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91 listed issue(s)

Issue 91
September 2008

Available only in PDF format at special download price.


Issue 90
June 2008

Aliens vs Predator The Strause Brothers on directing
No Country for Old Men Oscar-winning star Javier Bardem and co-star Josh Brolin
Cloverfield Actor TJ Miller on playing Hud
National Treasure: Book of Secrets Star Diane Kruger and producer Jerry Bruckheimer
Ashes to Ashes Co-creator and producer Matthew Graham
Rambo Effects maestro Alex Gunn and actor Graham McTavish
In the Valley of Elah Oscar-winner writer/director Paul Haggis
Prison Break Actress Jodi Lyn O'Keefe on playing the mysterious Susan
Skins We take a look at directors who've struck box office gold before becoming badly tarnished shortly thereafter
The Last Word The Last Word Oscar-winning actor Dustin Hoffman takes us on a tour of Mr Magorium's Wonder Emporium
Plus Reviews...
Movies
Speed Racer, The Fall, Iron Man, The Forbidden Kingdom, Harold & Kumar Escape From Guantanamo Bay, Stuck, What Happens in Vegas..., Where in the World is Osama Bin Laden?, Zombie Strippers, Redbelt
High Definition, including:
Damages, Unbreakable, Hollow Man, Erin Brockovich, Almost Famous
Region 1, including:
Juno, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, There Will Be Blood, Cloverfield, 27 Dresses
Region 2, including:
Indiana Jones Trilogy, Weeds - Season 3, Californication, Futurama: The Beast With a Billion Backs, Aliens vs Predator, Jumper
Games:
Alone in the Dark, LEGO Indiana Jones, Wii Fit, Grand Theft Auto IV, Boom Blox, Iron Man, Kung Fu Panda, Speed Racer and a preview of Dead Space!
PLEASE NOTE: Contents same as Film Review Special #72 and The Works #21


Issue 89
May 2008

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street Director Tim Burton and stars Johnny Depp and Helena Bonham Carter
Moving Wallpaper/Echo Beach
- Ben Miller gives his thoughts on playing Jonathan Pope, producer of soap opera Echo Beach,
- Neighbours survivor, entertainer and actor Jason Donovan
I Am Legend Director Francis Lawrence and star Will Smith
30 Days of Night Creator Steve Niles relates the evolution of his vampire horror from the comic to the silver screen
Futurama The man who voices the stealing, smoking, drinking robot Bender, John Di Maggio, on his character
Derren Brown Master manipulator Derren Brown tells tales of his tour and his apparently magical ability to out-think almost any Human alive
When Good Film-Makers Go Bad We take a look at directors who've struck box office gold before becoming badly tarnished shortly thereafter
10 Things to Do With Your HD DVD Player With Blu-ray the winner of the 2008 format war, many people will have an HD DVD player and no idea what to do with it. We offer some suggestions ...
The Last Word The Last Word Oscar-winning actor sir Ben Kingsley, takes us through the process of putting You Kill Me together
Plus Reviews...
High Definition, including:
3.10 to Yuma, Few Good Men, Crimson Tide, The Fly, Run Lola Run
The Global Picture - New discs available in both Regions 1 and 2 including:'
Enchanted, The Golden Compass, I Am Legend, Lions for Lambs, Sleuth (2007), Southland Tales
Region 1, including:
Bee Movie, Curb Your Enthusiasm, The Kite Runner, The Mist, No Country for Old Men
Region 2, including:
The Assassination of Jesse Jaames By the Coward Robert Ford, Black Sheep, Entourage, Hitman, The Killing of John Lennon, Lust, Caution
Games:
Army of Two, Bully: Scholarship Edition, Dark Sector, Destroy All Humans! Big Willy Unleashed, Frontlines: Fuel of War, Iridium Runners, Lost: The Video Game, Ninja Reflex, No More Heroes, Sonic Riders: Zero Gravity, Star Trek: Conquest, Turning Point - Fall of Liberty, Viking: Battle for Asgard and a preview of The Bourne Conspiracy!
PLEASE NOTE: Contents same as Film Review Special #71 and The Works #20


Issue 88
April 2008

American Gangster Stars Russell Crowe Denzel Washington discuss their work on Ridley Scott's new movie
Beowulf
- Screenwriters Neil Gaiman and Roger Avary
- Producer Steve Starkey
- Stars Ray Winstone and Anthony Hopkins
Stardust Stars Charlie Cox & Michelle Pfeiffer, and director Matthew Vaughn
The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles Star Sean Patrick Flanery looks back
Ghost Whisperer Star Jennifer Love Hewitt
Planet Terror Director Robert Rodriguez
10 TV Shows You Should've Seen Our run-down of the best moments, including the highly-popular Skins
Writers' Strike 2007/2008 What were the key issues, and how has it affected Hollywood TV shows and films?
The Wire An on-the-spot guide to one of the most critically-acclaimed dramas running
The Last Word John Cleese on Monty Python's Life of Brian
Plus Reviews...
High Definition, including:
The Bourne Ultimatum, Die Hard 4.0, The Polar Express , Zodiac Director's Cut, The Simpsons Movie
The Global Picture - New discs available in both Regions 1 and 2 including:'
Elizabeth: The Golden Age, Halloween, Chaos, Beowulf, Into the Wild
Region 1, including:An Affair to Remember, El Cid, In the Heat of the Night, Martian Child, The Game Plan
Region 2, including:
A Town Called Eureka, Life in Cold Blood, The Riches, Beverly Hills, 90210 Season 3, Joking Apart, King of California
Games:
The Club, Sega Superstars Tennis, Unreal Tournament 3, Devil May Cry 4, Condemned 2, Burnout Paradise, Castlevania: The Dracula X Chronicles, and a preview of LEGO Indiana Jones!
PLEASE NOTE: Contents same as Film Review Special #70 and The Works #19
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Issue 87
Yearbook 2008

A-Z of 2007
- Our ULTIMATE guide to the films of 2007
- Reviewed
- Fully indexed, including stars and directors
Review of the Year An irreverent look back at the movies of 2007
Plus...
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix Stars Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint and Emma Watson
Transformers Director Michael Bay and his cast, including Shia LaBeouf, Megan Fox, Tyrese Gibson and Josh Duhamel
Blade Runner: The Final Cut The director and his cast, including Daryl Hannah, Rutger Hauer and Edward James Olmos
The Bourne Ultimatum Star Matt Damon, director Paul Greengrass and the supporting cast including Paddy Considine, Julia Stiles and Joan Allen
The Last Word Geoffrey Rush on facing sea battles, squid-faced monsters and Keith Richards as the inimitable Captain Barbossa in Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End
Plus Reviews...
High Definition, including:
2001: A Space Odyssey, Close Encounters of the Third Kind 30th Anniversary Ultimate Edition, Spider-Man 3, Transformers, Troy, Director's Cut, Vacancy
The Global Picture - New discs available in both Regions 1 and 2 including:'
The Bourne Ultimatum, Evan Almighty, Hairspray, Hostel II, Shrek the Third, The Sopranos Season 6, Part 2
Region 1, including:
1408, Ocean's Thirteen, Mr Brooks, Planet Terror, Ratatouille, Scrubs Season 6
Region 2, including:
Blade Runner The Final Cut, Doctor Who (2000s) Season 3, Lead Balloon Series 1, Life of Brian Immaculate Edition, Torchwood Season 1, La Vie en Rose
PLEASE NOTE: Contents same as Film Review Special #69


Issue 86
October 2007

The DVD Christmas Wishlist From Pirates of the Caribbean 3: At Worlds End to Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Doctor Who - Season 3 to Blade Runner - The Final Cut, we list the Top 25 discs to own this Christmas.
Plus
Our extensive round-up of all the biggest releases on sale to December 2007!
Spider-Man 3 We talk to...
- Spider-Man himself, Tobey Maguire
- Writer/director Sam Raimi
- Actor Thomas Haden Church on bringing villain Sandman to life
Heroes As Season 1 comes to disc, creator and executive producer Tim Kring discusses the brilliant box set and its ground-breaking extras
Die Hard 4.0 Star Bruce Willis on returning to the role after 12 years, and why a 'Die Hard 5.0' would have to happen soon!
Plus
Director Len Wiseman and co-star Maggie Q reveal why the fourth film in the series is widely regarded as one of the best...
Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer The four - aka actors Ioan Gruffudd, Jessica Alba, Michael Chiklis and Chris Evans - are joined by director Tim Story to discuss the effects-laden sequel
The Lives of Others Director Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck on the Oscar-winning German language film
The Last Word Former 24 star Elisha Cuthbert recalls her role in the 'torture porn' flick Captivity
Plus Reviews...
High Definition, including:
300, Brokeback Mountain, Dawn of the Dead, Heroes - Season 1, Hot Fuzz, Shaun of the Dead
The Global Picture - New discs available in both Regions 1 and 2 including:'
Alexander Revisited, The Ex, The Lives of Others, Meet the Robinsons, Nip/Tuck - Season 4, Vacancy
Region 1, including:
As You Like It, Brothers and Sisters - Season 1, Death Proof, Dexter - Season 1, Disturbia, The Office - Season 3
Region 2, including:
The Chumscrubber, Curse of the Golden Flower, Everybody Hates Chris - Season 1, Magicians, Spooks - Series 5, Taxi Driver Special Edition
Movies
Eastern Promises, Stardust
Technology
A different spin on our tech reviews this issue, as we stay with the festive theme and list the Top 10 Gadgets for Christmas. And there are some surprises
Games
Bioshock, Stranglehold


