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Aug 2002 • ships from Jul 18 2002
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Men In Black II
• Scum of the universe, take cover – those super-cool galaxy defenders are back! As Tommy Lee Jones and Will Smith don their sharp suits and load up their plasma guns, director Barry Sonenfeld tells us why he loves working with aliens

HeMovie Spotlight Goldmember
• Shaggadelic spy Austin Powers returns. The groovy cast and crew, including new girl Beyoncé Knowles, couldn’t wait to tell us about their new movie. . . Yeah, baby!

Tough decisions. . .The Sum of All Fears
• Ben Affleck and the rest of the cast and crew talk about the impact of this film post Sept 11, what it takes to make a successful adaptation, and what Harrison Ford had to say.

Looking for windmills?Lost in La Mancha
• Documentary about Terry Gillam’s failed attempt to make his Don Quixote movie is set to be a summer must-see. Film Review was on the set, and we bring you exclusive interviews

Tribute to Rod Steiger
• When veteran actor Rod Steiger passed away on July 9 2002, the film industry lost one of its greats. In a career spanning over five decades he appeared in hundreds of movies, including On the Waterfront and Doctor Zhivago, many of which are now regarded as classics. We pay tribute to this Hollywood legend.

Quick Film Fixes
• Director John Woo and star Nic Cage talk about what it took to bring the true-life experiences of World War II Navajo code-breakers to the big screen in Windtalkers.
• After destroying the world with giant spaceships in Independence Day, why do producers Dean Devlin and Roland Emmerich want to do it again with huge spiders, in Eight Legged Freaks?
• Englishman abroad Hugh Laurie chats to us about his Hollywood success and what it’s like to play second fiddle to animated mouse Stuart Little.

1-star film Our new-look reviews section! 5-star film
What Film Review is all about!
22 pages bringing you the next four weeks of releases!

New Movies! 21 brand spanking new releases -
including all the newcomers above, as well as...

  • Devdas
    Fabulous and colourful Indian film, which shows the world exactly what Bollywood can do.
  • The Wash
    Hip-hop heavyweights Dr Dre and Snoop Dogg team up to star as lowly car washers. Bet you didn’t see that coming! But is it as bad as it sounds??
  • Still Showing. . .
    Our in-depth guide to more than 50 films still showing in the UK at press-time

Home Entertainment – 9 pages reviewing the latest cable and satellite films showing in homes, plus videos, books, CDs, DVDs… Including:

  • The fantastic French femme Amélie
  • Doctor Who and the Daleks box set
    and. . .
  • Surely the most anticipated home entertainment release of the summer,
    The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring!

Despatches: – 12 pages of the hottest movie news

  • 4 pages of brand new Die Another Day and Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets photos!
  • Exactly why have best buddies Ben Affleck and Matt Damon fallen out?
  • Get ready to be scared witless with Frightfest 2002!
  • Britney set to take over the world?
  • . . . and much, much more. . . !
  • Competitions
    Win copies of the latest rental releases Amélie, The Lord of the Rings (with a watch and t-shirt thrown in), Made and Iris
  • The Best Seat in the House
    James Cameron-Wilson looks at the remarkable career of funny-man Robin Williams. And don’t forget, you can always put his knowledge to the test in our famous Film Facts!
  • Next Issue
    Fire-breathing dragons in Reign of Fire, Matt Damon suffers a serious identity crisis in The Bourne Identity, Mel Gibson investigates crop circles in Signs and and Cameron Diaz looks as fab as ever in The Sweetest Thing!

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All other contents © Visual Imagination Ltd 2002. Not for reproduction

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