May 2002 ships from March 26 UK
Oscars 2002: The 74th Academy
Hot-off-the-press, up to the minute coverage of the 74th Academy Awards
ceremony, with James Cameron-Wilson's commentary on the glamour
photographs from the night itself, a full list of winners - and losers (or
'other nominees', if you insist) - and interviews with Halle Berry, director
Peter Jackson, Sir Ian McKellen, Ben Kingsley and David Lynch!
12 pages of coverage!
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About a Boy
Toni Collette, best known for her sterling work in Muriel's
Wedding and The Sixth Sense, talks to us about starring with Hugh
Grant in this version of a Nick Hornby bestseller
Kate & Leopold
X-Man in time-travel chick flick? Hugh Jackman on starring as a 19th
century noble who finds love in New York now with Meg Ryan. "Guys won't be
able to live up to Leopold afterwards", he warns
The Scorpion King
Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson on reprising his role from The Mummy
Returns. Could he take the mantle of Best Action Hero from Arnie? At 6'
5" and 275 lbs, we're not arguing with him!
Hart's War - Film
Tigerland star Colin Farrell (yes, formerly of
Ballykissangel) is back in uniform. This time he's opposite Bruce Willis
but, as he observes, not on the poster. Despite him playing Hart!
Film Bytes here
Kevin Spacey plays a man in a mental institution who claims to be from
another planet. The only problem being that, as psychologist Jeff Bridges
beings to suspect, he might actually be right
The Count of Monte Cristo
The umpteenth adaptation of the classic novel sees Jim Caviezel taking
on his tormentors and, as he tells us, lead to him being told to lighten up and
have a Guinness by Richard Harris. Not to mention accidentally thwacking Guy
Pearce with a sword
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Queen of the Damned
- Vampires go head to head in this adaptation of Anne Rice's Vampire
Chronicles, following on from Interview with the Vampire. Stuart
Townsend and the late, lamented Aaliyah star, and we talk to Anne Rice
Attractions: Take a peek into the future with our guide to May's
highlights, including the ultra-jittery Panic Room, Denzel Washington as
John Q and, at last, things hot up for Anakin and Obi-Wan in Star
Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones.
24 Hour Party People - Steve Coogan as Tony
Wilson in the rise and fall of Factory Records, from punk's arrival to the rave
14 pages, reviewing the latest videos, books, CDs, DVDs... including
Star Trek: The Motion Picture Special Edition, the complete American
Pie, and long-awaited release of Cleopatra! Includes Alejandro
Amenebar on The Others
Collateral Damage - The action film behind
last issue's cover feature
The One - Jet Li is on the run from himself!
- Call Sheet: In Which We Serve
The return of this popular feature takes an in-depth look at the creation of
one of the most popular war films ever, from inception to execution, with
Noël Coward leading the way. Interviews with Sir John Mills, producer Sir
Anthony Havelock-Allen, actress Kay Walsh and photographer Ronald Neame shed
light on this established classic
Seven pages of the hottest movie news, including the Clintn Eastwood's next
project, the big-screen version of The Singing Detective, Bridget
Jones 2, the next steps for the Superman franchise, Reese Witherspoon, Cuba
Gooding Jr, Ethan Hawke, and much, much more
- The Best Seat in the
James Cameron-Wilson blows the lid off the supposed Australian acting
revolution, and goes on to impress us all by demonstrating the wealth of movie
trivia at his command in Film
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THE FIRST FILM MONTHLY WITH THE OSCAR COVERAGE!