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148 packed pages

The Chronicles of Riddick
‘This was like creating a universe’
Star Vin Diesel tells us why he’s so pleased to be returning as Sci-Fi’s coolest anti-hero
And his co-star Alexa Davalos spills the beans on working with the toughest guy in Hollywood.

M Night ShyamalanThe Village
• Writer/director M Night Shyamalan has built his reputation on making original, intelligent chillers and he tells us why his latest film is no exception.

BrandoMarlon Brando
• We cast a fond look back at the life of the late, great cinematic icon including how he became and actor in the first place, his career-defining roles and his enduring legacy.

• Mexican director Guillermo del Toro has plenty of Fantasy experience with hits Mimic and Blade 2. He tells us how he managed to bring comic hero Hellboy to the big screen.

Super Size Me
• It’s rare for a film-maker to achieve global notoriety with a début feature, but that’s exactly what Morgan Spurlock has done with his expose of the McDonald’s corporation. But has he bitten off more than he can chew?

The Motorcycle Diaries
• Brazilian director Walter Salles tells us why he felt compelled to bring the story of revolutionary icon Che Guevara to the big screen – even though it was no easy task.

• Comedian Jack Black tells us why he’s happy to continue to play the leading man, and why he’s keen to explore his more serious side.

AE Fond Kiss
• Let us introduce you to brand new British actor Atta Yaqub who, despite his starring role in Ken Loach’s new film, is determined to keep his feet on the ground.

Asia Extreme 2004
• As Hollywood begins to churn out numerous remakes of Eastern films such as Ring and Dark Water, here’s your chance to get to grips with some original Asian classics.

Sealed Section!

• The hottest news from Hollywood, including why the American adore Matt Damon and why Will Smith loves getting naked!

The Bigger Picture
• Want to be the first to know about the best movies coming your way? Then feast your eyes on six of the biggest films coming to a cinema near you, including Vanity Fair, Shark Tale and Surviving Christmas.

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

New Movies! Over 25 brand spanking new releases –
including the above as well as...

  • Catwoman
    Is Halle Berry purrrrr-fect – sorry – as the feline superhero, or is the film just plain kitty litter?

  • Festival Express
    Brand new documentary footage of the 1970 rock tour, including The Grateful Dead and Janis Joplin.

  • Anchorman – The Legend of Ron Burgundy
    Will Ferrell and Christina Applegate star in this hilarious pastiche of 1970s newsrooms.

Home Entertainment – 15 pages reviewing the latest cable and satellite films showing at home, videos, books, CDs, DVDs…

  • Including
  • Writer Barry Morrow tells us how a chance encounter inspired his story that became the modern classic Rain Man, and we review the Special Edition release
  • Simon Pegg has a very bad day in hilarious British comedy Shaun of the Dead
  • Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore suffer a serious case of déja vu in 50 First Dates

Despatches: – 7 packed pages of the hottest movie news

  • Casting complete on ultimate superhero movie The Fantastic Four!
  • Spider-Man to be made into musical!
  • Steven Spielberg to make Transformers the movie!
  • Competitions
    We have a plethora of amazing goodies for you to get your hands on, including a DVD player and copies of Rain Man SE, a bumper set of 69 20th Century Fox DVDs and a fabulous spa break at Champneys with Garfield!

  • Film Facts
    Once again you put our resident film expert to the test with your increasingly bizarre movie questions!

  • Next Issue
    Have a look at the amazing stuff we’ll be covering in our bigger, brighter October 2004 issue!
    We take to the skies with Jude Law in Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow, take a look back over the career of one of Britain’s favourite comedians in The Life and Death of Peter Sellers and rejoice at the return of Bruce Campbell in Bubba Ho-tep!

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