issue 256

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UK £3.25 / US $5.99

Buffy the Vampire Slayer
• So how do you make a demon? Starburst gets the answer from John Vulich at Optic Nerve, and make-up supremo Todd McIntosh, who bring the undead to life for Buffy . Seven-page feature with five monsters illustrated in sketch and finished form, plus Oz transformed! More

Troi, Troi again: Marina Sirtis on her new guest rolesVoyager / Earth: Final Conflict
• Marina Sirtis is returning to our screens in not one but two SF shows. She tells Starburst about recreating Deanna Troi for Star Trek: Voyager's episode Pathfinder, and being a blue nun on Earth: Final Conflict More

Richards, Brosnan, Marceau, Carlyle: 4 from 19James Bond 19
• On set with The World Is Not Enough, we bring you a photo-packed nine-page line up of star-studded interviews from the new 007 film!
Pierce Brosnan – Now on his third Bond movie, will Brosnan be back again?
Robert Carlyle – The full monty on playing the villainous Renard
Denise Richards – Happy Christmas! After Starship Troopers, she enjoys being a Bond girl Sophie Marceau – France's most popular export plays the lovely Elektra

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Little Man Osment and big BruceThe Sixth Sense
A supernatural sensation: young Haley Joel Osment on playing an eight year old tormented by spectres. Plus the inside story from star Bruce Willis and writer-director M Night Shyamalan

Stargate SG-1
• Director Peter Deluise on the hit series' Goa'uld old days, including his episodes Demons and Show And Tell

Tenth Kingdom
• Atlantic-crossing director David Carson previews this epic new mini-series, and discusses his contributions to Star Trek, including Yesterday's Enterprise , the DS9 pilot episode and the movie Generations

The Astronaut's Wife
• Charlize Theron, beautiful star of The Devil's Advocate and Mighty Joe Young, on returning to the Fantasy genre for a scary chiller alongside Johnny Depp

 Things to Come News from the world of Sci-Fi, including the latest on Lord of the Rings and X-Men casting, and dramatic news for Chris Carter and Angel

 In the latest Movie Reviews by Alan Jones:
  • The Blair Witch Project
  • The Iron Giant
  • and the anniversary release of Night of the Living Dead
 TV View: Ian Spelling on genre TV's peak season, with reactions to the new Buffy, First Wave, Earth: Final Conflict – and newcomers Angel & Now and Again

 Plus our regular video, books, cybertech and soundtrack reviews, and a DVD column with the latest Region 1 and 2 releases including The Matrix and The Blair Witch Project

Pictures taken from this issue are copyright: Optic Nerve, Paramount, MGM/ Eon, Buena Vista, Pixar, Warner Bros.

All other contents © Visual Imagination 1999. Not for reproduction.