedy to horror to art-house drama, including just about all those above
   Our diligent section At a Cinema Near You gives you the lowdown on more than 50 films still showing in the UK at presstime
 Ghost World - Two teenage girls (Thora Birch and Scarlett Johannson) escape from high school, to find that their glittering futures are not so glorious as they’d imagined. 'An acid-etched, artful spellbinder... refreshing and unconventional'.

 16 pages of Home Entertainment – reviewing the latest videos, books, CDs, DVDs... including the UK's biggest hit of 2001, Bridget Jones's Diary, top drama The Contender and cartoon sequel The Rugrats in Paris!

 The Pledge - A detective (Jack Nicholson) on the trail of a child killer hooks up with a single mother to use her daughter as bait. Lovely... Yet Sean Penn's third film as director is 'a superior psychological thriller'.

 Plus in-depth looks at some great new DVDs including the long-awaited Phantom Menace, the Kubrick Collection, T2 Special Edition and the Godfather Collection. Now, what did you want for Christmas again…?

 Brotherhood of the Wolf - A mysterious beast terrorizing peasants in 18th Century France is caught and destroyed – or is it? And if so, why do the killings continue…? 'A suspense tale remoulded in a lush period setting (which) works very nicely' says Anwar Brett. Plus, some revolutionary fight scenes thanks to an Iroquois indian. Honest!  Forthcoming Attractions:
Whet your appetite for the best of November's new movies including the I-think-I-might-burst-tastic Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, the terrifying The Others with the hottest talent in town, Nicole Kidman, Windtalkers starring Nic Cage, and Brad Pitt's latest The Spy Game!
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Call Sheet: Genevieve
• To tie in with the DVD release of the classic British comedy, Howard Maxford charts the tribulations of a film done on the cheap (with a cast the director didn't even want) with Dinah Sheridan and the late Jimmy Adler. We've got 10 copies of the DVD to give away, too!

Still Life: Body Heat
• Seductive, sultry and with superb performances, this 1981 thriller from débutant director Lawrence Kasdan starred William Hurt, Kathleen Turner, Ted Danson and Mickey Rourke. Whatever happened to them, eh?

PLUS!
  • Despatches:
    Eight pages of the hottest movie news, including items on Mel Gibson, Elle McPherson, Frances McDormand and Dan Aykroyd
  • Brit at the Back:
    Linus Roache on creating a little Pandaemonium as Samuel Taylor Coleridge
  • Competitions
    Win a fantastic selection of prizes: Series 7: The Contenders on VHS (plus free T-shirt), Rugrats in Paris or Terminator 2: Judgment Day Special Editionon DVD (plus shades), the terrific Amores Perros on VHSD or DVD four Crossword winners, and Genevieve or The Contender in the format of your choice! You can enter our competitions by phone, e-mail or postcard (UK callers only)
  • The Best Seat in the House:
    It's about time Nicole Kidman won the respect she deserves, says James Cameron-Wilson, before he answers all your questions in Film Facts
 

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