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Jun 2007 • ships from Apr 18 2007
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132 packed pages

Spider-Man 3
Tobey Maguire is back in black as the un-friendly Spider-Man in this climactic third adventure. The star tells us how it felt to embrace the web-slinger’s dark side and why this might be his last time in the role…

We also talk to:
• Director Sam Raimi
• Actress Kirsten Dunst on being the love of Peter Parker’s life
• Actor Topher Grace tells us why he was born to play Peter Parker’s new rival Eddie Brock
Sideways star Thomas Haden Church on playing new enemy Sandman


Deep South talesBlack Snake Moan
• Stars Samuel L Jackson and Christina Ricci reveal how they got under the skin of their Deep-South characters for this steamy drama from the director of Hustle & Flow

Skinhead cultureThis is England
• Acclaimed British film-maker Shane Meadows and actor Andrew Shim talk about the real-life experiences that shaped their edgy yet affectionate ode to skinhead culture

Run!28 Weeks Later
• Up and coming Spanish director Juan Carlos Fresnadillo tells us how it felt to follow in Danny Boyle’s footsteps with his much anticipated sequel to 28 Days Later

Apocalypse Now What?
• It’s the end of the world as we know it – at least as far as Hollywood is concerned! We look at the movies that tell us what to expect after the end is nigh

Goodbye Bafana
• Stars Dennis Haysbert, Diane Kruger, Joseph Fiennes and director Bille August on reliving the dark days of Apartheid in their new true-life drama

Bridge to Terabithia
• Director Gabor Csupo tells us why his kids’ Fantasy movie is worlds away from Harry Potter

Director’s Chair: John Boorman
• The veteran film-maker behind hard-hitting classics Point Blank and Deliverance talks about his new film The Tiger’s Tail


The Bigger Picture
• We take a sneak peak at some of this summer’s hottest blockbusters including:
• The long-awaited Simpson’s Movie
• Comic-book sequel Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer
• George Clooney and the boys return in Ocean’s Thirteen
• The return of Bruce Willis’s sweaty vest in Die Hard 4.0

Vox Pops
• We ask our London readers what they made of slapstick comedy Mr Bean’s Holiday

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

  • The Reaping
    Hilary Swank faces Biblical plagues in this Louisiana-set shocker
  • Fracture
    Anthony Hopkins faces off with Ryan Gosling in this tense psychological thriller
  • Zodiac
    Director David Fincher’s true-life serial-killer thriller

Home Entertainment
13 pages of DVDs, books, cds and games…

  • Our DVD section has all the latest movies heading for a living room near you, including…
    • Director Paul Verhoeven’s World War II epic Black Book
    • Ridley Scott’s gentle comedy A Good Year
    • Christian Bale cop thriller Harsh Times

  • In our books section Hammer Films - The Elstree Studios Years takes us back to the halcyon days of Horror

  • We hack and slash our way through the 300: March to Glory video game

  • The soundtrack to Edith Piaf biopic La Vie En Rose leaves us with no regrets


  • 13 pages of the latest film news

  • Competitions
    We really have outdone ourselves this month as to celebrate the release of 28 Weeks Later we’re giving away a life-sized zombie prop from the actual film. The winner will also get a 28 Weeks Later baseball cap, lighter and T-shirt, with three runners-up getting a fantastic Vans goody bag, containing trainers, a T-shirt, beanie hat and wristband. To get your hands on these amazing prizes all you have to do is correctly answer an easy 28 Weeks Later related question.

    Also up for grabs are:
    • 10 DVD Copies of Perfume: The Story of a Murderer in our crossword competition
    • 10 DVD copies of Eragon to anyone who gets a letter published in our letters pages

    And in our movie question competitions:
    • 10 DVD copies of Harsh Times
    • 10 DVD copies of Little Children

    • 5 DVD copies of Spider-Man 2.1 with 5 copies of the Playstation 3 Spider-Man 3 game
    • 10 PSP copies of 300: March to Glory

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

  • Next Issue
    We take a look at the biggest forthcoming releases, including the return of Captain Jack Sparrow in Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End, World War I adventure Flyboys and George Clooney’s and the boys hip heist sequel Ocean’s Thirteen

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