Issue 85
August 2007

Features
300 We talk to...
- Director Zack Snyder
- The cast, including stars Gerard Butler and Lena Headey
- The special effects team
28 Weeks Later We also talk to director Juan Carlos Fresnaill and star Robert Carlyle
Sunshine We meet with director Danny Boyle, writer Alex Garland and star Cillian Murphy
Rome We bid bid farewell to the hit show
Al Pacino The screen icon reveals why he'll always want to return to his independent film roots...
The Shooter Director Antoine Fuqua discusses his action thriller
Magicians TV comedy duo David Mitchell and Robert Webb on leaving the small screen behind
Cagney & Lacey TV star Sharon Gless takes us back to the groundbreaking Seventies cop show
Straight to DVD Why a film heading 'straight to DVD' no longer has any stigma
The Last Word Nicolas Cage on fulfilling a childhood dream when he landed the role of comic book hero Jonny Blaze in Ghost Rider
Plus Reviews...
High Definition, including:
Batman Begins, Children of Men, The Fountain, The Matrix Trilogy, Pirates of the Caribbean I & II, Planet Earth
The Global Picture - New discs available in both Regions 1 and 2 including:'
28 Weeks Later, Black Snake Moan, Blades of Glory, Ghost Rider, Letters From Iwo Jima, Sunshine
Region 1, including:
Bridge to Terbithia, The Dead Zone, Fracture, Pacino: An Actor's Vision, Primeval, Reno! 911 Miami
Region 2, including:
Black Book, Catch a Fire, Ghost Whisperer, The Illusionist, A Prairie Home Companion, Running With Scissors
Movies
Harry Potter and The Order of the Phoenix, Transformers
Technology
Panasonic TX-32LXD70 LCD TV, Toshiba SD-P1900 portable DVD player
Games
The Darkness, Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer, Monster Madness: Battle for Suburbia, Shadowrun


Issue 84
June 2007

Hot Fuzz Ultimate meets comedy giants Simon Pegg, Nick Frost and Edgar Wright
Hannibal Rising Gaspard Ulliel on what it was like stepping into the Oscar-winning shoes of Anthony Hopkins to play Hannibal Lecter
Plus
A huge range of Reviews - read them here first!
Blu-ray - A wealth of new reviews, including:'
The Departed, Dreamgirls, Superman Returns
Global - New discs available in both Regions 1 and 2 including:'
Apocalypto, Hannibal Rising,The Pursuit of Happyness
Region 1 - All the latest discs, including:'
The 4400, Donnie Brasco, Tsunami: The Aftermath
Region 2 - All the latest discs, including:
The Good Shepherd, Hot Fuzz, Supernatural
In the included issue of The Works (#15)...
Pirates of the Caribbean 3: At World's End Stars Johnny Depp, Keira Knightley and Orlando Bloom , director Gore Verbinski and producer Jerry Bruckheimer interviewed
The Simpsons We meet with creator and animation genius Matt Groening
Max?mo Park Exclusive! We talk to the group's drummer, Duncan Lloyd
Iain Banks Exclusive! The Scottish writer to discusses his prolific writing career and fearless political views...
Including...
Reviews of TV, movies, DVDs, Computer Games, Music, Books
And much, much more...
In the included issue of Film Review (#683)...
Spider-Man 3 Star Tobey Maguire tells us about embracing the superhero's dark side, PLUS director Sam Raimi and stars Kirsten Dunst, Topher Grace and Thomas Haden Chur
Black Snake Moan We talk to stars Samuel L Jackson and Christina Ricci
This is England We hear from Brit film-maker Shane Meadows and actor Andrew Shim
28 Weeks Later Director Juan Carlos Fresnadillo


Issue 83
May 2007

Features
Spider-Man A look at the journey of Stan Lee's web-slinging superhero from his comic book origins to the spectacular big screen outings
Plus the new extended cut of Spider-Man 2 on DVD
And... A look at Spider-Man 3
Rocky Balboa We corner Sly Stallone to talk about the sixth film
Plus... Our guide to all the Rocky movies!
Night at the Museum We meet with director Shawn Levy and comic Ricky Gervais
Christian Bale The Brit actor reveals on how Batman Begins led to the recent violent thriller Harsh Times
Eragon We chat with the film's dragon-riding star, newcomer Edward Speleers, and actress Sienna Guillory
Life on Mars We talk to series co-creator and writer Matthew Graham, with some interesting secrets about upcoming spin-off Ashes to Ashes...
Wim Wenders The German film-maker discusses his career
Top 10 Fantasy Epics We rate the best Fantasy films currently on DVD
The Last Word Writer/director Eli Roth on how he joined forces with Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez for Grindhouse
Plus...
Reviews: The Global Picture - New discs available in both Regions 1 and 2 including:'
Bobby, Borat, Happy Feet, The Last King of Scotland, Pan's Labyrinth, Spider-Man 2.1
Region 1, including:
Blood Diamond, Curse of the Golden Flower, Entourage - Season 3, Part 1, Freedom Writers, The Lost Room - Season 1, Turistas
Region 2, including:
Big Nothing, Harsh Times, Life on Mars - Series 2, Miss Potter, Perfume, Starter for 10
Movies
Grindhouse, The Reaping
Technology
Playstation 3 console' Toshiba HD-XE1 HD DVD player,
Games
Crackdown, Ghost Rider, Spectrobes, S.T.A.L.K.E.R: Shadow of Chernobyl, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles


Issue 82
March 2007

Features
Casino Royale Star Daniel Craig and director Martin Campbell
Plus...
- Set designer Peter Lamont
- Special effects expert Chris Corbould
- Stunt co-ordinator Gary Powell
Borat We meet Kazakhstan's world-renowned irreverent reporter Borat
The Prestige Director Christopher Nolan and stars Hugh Jackman, Andy Serkis and Michael Caine talk tricks of the trade and the magic of cinema
Children of Men Star Clive Owen and director Alfonso CuarOn explain why they struggled to distance themselves from the present in their new futuristic thriller
Right At Your Door Film-maker Chris Gorak on tackling terrorism head on in his controversial debut feature film
TV on DVD We hook up with some of TV's biggest stars as their shows make their way to DVD, including Primeval's Lucy Black, Fallen Angel's Emilia Fox and Robin Hood's Richard Armitage
Blu-ray Guide We take a closer look at some of the Blu-ray titles currently on offer, including The Transporter, Rocky, Ice Age and X-Men: The Last Stand
The Last Word Not convinced about buying into Blu-ray? 20th Century Fox executive Danny Kaye explains why consumers should be getting excited about the new format
Plus...
Reviews: The Global Picture - New discs available in both Regions 1 and 2 including:'
The Black Dahlia, Casino Royale, Children of Men, The Departed, Little Miss Sunshine, World Trade Center
Region 1, including:
Babel, Flags of Our Fathers, The Good Shepherd, The Illusionist, Little Children, The Night Listener
Region 2, including:
Angel-A, Extras - Series 2, The History Boys, The Queen, Primeval, Snow Cake
Movies
300, Ghost Rider including how Oliver Stone's epic Alexander is receiving yet another cut, news on the upcoming DVD release of Blood Diamond
Technology
Samsung LE40F71B Screen, Toshiba HD-E1 HD DVD player
Games
Arthur and the Invisibles, Final Fantasy XII, Lost Planet, Superman Returns


Issue 81
Yearbook 2007

Features
The Ultimate 2007 Yearbook The hits, the misses and the little gems that got overlooked. Every single film has been reviewed (that's 375 films altogether in nearly 120 pages!!!) along with a handy actors and directors index to let you know who's who
Superman Returns Director Bryan Singer talks about the success of his recent instalment to the Superman franchise and explains his vision for the film.
Plus
Actress Sarah Douglas tells us about playing Ursa back in the '70s
Pirates of the Caribbean 2 We meet with some of the cast to discover how it was filming the adventure sequel.including Keira Knightley and Bill Nighy
Mission: Impossible: III As the movie arrives on both HD DVD and Blu-Ray, we find out which format has the upper hand.
Plus
Visual FX pro Roger Guyett reveals the stunts involved in the action sequences
Miami Vice Director Michael Mann defends the film against the naysayers
Plus
Colin Farrell sheepishly reveals how an undercover set-up nearly met with a nasty end and Jamie Foxx explains how he inspired the film's raunchiness
Vincent Actor Ray Winstone explains why he was persuaded to return for another series as the hard-boiled tv private detective
Shameless Creator/writer Paul Abbott explains why the end isn't in sight yet...
Sky HD+ Is this the right time to convert to High Definition? We take a closer look at the selection of HD TV shows on offer
2006 Movies With technology taking the home viewing experience to whole new levels, we ponder how cinema is dealing with the fierce competition
Plus...
Reviews: The Global Picture - New discs available in both Regions 1 and 2 including:'
Miami Vice, Mission: Impossible: II, Nacho Libre, Pirates of the Caribbean 2, Snakes on a Plane, Superman Returns
Region 1, including:
Bad Santa - Director's Cut, Black Rain - Special Edition, Ghost Whisperer - Season 1, Nip/Tick - Season 3, The Notorious Bettie Page, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2
Region 2, including:
Adrift, Cracker Box Set, Death of a President, The Ice Harvest, Vincent - Series 2, The Wind That Shakes the Barley
Movies
Casino Royale
Technology
Pioneer PDP-5000EX, Samsung BD-P1000
Games
Destroy All Humans! 2, Just Cause, Tony Hawks Project 8


Issue 80
October - Christmas 2006

Features
The Christmas Wish List We preview and review all of the upcoming releases of the next few months. From every single desirable discto the must-have hardware (PS3, Sky+ HD and more), you'll be spoilt for choice!
The High Def Revolution We takes a closer look at the battle between HD DVD and Blu-Ray and explains how you don't need to replace your DVD set just yet
Stan Lee The legendary Marvel Comics creator gives his verdict on the recent film adaptations of his work, and we get a taste of the upcoming Spider-Man 3
Apocalypse Now We spoke with seminal film maker Francis Ford Coppola to find out just how bad it really got, and why the latest DVD release, The Complete Dossier, is closest to his initial vision.
The Da Vinci Code Cast and crew reveal the many challenges of bringing Dan Brown's controversial thriller to the big screen
The Omen (666) Actor Live Schreiber reveals the real curse behind the film
Smallville Erica Durance talks about stepping into the shoes of Lois Lane and seeing Tom Welling naked!
ER Shane West, aka Dr Ray Barnett, discusses his traumatic first day on the fast-paced medical show
With...
Follow That Film The latest from behind the scenes of the independent film Rise of the Footsoldier
DVD Spotlight The cast of Western TV classic Daniel Boone reunite to discuss the show's imminent DVD release
The Last Word Ben Affleck on his award-winning performance as TV's Superman George Reeves in Hollywoodland
Plus...
Reviews: The Global Picture - New discs available in both Regions 1 and 2 including:'
The Break-Up, Brick, Hard Candy, Invasion - Season 1, Smallville - Season 5, United 93
Region 1, including:
Apocalypse Now - The Complete Dossier, Arrested Development - Season 3, Grey's Anatomy - Season 2, Nightmare on Elm Street - Special Edition, The Office (US) - Season 2, The Sentinel
Region 2, including:
Confetti, Green Wing - Season 2, The Grudge - Director's Cut, The Hustler - Special Edition, Paradise Now, Prime
Movies
Click, Jackass Number 2, World Trade Center
Technology
Philips HTS9800W, Sony KDL-46X2000 Plus Ultimate's guide to buying the best High Def TV!
Games
Kingdom Hearts II, Reservoir Dogs, Scarface: The World is Yours, Spy Hunter: Nowhere to Run, Plus we take a look back at the greatest games of the past year!


