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132 pages

Superhero Preview
Strap on your cape and pull your underpants over your trousers as we preview the hottest superhero movies winging their way towards cinema screens. From new Batman film The Dark Knight, to the first big screen appearance of Iron-Man, we’ve got all the news on the next batch of comic book movies heading your way.

Ghost Rider
• Nicolas Cage fills us in on his role as demonic biker Johnny Blaze in this adaptation of the cult Marvel comic

Spiderman 3
• The delectable Bryce Dallas Howard tells us about her role as Gwen Stacey in the third movie outing for the wondrous web-slinger


Will FerrellWill Ferrell
• The madcap off-the-wall funnyman talks to Film Review about putting the pedal to the metal in his racing comedy Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby

Adam SandlerAdam Sandler
• The A-list hilarious star of Anger Management, The Wedding Singer and Happy Gilmore tells us what it was like to have the world at his fingertips in his new film Click

Director Oliver StoneOliver Stone
& Nicolas Cage

• The director and star explain why they felt compelled to re-visit the horrifying events of the 9/11 Twin Towers tragedy in World Trade Center

Meryl Streep
• The Oscar-winning actress tells us why she got a kick out of playing the boss from hell in The Devil Wears Prada

The Numbers Game
• From One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest to Gone in Sixty Seconds we speed from 0 to 60 with Hollywood’s greatest numerical movies

The Thirty-Nine Steps
• We take a trip down memory lane with the cast and crew of Don Sharp’s 1978 espionage thriller

Neil LaBute
• The director of the new version of The Wicker Man defends his decision to remake the classic British film

Steven Soderbergh
• The versatile director of Ocean’s Eleven and Traffic, talks about his part in erotic anthology movie Eros

Uma Thurman
• The stunning actress reveals all about divorce, middle-aged dating and her new romantic comedy DVD Prime

Warwick Davis
• With the original Star Wars Trilogy being re-released on DVD, the world’s biggest short actor tells us how Return of the Jedi got him where he is today


The Bigger Picture
• We take a look at upcoming releases Bobby, The Illusionist and We Are Marshall

Your Film Review
• We visit LA’s Mann’s Grauman’s Chinese Theatre to find out what our US readers thought of Snakes on a Plane

The Film That Changed My Life
• Veteran stunt man Vic Armstrong explains how Stanley Donen’s thriller Arabesque set him on the path to fame and fortune

1-star film Our reviews section! 5-star film
What Film Review is all about!
18 packed pages bringing you the next four weeks of releases!

New Movies! 37 new releases –
including the above as well as...

  • Clerks II
    Kevin Smith returns to what he does best in this belated sequel.
  • Crank
    Jason Statham gets amped up on adrenaline in this over the top action movie
  • World Trade Center
    Oliver Stone revisits 9/11 in this controversial new film

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 a living room near you. Including fantastic British drama Pierrepoint, the director’s cut of historical epic Kingdom of Heaven and Gael Garcia Bernal’s hard-hitting new film The King

  • DVD Delirium 3 tells us everything we need to know about the weird and wonderful side of the movies in our books section

  • We head off to a galaxy, far, far away to review the much anticipated Lego Star Wars II video game

  • The soundtrack to Miami Vice gets us dusting off our Armani suits and asking ‘Where the heck is Crockett’s Theme’?

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

  • Can Mel Gibson save his career?
  • Tom Cruise given the boot by Paramount
  • Daniel Craig signs on for The Golden Compass
  • Competitions
    This issue we’re giving away
    • 10 DVD copies of Confetti in our crossword competition
    • 10 DVD copies of The King to send to whoever gets a letter published in our Post Production letters page
    • In our movie question competition we have 5 DVD copies of Prime along with 5 Prime goodie bags to give away, as well as 5 DVD box sets which include Waiting, Van Wilder: Party Liaison and Just Friends with 5 Waiting goodie bags
    • 10 DVD copies of Brick
    • 10 DVD copies of The Magician

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

  • Next Issue
    We’ll take a look at some of the biggest forthcoming releases, including Ridley Scott’s laid-back drama A Good Year, outrageous comedy Borat and director Sophia Coppola’s unorthodox historical epic Marie Antoinette

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