In our 2004/2005 Yearbook we take a look back at a year of top Fantasy film and TV, alongside some hints of things to come.
In this 100-page Special issue, we present…
The Lord of the Rings
With the extended DVD release of The Return of the King set to wrap up the epic trilogy, we talk to two of the stars who’ve benefited from the extra screen time – Bernard Hill, who stars as the beleagured King Théoden, and John Noble, who plays the troubled Steward of Gondor, Denethor.
Angel in 2004
Angel’s struggle with the forces of Darkness came to an abrupt end. We take a look back at the final season, with a little help from Wesley’s diaries, and ask: where do we go from here?
Highlights of the Year
Harry Potter takes to the silver screen again in a darker movie, Angel gets transformed into a Muppet, and Lost hits the ground running with its superb pilot episode.
All these, and much more besides, appear in our run-through of the top 25 movies and TV shows of 2004 – but which one will take the coveted top spot?
New cast addition Kerr Smith explains how his character, FBI Agent Kyle Brody, becomes involved in with the Halliwell sisters, and where this will take him over the the season.
Actor Joel Swetow talks about the return of the Avatar leader, Alpha, and how his motives have become more subtle and complicated this season…
With the untimely cancellation of the Time-travelling show’s second series, star Eliza Dushku talks to us about what might have been. Ooh, a paradox. How appropriate…
Dead Like Me
Jasmine Guy’s rebellious reaper Roxy has gone up in the world, with a promotion from traffic warden to policewoman. The actress talks to us about the possibilities that the career switch has opened up for her character, and how she’s trying to get on better with her fellow reapers this season…
X-Men star Shawn Ashmore talks about his role as the young wizard Ged in the new mini-series adapted from Ursula K Le Guin’s classic Fantasy novels
It’s been a busy year for the Boy Who Lived; we take a look back at what he’s been up to in 2004, including all the latest on Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince and the Goblet of Fire movie.
Director Geoffrey Sax explores the supernatural phenomenon of Electronic Voice Communication in his new big-screen thriller – but is he a believer? We find out…
Ryan Reynolds is best known for his comedy work, so it’s a bit of a surprise to see him as a muscled action-hero. He talks to us about his gruelling transformation from funnyman to Vampire slayer Hannibal King for the action sequel.