Issue 79
September 2006

The Ultimate Film Book
What have the 2000's given to us? What films have been notable, or best forgotten? In over 120 pages we list almost 2000 films from 2000 onwards, indexing the stars, the directors, and with reviews of those we think worth noting - for good and bad reasons!
Remember the good films, the bad films, and discover the ones you should be sure to see...

Features
Star Wars We revisit George Lucas's original trilogy in anticipation of their imminent CGI-free release on DVD. Plus we highlight the 10 reasons you gotta love these originals and also discover what life is like now for those post-Empire Stormtroopers...
Clerks II Ultimate meets with the outspoken cult writer/director Kevin Smith
- PLUS: We speak to stars Jeff Anderson and Brian O'Halloran
The Films of Kevin Smith We profile the career of the inimitable indie filmmaker so far, including plot, background and iconic quotes
Spike Lee The provocative film maker discusses his move into more mainstream territory with his latest film Inside Man
Eva Longoria The diminutive beauty on ditching her Desperate Housewives image to show Michael Douglas and Kiefer Sutherland how to really handle a gun in the recent cop thriller The Sentinel
Invasion Creator and executive producer Shaun Cassidy talks to Ultimate about the DVD release of his now-cancelled tv show
With...
Follow That Film The latest from behind the scenes of the independent film Rise of the Footsoldier
DVD Spotlight Brittany Murphy on her 10-year job on King of the Hill and voicing the 200th episode
The Last Word Kevin Smith alumni Jason Mewes discusses reprising his role of stoner Jay in Clerks II, finally moving out of Smith's house and life post-rehab
Plus...
Reviews: The Global Picture - New discs available in both Regions 1 and 2 including:'
Curb Your Enthusiasm -Season 5, Hostel, Miami Vice (theatrical), Silent Hill, Scary Movie 4, The Wire
Region 1, including:
b>The Comeback, Commander in Chief - Part 1, Evil, Find Me Guilty, Talladega Nights: The Legend of Ricky Bobby (theatrical), The Texas Chain Saw Massacre - Special Edition
Region 2, including:
Angel Heart - Special Edition, Crash - Director's Cut, Lady in the Water (theatrical), The Proposition, The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada, Will & Grace - Season 8
Technology
Toshiba 42WLT66
Archos AV 700 TV
Games
Dead Rising, Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories, Miami Vice


Issue 78
August 2006

Features
The Hottest TV Shows on DVD
Ultimate takes at look at some of the greatest TV shows that are currently heading to DVD

- Rome Set Report! We travelled to Rome and meet with star Polly Walker and director Alan Poul
- Lost Star Evangeline Lilly talks about the show's phenomenal success
- Supernatural Wiseguys Jensen Ackles and Jared Padalecki on their paranormal show
- Battlestar Galactica (2000s) Veteran Galactica actor Richard Hatch candidly discusses his failed spin-off and why he returned to the re-vamped show
- No Angels Star Kaye Wragg talks to Ultimateabout the demise of the nurse comedy and its upcoming US revival
- Miami Vice Reflecting on the classic '80s cop show
- Doctor Who (2000s) Billie Piper on new Doctor David Tennant, her own imminent departure and coping with fame
V for Vendetta Actor Hugo Weaving on his controversial role
A Scanner Darkly Director Richard Linklater on why his Philip K Dick adaptation is the most innovative yet
The Hills Have Eyes (2006) Director Alexandre Aja on the DVD release of his Horror shocker
Snakes on a Plane We speak to star Sunny Mabrey to get the lowdown
With...
Follow That Film Things seem to be coming to a temporary standstill behind the scenes of the independent film Rise of the Footsoldier
Commentary Uncut Milla Jovovich on her new actioner Ultraviolet
The Last Word Rapper-turned-actor Ludacris gets verbal about his public feud with Oprah
Cutting Edge Brooke Burgess, creator of the online graphic novel and DVD Broken Saints on breaking the mould
Plus...
Reviews: The Global Picture - New discs available in both Regions 1 and 2 including:
Broken Saints, Firewall, Rome - Season 1, Superman Returns, Syriana, V for Vendetta
Region 1, including:
Frasier - Season 8, Medium - Season 1, Mr & Mrs Smith - Unrated Edition, Night Watch, A Scanner Darkly, Ultraviolet
Region 2, including:
Capote, Inside Man, The Lake House, Lost - Season 2, Vol 1, Lucky Number Slevin, The Squid and the Whale
Technology
Sky High Definition
Philips 42PF9831D
Games
Forbidden Siren 2, Night Watch, X-Men: The Official Game


Issue 77
July 2006

Features
James Bond Our pictorial preview of Casino Royale will whet your appetite
PLUS... We take a look back at the 007 phenomenon
Superman Returns On Set We head off to Sydney, Australia to go on set of the film's soundstages where we meet the (super)man himself, Brandon Routh. We also chatted with director Bryan Singer and cast members Kevin Spacey and Kate Bosworth
Johnny Knoxville The Jackass star discusses his latest role in the un-PC film The Ringer
The Fast and the Furious 3 We ponder the popularity of 'motor porn' and what to expect next from the movie
Top 20 Car Movies From Bullitt to Duel, we take a look at the most impressive car flicks that have torn onto our screens
Miami Vice Michael Mann's remake of his hit 1980s cop show
Lucky Number Slevin Actor Josh Hartnett on playing the unluckiest man in the world
With...
Follow That Film Behind the scenes of the independent film, Rise of the Footsoldier
The Last Word Actress Lindsay Lohan on how she copes with the negative press that surrounds her personal life
Plus...
Reviews: The Global Picture - New discs available in both Regions 1 and 2 including:
Boston Legal - Season 1, The Omen (1976) - Special Edition, The Omen (2006), The Ringer, Tsotsi, Underworld: Evolution
Region 1, including:
The Boondock Saints, Con Air - Special Edition, The Dead Zone - Season 4, Enemy of the State - Special Edition, Entourage - Season 2, Night Stalker
Region 2, including:
Bond - Ultimate Editions, Derailed, Good Night, and Good Luck, Grey's Anatomy - Season 1, Ultraviolet, The Weather Man
Technology
JVC LT-32DX7, Sony KDL-325020
Games
The Da Vinci Code, Hitman: Blood Money


Issue 76
June 2006

Features
Summer Blockbusters Our Ultimate guide hones in the best blockbusters this summer and reveals what the buzz is for each and every one.
From Pirates of the Caribbean 2 to Lady in the Water, from Superman Returns to The Omen

X-Men: The Last Stand On Set We go to Vancouver to talk with director Brett Ratner, stars Ian McKellen, Halle Berry and Hugh Jackman
Eva Green The French actress discusses her role in Ridley Scott's epic Kingdom of Heaven
Fun With Dick and Jane Stars Jim Carrey and Tea Leoni discuss their glee at poking fun at corporate America
Life on Mars We meet star Phil Glenister to rediscover 1973 and find out the future of the ingenious time-travelling show
Game On Alan Cumming, AKA X-Men's Nightcrawler, leads us into the gaming world of X-Men: The Official Movie Game
The Top 10 DVD Blockbusters We present the Ultimate verdict on the best of the biggest films and they're even bigger DVD releases
With...
Commentary Uncut Director David Finch and stars Edward Norton and Brad Pitt discuss violence in film and the controversy that Fight Club sparked on its release
The Last Word Hard man Vinnie Jones shows no signs of slowing down. He talks about living the Hollywood lifestyle and his upcoming film roles.
Plus...
Reviews: The Global Picture - New discs available in both Regions 1 and 2 including:
?on Flux, Fun With Dick and Jane, Kingdom of Heaven - Director's Cut, Munich, The New World, United 93
Region 1, including:
Event Horizon - Special Edition, Kiss Kiss Bang Bang, The Ringer, Transamerica, West Wing - Season 6, The World's Fastest Indian
Region 2, including:
The Fly - Special Edition, The Libertine, March of the Penguins, Marilyn Monroe Box Set, Prison Break - Season 1, Part 1, Walk the Line


Issue 75
May 2006

Features
Scarlett Johansson The outspoken actress comes clean about her hatred of paparazzi and love of London
Casino Royale Daniel Craig discusses taking on the ambitious part of the new 007, and his experiences working on the politically-charged Munich
Milla Jovovich The Ukranian actress discusses making her mark in violent actioner Ultravoilet
Walk the Line Director James Mangold discusses bringing legendary singer Johnny Cash to the screen
Prison Break Stars Wentworth Miller and Dominic Purcell captivate us with talk of the show's next season
Claire Danes The actress on her latest role in the romantic comedy The Family Stone
Kevin Bacon We met with the actor to talk about his latest role in Where the Truth Lies
The Notorious Bettie Page Actress Gretchen Mol discusses her portrayal of the infamous yet iconic 50s pin-up
Night Watch Russian director Timur Bekmambetov candidly talks about his hesitant move to Hollywood
50 Cent The American rapper speaks out about his filmic biopic Get Rich or Die Tryin'
Hollywood DIY We explore the latest trend in homemade movies: the 'fan-film', and the unprecedented impact it's having on the film industry
Commentary Uncut Director Peter Yates provides his spiel on the greatest car chase sequence in cinema as seen in Bullitt
The Last Word Heath Ledger on his career so far, his joy at being a father and his admiration for women's pain endurance
Plus...
Reviews: The Global Picture - New discs available in both Regions 1 and 2 including:
Brokeback Mountain, The Family Stone, Match Point, Memoirs of a Geisha, Over There - Season 1, The Producers
US Reviews, including:
Capote, Casanova, Crash - Special Edition, Derailed, The Notorious Bettie Page, Rent
UK Reviews, including:
American Dad! - Season 1, The Game - Special Edition, Jarhead, Just Like Heaven, Night Watch, Nip/Tuck - Season 3


