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132 feature-packed pages!

Brad Pitt
• In an exclusive interview with a great photoshoot, Hollywood’s most desirable actor reveals all about an abandoned tennis career, turning 40, obsessive fans and why he’d rather be known as a good actor than a movie icon

Jodie FosterJodie Foster
• The star chats to us about her latest thriller Flightplan, why she turned down a second date with Hannibal Lecter and why she wishes she’d devoted more time to directing

Rachel Weisz
• The English actress and director Fernando Meirelles talk about their latest film The Constant Gardener, and how they brought author Le Carre’s powerful spy thriller to the screen

Kilmer and DowneyVal Kilmer and
Robert Downey Jr

• The two stars, along with director Shane Black, discuss how they intend to make a comeback with their latest film Kiss Kiss Bang Bang

Bob Hoskins
• The loveable cockney actor tells us why he got naked for his latest film Mrs Henderson Presents and why he chooses all his roles on the loo!

Laura Linney
• The hugely successful American actress, along with her co-star, newcomer Jennifer Carpenter, discusses their powerful new Supernatural thriller The Exorcism of Emily Rose

Marilyn Agrelo
• The director of Mad Hot Ballroom, a new documentary about New York children being taught to dance, discusses her inspiration for the film

V for Vendetta
• The creative team behind this controversial adaptation of Alan Moore’s graphic novel discuss their vision of the future

Comeback Kings
• From Drew Barrymore to Burt Reynolds, we take a look at the tenacious stars who’ve survived many ups and downs on the career rollercoaster

Star Wars Episode 3: Revenge of the Sith
• As the last film in George Lucas’s epic saga heads for DVD, actors Hayden Christensen and Ian McDiarmid discuss their roles as Anakin Skywalker and Chancellor Palpatine


The Bigger Picture
• We take a look at three future releases North Country, Just Friends and Memoirs of a Geisha

Your Film Review
• Well, actually, it’s our Film Review this month, as the production team reveal their favourite flicks currently showing at cinemas

The Film That Changed My Life
• Hayden Christensen tells us which movie inspired him to become helmet wearing, lightsaber wielding, chronic asthmatic, Darth Vader

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 20 new releases –
including the above as well as...

  • Kiss Kiss Bang Bang
    Can ailing stars Robert Downey Jr and Val Kilmer make a convincing comeback in this reinvention of the buddy-buddy action movie?

  • Exorcism of Emily Rose
    Can Robert Downey Jr and Val Kilmer make a convincing comeback in this reinvention of the buddy-buddy action movie?

  • Legend of Zorro
    This Horror thriller has done big business in the US, but will it impress our keen eyed critics?

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

  • Our DVD section has some huge releases this month with both Spielberg’s War of the Worlds and George Lucas’s Star Wars Epsiode 3: Revenge of the Sith making their first bow on DVD

  • We look at Tallulah!, a great new biography of silver screen siren Tallulah Bankhead

  • The soundtrack to classic war movie The Guns of Navarone gets a much needed re-release

Despatches: – 19 packed pages of the
hottest movie news and gossip

  • Is George Lucas ‘Completely Nuts’?

  • Stallone to return for Rocky 6

  • Daniel Craig cast as the new James Bond

  • Competitions
    To celebrate the release of the 2005 version of creepy chiller House of Wax, there's a chance to win a film-making course at the prestigious London Film Academy.
    We’re also giving away copies of Spielberg’s War of the Worlds on DVD and a DVD player to watch it on

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

  • Next Issue
    We take a look at Peter Jackson’s stab at epic gorilla film-making King Kong, as well as March of the Penguins, the nature documentary that has taken the US by storm and Brokeback Mountain, Ang Lee’s new film that is already rumoured to be a strong Oscar contender

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