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• How can you have a future when you can’t remember your past? Stars Uma Thurman and Ben Affleck reveal all about their new memory-erasing, money-grabbing action thriller.

Steely stareReturn of the King
• Our review of the last of the Lord of the Rings trilogy. No prizes for guessing that we liked it and that one of the conclusions is "Give Peter Jackson the Oscar now"…

Cold stareCold Mountain
• Superstar Nicole Kidman gives another stunning performance, as farm girl Ada in her new Civil War drama, and reveals the truth behind those stories of a romance with co-star Jude Law

Not a cold, a tearjerkerTop 25 Tearjerkers
• Christmas is over! It’s cold outside! We have to go back to work. Don’t despair – we give you the opportunity to revel in the misery by counting down the top weepies of all time

Runaway Jury
• As another of courtroom-novelist John Grisham’s bestsellers gets a big screen makeover, British star Rachel Weisz tells us how she held her own against co-stars John Cusack, Dustin Hoffman and Gene Hackman.

Big Fish
• Recently Ewan McGregor has been appearing in films as diverse as Sci-Fi epic Star Wars and romantic comedy Down With Love. Now he explains why he just had to be part of Tim Burton’s new Fantasy drama.

Scarlett Johansson
• Hollywood’s newest bright young thing talks to us about her critically acclaimed roles in the upcoming Lost in Translation and Girl with a Pearl Earring. Remember – you saw her here first!

American Splendor
• The unassuming Paul Giamatti certainly doesn’t look like the star of the coolest movies of 2004. And aren’t we used to seeing him in kids’ movies? We demanded answers!

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What Film Review is all about!
18 pages bringing you the next four weeks of releases!

New Movies! Over 23 brand spanking new releases –
including the above as well as...

  • Stuck on You
    Writing/directing duo the Farelly brothers, the brains behind There’s Something About Mary, present their new comedy about conjoined twins, starring Greg Kinnear and Matt Damon.

  • A Mighty Wind
    The team behind classic pastiche comedy This is Spinal Tap turn their attention to the heady world of folk music in their hilarious new mockumentary

  • Sylvia
    The tumultuous real-life relationship of American poet Sylvia Plath and former British Poet laureate Ted Hughes, played by Gwyneth Paltrow and Daniel Craig respectively, is examined in this revealing drama

Home Entertainment – 9 pages reviewing the latest cable and satellite films showing at home, videos, books, CDs, DVDs…

  • Including Jason Biggs and Alyson Hannigan tying the knot in American Pie: The Wedding, Maggie Gylenhaal taking dictation in Secretary and Steve Martin and Queen Latifah Bringing Down the House

Despatches: – 12 pages of the hottest movie news

  • Cameron Diaz to star as Playboy centrefold
  • Goonies sequel on the cards
  • Catherine Zeta-Jones and Antonio Banderas to make Mask of Zorro 2
  • All the latest box-office figures and much, much more…!
  • Competitions
    Win copies of the latest releases including Identity, American Pie: The Wedding, To Kill a King and Death to Smoochy!

  • Film Facts
    Once again you put our resident film expert to the test with your wild and wacky movie questions!

  • Next Issue
    Cast your eyes to next month, when Uma Thurman is back to wreak further bloody vengeance in Kill Bill: Volume 2, Julia Roberts will be wearing her best Mona Lisa Smile and Jack Nicholson and Diane Keating realize that Something’s Gotta Give

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