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issue 263

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UK £3.25 / US $5.99 FEATURE NEWS REVIEWS

IN THIS 100-PAGE ISSUE...

Stanley Kubrick’s Fantasy Cinema
• This lavish ten page section commemorates one of the finest directors ever to work in SF, Fantasy or Horror, as Starburst examines Kubrick's work from Dr Strangelove to The Shining

My God - it's full of stars... (etc) We look at the re-releases: the recent, still controversial Clockwork Orange and 2001 (due in 2001)! We also anticipate Spielberg’s version of AI, Kubrick’s long cherished unmade project

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Farscape's Gigi Edgley interviewed in issue Farscape Femme Fatale
• Up-close-and-personal with Gigi Edgley, now in the prize role of Chiana, everyone’s favourite sex-mad alien wench. How did a one-off part grow into a regular character?

Thandie Newton smoulders in MI2Mission: Impossible 2
• This summer’s most hotly anticipated actionfest is a massive US hit. We talk to leading lady Thandie Newton and new director, Hong Kong maestro John Woo

Chicken Run
• The first full length animated feature from the team that created Wallace and Gromit is about to escape from the coop. Director Nick Park provides insights into the film that has been described as “The Great Escape with chickens”

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Ratings Alchemy
Roswell,The Pretender, The Others... Each year American networks cancel a string of quality TV shows, while others just survive the culls. We look at the attempts to hit ratings gold, and a few of the leaden examples too!

Stargate: the Fourth Mission
• One of the winners in gaining an audience is indisputably Stargate SG-1. As the series advances relentlessly into its fourth season, we take stock of new plots, new characters and the dangers associated with a plague of self replicating robots

 Things to Come
In this eleven-page news section:
David Duchovny’s return to X-Files, the Sam Raimi approach to Spiderman, and an interview with Hayden Christensen, Star Wars' new Anakin Skywalker

Plus: the fishy Mr Limpet encounters stormy seas, Battlefield Earth takes a critical beating, and our regular rundown of all the US and UK release dates for the summer movies!

 Reviews
Within this issue's 26 pages of reviews:
Our regular columns including Videofile and DVD File, plus Bookshelf, Cybertech and Soundtrack. New selections online include Farscape on VHS, Sleepy Hollow on DVD and a collector's edition of the classic 1957 novel Wasp

 In the latest Movie Reviews by Alan Jones:

  • Mission: Impossible 2
  • Battlefield Earth (nul points!)
  • The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas
  • and Supernova

 TV View: TV expert Ian Spelling casts his judgment on season finales from genre shows: Buffy, 3rd Rock from the Sun, The X-Files and Voyager

 Twenty years after starting his column, John Brosnan recalls his one-track mind as a cinema-goer c. 1980, in It's Only A Movie


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