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132 packed pages

Stardust Exclusive
• A long time ago, in a land far, far away, a huge star-studded cast including…
Michelle Pfeiffer
Claire Danes
Charlie Cox and
• Director Matthew Vaughan
lined up to tell us about the Fantasy film of the year

Check out our two limited edition covers featuring Michelle Pfeiffer as the evil witch Lamia and Robert De Niro as the unforgettable Captain Shakespeare

Clive OwenClive Owen
• No stranger to playing Mean & Moody types, the smouldering star is back in bullet-riddled action romp Shoot ’Em Up. He tells us why guns are great and back stories are for wimps

Quentin Tarantino and Kurt RussellDeath Proof
• Director Quentin Tarantino and star Kurt Russell on overcoming the Grindhouse controversy and serving up a good old-fashioned slice of ’70s sleaze with their unhinged psycho thriller

Remy and AlfredoRatatouille
• Pixar maestros Brad Bird and John Lasseter reveal how they turned their new animated movie about a gastronomic rat from a potential dog’s dinner into a recipe for success

Michael Clayton Exclusive
• Tony Gilroy on directing George Clooney to one of his best performances yet in this hard-hitting legal drama

Hatchet Exclusive
• Up and coming director Adam Green tells us why he’s resurrecting the ’80s Horror film with his terrifying stalk and slash shocker

As You Like It
• Director Kenneth Branagh and star Bryce Dallas Howard tell us why they are taking the Bard to Japan in this new version of the classic play

Hollywood Goes to War
• We investigate Tinseltown’s recent attempts to tackle issues surrounding the Iraq War

Director’s Chair: Timur Bekmambetov Exclusive
• With Fantasy sequel Day Watch about to hit cinemas, the Russian director tells us why Moscow is the new Hollywood

Angelina Jolie
• The politically-minded actress on playing Marianne Pearl in her highly charged true-life drama A Mighty Heart

Now on DVD: Robert Carlyle
• The Glaswegian actor tells us why his new DVD 28 Weeks Later is far more than just another zombie film


The Bigger Picture
• Our early look at forthcoming movies Beowulf, Eastern Promises, The Last Legion, Iron Man and Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull

Vox Pops
• We head to LA to find out what our readers made of Rush Hour 3

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

  • Control
    The long-awaited biopic of tragic Joy Division singer Ian Curtis

  • The Brave One
    Jodie Foster’s out for revenge in this taut thriller

  • December Boys
    Daniel Radcliffe leaves Hogwarts behind for this coming-of-age drama

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

  • Our DVD section has all the latest movies heading for the home market, including gory historical romp 300, British skinhead drama This is England and Oscar-winning German thriller The Lives of Others

  • In our books section The Battle For Bond reveals the behind the scenes fights that shaped 007

  • Darth Vader returns in our exclusive preview of the upcoming Star Wars: The Force Unleashed video games

  • The score to Ratatouille tickles our tastebuds


  • 12 pages of the latest film news

  • Competitions
    To celebrate the release of ace Fantasy sequel Day Watch, we’re giving away a free three night break in Moscow for two people, plus £200 spending money.
    See the magazine for full details.

    Plus, we’re also giving away:
    • 10 DVD Copies of 28 Weeks Later in our crossword competition
    • One of 10 DVDs of Zodiac to anyone who gets a letter published in our letters pages

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

  • Next Issue
    We take a look at the biggest upcoming releases, including historical sequel Elizabeth: The Golden Age, Kevin Costner’s serial killer thriller Mr Brooks and vampire Horror 30 Days of Night

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