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132 packed pages

The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
• Brad Pitt and co-star Casey Affleck discuss this contemplative Western in which they respectively play the infamous outlaw and the man who brought an end to his crime spree

Ridley Scott and Russell CroweRussell Crowe
• Hollywood’s number one bad boy is reuniting once again with director Ridley Scott for crime epic American Gangster. The actor tells us why he and Scott work so well together

Cate Blanchett as the first Elizabeth, againElizabeth:
The Golden Age

• Star Cate Blanchett and director Shekhar Kapur herald the return of the Virgin Queen in their follow-up to the Oscar-winning Elizabeth

David CronenbergDirector’s Chair: David Cronenberg Exclusive
• The Horror auteur on why he’s recruited his A History of Violence star Viggo Mortensen to help bring his twisted vision to London in Eastern Promises

Kevin Costner
• The star talks about why he’s exploring his dark side in new serial killer thriller Mr Brooks

Princess Exclusive
• Danish director Anders Morgenthaler talks about his new adults-only animation

The Dark is Rising Exclusive
• Stars Christopher Eccleston, Ian McShane and director David L Cunningham revels the secrets of their stunning new Fantasy film

Michael Moore
• The controversial documentarian tells us why he’s taking on America’s health care system in Sicko

Sir Ben Kingsley Exclusive
• The acclaimed actor reveals why he’s joining The Last Legion

What’s Your Favourite Scary Movie?
• We round up the best Horror films coming to DVD this Hallowe’en

John Woo
• The legendary action movie director on his new video game venture Stranglehold


The Bigger Picture
• We get an early look at forthcoming movies Love in the Time of Cholera, Be Kind Rewind and Dedication

Vox Pops
• We head to central London to find out what our readers made of The Bourne Ultimatum
See the videos on YouTube…
• What they said about the Best Bits
• What they Recommended
• Their Thoughts

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...

  • Rendition
    Reese Witherspoon and Jake Gyllenhaal headline this timely war drama

  • The Invasion
    Nicole Kidman and Daniel Craig battle alien invaders

  • Resident Evil: Extinction
    The third gory instalment in the zombie series

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

  • Our DVD section has all the latest movies heading for the home market, including the return of the web-slinger in Spider-Man 3, a comeback for those heroes in a half shell in TMNT and taut French thriller Tell No One

  • In our books section The Godfather in Pictures unveils some remarkable photography from Francis Ford Coppola’s classic trilogy

  • John Woo turns his hand to interactive carnage with the Stranglehold video game

  • The score to The Singer gets us belting out tunes at the top of our lungs


  • 15 pages of the latest film news

  • Competitions
    To celebrate the release of the amazing new fantasy movie The Dark is Rising, we’re giving away a fantastic family trip to Alton Towers with three lucky runners up getting The Dark is Rising goodie bags.

    Plus, we’re also giving away:
    • 10 DVD copies of Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer in our crossword competition
    • 1 of 10 DVD copies of Die Hard 4.0 to anyone who gets a letter published in our letters pages

    And, in our movie questions competitions, we’re giving away:
    • A Sony portable DVD player with 5 scary DVDs, plus 3 sets of the movies for runners up
    • 10 DVD copies of Lucky You
    • 5 DVD copies of Elizabeth: The Golden Edition with one lucky winner also getting a Sony DVD player
    • 10 sets of both the Labyrinth and The Dark Crystal 25th Anniversary Edition DVDs with one lucky winner also getting a copy of Brian Froud’s book The Goblins of Labyrinth

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

  • Next Issue
    We take a look at the biggest upcoming releases, including Robert Redford’s political drama Lions for Lambs, the second half of the Grindhouse spectacular, Planet Terror and the much-anticipated computer-generated adventure Beowulf

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