Issue 74
April 2006

Features
Superman Returns We chart the superhero's protracted journey from his last appearance on the big screen in 1987 to the new movie, and we also reveal the latest on a 14-disc box set
V for Vendetta Star Natalie Portman discusses her role in the new political thriller
Basic Instinct 2 Sharon Stone discusses why she wanted to return to the role after 14 years
Jake Gyllenhaal Hollywood's rising star talks with us about his roles in Brokeback Mountain, Jarhead and the upcoming thriller Zodiac
16 Blocks Star Bruce Willis talks about his choice of film roles and expresses his outspoken views on violence and terrorism
Rachel Weisz The British actress discusses her passion for the uncompromising political thriller The Constant Gardener
Doom The latest computer game to get the big screen treatment, we spoke with the creators on the mammoth adaptation, plus fire 20 Questions at The Rock
Over There Creator Chris Gerolmo on his hard-hitting Iraq War TV drama
Hex The show's female cast members tell us why this season it's all about the women
Claudia Black The actress on leaving the intergalactic realm of Farscape to join the cast of Stargate SG-1
In Her Shoes Cameron Diaz on playing the self-centred tramp in Curtis Hanson's latest film
Top 28 Sexiest Films Our list of cinema's sexiest flicks
The Future of Home Entertainment We investigate where technology is taking Entertainment
Commentary Uncut Director Kevin Smith asks the loaded question, "When did you see my Mom naked?"
The Last Word Actor Bruce Campbell on the future of cinema
Plus...
Reviews: The Global Picture - New discs available in both Regions 1 and 2 including:
V For Vendetta, King Kong, The Chronicles of Narnia, A History of Violence, Saw II, Corspe Bride, Lord of War, Into the Blue
US Reviews, including:
16 Blocks, Walk the Line, Jarhead, The Weatherman, The Batman - Season 1, Zathura, Proof, Prime
UK Reviews, including:
Hostel, Kiss Kiss Bang Bang, Revolver, Green Wing - Series 1, Steamboy, Murderball, Silence of the Lambs - Special Edition, Red Dwarf - Series 8


Issue 73
February/March 2006

Features
Mission: Impossible 3 Exclusive! We interview the writer/director JJ Abrams and discover more about the under-wraps production than ever before. There's also talk of a certain tv series, Lost
The Da Vinci Code We look behind the story to the real facts. Did Jesus have a baby? Find out what we think...
Serenity In a packed feature, writer/director Joss Whedon explains why his Sci-Fi concept worked so well
Keira Knightley The British actress discusses her roles in both Pride and Prejudice and Domino and why she thinks none of the directors she's worked with wanted her
Charlize Theron The Oscar-winning actress tells us why she wanted to slip into skin-tight lycra and head to the future in Sci-Fi flick ?on Flux
Jessica Alba The curvaceous star tells us why she wanted to take part in bikini-filled thriller Into the Blue
The Fog (2006) Actresses Maggie Grace and Selma Blair discuss the Horror remake
Transporter 2 British action star Jason Statham on this action sequel
Movie Downloads We look at the phenomenon which is certain to change the theatrical and home entertainment markets
The Top 25 Thrillers Our definitive list
Girls on Film New Feature! We give glamour models the opportunity of reviewing DVDs and film. This month Britain's sexiest cover star Charlene Hart give The Perfect Catch a good going over.
The Last Word Quentin Tarantino discusses his feelings about the DVD and theatrical worlds as well as his plans for the Kill Bill movies
Plus...
Reviews: The Global Picture - New discs available in both Regions 1 and 2 including:
Serenity, Flight Plan, Elizabethtown, Domino, Dark Water, The Brothers Grimm, Red Eye
Reviews Region 1. A wealth of new reviews including:
Sin City Recut - Extended - Unrated, Transporter 2, Battlestar Galactica, Nighty Night, Empire, Elektra Director's Cut
Reviews Region 2. All the latest discs including:
Ben Hur Special Edition, The Ipcress Files Special Edition, Lost 1.2, The Lone Gunmen, Arrested Development Season Two, Kinky Boots, The Mighty Celt


Issue 72
November 2005

Features
Doctor Who 2005 Behind the scenes for the Season 1 DVD release
- We join the director and cast in the Commentary booth
- DVD producer and Doctor Who fanatic Paul Vanezis to discuss the array of features
- We talk to John Barrowman about playing Captain Jack and new series Torchwood
Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith Creator George Lucas reveals how the franchise looks set to continue and discusses the two upcoming spin-off TV shows
- Producer Rick McCallum and star Hayden Christensen on the DVD
War of the Worlds
- Steven Spielberg, Tom Cruise and screenwriter David Koepp discuss what the film is really about
- Plus Ann Robinson, star of the 1953 version, on her cameo in Spielberg's version
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Johnny Depp and Tim Burton talk of the delights of working together once again
Polar Express We met with director Robert Zemeckis, star Tom Hanks and producer Steve Starkey to discuss the DVD
American Pie Presents Band Camp Stars Tad Hilgenbrinck and Arielle Kebbel discuss what it was like to be in the fourth 'American Pie'
Plus...
Reviews: The Global Picture - New discs available in both Regions 1 and 2 including:
Batman Begins, Millions, Mr & Mrs Smith, Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith, War of the Worlds, Titanic - Special Edition, Alias - Season 4, Smallville - Season 4
Reviews Region 1. A wealth of new reviews including:
Bewitched (the movie), Gus Van Sant's Last Days, Office Space - Special Edition, Born into Brothels, Carlito's Way - Special Edition, Kicking and Screaming, Veronica Mars - Season 1, Arrested Development - Season 2
Reviews Region 2. All the latest discs including:
The Descent, In My Father's Den, Hitchcock Collection, Palindromes, Infernal Affairs III, Christmas with the Kranks, Extras - Season 1, Doctor Who 2000s - Season 1


Issue 71
October 2005

Features
Batman Begins Writer/director Christopher Nolan and star Christian Bale talk to us about the latest addition to the franchise. Plus our resident reporter test-drives the Batmobile!
The League of Gentlemen's Apocalypse We met up with Britain's four funnymen: Mark Gatiss, Steve Pemberton, Reece Shearsmith and Jeremy Dyson
Desperate Housewives The Top 10 reasons why we've fallen in love with the show that takes at mocking stab at the heart of American suburbia
The West Wing Stars Allison Janney and Richard Schiff get frank with us as they reveal why they're not enamoured with the show's DVDs
Orlando Bloom The star discusses his lead role in Ridley Scott's latest action epic The Kingdom of Heaven
Kelly LeBrock The screen siren reflects back on her role in John Hughes's Sci-Fi comedy Weird Science
Gerry Anderson We met up with the veteran producer to find out about his CGI remake of the classic Sci-Fi animation Captain Scarlet
Top Keira Knightley DVDs We take a closer look at young British star's best films to date, including her latest release, The Jacket
Plus...
Reviews: The Global Picture - New discs available in both Regions 1 and 2 including:
Kingdom of Heaven, Kung Fu Hustle, Chicago - Special Edition, The Amityville Horror, The Jacket, Robots, Desperate Housewives - Season 1, Scrubs - Season 2
Reviews Region 1. A wealth of new reviews including:
Crash, Fever Pitch, The Office (US) - Season 1, House - Season 1, My Left Foot - Special Edition, The Truman Show - Special Edition, The Longest Yard, Everybody Loves Raymond - Season 4
Reviews Region 2. All the latest discs including:
The League of Gentlemen's Apocalypse, Little Britain - Season 2, Bombon El Perro, Doctor Who: The Web Planet, James Stewart Collection, Panic, The Rage in Placid Lake, Strings


Issue 70
September 2005

Features
Lost Executive Producer JJ Abrams on the show, plus the Season 1 DVD reviewed
Sin City Director Robert Rodriguez and stars Rosario Dawson, Clive Owen and Jessica Alba interviewed
Sahara Stars Penelope Cruz and Matthew McConaughey on their roles in the desert-bound adventure
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy We met up with the stars and director to discuss their journey into the fantastical unknown
Be Cool We caught up with tJohn Travolta and his posse, to find out what makes this sequel to Get Shorty so, well, cool...
Robin Williams The comedian treats us to an improvized performance when we met up with him to talk about his vocal part in the CGI animation comedy Robots
Gladiator As the historical epic receives its spectacular Extended Edition, we met with director Ridley Scott to find out what new footage and extras will be included
One Tree Hill Star Hilarie Burton her role as the complex cheerleader in the hit teen show
Seed of Chucky Creator Don Mancini enlightens us on the latest DVD release in the franchise
Bruce Willis Top 10 We explore the Sin City actor's greatest DVDs from his prolific career
Cover DVD (UK copies only while stocks last) - Our exciting cover disc this issue has episodes from the first seasons of the classic 1970s detective dramas Kojak and The Rockford Files
Plus...
Reviews: The Global Picture - New discs available in both Regions 1 and 2 including:
Sin City, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Sahara, Downfall, The Pacifier, Gladiator - Extended Edition, Six Feet Under - Season 4
Reviews Region 1. A wealth of new reviews including:
Lost - Season 1, Monster-in-Law, Toy Story - 10th Anniversary Edition, Look at Me, Off the Map, Revelations, Monk - Season 3
Reviews Region 2. All the latest discs including:
Be Cool, The Assassination of Richard Nixon, The Final Cut, Seed of Chucky, The Breakfast Club, L Word - Season 1, Doctor Who 2005 - Volume 4


