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In 132 pages…

New Hollywood
• They’re young, gifted and making waves in Hollywood – meet the movie stars and film-makers slowly taking over Tinseltown. From the Oscar-nominated Amy Adams to Chinese writer Ziyi Zhang, we list the next generation of Hollywood royalty

Awards78th Annual
Academy Awards

• Another year of contenders. We report on this year’s star-studded ceremony, and the remarkable result that left audiences gobsmacked.

Harrison Ford & Paul BettanyHarrison Ford & Paul Bettany
• What happens when Indiana Jones goes head to head with Geoffrey Chaucer? The two very different actors on playing mortal enemies in Firewall

Vistas and Guillermo ArriagaThe Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada
• Screenwriter of 21 Grams and Amores perros Guillermo Arriaga, tells us how he came to pen Tommy Lee Jones’s electrifying directorial début

Hostel director Eli RothHostel
• Producer Quentin Tarantino and director (Cabin Fever) Eli Roth dissect their controversial grisly masterpiece with us and reveal how real life horrors influenced the gore-soaked film.

Eli Roth and Quentin Tarantino
(Directors Chair)

• Previously best known for directing the horrific Cabin Fever, Roth is back with Hostel – a brand new gorefest guaranteed to make audiences puke into their popcorn. Executive producer Quentin Tarantino joins the director to dissect their grisly new masterpiece

Ant and Dec
• They’ve come a long way since Byker Grove! The cheeky Geordie duo, best known for presenting I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here tell us about their big screen début in wacky comedy Alien Autopsy

Robert Downey Jr
• The star talks about his new drug free life, his devotion to martial arts and his hilarious role in the kids’ movie Shaggy Dog

Out of the Box
• With Ant and Dec about to take on Hollywood in Alien Autopsy, we list the TV stars who have transcended their humble beginnings to become big screen legends

Hugh Dancy
• The rising British star reveals all about his remarkable role in the moving Rwanda set drama Shooting Dogs

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
• Director Mike Newell, producer David Heyman and Harry Potter himself, Mr Daniel Radcliffe, talk about bringing the darkest film in the series to the screen

Julian Fellowes
• The Oscar winning screenwriter of Gosford Park, tells about his directorial début Separate Lies released this month on DVD


The Bigger Picture
• We take a look at upcoming releases Bandidas, Eragon and Tenacious D in: The Pick of Destiny

Your Film Review
• We travel to London’s Leicester Square to find out what our readers thought of Steven Spielberg’s Munich

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

  • Junebug
    A touching family drama with an Oscar-nominated performance by the excellent Amy Adams
  • Pierrepoint
    Timothy Spall stars as Britain’s most prolific hangman in this affecting true story
  • Inside Man
    Spike Lee directs Clive Owen and Denzel Washington in a tense bank heist thriller

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 the high street. There’s Peter Jackson’s mighty slice of gorilla film-making, King Kong, epic Fantasy The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe and The Rock’s Sci-Fi action movie Doom

  • We take a look at Dressing a Galaxy – The Costumes of Star Wars a beautiful new book that details Trisha Biggar’s costume designs for the Star Wars prequels

  • The producer of The Godfather: The Game tells us why working with Marlon Brando was an offer he couldn’t refuse

  • We get mellow with the jazzy soundtrack to George Clooney’s remarkable Good Night, and Good Luck

Despatches: – 13 packed pages of the
hottest movie news and gossip

  • Spiderman’s back in Black
  • Reese Witherspoon makes history
  • Eli Roth to direct Stephen King bestseller

  • Competitions
    We’ve 10 DVD copies of the fabulous movies Separate Lies and The Exorcism of Emily Rose up for grabs in our movie question competitions.
    We also have Directed by Roman Polanski and Directed by Ridley Scott box-sets to give away with six months free member ship to
    As if that wasn’t enough, we’ve also got 10 DVD copies of Broken Flowers to give away in our crossword competition and
    10 DVD copies of Flightplan to give away to anyone who gets a letter published in our esteemed Post Production letters page

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

  • Next Issue
    We take a look at next month’s hot releases, including The Da Vinci Code, the much anticipated adaptation of Dan Brown’s international best seller, Prime, a sophisticated romantic comedy starring Uma Thurman and Meryl Streep and Tom Cruise’s summer spectacular Mission Impossible 3

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