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Coming soon…Autumn / Winter Preview
Now that we're coming to the end of this year's run of summer blockbusters, we look ahead to the movies that will be keeping you warm in the cooler months to come – from Sacha Baron Cohen's raucous comedy Borat to Mel Gibson's ambitious historical drama Apocalypto

Children of Men On Set!
• We pay a visit to the set of this dystopian thriller from Harry Potter and The Prisoner of Azkaban director Alfonso Cuarón

Leonardo DiCaprio
• Starring in Martin Scorsese's thriller The Departed this Autumn, Leo looks set to deliver another electrifying performance. We profile his remarkable career so far.

Dreamgirls On Set!
• We talk to stars Beyoncé Knowles and Jamie Foxx and hear all the gossip from this Oscar-tipped Motown musical

Jamie FoxxJamie Foxx
• The Oscar-winning actor reveals all about playing super-stylish cop Ricardo Tubbs in director Michael Mann's adaptation of '80s TV classic Miami Vice

Gil KenanGil Kenan
• He's only just out of film school, but the young director is already making his movie début with Monster House. He takes us on a tour of this animated fantasy

• The name's Rider... Alex Rider. We talk to the cast and crew of this exhilarating adaptation of Anthony Horowitz's best-selling teen-espionage novel

Lindsay Lohan
• Hollywood's hottest young actress talks about her burgeoning career and tempting fate in her new romantic comedy Just My Luck

John Lasseter
• The Pixar animation supremo takes a pit stop to discuss the production of his new movie Cars

Johnny Depp
• The star of Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest reveals the secrets behind Captain Jack Sparrow's enduring appeal

Gretchen Moll
• The stunning star of new biopic The Notorious Bettie Page talks about playing America's first sex icon

Windows on the World
• We take a look at the remarkable documentary features that have shed light on our world, from Bowling for Columbine to Born into Brothels

Hugo Weaving
• The Australian actor remembers the 5th of November in controversial DVD V for Vendetta

Nic Cage
• The star talks about riding out the storm in his new comedy DVD The Weather Man.


The Bigger Picture
• We take a look at upcoming releases Lucky You, All the King's Men and The Reaping

Your Film Review
• We visit London's Leicester Square Odeon to find out what our readers thought of Poseidon

The Film That Changed My Life
• Ciarán Hinds, star of Munich and this summer's Miami Vice, tells us why Midnight Cowboy had a huge impact on his life

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

  • Superman Returns
    The Man of Steel is back in director Bryan Singer's spectacular new movie
  • Little Fish
    Cate Blanchett headlines this acclaimed Aussie drug drama
  • The Lake House
    Sandra Bullock and Keanu Reeves star in this unusual love story

Home Entertainment – 15 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 the terrifyingly gory Hostel, Spike Lee's bank heist thriller Inside Man and Oscar winning African drama, Tsotsi

  • An enthralling new book, Donald Cammel - A Life on the Wild Side chronicles the life of the troubled director

  • We look at the video game adaptation of the Miami Vice movie and the game version of new animated movie The Ant Bully

  • We revisit some of our favourite movie themes with the Classic FM at the Movies CD

Despatches: – 14 packed pages of the
hottest movie news and gossip

  • Reese Witherspoon takes on the press
  • 24 to be made into a movie
  • Eminem returns to the movies

  • Reader Screening
    EXPIRED: In this issue we were giving away thousands of tickets to see Uma Thurman's new super-powered comedy My Super Ex-Girlfriend. All you had to do is get hold of our August issue, log on to and use the special code from the issue

  • Competitions
    This issue we're giving away 10 DVD copies of The Weather Man in our crossword competition and have 10 DVD copies of Tsotsi to give away to whoever gets a letter published in our Post Production letters page. What's more we also have 10 DVD copies of Syriana to give away in our movie question competition

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

  • Next Issue
    We take a look at next month's much anticipated releases, including surreal sci fi movie A Scanner Darkly, political pot-boiler The Sentinel and blockbusting B-movie Snakes on a Plane

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