Issue 69
August 2005

Features
Autumn DVD Preview A sneak preview of the biggest and best films and TV shows coming to DVD before Christmas
24 Executive producer and writer Evan Katz talks to us about the filming process of the show and the increasing importance of the DVD releases, plus actress Mary Lynn Rajskub
Alexander Director Oliver Stone explains how his Director's Cut brings a new angle to the historical adventure. And actor Colin Farrell discusses how he was chosen for the role of the great warrior
Christian Bale The actor talks about his role in The Machinist, along with director Brad Anderson and writer Scott Kosar
Little Britain Matt Lucas and David Walliams reveal what we can expect from the upcoming DVD's extras
The OC We spoke with creator Josh Schwartz about the upcoming DVD releases, and what will be happening in Season Three
Star Trek: Enterprise Actor Connor Trinneer reminisces about his time on the show
Billy Bob Thornton The actor and director discusses how his aversion to Director's Cuts altered when he was asked to provide his own version for a new Sling Blade DVD
Famke Janssen The actress explains why she wanted to play Hide and Seek with Robert De Niro, plus discloses what we can expect in the third X-Men
Plus...
Reviews: The Global Picture - New discs available in both Regions 1 and 2 including:
Million Dollar Baby, Constantine, The Machinist, The Interpreter, The Wedding Date, Jaws - 30th Anniversary Edition, Alexander - Theatrical Version & Director's Cut, Sling Blade - Director's Cut
Reviews Region 1. A wealth of new reviews including:
The Assassination of Richard Nixon, American Psycho - Uncut, In My Country, Frasier - Season 5, A Lot Like Love, Little Britain - Season 1, The Upside of Anger, Dead Ringers
Reviews Region 2. All the latest discs including:
AE Fond Kiss, 24 - Day 4, My Own Private Idaho - Special Edition, Spanglish, Friday Night Lights, Melinda and Melinda, The Woodsman, The Book Group - Season 2


Issue 68
July 2005

Features
The Aviator We speak to the film's seasoned director Martin Scorsese and star Leonardo DiCaprio
Constantine Star Keanu Reeves talks to us about his latest role in the dark, apocalyptic comic book adaptation
Closer We get intimate with the four stars of Mike Nichol's searing stage adaptation, Julia Roberts, Jude Law, Clive Owen and Natalie Portman
Doctor Who (2000s) The voice of the Dalek, Nicholas Briggs, provides a personal and insightful perspective on the episode Dalek in his chapter breakdown
Keanu Reeves Top 10 We present the Constantine star's best films to date
Thelma Schoonmaker We caught up with the acclaimed film editor and widow of the groundbreaking British director Michael Powell about her extensive collaboration with director Martin Scorsese, and her experiences working together on Casino
Zach Braff The actor discusses his role in the quirky medical comedy Scrubs and his surprise to the rapturous reception of the touching indie film Garden State
Michael Keaton We catch up with the actor to discover why he has been absent from the movie scene until recently, plus his frank thoughts on the upcoming Batman Begins
Jennifer Tilly The sugary-voiced actress reveals why she took delight in the self-deprecating and parodying role of herself in Seed of Chucky
Cover DVD (UK store copies only, not available through mail order) - Featuring an episode from 21 Jump Street - Season 2. Plus exciting extras from Swingers - Special Edition, Archangel and Creep
Plus...
Reviews: The Global Picture - New discs available in both Regions 1 and 2 including:
The Aviator, Hitch, Scrubs - Season 1, Closer, Hostage, The Chorus, A Very Long Engagement, The Sopranos - Season 5
Reviews Region 1. A wealth of new reviews including:
Seed of Chucky, Bill and Ted Box Set, Cursed, Imaginary Heroes, Moonlighting - Seasons 1 & 2, Joan of Arcadia - Season 1, Alone in the Dark, Rescue Me - Season 1
Reviews Region 2. All the latest discs including:
Kinsey, Flight of the Phoenix (2004), Shall We Dance, The Life Aquatic, The Adventure of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert - Special Edition, My Summer of Love, 2046, Casanova (2005) (TV)


Issue 67
June 2005

Features
Team America: World Police South Park creators Matt Stone and Trey Parker discuss their latest on-screen activities in the form of gun-toting puppets
Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events Director Brad Silberling talks openly about the difficulties involved in the filming
Ocean's Twelve We talk to the leading trio of the con artist ensemble, George Clooney, Brad Pitt and Matt Damon, plus producer Jerry Weintraub
Biopics on DVD We take a look at the abundant arrival of biopics on to DVD and examine the growing trend in this mode of cinematic storytelling
James Dean The '50s film star remains far from forgotten, as a tribute held by his close friends and colleagues reveals
Moonlighting Twenty years after its TV debut, and the Bruce Willis and Cybill Shepherd comedy is finally arriving on DVD. We met up with the original crew as they create their Commentaries
George Clooney Top 10 We take a look at the screen highlights of the Ocean's Twelve star
Spotlight on Hollywood Jane Fonda reveals why she decided to return to the movie industry, and her thoughts on Monster-in-Law co-star Jennifer Lopez
In Good Company Stars Dennis Quaid and Topher Grace discuss the implication of age in modern society
Elektra Director Rob Bowman on what we can expect on the upcoming DVD release
Kinsey Writer/director Bill Condon discusses the controversy surrounding his Oscar-nominated biopic
Alias Seasoned actor Ron Rifkin discloses why he revels in playing the villain
Doctor Who (2000s) We catch up with the mastermind behind the return of the Daleks, writer Rob Shearman
Cover DVD (UK store copies only, not available through mail order) - Featuring the first episode of Season 2 of the American comedy Northern Exposure, plus tantalizing clips and extras from House of Flying Daggers, Elektra, and Daredevil: Director's Cut
Plus...
Reviews: The Global Picture - New discs available in both Regions 1 and 2 including:
Ocean's Twelve, Meet the Fockers, Lemony Snicket, Phantom of the Opera (2005), Son of the Mask, White Noise, Beyond the Sea, James Dean Collection, Spanglish
Reviews Region 1. A wealth of new reviews including:
Be Cool, Kinsey, Steve McQueen Collection, The Life Aquatic, Twelve Monkeys - Special Edition, Boogeyman, X Files Mythology, Twilight Zone (80s) - Season 1
Reviews Region 2. All the latest discs including:
Ladder 49, Vanity Fair, Criminal, Ray, Dear Frankie, Creep, Swingers, Nip/Tuck - Season 2, Doctor Who (2000s) - Volume 2


Issue 66
May 2005

Features
Doctor Who An extra special and exclusive feature to the show with the executive producers, stars Christopher Eccleston and Billie Piper, the monsters of the show and the latest news on the impending DVD release!
Blade: Trinity Writer/director David S Goyer on the upcoming DVD
Apollo 13 With the 10th Anniversary Special Edition just around the corner, Tom Hanks and director Ron Howard tell us why the film has had such a far-reaching impact
National Treasure Producer Jerry Bruckheimer and stars Nicolas Cage, Sean Bean and Diane Kruger shed a little light on the DVD
Battlestar Galactica Producer Ronald D Moore talks to us about the distinct change in direction of the new series
Star Trek: Enterprise Our exclusive insight into the show's exciting future on DVD
Mike Leigh Britain's revered director talks frankly with us about his style of film making and his thoughts on the Vera Drake DVD
Nicolas Cage Top 10 We take a look at the National Treasure star's best cinematic outings currently on DVD
Merchant of Venice Thespians Al Pacino, Jeremy Irons, Lynn Collins and director Michael Radford discuss what it was like bringing to life Shakespeare's Venetian comedy drama
After the Sunset We discover why director Brett Ratner thinks DVDs are so crucial to the success of the film industry
Cover DVD (UK copies only while stocks last) - Featuring the pilot episode of the criminal drama Las Vegas, plus the first episode The Senator, The Movie Star and the Mob from the police drama Crime Story
Plus...
Reviews: The Global Picture - New discs available in both Regions 1 and 2 including:
Elektra, Blade: Trinity, National Treasure, The Amityville Horror - Special Edition, Apollo 13 - Special Edition, Six Feet Under - Season 3, Vera Drake, Birth, The Merchant of Venice
Reviews Region 1. A wealth of new reviews including:
The Woodsman, Bad Education, The Final Cut, Love Song for Bobby Long, Dirty War, King of the Hill - Season 4, Dynasty - Season 1, Fat Albert
Reviews Region 2. All the latest discs including:
Garden State, I Heart Huckabees, Dr Strangeglove - Special Edition, Sideways, Inside I'm Dancing, Casshern, The West Wing - Season 5, Man on the Moon


Issue 65
April 2005

Features
The Simpsons Producer David Mirkin talks about the evolution of the Springfield sitcom and the vision behind it
The Top 30 TV Shows on DVD Ever!The ultimate rundown of the finest TV shows currently gracing DVD
Doctor Who With the new series about to arrive on TV, we reflect back on some of the classic episodes of the cult hit currently on DVD
Hustle We get up close and personal with the cast of the popular and stylish con artist drama on set of their second series
The TV on DVD FAQ With an abundance of TV shows arriving on DVD, we answer your questions about TV shows and their DVD releases by interrogating a selection of top TV bosses about the emerging trend of TV shows being released in boxsets with numerous extras
Six Feet Under Lauren Ambrose discusses the success of the award-winning American drama, her character Claire, and the reasons behind the show's approaching conclusion
Charmed Cast and crew talk about the new boxset of the show, and we find out what happened to those all-important extras...
My House in Umbria British director Richard Loncraine discusses his past and future films, plus his latest release about terrorism, starring Maggie Smith
Get Shorty Director Barry Sonnenfeld discusses what sets the Special Edition DVD apart from its peers and why he chose not to direct the follow up Be Cool
Arrested Development Stars of the quirky 'reality' comedy show spoke to us about the DVD release of the first season and the show's plans
Cover DVD (UK copies only while stocks last) - Our exciting cover disc this issue has hilarious, and exclusive, outtakes from the Get Shorty Special Edition plus teasers and the episode Lockdown from Stargate SG-1 Season 8!
Plus...
Reviews: The Global Picture - New discs available in both Regions 1 and 2 including:
Enduring Love, Heat - Special Edition, After the Sunset, Being Julia, Miss Congeniality - Deluxe Edition, The Ring - Special Edition, Saw, Charmed - Season 1
Reviews Region 1. A wealth of new reviews including:
Flight of the Phoenix (2005), Sideways, Shall We Dance?, Hotel Rwanda, Classic Musicals Collection, Eulogy, The Yes Men, House of Flying Daggers, Frasier - Season 4, Xena Warrior Princess - Season 6
Reviews Region 2. All the latest discs including:
Get Shorty - Special Edition, Five Children and It, Coffee and Cigarettes, Layer Cake, Dumbo, The Forgotten, The Grudge - Platinum Edition, My House in Umbria, Arrested Development - Season 1, Hustle - Season 1
And more...
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Issue 64
March 2005

