# 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!
Film 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!
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
American 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
|Reviews - your every film need catered
than 30 pages in all, covering:
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
World - Two teenage girls (Thora Birch and Scarlett Johannson)
escape from high school, to find that their glittering futures are not so
glorious as theyd 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!
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
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
| 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.
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
|Also free with this issue: the second Guide to Movies on the
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!
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?
Eight pages of the hottest movie news, including items on Mel Gibson, Elle
McPherson, Frances McDormand and Dan Aykroyd
at the Back:
Linus Roache on creating a little Pandaemonium as Samuel Taylor
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)
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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