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132 packed pages!

Keira Knightley
• The demure darling of British cinema proves she’s no porcelain princess in the action ‘biopic’ Domino and shows some sparkle and wit in Pride and Prejudice. She tells us why she opted for these diverse and challenging scripts, and reveals the bizarre similarities that link the two central characters.

Russell CroweRussell Crowe
• The Aussie powerhouse explains how he became integral to getting Cinderella Man off the ground and tells us why he was so drawn to its real-life subject matter in the first place

Gus Van SantGus Van Sant
• The experimental director tells us why his latest film, Lost Days, is more of a ‘poem’ dedicated to Kurt Cobain’s final days than a detailed biopic of the musician’s life and death

Nicole KidmanNicole Kidman
• The versatile actress talks about her latest project, Bewitched, reveals her aspirations for her upcoming films and tell us while she’ll soon be taking a well-earned break

Robert Carlyle
• The self-assured Scot tells us why he prefers to work on small-scale projects, like his latest film The Mighty Celt, and why he still isn’t completely used to being a celebrity

Wes Craven
• The masterful Horror director is joined by Rachel McAdams, the star of his new film Red-Eye, to discuss his shift towards thrills and away from gut-spillage

Danny Dyer
• The promising young Brit gives us the low down on his role in the ’80s-set crime caper The Business

Leo Gregory
• Another Brit star in the making, Gregory talks to us about working with Elijah Wood on the hooligan-centred drama Green Street

Film Olympics
• Can anyone beat Stephen Chow when it comes to whizzing through the air? Is anyone better than The Omen’s Damien at hurling metal poles? We hand out some gold medals


The Bigger Picture
• We take a look at three future releases: Proof, An Unfinished Life and Walk the Line

Your Film Review
• We talk to the movie-goers of London's movie home, Leicester Square, to get their views on Charlie and the Choclate Factory

The Film That Changed My Life
• Actress Amber Tamblyn recalls Labyrinth

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What Film Review is all about!
16 packed pages bringing you the next four weeks of releases!

New Movies! Over 30 brand spanking new releases –
including the above as well as...

  • Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
    Can Tim Burton and Johnny Depp create another magical concoction?

  • The Island
    Scarlett Johansson and Ewan McGregor brave the unknown in this Sci-Fi adventure

  • Rock School
    Take a peek inside a genuine ‘School of Rock’ in this revealing documentary

Home Entertainment – 16 pages reviewing the latest cable and satellite films showing at home, videos, books, CDs, DVDs…

  • Our overflowing DVD section includes Sydney Pollack’s The Interpreter, a fresh release for the classic Whatever Happened to Baby Jane? , and some ’70s stylishness in the Steve McQueen Box Set

  • The Virgin Film series produces another winning book, this time focusing on Tarantino

  • We find out whether the Fantastic Four game can outdo the film

Despatches: – 17 packed pages of the
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  • Oliver Stone courts controversy with his new 9/11 movie
  • Sean Connery gives up on acting because of Hollywood “idiots”
  • Spielberg seriously considers making an ET sequel

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

  • Next Issue
    We welcome another slice of Tim Burton oddity in the form of Corpse Bride, get geared up for action in Guy Ritchie’s Revolver, stagger inexorably towards George Romero’s Land of the Dead, pay a visit to the new Oliver Twist and cast our eyes over the Russian Fantasy Night Watch

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