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132 packed pages!

Cool forecast...

If you’re dreading the winter months, worried about what you’re going to watch when the summer blockbusters have departed for another year, then never fear!
We present the 30 must-see movies for the rest of the year, including Pride and Prejudice, King Kong and Tim Burton’s Corpse Bride. We’ve even thrown in a special set visit from Sci-Fi thriller Æon Flux starring Charlize Theron to further wet your appetite…

Julian McMahonJulian McMahon
• The Australian star of hit TV drama Nip/Tuck reveals why he relished playing villain Dr Doom in the forthcoming Fantastic Four – and why he's desperate to be in the sequel…

Jamie BellJamie Bell
• He discusses his recent roles in Undertow and the controversial Dear Wendy, plus his excitement at being involved in the upcoming Peter Jackson remake of King Kong

Lindsay LohanLindsay Lohan
• She’s resurrecting the Disney franchise with Herbie: Fully Loaded. The young star spoke to us about growing up on screen, plus the responsibilities of taking on such a family favourite

Rob Zombie
• We put on our brave faces to catch up with shock rock star-turned-director Rob Zombie, to find out all about his blood spattered second feature Devil’s Rejects. Not for the faint hearted…

Director’s Chair
• Writer/director Paul Haggis, screenwriter of the highly praised Million Dollar Baby, tells us all about his critically acclaimed new drama Crash

Anne Bancroft Tribute
• Following the sad passing of the iconic actress, we look back at her luminous career including, of course, her scene-stealing role as Mrs Robinson in The Graduate

Don Cheadle
• The actor talks to us about his harrowing performance in Hotel Rwanda, new out on DVD, for which he was nominated for Best Actor at the 2005 Academy Awards – and which proves his is far more than just one of Ocean’s Eleven

Russ Meyer
• We celebrate the release of the complete Meyer DVD box set by travelling back in time to bring you an interview with the legendary director, where he discusses his extensive, and controversial, work within the film industry

Plus all the latest Hollywood gossip!

The Bigger Picture
• We take a look at three future releases: Heath Ledger and Matt Damon take on the fairytales as The Brothers Grimm, Steve Martin joins Beyoncé Knowles in the updated Pink Panther and Ben Kingsley goes back to the Future in Time travel adventure A Sound of Thunder

Vox Pops
• We talk to the moviegoers of Los Angeles’s hippest cinema The Grove to get their views on mega movies Batman Begins and War of the Worlds

The Film That Changed My Life
The Descent director Neil Marshall reveals why Raiders of the Lost Ark made him pick up a video camera for the first time

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

New Movies! Over 25 brand spanking new releases –
including the above as well as...

  • Dark Water
    Jennifer Connelly makes a splash in this remake of the Japanese Horror

  • The Descent
    Dog Soldiers director Neil Marshall goes deeper underground to unearth the scares

  • Silver City
    Chris Cooper and Richard Dreyfuss campaign for your votes in this political satire

Home Entertainment – 13 pages reviewing the latest cable and satellite films showing at home, videos, books, CDs, DVDs…

  • Some cracking entertainment of DVD this issue, including Bruce Willis thriller Hostage, Jonathan Caouette’s remarkable debut film Tarnation and Sean Penn’s powerhouse performance in The Assassination of Richard Nixon

  • We celebrate 40 years of Jerry Goldsmith’s film music with a lavish CD release

  • We check out the video game releases of Batman Begins and Madagascar

Despatches: – 14 packed pages of the
hottest movie news and gossip

  • Is Tom Cruise losing the plot?
  • Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck marry in secret – and has Keanu Reeves done the same?
  • Harry Potter actor Daniel Radcliffe steps outside the franchise
  • Competitions
    Win DVDs of The Machinist and the Scanners Box Set, plus a ton of Alexander goodies. To be in with a chance of winning all you have to do is answer a pertinent question, complete our crossword or write us a letter. Yep, it’s really as easy as that!

  • Film Facts
    All your cinematic questions answered by our resident expert

  • Next Issue
    We celebrate the return of the zombie master George A Romero with his Land of the Dead, wiggle our noses at Nicole Kidman in magic comedy Bewitched, rev up the General Lee for The Dukes of Hazzard, catch a flight with Cillian Murphy in Red Eye and meet Samuel L Jackson’s The Man

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