Features
The Incredibles We catch up with writer/director Brad Bird, who shares his thoughts on the eagerly-anticipated DVD
Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow Jude Law chats about the otherworldly Sky Captain, and flying in is writer/director Kerry Conran
Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason Renee Zellweger and Colin Firth reflect on Miss Jones's romantic challenges
Layer Cake Daniel Craig talks about his performance as the suave and supercilious drug dealer 'X'
Ladder 49 Director Jay Russell tells us why he's all fired up about the upcoming DVD
Kevin Kline The actor waxes lyrical on his portrayal of the complex Cole Porter in Irwin Winkler's delicious De-Lovely
Chris Rock The revered and multi-talented stand-up reveals why he's happy to take centre stage again in his DVD Never Scared
The Greatest British Crime Films A run-down of the definitive homegrown crime capers from the last eight decades of cinema
Jude Law Top 10 We reveal the Brit's most memorable films to date - including Gattaca, AI: Artificial Intelligence and The Road to Perdition
The Films of Pixar Pixar is put under the spotlight in this overview of its animated creations. From Toy Story to Finding Nemo
Spotlight on Hollywood The Everybody Loves Raymond cast reminisces about bidding farewell to the much-loved characters
Cover DVD (UK copies only while stocks last) - Teasers from two great new releases, Alien vs Predator, and snippets from Bride & Prejudice
Plus...
Reviews: The Global Picture - New discs available in both Regions 1 and 2 including:
Alfie, The Incredibles, Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason, Finding Neverland, The Manchurian Candidate, Sky Captain & The World of Tomorrow, The Bodyguard - Special Edition, Farscape - The Peacekeeper Wars, The Grid
Reviews Region 1. A wealth of new reviews including:
Ray, Ladder 49, Vanity Fair, Monster - Special Edition, Donnie Darko - Director's Cut, Family Guy - The Freakin' Sweet Collection
Reviews Region 2. All the latest discs including:
Hero, De-Lovely, Mary Poppins - Special Edition, Iron Giant - Special Edition, Saved!, Acorn Antiques, Bubba Ho-Tep, Carnivale


Issue 63
February 2005

Features
Alien vs Predator We catch up with writer/director Paul W Anderson and star Lance Henriksen
The Village We hear from director M Night Shyamalan and stars Joaquin Phoenix and Bryce Dallas Howard
Wimbledon Stars Paul Bettany and Kirsten Dunst take time out for a chat
Bambi We reveal the work was put into the renovation process, and how the film now looks better than ever
Shark Tale How Dreamworks transformed the trio of Jack Black, Will Smith and Angelina Jolie into a gang of loveable fish!
The 101 Greatest DVDs Ever! Our HUGE guide to the best movies available on DVD. Who'll be the winner? Find all the answers inside...
Josh Hartnet The hunky star of Wicker Park waxes lyrical as his latest movie comes to DVD
Nicolas Cage The quirky Hollywood superstar shares his views on his movies and their DVD releases...
Curb Your Enthusiasm We talk to Cheryl Hines as Series 3 of the brilliant US comedy makes its way to disc
Wonderfalls Director Bryan Fuller reveals how DVD may yet lead to a movie...
Cover DVD (UK copies only while stocks last) - The very first episodes of Xena: Warrior Princess: Sins of the Past and Buck Rogers in the 25th Century: Awakening
Plus...
Reviews: The Global Picture - New discs available in both Regions 1 and 2 including:
The Village, Bambi, Wimbledon, The Motorcycle Diaries, Code 46, The Grudge, Shark Tale, Wicker Park, The Notebook, Angel - Season 5, Curb Your Enthusiasm - Season 3, Star Trek Voyager - Season 6
Reviews Region 1. A wealth of new reviews including:
Predator 2, Chariots of Fire - Special Edition, New York, New York, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind - Special Edition, First Daughter, Two Brothers, Rambo Collection, Deadwood - Season 1, Quantum Leap - Season 2, Flintstones - Season 2, Las Vegas - Season 1, Hercules - Season 5
Reviews Region 2. All the latest discs including:
Gone with the Wind, The Terminal, Man on Fire, Zatoichi - Special Edition, Dodgeball, Assault on Precinct 13, Spartan, Alien vs Predator, Anchorman, The Punisher, The Clearing, Vodka Lemon, 21 Jump Street - Season 1, Shameless - Season 1


Issue 62
January 2005

Features
The Bourne Supremacy We go deep undercover with star Matt Damon for a revealing chat...
2005 Preview - Part Two The second installment of our look ahead to next year, and the bevy of blockbuster beauties that'll be hitting our (small) screens, including The Incredibles, Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow, Shark Tale and Ladder 49
Catwoman We take a lingering look at the many faces of the feline femme fatale, from Julie Newmar and Eartha Kitt, to Lee Meriwether and Michelle Pfeiffer...
Ghost in the Shell 2 We track down the gifted director to find out why it's taken nearly 10 years for this sequel to arrive...
Will Smith The artist formerly known as the Fresh Prince talks to us about the upcoming release of the Asimov-inspred blockbuster I, Robot
Halle Berry We wax lyrical with the talented clothing-dodger on her role as the slinky vigilante in Catwoman...
Michael Mann We talk to one of Hollywood's most consistently brilliant directors about the DVD release of his latest smash Collateral...
Memento Putting together the three-disc Special Edition was a six-month labour of love for Gareth Bourne at Stream, who talks us through the process...
Claire Danes The gifted young actress on her challenging role in Richard Eyre's gender-bending period drama Stage Beauty...
Cellular We talk to Final Destination 2 director David R Ellis about reinventing the action genre with this movie...
Without a Trace Star Marianne Jean-Baptiste shares her thoughts as the hit TV series comes to DVD...
Buck Rogers Star Erin Gray on the cult classic's long-awaited DVD release...
George Takei The legendary Captain Sulu talks to us about Star Trek's longevity...
Cover disc (UK copies only while stocks last) The Chronicles of Riddick - Our Riddick-ulous free DVD features unmissable interview vignettes from the likes of Vin Diesel, Thandie Newton and Karl Urban, plus a full-length episode of the obsessive-compulsive detective show Monk
Plus...
Reviews: The Global Picture - New discs available in both Regions 1 and 2 including:
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King - Extended Edition, The Bourne Supremacy, Open Water, Cellular, Catwoman, Resident Evil: Apocalypse, Collateral, Oliver Stone - The Ultimate Collection, Meet the Parents - Special Edition, Star Trek: The Original Series - Season 3, Star Trek Voyager - Season 5
Reviews Region 1. A wealth of new reviews including:
Garden State, Alien vs Predator, Raging Bull - Special Edition, Napoleon Dynamite, Paparazzi, Wild at Heart - Special Edition, Harold and Kumar Get the Munchies, Rambo - Ultimate Edition, Carnivale - Season 1, Golden Girls - Season 1, Coupling - Season 4, Frasier - Final Season, Friends - Season 8
Reviews Region 2. All the latest discs including:
Hellboy, Memento Special Edition, Raising Helen, Walking Tall, Stage Beauty, I'm Not Scared, Freezeframe, 13 Going On 30, Super Size Me, Star Trek: Generations, Infernal Affairs 2, Bad Education, Heathers, The Alamo, Doctor Who: Horror of Fang Rock
Music Reviews including:
Pan American, Kylie Minogue, Jamelia, Jet, Curtis Mayfield, A Perfect Circle, The Dead Texan, Lemon Jelly, The White Stripes, Radiohead, Roger Waters, Sub Pop, The Libertines
And... We take a look at the versatile Matt Damon's finest DVD moments...


Issue 61
Christmas 2004

Features
The Chronicles of Riddick We catch up with director David Twohy, who talks exclusively about the disc - including the unrated version!
2005 Preview We look ahead to next year, and the usual bevy of blockbuster beauties that'll be hitting our (small) screens, including Catwoman, The Village, Alien vs Predator and Cellular
King Arthur We enjoy a round-table gathering with the director and cast of this Bruckheimer-produced historical epic.
Mark Rowen We catch up with the Shrek 2 producer for a chat...
Will Smith The artist formerly known as the Fresh Prince talks to us about the upcoming release of the Asimov-inspred blockbuster I, Robot
Billy Boyd The Scottish actor shares his thoughts on playing Pippin as The Lord of the Rings saga comes to an end on DVD...
Matrixproducers We catch up with Josh Oreck and Eric Matthies, responsible for putting together the mammoth 10-disc Ultimate Matrix Collection
Randy Quaid The voice of Home on the Range's yodelling villain tells why it's great to do Disney!
Jon Favreau We speak to the multi-talented writer/actor/director as his hit comedy Elf comes to DVD...
Bea Arthur As the Golden Girls is finally released on DVD, we speak to one of its stars about the series' undying popularity...
Michael Palin The well-travelled Python on the joys and dangers of making his latest series Himalaya...
Suggs The larger-than-life Madness frontman on the musical Our House
Cover disc (UK copies only while stocks last) It's musical madness this month at Ultimate DVD HQ. Our free cover disc brings you tantalizing and tuneful treats from the likes of Ween. String Cheese Incident and Mary J Blige
Plus...
Reviews: The Global Picture - New discs available in both Regions 1 and 2 including:
King Arthur, I, Robot, Seinfeld - Seasons 1-3, The Ultimate Matrix Collection, The Stepford Wives, The Chronicles of Riddick, Around the World in 80 Days (2004), Control Room, Garfield - The Movie, Star Trek: The Original Series - Season 2, Bionicle 2
Reviews Region 1. A wealth of new reviews including:
Hero, Dodgeball, Saved, Happy Gilmore/Billy Madison Box Set, Gothika - Special Edition, The Saddest Music in the World, The Hole, The Terminal, Pirates of the Caribbean - 3-disc, Bridget Jones's Diary, De-Lovely, Tru Calling - Season 1, Tom & Jerry - The Spotlight Collection
Reviews Region 2. All the latest discs including:
Charlie Chan - Chanthology, Nine Dead Gay Guys, Ring Trilogy, Ginger Snaps Unleashed, Home on the Range, Chasing Liberty, Frank Capra Collection, War, A Tale of Two Sisters, The Twilight Samurai, Monkey Dust, Rita Hayworth Collection, Red Dwarf V, Quantum Leap - Season 1, Millennium - Season 3
Music Reviews including:
Hexstatic, David Byrne, Laibach, Top of the Pops 40th Anniversary, Christina Aguilera, Norah Jones, Wu-Tang Clan, Phish, Paul Weller, The Shadows


