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Jun 2006 • ships from Apr 19 2006
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In 132 pages…


Bytes of HollywoodHollywood Bytes Supplement
In 32 fantastic pages, we celebrate the constantly evolving relationship between movies and computers
Go behind the screens with our potted history of CGI
Look at five groundbreaking movies
Countdown of the best movie computer games ever
We also…
The best ever computers in films
Point you in the direction of the best movie websites ever
and for every UK reader...
six free online DVD rentals courtesy of!

The Da Vinci Code
• After all the controversy and court-cases, the movie version of Dan Brown’s phenomenal best-seller is finally upon us. Stars Paul Bettany and Sir Ian McKellen help us crack the code.

Tom Cruise andJJ AbramsMission Impossible 3
• Tom Cruise is back in this action packed spectacular from director JJ Abrams, creator of TV’s Lost. We talk to Tom and JJ, as well as co-star Michelle Monaghan

BondBest of Bond
• We take an in-depth look at the six actors who have portrayed 007, charting their strengths and weaknesses and asking the all important question – Will Daniel Craig be any good?

Julianne Moore
• Lauded as simply one of the greatest actresses of her generation, the star of Magnolia, Boogie Nights and Hannibal discusses the importance of her new racism themed drama Freedomland

James Gunn
• The up and coming Slither director discusses his influences and tells us how star Michael Rooker turned out to not be quite as mad as he had expected.

Bruce Willis and Richard Donner
• After offending the entire nation of Columbia with some off-hand comments, the actor puts the record straight and along with his director tells us why travelling 16 Blocks in his new movie is a risky business

Martin Freeman
• The British actor, who rose to fame in TV’s The Office, talks about his new improvised movie Confetti and reveals why he goes to great lengths to avoid Hollywood

Wim Wenders
(Directors Chair)

• The offbeat director of Paris, Texas takes us through his new film Don’t Come Knocking

Sarah Jessica Parker
• We chat to the ex-Sex and the City star about playing against type as the uptight Meredith Morton in her new DVD The Family Stone

Jason Isaacs
• The world’s best bad guy talks about his role as Colonel Tavington in The Patriot


The Bigger Picture
• We take a look at upcoming releases The Black Dahlia, United 93 and Superman Returns

Your Film Review
• We give the good people in our LA office the chance to tell us which movies they’ve been enjoying recently.

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

  • Basic Instinct 2
    Sharon Stone returns as serial killer Catherine Tremell in this sequel to the controversial original
  • Prime
    Meryl Streep plays Uma Thurman’s psychoanalyst in this sophisticated romantic comedy
  • Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room
    This incisive documentary takes a fascinating look at the Enron scandal that rocked America

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 home market. There’s this years most talked about film, Brokeback Mountain, smash hit nature documentary The March of the Penguins and Johnny Depp’s period drama The Libertine

  • The exceptional new book The Worldwide Guide to Movie Locations clues us in on where our favourite movies were shot.

  • As Ice Age: The Meltdown slides onto the big screen, we take a look at the video game adaptation and chat to its producer Mike Schneider

  • We relax to the idyllic sounds of The Essential Michel Legrand CD, a new tribute to some of the composer’s finest work

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

  • Angelina Jolie joins Sin City 2
  • The Simpsons head for the silver screen
  • Bruce Willis apologizes to Columbia

  • Competitions
    This month in our movie question competitions we have five copies of Adobe’s Photoshop Elements 4.0 and Premiere Elements 2.0 to give away to budding film-makers, along with a whole crate of delicious Cobra Low Cal beer
    We also have 10 copies of The Family Stone on DVD and two bottles of Sarah Jessica Parker’s ‘Lovely’ perfume up for grabs
    We’re also giving away 10 DVD copies of Lady Vengeance in our crossword competition
    and handing out 10 DVD copies of Where the Truth Lies to any reader that gets their views published in our letters page

  • Film Facts
    Your cinematic questions answered by our resident expert

  • Next Issue
    We take a look at next month’s hot releases, including superhero sequel X-Men: The Last Stand, and two brand new remakes of classic 70s movies – nautical disaster movie Poseidon and apocalyptic horror The Omen

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