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Feb 2008 • ships from Dec 31 2007
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132 packed pages

• Sylvester Stallone reveals why he’s sending his warhorse hero on another mission.
We examine the actor’s career and the legacy of the Rambo films

Reflective Sweeney ToddSweeney Todd
• Stars Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Alan Rickman, and director Tim Burton on filming this adaptation of Stephen Sondheim's blood-soaked singalong

Josh BrolinNo Country for Old Men

• Film-making legends the Coen Brothers and their stars Josh Brolin and Javier Bardem talk about their hard-hitting crime movie

Director Sidney Lumet and Philip Seymour HoffmanBefore the Devil Knows You’re Dead
• Legendary director Sidney Lumet and his stars Marisa Tomei and Philip Seymour Hoffman on their electrifying heist thriller

Nicole Kidman
• The star speaks out on the controversy surrounding The Golden Compass and reveals her plans for the future

Will Smith
• The nicest guy in Hollywood tells us how it felt to be the last man on Earth in his hit Sci-Fi blockbuster I Am Legend

Steve Carell
• America’s funniest man tells us why he’s mixing comedy with human drama in Dan in Real Life

Review of 2007
• We look back at a year that has brought us everything from giant transforming robots to Cate Blanchett pretending to be Bob Dylan

Aliens vs Predator: Requiem Exclusive!
• Up and coming directorial team the Brothers Strause reveal why they are bringing the most dangerous beasties in the galaxy to small town America in their blood-drenched Sci-Fi sequel

Ang Lee
• The acclaimed Taiwanese director discusses his new film, the erotically charged drama Lust, Caution

Director’s Chair: Paul Haggis Exclusive!
• He scooped Oscars for Crash and reinvented James Bond with his Casino Royale script. The writer/director tells us why he’s tackling the Iraq War with his new film In the Valley of Elah

Now on DVD: Death Proof Exclusive!
• Stuntwoman turned actress Zoe Bell tells us how she managed to hold on for dear life in her new DVD


The Bigger Picture
• An early look at forthcoming movies Flashbacks of a Fool, Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull and The Dark Knight

Vox Pops
• We head to Kent to find out what our readers made of The Golden Compass

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...

  • St Trinian’s
    Up to date reworking of the classic films

  • Charlie Wilson’s War
    Tom Hanks and Julia Roberts star in this true-life political tale

  • Man in the Chair
    Christopher Plummer headlines this heart-warming drama

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

  • Our DVD section has all the latest movies being burnt onto shiny discs, including hilarious teen comedy Superbad, Angelina Jolie’s powerful drama A Mighty Heart and remarkable football documentary In the Hands of the Gods

  • In our books section the James Bond Encyclopaedia reveals all the secret agents secrets

  • In our video games section we have a blast at Bee Movie Game and Shrek: Ogres and Dronkeys

  • We check out the I’m Not There soundtrack CD, which imaginatively reinterprets the work of singer songwriter Bob Dylan


  • 13 pages of the latest film news

  • Competitions
    We’re giving away:
    • 10 DVD copies of Day Watch in our crossword competition
    • 10 DVD copies of Death Proof to anyone who gets a letter published in our letters pages

    Plus, to celebrate the release of Aliens vs Predator: Requiem, we’re giving away a Sony Handycam DVD Camcorder, with the winner and five runners up also getting a goody bag containing a glow badge, heat reveal t-shirt, baseball cap, car tattoos, heat reveal mug and a digital watch

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

  • Next Issue
    We take a look at the biggest upcoming releases, including Paul Thomas Anderson’s much anticipated drama There Will Be Blood, JJ Abrams’ mysterious monster movie Cloverfield and action sequel National Treasure: Book of Secrets

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