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In 132 pages…

Clooney as Fred Friendly in Good Night, and Good LuckGeorge Clooney
• The Golden Globe winning actor and director reveals why he set out to make the two politically-charged dramas Good Night, and Good Luck and Syriana.

Good Night, and Good Luck
• George Clooney, director, and stars David Strathairn and Patricia Clarkson discuss this earth-shattering drama of the fall of the notorious Senator McCarthy

• Joined by co-star Matt Damon, George Clooney fills us in on this searing depiction of mass corruption in the oil industry

Director Ang Lee triumphantGolden Globes 2006
Brokeback Mountain and Walk the Line reign supreme at the Globes and Sir Anthony Hopkins walks away with a Cecil B Demille Lifetime Achievement award

Joaquin Phoenix
• Although he’s renowned for his distrust of the press, the idiosyncratic actor, most famous for his roles in Gladiator and Signs, opens up to Film Review this month about playing Country legend Johnny Cash in the exceptional biopic Walk the Line

Anthony Hopkins
• The Welsh thespian talks to us exclusively about his truly remarkable life in acting, from his early films The Bounty and Magic through to the Hannibal Lecter movies and his latest biopic, The World’s Fastest Indian

Heath Ledger
• The gossip around the campfire has Ledger pegged as a dead cert for the Best Actor Oscar this year for his role in Brokeback Mountain. The Aussie actor tells us about his ever-burgeoning career and his role as the titular character in Casanova

Val Kilmer as Jim Morrison in The DoorsBiopics Redux
• In issue #667 of Film Review we list the Top 10 biographical movies from Gandhi to Chopper. Here's some of the biopics that just missed our esteemed list.

Pierce Brosnan
• The ex-Bond tells us about his latest movie The Matador and lets us know exactly what he thinks of new Bond Daniel Craig

John Cusack
• The laconic actor chats about his latest comedy thriller The Ice Harvest, and tells us why he piled on the pounds for the role.

Charlize Theron
• The Oscar-winning actress reveals all about the hazards of being pretty and talks about her two new and very different movies, North Country and Aeon Flux

Mathew MacFadyen
• The British actor tells us about playing Mr Darcy in Pride and Prejudice and his thoughts on the other famous Darcy, Colin Firth

Drew Barrymore
• The ex-wild child chats to us about her latest DVD The Perfect Catch and her new role as a Hollywood producer

Jon Favreau (Directors Chair)
• The actor/writer turned director tells us about the many challenges of helming his latest movie, children’s fantasy film Zathura


The Bigger Picture
• We take a look at upcoming releases Snakes on a Plane, Omen 666 and Pirates of the Caribbean 2: Dead Man’s Chest

Your Film Review
• We travel to the City of Angels to find out what our LA readers thought of Peter Jackson’s King Kong

The Film That Changed My Life
• Joel Silver, the legendary producer behind action films Die Hard and The Matrix, tells us why John Boorman’s Point Blank hits the bullseye

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

  • Walk the Line
    Will Joaquin Phoenix make convincing Johnny Cash in this biopic of the Country and Western legend?

  • Good Night, and Good Luck
    Has George Clooney really got what it takes to direct a serious drama?

  • The Matador
    Can Pierce Brosnan put James Bond behind him by playing a washed up hitman in this comedy drama?

Home Entertainment – 14 pages reviewing the latest cable and satellite films showing at home, videos, books, CDs, DVDs…

  • Our DVD section has all the latest movies heading for a shop near you. There’s…
  • Pride and Prejudice starring the lovely Keira Knightley
  • Director Cameron Crowe’s feel-good tale Elizabethtown
  • Drew Barrymore’s latest romantic comedy The Perfect Catch
  • and much, much more…

  • We take a look at Iron Man – The cinema of Shinya Tsukamota, a new book about the cult Japanese film-maker

  • The soundtrack for Sam Mendes’s latest movie Jarhead gets us swaying

Despatches: – 16 packed pages of the
hottest movie news and gossip

  • Jon Stewart to host Oscars
  • Jolie and Pitt finally official
  • Farrell in sex tape crisis

  • Competitions
    We’ve some great giveaways this issue
    A PlayStation Portable (PSP) to give away, along with a set of 10 of their latest UMDs, which includes classic films The Ipcress File and Glengarry Glen Ross
    Tim Burton’s Corpse Bride goody bags
    Copies of the hilarious stand-up comedy documentary The Aristocrats

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

  • Next Issue
    We take a look at next month’s hot releases, including Mirrormask, a surreal Fantasy based on Neil Gaiman’s graphic novel, Tristan and Isolde, a high action retelling of the Arthurian myth, and V for Vendetta, Natalie Portman’s new dystopian Sci-Fi movie

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