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Sep 2006 • ships from Aug 9 2006
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132 pages

Children of Men On Set!
Clive Owen

• On the set of Alfonso (Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban)Cuarón’s remarkable futuristic tale, we had lunch with the star and he let us in on his director’s groundbreaking approach to the film and the pressures of headlining a big-budget Hollywood production

• We talk to the film's stars Claire-Hope Ashitey (Shooting Dogs) and Chiwetel Ejiofor (Inside Man) about their roles in the film, and profile Cuarón’s amazing career so far

Future Shock!
• We list 10 classic films that have offered up similarly nightmarish views of the future, from Brazil to Blade Runner

M Night ShyamalanM Night Shyamalan
• With his new movie The Lady in the Water splashing into cinemas, the director reveals how the film’s torturous production process led to a dramatic fall out with Disney…

Samuel L JacksonSnakes on a Plane
• From B-movie premise to Internet phenomenon, we look at how Samuel L Jackson’s new action film became a Hollywood sensation before it had even finished shooting

Christian BaleChristian Bale
• We talk to the Batman Begins star about reconnecting with his dark side when he plays a war veteran turned gangster in his tough new gritty crime film Harsh Times

Richard Linklater
• The School of Rock director reveals all about his psychedelic Sci-Fi animation A Scanner Darkly starring Keanu Reeves and Robert Downey Jr

Danny Dyer
• The True Brit actor tells us about surviving psychotic killers and an arduous shoot in Hungary for his new Horror film Severance

Kirby Dick
• The documentary film-maker tells us why he’s taking on the American movie ratings board with This Film is Not Yet Rated

Pedro Almodóvar
• The acclaimed Spanish director of classics such as Bad Education and All About My Mother discusses his new comedy, Volver

Truly Horrifying
• We investigate the Horror films that claim to be based on true stories, from The Exorcist to An American Haunting. Be afraid…


The Bigger Picture
• We take a look at upcoming releases Scoop, Whisper and Control

Your Film Review
• We visit Sydney’s Cinema Paris to find out what our Aussie readers thought of Hard Candy.

The Film That Changed My Life
• JJ Abrams, the director of Mission Impossible III, tells us why Planet of the Apes is pure monkey magic!

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! 30 new releases –
including the above as well as...

  • Miami Vice
    Michael Mann’s adaptation of the classic ’80s TV show hits the big screen
  • The Ant Bully
    Julia Roberts and Nicolas Cage lend their voices to this new kid’s animation
  • My Super Ex-Girlfriend
    Uma Thurman plays a lovelorn super heroine in this new comedy

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

  • Our DVD section has all the latest movies heading for a living room near you. There’s Bruce Willis’s latest action thriller 16 Blocks, the last Merchant Ivory collaboration The White Countess and Sharon Stone serial killer sequel Basic Instinct 2

  • Haliwell’s Who’s Who in the Movies tells us everything we need to know about the stars in our books section

  • We get all revved up with the video game adaptation of Pixar/Disney’s Cars

  • From Goodfellas to Gangs of New York, the new CD Music from the films of Martin Scorsese reminds us of Marty’s best moments

Despatches: – 14 packed pages of the
hottest movie news and gossip

  • Dead Man’s Chest rakes in the booty
  • Justin Timberlake goes straight to DVD
  • JJ Abrams to take on Star Trek

  • Competitions
    This issue we’re giving away
    • 10 DVD copies of An American Haunting in our crossword competition and we also have
    • 10 DVD copies of Junebug to send to whoever gets a letter published in our Post Production letters page.
    What’s more, in our movie question competition we have
    • 10 DVD copies of C.R.A.Z.Y, The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada, Metal: A Headbanger’s Journey and Angel Heart: Special Edition up for grabs

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

  • Next Issue
    We take a look at next month’s much anticipated releases, including Oliver Stone’s controversial World Trade Centre, Will Ferrell’s latest comedy Talladega Nights and Eric Bana’s gambling drama Lucky You

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