Issue 60
December 2004

Features
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban We caught up with cast and crew for a very timely chat...
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King We take a sneaky peeky at some of the extra scenes coming your way on this year's must-have Christmas DVD...
Fahrenheit 9/11 We ask the timely question - Can a film influence a person's political views?
Mark Rowen We catch up with the Shrek 2 producer for a chat...
Jonathan Frakes We talk with the Thunderbirds director about the making of the movie, and its upcoming DVD release...
Tobey Maguire The Spider-Man 2 star recalls the highs and lows of making the year's best blockbuster
Alfred Molina We catch up with the British actor to talk over his role as Dr Octopus in Spider-Man 2
Ricky Gervais As we bid a fond farewell to The Office forever, Ricky Gervais talk exclusively about the Christmas special...
Bill Bailey The star of Black Books has been out on the road, and the result is Part Troll...
Lorraine Bracco We take a look inside the head of Dr Jennifer Melfi as we talk to The Sopranos actress...
Cover disc (UK copies only while stocks last) A special free DVD to coincide with the release of Jonathan Frakes's take on the Supermarionation classic, we bring you The Making of Thunderbirds, plus full episodes of both Magnum PI and Knight Rider!
Plus...
Reviews: The Global Picture - New discs available in both Regions 1 and 2 including:
Harry Potter & the Prisoner of Azkaban, Shrek 2, Spider-Man 2, Fahrenheit 9/11, Elf, Thunderbirds, The Office Christmas Special, Grand Theft Parsons, Columbo - Season 1, Magnum PI - Season 1
Reviews Region 1. A wealth of new reviews including:
Super Size Me, Daredevil - Director's Cut, I'm Not Scared, Gone With the Wind - Collector's Edition, The Iron Giant - Special Edition, Dream On - Seasons 1 & 2, The Clearing, Will & Grace - Season 3, Heartlands, Envy, The Three Faces of Eve, The War Room, White Chicks
Reviews Region 2. All the latest discs including:
The Ladykillers, The Goonies - Special Edition, Four Weddings and a Funeral - Special Edition, Godsend, Anazapta, Doctor Who - Lost in Time, Uzak, The Sorrow and the Pity, The Cat's Meow, Connie and Carla, Spaced - Collector's Edition, That Peter Kay Thing, Nip/Tuck - Season 1, Dallas - Season 1 & 2, The Story of the Weeping Camel


Issue 59
November 2004

Features
Troy The fantastic Greek epic sails onto DVD and we catch up with the director and cast...
- Wolfgang Petersen The German-born director talks us through the perils and pitfalls of filming a Hollywood blockbuster
- Orlando Bloom We speak to the hero figure of The Lord of the Rings about trying his hand at a more complex character
- Eric Bana We catch up for a chat with the antipodean action-hero who is a real scene-stealer as the awesome warrior Hector
The Day After Tomorrow Roland Emmerich just can't stop destroying the world! The Teutonic director talks about his latest movie
Van Helsing How the folks at Industrial Light and Magic re-designed his iconic enemies
- Cover disc (UK copies only while stocks last) A special free DVD featuring The Making of Van Helsing, a Van Helsing slideshow, The Making of Cat's Meow and a trailer for The Other Side of the Bed
Aladdin One of Disney's finest films gets a deserving Special Edition release this month, so we spoke with the cast and crew about their magic carpet ride of a movie...
Charlie Kaufman The much-lauded writer on his Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
JJ Abrams The Alias creator shares his thoughts on the series as Season Three makes its way to DVD
Jeff Garlin The Alias The Curb Your Enthusiasm star on comedy, smart people, and his secret stockpile of DVD extras...
Plus...
Reviews: The Global Picture - New discs available in both Regions 1 and 2 including:
Aladdin - Platinum Edition, Curb Your Enthusiasm - Season 2, Dawn of the Dead, The Day After Tomorrow, Deep Impact - Special Edition, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Mulan - Special Edition, Purple Rain - Special Edition, Van Helsing
Reviews Region 1. A wealth of new reviews including:
The Alamo, Alias - Season 3, Coffee & Cigarettes, Greg The Bunny, Happy Days - Season 1, Night of the Living Dead, Raising Helen, Rounders - Collector's Edition, Star Trek: Generations, Straw Dogs, Unspeakabale, Without a Trace - Season 1, World at War - Special Edition
Reviews Region 2. All the latest discs including:
Cheers - Season 3, The Cooler, Donnie Darko - The Director's Cut, The Five Obstructions, In The Soup, Japanese Story, The Life and Loves of a She Devil, Little Britain, Mean Girls, Monster, Osama, The Producers - Special Edition, The Return, Secret Window, Troy


Issue 58
October 2004

Features
The Star Wars Trilogy The most eagerly anticipated DVD release of all time? Almost certainly... But can it live up to the hype? How much 'unnecessary' surgery has George done on it? We find out...
- Restoration How the wearing of the years on the original films was removed
- Trivia Facts and figures on the three films
- Gary Kurtz The producer recalls the incredible days in the 1970s when the movie changed the face of cinema
- Carrie Fisher The actress shares her fascinating memories of life on set as Princess Leia
- Anthony Daniels The actor describes his 28-year-long relationship with the fussy but heroic protocol droid C3P0
Shaun of the Dead We catch up with everybody's favourite zombie whacker Shaun, aka Simon Pegg, about the upcoming DVD release
Donnie Darko Richard Kelly's director's cut gets a theatrical and DVD release this month
Wondrous Oblivion More than just cricket. The film tackles many issues of life in 1950s Britain
Frank Darabont The Shawshank Redemption director shares his thoughts ahead of the 10th anniversary special edition DVD release
Jonathan Hensleigh The Punisher director tells us to expect mind-blowing extras for the film's DVD release
Plus...
Reviews: The Global Picture - New discs available in both Regions 1 and 2 including:
Angels in America, Dogville, Donnie Darko - Director's Cut, Jersey Girl, Laws of Attraction, The Shawshank Redemption, Star Trek: Original Series - Season 1, The Star Wars Trilogy, THX-1138
Reviews Region 1. A wealth of new reviews including:
The Alamo (2004), Angel - Season 4, Another Country, The Black Hole, The Ladykillers (2004), Clerks - 10th Anniversary Edition, Connie & Carla, Duel, Godsend, Knight Rider - Season 1, Ned Kelly, Predator - Special Edition, Walking Tall
Reviews Region 2. All the latest discs including:
21 Grams, 50 First Dates, Agent Cody Banks 2, The Butterfly Effect, Enter the Dragon - Special Edition, The Football Factory, Hellraiser - Special Edition, House of Sand and Fog, Northfork, The Party - Special Edition, Radio Species - Special Edition, The Station Agent, Welcome to Mooseport, Wondrous Oblivion


Issue 57
September 2004

Features
Kill Bill Volume 2 Kill Bill - Volume 1's DVD proved to be one of the fastest-selling titles ever. Now Volume 2 looks set to match its performance...
Hellboy Director Guillermo del Toro, star Ron Perlman, and DVD extra features producer Javier Soto, discussing the action-packed movie's journey to disc
Chronicles of Riddick: Dark Fury We take a lingering look at the new animated Riddick spin-off
The Passion of the Christ Jim Caviezel reveals uncanny occurrences while playing Jesus...
Sarah Michelle Gellar The Buffy star on reprising her role as Daphne in the Scooby sequel Monsters Unleashed.
Lance Henriksen The Millennium star recalls that series that put the scares back onto our TV screens.
Viggo Mortensen The Lord of the Rings star swaps Hobbits for horses in Disney's epic adventure Hidalgo.
Nia Vardalos The My Big Fat Greek Wedding director on her latest movie, Connie and Carla.
Plus...
Reviews: The Global Picture - New discs available in both Regions 1 and 2 including:
Kill Bill Volume 2, The Chronicles of Riddick: Dark Fury, Star Trek: Voyager - Season 3, The Human Stain, Hidalgo, The Bourne Identity - Special Edition, Garage Days, The Girl Next Door, Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen, The Passion of the Christ
Reviews Region 1. A wealth of new reviews including:
13 Going on 30, After Hours, Cocoon 1 & 2, Dead Like Me - Season 1, Goodfellas - Special Edition, Hellboy - Special Edition, Judgement at Nuremberg - Special Edition, The Lost Boys - Special Edition, Mean Streets - Special Edition, Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed, Secret Window, Showgirls - VIP edition, Soap - Season 2
Reviews Region 2. All the latest discs including:
The Best of Bugs Bunny, Bullet in the Head, Capturing the Friedmans, The Cat in the Hat, The Chronicles of Riddick: Pitch Black - Special Edition, Coupling - Season 4, Fog of War, The Girl Next Door, Gothika, Kung Fu - Season 1, One Foot in the Grave - Season 1, Rain Man - Special Edition, Roswell - Season 2, Sylvia Zatoichi


