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Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
• The boy wonder is back in his second big-screen adventure and we quiz stars Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson and Rupert Grint, aka Harry, Hermione and Ron, on what it's like to play such magical roles.

More trouble for FrodoThe Lord of the Rings:
The Two Towers

• As what is surely the most highly anticipated sequel of the year gets ready to hit our screens we talk to all the major players.

Michael MooreMovie Spotlight:
Bowling for Columbine

• Controversial film-maker Michael Moore talks to us about his latest documentary that lifts the lid on the realities of American gun culture.

Born FreeCall Sheet:
Born Free

• Co-star Virginia McKenna and composer John Barry recall the 1966 hit about adventure with lions in Kenya, based on Joy Adanson's book.

Anita and Me
• The multi-talented Meera Syal is here to tell us just how excited she is that her novel has been turned into one of this year’s funniest movies.

He Loves Me, He Loves Me Not / Dirty Pretty Things
Amélie star Audrey Tautou has certainly been a busy girl, and can’t wait to tell us all about her two fantastic new films.

The Quiet American
• Michael Caine goes up against love rival Brendan Fraser in this passionate drama and director Philip Noyce reveals all about making the film.

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

New Movies! 24 brand spanking new releases -
including all the newcomers above, as well as...

  • The Emperor’s Club
    Kevin Kline stars in this Dead Poets Society-esque classroom drama about am inspirational teacher who changes the lives of his students
  • Deathwatch
    Jamie Bell hangs up his dancing shoes and brandishes his bayonet in this World War I horror in which the terrors of fighting are nothing compared with what is lurking in an enemy trench.
  • Eight Crazy Nights
    Adam Sandler stars in this hilarious seasonal animated adventure, in which a surly young man is taught the values of friendship by a tiny elf-like basketball coach. Yes, really.
  • Still Showing
    Our in-depth guide to more than 50 films at cinemas near you the UK at the time of going to press

Home Entertainment – 10 pages reviewing the latest cable and satellite films showing in your homes, plus videos to rent and books, CDs and DVDs to buy, including:

  • Joining Michael J Fox in a trip Back to the Future
  • Helping Tom Cruise file his Minority Report
  • Becoming a member of a real dysfunctional family in The Royal Tenebaums

Despatches: – 8 pages of the hottest movie news

  • My Big Fat Greek Wedding to be made into television series!
  • Angelina Jolie to star in new werewolf movie!
  • Will John Travolta wiggle those hips in Grease 3?
  • All the latest box-office charts
  • …and much, much more!
  • Competitions
    Win copies of the latest rental releases including Josh Hartnet’s 40 Days and 40 Nights and Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones, with a fantastic DVD player to watch it on!
  • The Best Seat in the House
    James Cameron-Wilson profiles mega-star Madonna, and wonders whether a husband directing their wife is ever a good idea. And, don’t forget, you can always put his movie knowledge to the test in our famous Film Facts!
  • Next Issue
    We can’t contain our excitement about Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers – we are already queuing for those tickets! We are also looking forward to Sweet Home Alabama, the Reese Witherspoon comedy that has taken the USA by storm, and the sexy big-screen version of Chicago.

Images taken from this issue are copyright or courtesy of: New Line Cinema, Alliance Atlantis Communications, Columbia Pictures

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

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