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132 packed pages

George Clooney
• Gorgeous George talks candidly about his career so far, his enduring working relationship with director Steven Soderbergh and his latest role in the film-maker’s extraordinary noir thriller The Good German. We also speak to…

Cate Blanchett
• The multi-award winning actress talks about the difficulties of acting in a foreign language for The Good German, and the joys of working alongside co-star George Clooney

and Steven Soderbergh
• The director of The Good German reveals how he mixed 1940s era filming techniques with a modern sensibility to create the film’s unique tone

Tideland prizeCompetiton

• Enter our exclusive web competition for your chance to win a Tideland DVD and fabulous, money-can't-buy crew fleece jacket!

Flaming bikerGhost Rider
• Stars Nic Cage and Eva Mendes, along with director Mark Steven Johnson, talk about bringing Marvel Comics demonic, Harley-riding superhero to the big screen

David LynchDavid Lynch
• The king of bizarrely-stylish cinema is back with Inland Empire. He talks about this and his remarkable career, from Eraserhead to Mullholland Drive

Mark Wahlberg
• Oscar-nominated for his role in The Departed, the dancer-turned-actor is finally free to make the movies he wants to make. He tells us why he’s beginning with action thriller Shooter

Timothy Olyphant
• The Hawaiian-born actor reveals all about getting it on with Jennifer Garner in new romantic comedy Catch and Release

Oscars 2007
• We predict which movie luminaries will be triumphant at the 79th Annual Academy Awards. Plus, your chance to win a fabulous Oscars hamper

Fast Food Nation
• Director Richard Linklater, writer Eric Schlosser and star Ethan Hawke expose the seedy underbelly of the fast food industry in their new hard-hitting drama

Dito Montiel
• The first-ime director talks about making Dianne Wiest bleed in his streetwise début A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints

Helen Mirren
• The actress talks about her BAFTA winning role in The Queen


The Bigger Picture
• We take a look at
• Ridley Scott’s upcoming crime thriller American Gangster
• Robert Rodriguez and Quentin Tarantino’s schlocky collaboration Grind House
• Comedy sequel Evan Almighty
Tom Hanks’s new true-life drama Charlie Wilson’s War
• The friendly neighbourhood web-slinger’s return in Spider-Man 3

Vox Pops
• We visit Hollywood’s Grauman’s Mann’s Chinese Theatre cinema to find out what our LA readers thought of Smokin’ Aces

The Film That Changed My Life
• Actress Selma Blair reveals how An American Werewolf in London scared her into becoming a star.

Kate WinsletOscar Nominations Announced
• As we discover who will be battling it out on February 25, we bring you our guide to the major categories – and who we think will walk away with the prize

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

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

  • Hannibal Rising
    Dr Lecter begins his rise to infamy in this gory prequel
  • Music & Lyrics
    Hugh Grant and Drew Barrymore star in this romantic comedy
  • Becoming Jane
    Biopic starring Anne Hathaway as literary legend Jane Austen

Home Entertainment – 11 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 Kevin Smith’s new comedy Clerks II, Kevin Costner’s Coast Guard drama The Guardian and gory horror movie Saw III

  • In our books section Leading Ladies delves into the history of some of Hollywood’s most glamorous screen sirens

  • We burn rubber with the Ghost Rider video game

  • The soundtrack to Dreamgirls is Supeme-ly good


  • 15 packed pages of the
    hottest movie news and gossip

  • Competitions
    To celebrate the release of the 79th Academy Awards, those lovely people at Sony Pictures Home Entertainment have provided us with not only a selection of their fabulous award winning films on DVD, but a fantastic Oscar hamper stuffed full of goodies. To be in with a chance of winning, all you have to do is answer our bumper Oscar quiz and soon you could be enjoying Gandhi, Young Winston, A Man for All Seasons, Bugsy and The Guns of Navarone on DVD, as well as the luxury hamper which includes a bottle of bubbly, popcorn and a glitzy tiara.

    Also up for grabs are:
    10 DVD Copies of The Prestige in our crossword competition
    10 DVD copies of The Queen to anyone who gets a letter published in our letters pages

    And in our movie question competitions:
    10 DVD copies of Pan’s Labyrinth 10 DVD copies of Borat
    10 DVD copies of The Departed
    5 DVD copies of The History Boys, plus 5 CD soundtracks

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

  • Next Issue
    We take a look at the biggest forthcoming releases, including the visually striking historical epic 300, Iraq set action thriller The Kingdom starring Jamie Foxx and director Danny Boyle’s new sci fi adventure Sunshine

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