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Summer 2007 • ships from May 16 2007
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132 packed pages

Summer Preview
Scorchers on their way
It's summer again and with temperatures rising what better time than to hole yourself up in a darkened cinema and enjoy Hollywood's latest slew of mega budget blockbusters?
We bring you exclusive previews of the 40 hottest films of the year and talk to the stars of…

Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End
• Stars Orlando Bloom and Bill Nighy

Ocean's 13
• Star George Clooney and director Steven Soderbergh

Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer
• Mr Fantastic himself, Ioan Gruffudd

Shrek the Third
• Stars Mike Myers, Cameron Diaz, Justin Timberlake and director Chris Miller

Die Hard 4.0
• Stars Timothy Olyphant and Kevin Smith

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
• Stars Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint and Emma Watson

• Director Michael Bay and stars Josh Duhamel and Shia LeBeouf

The Bourne Ultimatum
• Star Matt Damon


Shia LaBeoufShia LaBeouf
• On the verge of mega-stardom with Transformers and next year's Indiana Jones IV, Hollywood's hottest young star discusses his soaring career and new thriller Disturbia

William H Macy
• America's greatest character actor tells us how he slowly lost his mind for stunning new thriller Edmond

Ray Lawrence
• The Australian director discusses how his no compromise approach to film-making informed his searing outback drama Jindabyne

James Franco
• It's 'chocks away' for the Spider-Man star as he reveals all about his new World War I adventure Flyboys

John LandisDirector's Chair:
John Landis

• In our ongoing series, the director behind hits such as Trading Places and Coming to America candidly discusses his remarkable career

Now on DVD: Forest Whitaker
• The actor discusses his Oscar-winning role in The Last King of Scotland

Now on DVD: Sylvester Stallone
• The star tells us how he fought his way off the career ropes with Rocky Balboa


The Bigger Picture
• We take a sneak peak at some upcoming movie highlights, including:
• Keira Knightley's epic period drama Silk
• Modern-day fairy tale Enchanted
• Pixar's new rodent-based animation Ratatouille

Vox Pops
• We ask our Australian readers what they made of the incurably romantic Paris je t'aime

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

  • The Chumscrubber
    Jamie Bell stars in this twisted tale of suburban life
  • Vacancy
    A young couple fight for their lives after checking into a sinister motel
  • Goya's Ghosts
    Natalie Portman stars in this biopic about the Spanish artist

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

  • Our DVD section has all the latest movies heading for the home market, including
    • Acclaimed Judi Dench/Cate Blanchett thriller Notes on a Scandal
    • Will Smith's heart-wrenching drama The Pursuit of Happyness
    • director Darren Aronofsky's ambitious meditation on the nature of mortality, The Fountain

  • In our books section Grindhouse takes us behind the scenes of Rodriguez and Tarantino's trashy masterpiece

  • We web-sling our way around New York with the Spider-Man 3 video game

  • The soundtrack to This is England takes us back to the early '80s


  • 15 pages of the latest film news

  • Competitions
    As always we've got plenty of movie swag to give away this month, including
    • 10 DVD Copies of Infamous in our crossword competition
    • 10 DVD copies of Dreamgirls to anyone who gets a letter published in our letters pages

    And in our movie question competitions:
    • 10 DVD copies of Rocky Balboa
    • 5 DVD copies of Notes on a Scandal
    • 5 copies of the book


    • 5 DVD copies of Bobby and 5 posters
    • 5 copies of both Trading Places and Coming to America

  • 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 detective John McClane in Die Hard 4.0, more fairy tale fun with Shrek the Third and Eric Bana and Drew Barrymore's gambling drama Lucky You

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