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Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s 132 pages of Movie Heaven!

2006 Preview
• As we prepare to say goodbye to a great year at the movies, we get ready to usher in an even better one with our look-ahead to the films that are going to wow audiences in 2006. From The Da Vinci Code, to Pirates of the Caribbean 2 Film Review has all the news on next year’s best blockbusters

Superman Returns
• We talk to director Bryan Singer about bringing the Man of Steel back from exile in 2006’s most anticipated movie. He reveals the secrets Superman fans have been waiting to hear…!

Superman Returns
Web Exclusive

• We’re just too good to you. Seeing as Bryan Singer revealed too much exciting stuff to fit in just one magazine, we thought we’d put the rest of it online…

Jake Gyllenhaal
• Jake tells us how Brokeback Mountain has been misunderstood and talks about his other new films including Jarhead, Proof and serial killer drama Zodiac

Scarrrrry….Issue #666 Scary Celebration
As our latest issue bears the ‘Number of the Beast’ we thought it would be an appropriate time to scare the pants off our readers with two fearsome features:

What’s Your Favourite Scary Movie?
Hollywood’s finest, from Ryan Phillippe to Peter Jackson, tell us about the movies that send shivers up their spines.
The Devil Made Me Do It
From Al Pacino in The Devil’s Advocate to Peter Cook in Bedazzled we list cinema’s most memorable movie devils.

Matthew Broderick and Nathan Lane
• The stars of The Producers chat about turning their hit musical back into a hit movie

Woody Allen
• Everybody’s favourite anxious auteur tells us why he left his beloved New York to film his latest movie, Match Point, in London

Steve Coogan
• The multi-talented comedian reveals why appearing as himself in his new film Cock and Bull Story, was the biggest challenge of his career

Rob Marshall and Ken Watanabe
• The director and star of Memoirs of a Geisha talk about the difficulties of bringing such a highly successful novel to the big screen

Steve Martin and Claire Danes
• The co-stars of new romantic comedy Shopgirl talk about their roles in this tale of life, love and shopping

Neil Jordan
• The director talks in-depth about his latest film, transsexual drama Breakfast on Pluto

Jamie Foxx
• The Oscar-winning actor talks about Hollywood, success and his new action DVD Stealth

The Ipcress File
• As Michael Caine’s breakthrough picture gets a long awaited release on DVD we take a look at the production of this cloak and dagger classic


The Bigger Picture
• We take a look at upcoming releases Stay, Mirrormask and Zathura

Your Film Review
• This month we pop along to Leicester Square in London to find out what cinema-goers thought of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

The Film That Changed My Life
• The director of Seed of Chucky tells us why The Poseidon Adventure made him choose a life behind the camera.

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

New Movies! Over 20 new releases –
including the above as well as...

  • King Kong
    It’s finally here, but can Peter Jackson’s monster movie live up to the hype?

  • Munich
    Steven Spielberg’s latest is causing no end of controversy. Has the bearded auteur bitten off more than he can chew?

  • Fun With Dick and Jane
    Will Jim Carrey’s latest be as much fun as the 1977 original?

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

  • Our DVD section is packed with some great releases this month including a Special Edition of Michel Caine’s classic spy caper The Ipcress File, director Michael Bay’s sci-fi action movie The Island and Russell Crowe’s boxing blockbuster Cinderella Man

  • We look at Book of the Dead, a comprehensive history of zombies in the movies

  • The Johnny Cash biopic Walk the Line starring Joaquin Phoenix is released next month, but we’ve already got our hands on the excellent soundtrack.

Despatches: – 16 packed pages of the
hottest movie news and gossip

  • Tom Cruise back in the firing line

  • Charlize Theron in new Bond film?

  • Goblets of Cash for Harry Potter

  • Competitions
    To celebrate the release of Hellboy: Director’s Cut on DVD, we’re giving away 10 exclusive Hellboy goody bags stuffed with not only a copy of the DVD but reams of Hellboy swag.

    We’ve also five Terry Pratchett’s Discworld DVD box sets to give away (signed by Terry himself)

    plus 10 copies of The Heart is Deceitful Above All Things on DVD.

    To win these lovely goodies all you have to do is either answer a dead easy question or correctly complete our crossword and if your name gets pulled out of our lucky hat, you’ll have some extra presents this Christmas

  • Film Facts
    All your cinematic questions answered by our resident expert

  • Next Issue…
    The George Clooney-directed drama Good Night and Good Luck
    Anthony Hopkin’s latest movie The World’s Fastest Indian
    Walk the Line, a biopic charting the life of the Man in Black himself, Johnny Cash

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