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Oct 2003 • ships from Sep 11 2003
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Ewan McGregor

• Scotland’s favourite export talking about his starring roles in two very different films, the Sixties comedy homage Down with Love and the hard-hitting thriller Young Adam. Also – find out why he’s glad Star Wars is almost over!

Kill BillKill Bill
• It’s been six years since his last film, and cult director Quentin Tarantino reveals all to us about his ultra-violent comeback, starring Uma Thurman and David Carradine.

Apeing aroundKing Kong
Lord of the Rings director Peter Jackson is going to do the re-make of the monochrome marvel, but will it be as good as the extraordinary 1933 plane-swatting original?

Hey, you!Bad Boys II
• The original Fresh Prince Will Smith reveals just why he waited eight years to do this sequel in which his narcotics cop Mike Lowrey investigates the flow of ecstasy into Miami…

Matchstick Men
• As Nicolas Cage’s con-man movie prepares to open in the UK, director Sir Ridley Scott tells us why not every film needs to be an action-packed blockbuster with this small-scale but effect thriller

• Whoever would’ve thought that Brit babe Kate Beckinsale would turn action heroine? Here she chats about donning a leather catsuit and doing her own stunts for this ultra-slick Vampire movie

Once Upon a Time in Mexico
• It’s been a great year for director Robert Rodruguez. The final instalment of his El Mariachi trilogy is released and the Spy Kids trilogy is completed, too!

Party Monster
• Seth Green, star of this hedonistic true story, explains his journey from Buffy The Vampire Slayer to one of the best films of the year

1-star film Our reviews section! 5-star film
What Film Review is all about!
Over 40 pages bringing you the next four weeks of releases!

New Movies! 23 brand new releases -
including all the newcomers above, as well as...

  • Finding Nemo
    From the makers of Toy Story is the best fishy escapade since The Little Mermaid – and likely to be the biggest film of the year!
  • Mr In-Between
    The terrifying British thriller hits the big screen
  • Still Showing
    Our handy guide to more than 50 films still showing in the UK as we go to press

Home Entertainment – 13 pages reviewing the latest cable and satellite films showing in your homes, plus videos to rent and books, CDs and DVDs to buy:

  • Including the comedy genius of Mack Sennett, the DVD release of The Two Towers and prepare to join Sean Connery in The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen.

Despatches: – 18 pages of the hottest movie news

  • Kiera Knightly in Jurassic Park IV
  • Jude Law and Susan Sarandon casting in the Alfie remake
  • James Cameron returns to the sea in The Big Blue
  • Preview of six massive movies
  • and much, much more!
  • Competitions
    Do you want to be Trapped with Kevin Bacon? Or learn the Rules of Attraction? Or hear the Confessions of a Dangerous Mind? Then enter our great competitions!
  • Film Facts
    Once again you put resident film expert Grant Kempster to the test with your wild and wacky movie questions!
  • Next Issue…
    Travel In America with Samantha Morton, face Intolerable Cruelty with Catharine Zeta-Jones and George Clooney and dig up Holes with Sigourney Weaver!
    And much more!

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