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Jan 2007 • ships from Nov 29 2006
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132 packed pages

Film Review gets a facelift!
Like some of our favourite stars, Film Review has had a well-placed nip and tuck this month and now looks better than ever. It’s bigger, it’s brighter and as always it’s packed with all the latest news, features and reviews from Hollywood and beyond…

Brad Pitt

• The star talks candidly about the pressures of fame, his breathtaking new drama Babel and how being a dad has changed his career

Alejandro González IñárrituAlejandro González Iñárritu
• The much-acclaimed director of Babel tells us why he’s come full circle with his ambitious, multi-cultural ensemble movie, with its global message

Robert CarlyleRobert Carlyle
• No stranger to playing one of the bad guys, Scotland’s finest tells us why it was good to be bad as the villainous Durza in the dragonish Fantasy adventure Eragon

Malcolm McDowellA Clockwork Orange
• It’s 35 years since Stanley Kubrick’s masterpiece hit cinemas, and to celebrate this anniversary star Malcolm McDowell shares his memories of the shoot

2006 Review
• The Film Review crew look back over a very interesting year

Kevin Costner & Joan Allen
• The Hollywood veterans reveal how together they found The Upside of Anger in Mike Binder’s bittersweet comedy

Clint Eastwood
• The actor/director tells us why he’s back behind the camera for WWII epic Flags of Our Fathers

John Scheinfeld
• The director of the explosive new documentary The US vs John Lennon sheds some light on the politics behind the ex-Beatle’s antiwar years

George Miller
• From Mad Max to dancing penguins, the Aussie director tells us why he’s got Happy Feet

Michael Mann
• The director of new DVD Miami Vice tells us why he had to go deep undercover to bring the classic TV series to the big screen


The Bigger Picture
• We take an in-depth look at the visually stunning graphic novel adaptation 300, as well as upcoming movies Hot Fuzz, The Golden Compass and Shrek the Third

The Film That Changed My Life
• Actor Freddy Rodriguez reveals how as far back as he can remember he’s always wanted to be one of Martin Scorsese’s Goodfellas

Your Film Review
• We visit Hollywood’s Mann’s Grauman’s Chinese Theatre to find out what our US readers thought of Casino Royale

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

New Movies! 28 new releases –
including the above as well as...

  • Tenacious D in the Pick of Destiny
    Jack Black’s riotous rock band gets its own movie
  • Deja Vu
    Denzel Washington gets a disturbing glimpse of the future in this Sci-Fi thriller
  • Perfume: The Story of a Murderer
    Patrick Süskind’s beloved novel gets the big screen treatment

Home Entertainment – 13 pages reviewing the latest cable and satellite films showing at home, videos, books, CDs, DVDs, games…

  • Our DVD section has all the latest movies heading for a living room near you. Including the latest Disney/Pixar animation Cars, Uma Thurman’s super powered romantic comedy My Super Ex-Girlfriend and director Bryan Singer’s Man of Steel movie Superman Returns

  • In our books section The Art of Bond details the sterling work that has gone into creating the 007 films

  • We check out the Eragon and Flushed Away video games

  • Jagshemash! The soundtrack to Borat provides some nice stereophonic musical listenings

Despatches: – 12 packed pages of the
hottest movie news and gossip

  • Tom Cruise takes the reins at United Artists
  • Michael J Fox accused of faking illness
  • Angelina Jolie’s bodyguards arrested in India

  • Competitions
    This issue to celebrate the release of fantasy adventure Eragon, we’re giving away a fantastic weekend for two in Budapest, Hungary, where the movie was filmed
    What’s more…
    we’re also giving away 10 DVD copies of Jack Black’s hilarious comedy Nacho Libre in our crossword competition
    10 DVDs of Superman Returns to anyone who gets a letter published in our Post Production letters pages

  • Film Facts
    Your cinematic questions answered by our resident expert

  • Next Issue
    We take a look at the biggest forthcoming releases, including Emilio Estevez’s ensemble drama Bobby, Mel Gibson’s epic Mayan adventure Apocalypto and Beatrix Potter biopic Miss Potter starring Renée Zellweger

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