Issue 56
August 2004

Features
The Top 50 DVD Extras Ever We present the ultimate guide to the finest DVD supplementary features out there. From Lord of the Rings to X-Men, taking in ET, Indiana Jones, Star Wars, The Office, Star Trek: Voyager and The Wizard of Oz.
24 Season 3 Producer Howard Gordon takes us behind the scenes on Jack Bauer's third day of hell. Plus British actor Paul Blackthorne reveals what it's like to play the villain...
Looney Tunes: Back in Action Director Joe Dante on reviving the careers of Daffy Duck and Bugs Bunny.
The Butterfly Effect Writers and directors J Mackye Gruber and Eric Bress reveal how the Time-shifting thriller changes its emphasis with the new DVD cut.
Jessica Alba The former Dark Angel star on beginning her dancing days in Honey.
Torque Star Martin Henderson revs up for the high-speed actioner.
Chris Carter The creator of The X-Files talks to us about this month's releases Harsh Realm and Millennium.
Timeslip Star Spencer Banks on the Sci-Fi series that predicted cloning and global warming.
Plus...
Reviews: The Global Picture - New discs available in both Regions 1 and 2 including:
24 - Season 3, Cold Mountain, Harsh Realm, Looney Tunes - Back in Action, Millennium - Season 1, The Name of the Rose - Special Edition, The Simpsons - Season 4, Starsky and Hutch, Torque
Reviews Region 1. A wealth of new reviews including:
The A-Team - Season 1, Agent Cody Banks 2, The Butterfly Effect, Cheers - Season 3, The Dead Zone - Season 2, The English Patient - Special Edition, Friends - Season Finale, Frasier - Season 3, MASH - Season 6, Nip/Tuck - Season 1, The Princess Diaries - Special Edition, Profiler - Season 3, To End All Wars, Zorba the Greek
Reviews Region 2. All the latest discs including:
The Alan Clark Diaries, Black Hawk Down - Special Edition, Boyz 'n the Hood - Special Edition, Doctor Who: The Leisure Hive, The Eagle Has Landed - Special Edition, ER - Season 2, Escape to Athena - Special Edition, Honey, Infernal Affairs, Kavanagh QC - Season 3, Mona Lisa Smile, Philadelphia - Special Edition, School of Rock, The Singing Detective, Smiley's People, Soldier Soldier - Season 2, The Statement, Timeslip


Issue 55
July 2004

Features
Starsky and Hutch Those iconic '70s cops are back in their own movie on DVD. We talk to stars Owen Wilson and Ben Stiller, and get the essential facts on the classic TV show.
Jennifer Garner The star of Alias chats to us about stunts, Sydney Bristow, her new movie 13 Going On 30... and her upcoming lead role in Elektra, the spin-off from Daredevil.
Stargate SG-1 Co-stars Michael Shanks and Christopher Judge reveal secrets of the show's eighth season and when they don't mind going to work on a Sunday...
Pieces of April Director Peter Hedges on the DVD of his acclaimed independent hit.
Tommy Director Ken Russell discusses bringing the definitive rock opera back for the digital age.
Six Feet Under Producer Alan Poul celebrates Season 2 on DVD, and spills some secrets on Seasons 3 and 4...
Dead Like Me We meet its gifted star Ellen Muth.
A special free DVD of the final episode of Alias Season 1, Almost Thirty Years, and we follow Ricky Gervais, star of The Office, behind the scenes during his guest appearance on Alias's third season. Not to be missed!
(Available while stocks last)

Plus...
Jack Nicholson on Something's Gotta Give...
Nicole Kidman on Cold Mountain ...
Kurt Russell on Miracle...
And...
As they reach their 25th year in music, UB40 conquer DVD
Hollywood up-'n'-comer Brittany Murphy on her nine-year-old co-star and how another very different version of Uptown Girls lies in the Deleted Scenes on DVD...
With...
Spotlight on Hollywood
Jim Carrey opens up his spotless mind.
10 of the Best
We explore the finest DVDs of Bill Murray.
Freeze Frame
The Special Edition of Panic Room in pictures.
Reviews: The Global Picture - New discs available in both Regions 1 and 2 including:
Around the World in 80 Days, Blazing Saddles - Special Edition, Mystic River, Panic Room - Special Edition, Pennies From Heaven, Six Feet Under - Season 2, Shrek 3-D, Spider-Man - Deluxe Edition, Star Trek: Voyager - Season 2
Reviews Region 1. A wealth of new reviews including:
50 First Dates, Absolutely Fabulous - Season 5, Buffy The Vampire Slayer - Season 6, The Charlie Chan Chanthology, The Chronicles of Riddick: Pitch Black, Just Shoot Me - Seasons 1 and 2, Miracle, The Playmakers - Season 1, The Tarzan Collection, Law and Order - Season 2, Welcome to Mooseport
Reviews Region 2. All the latest discs including:
Alias: Season 2, Brimstone and Treacle (BBC Dennis Potter), Casanova (BBC Dennis Potter), Cheers - Season 2, Frasier - Season 2, Gods and Generals, Lost in Space - Season 2, Lost in Translation, Marion and Geoff - Series 2, Open Range, Pieces of April, Runaway Jury, Sherlock Holmes (BBC Peter Cushing), Something's Gotta Give


Issue 54
June 2004

Features
Frankenstein, Dracula and The Wolf Man! Classic Universal monsters come to DVD in three very special editions. We explore the history of these great movies, and take a look at the exclusive DVD release of the Van Helsing spin-off The London Assignment.
Starship Troopers 2 Director Phil Tippett tells us about bringing a whole new generation of Starship Troopers straight to DVD.
Tim Burton The most individual of film-makers on his latest release, the moving Fantasy Big Fish. Plus we take a look at the best of Burton on DVD.
Out of Time Star Dean Cain on the DVD, which includes his original screen test.
The Mother Star Anne Reid on this superb British movie, in which she plays an elderly woman who falls for her daughter's boyfriend.
Dead End The director on this latest Horror on DVD.
Hayley Mills The British film star on the Special Edition release of Whistle Down the Wind.
Jennifer Aniston The Friends star on her latest film comedy, Along Came Polly.
Jason Isaacs The Harry Potter villain on playing Captain Hook in Peter Pan.
Reviews: The Global Picture - New discs available in both Regions 1 and 2 including:
Big Fish, Girl with the Pearl Earring, The Haunted Mansion, Independence Day - Limited Edition, The Last Samurai, The Lord of the Rings: Return of the King, Paycheck, Ripley's Game, Scary Movie 3, Starship Troopers 2, Stuck on You, Timeline, Universal Classic Monsters, Van Helsing: The London Assignment
Reviews Region 1. A wealth of new reviews including:
Along Came Polly, ER - Season 2, The Flintstones - Season 1, Friends - Season 7, Ghosts of the Abyss, The Jetsons - Season 1, A League of Their Own - Special Edition, Monster, Osama, Scooby-Doo: Where Are You - Seasons 1 & 2, The Third Wheel, Torch Song Trilogy, The West Wing - Season 2
Reviews Region 2. All the latest discs including:
Battle of Britain - Special Edition, Blow Up, A Bridge Too Far - Special Edition, Cadfael - Season 2, Doctor Who: The Green Death, Friends - Season 10 Volume 3, The Longest Day, Midsomer Murders, A Mighty WInd, The Mother, My Fair Lady - Special Edition, Out of Time, Secret Army - Season 2, The Simple Life, Spartacus - Special Edition, Trilogy of the Dead, Whistle Down the Wind - Special Edition, Wilbur Wants to Kill Himself


Issue 53
May 2004

Features
The Lord of the Rings: Return of the King We uncover the version of this final chapter that will remain unseen until the Extended Edition arrives in November. Each new scene is revealed in full as the cast and crew gives their thoughts on the film in its entirety.
Russell Crowe The Hollywood star reveals why he can't wait to return to the character of Captain Jack in a follow up to Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World.
Star Trek: Voyager Why original captain of the starship Voyager, Genevieve Bujold, decided to jump ship during filming of the pilot. Plus the cast on their highlights of the seven year expedition.
Uma Thurman The Kill Bill actress discloses how she managed to endure intense training despite having only just given birth.
Seann William Scott tells how he got in shape for his role as an action star opposite The Rock in The Rundown.
Mena Suvari The Hollywood hottie on dressing down to play a junkie in the controversial movie Spun.
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly Discover how Clint Eastwood saved the day for the DVD producers of this classic Western.
Rob Brydon The comedian explains how he turned a DVD feature into the hilarious TV series Directors Commentary.
John Simm The uber-cool British actor looks back on his role in this month's DVD release Boston Kickout.
Camp Director Todd Graff discusses his Fame-like movie.
Buffy's Big Bads As Buffy's nemesis return for her final season we talk to 'Big Bads' Glory, Caleb, Drusilla and The Trio.
Reviews: The Global Picture - New discs available in both Regions 1 and 2 including:
Master and Commander, Kill Bill Volume 1, Star Trek: Voyager, Peter Pan, The Skulls 3
Reviews Region 1. A wealth of new reviews including:
The Missing, 21 Grams, Something's Gotta Give, Gothika, The Rundown, School of Rock, The Cat in the Hat, Cheaper by the Dozen, Police Academy Box Set, Honey, The Final Countdown, The Running Man: Special Edition, Babylon 5 - Season 5, Friends - Season 6
Reviews Region 2. All the latest discs including:
House of 1000 Corpses, Cypher, Spun, Freaky Friday, King of Comedy, Dark Star: Special Edition, Buffy The Vampire Slayer - Season 7, Camp, Touching the Void, Boston Kickout, Wild Things 2, The West Wing - Season 3


Issue 52
April 2004

Features
S.W.A.T. Colin Farrell and Samuel L Jackson tell us what it's like to play the cutting edge specialists who strike terror into LA's criminals...
Michael Caine The star of Secondhand Lions on his role in the new Batman movie.
The Matrix Revolutions Stars Keanu Reeves and Laurence Fishburne look back on this groundbreaking movie series. Plus: an in-depth review of the disc!
Schindler's List Steven Spielberg's harrowing and most celebrated movie is finally on DVD. We meet the cast and production team, and analyse the release in full.
Cabin Fever Writer/director Eli Roth on his terrifying inspiration for this gory shocker.
David Boreanaz The star of Angel discusses the popular series on DVD.
The West Wing Richard Schiff, aka communications director Toby Ziegler, talks about the hit drama as it comes to DVD on both sides of the Atlantic.
The X-Files Unravelling the conspiracies of the show with one of the stars, Dean Haglund
Mark Wahlberg A full DVD discography of the star
Poiroit Star David Suchet on the popular detective series, as more episodes are released on disc.
The DVD Recorder FAQ All you need to know about the latest must-have format.
Reviews: The Global Picture - New discs available in both Regions 1 and 2 including:
Buffalo Soldiers, Cabin Fever, In the Cut, Love Actually, The Matrix Revolutions, Roswell - Season 1, Schindler's List, Secondhand Lions, Spy Kids: 3D, Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country, S.W.A.T.
Reviews Region 1. A wealth of new reviews including:
Angel - Season 3, Brother Bear, Camp, Cold Creek Manor, Comic Book: The Movie, Dirty Pretty Things, House of the Dead, Lost in Translation, Mona Lisa Smile, On Golden Pond, Pieces of April, Ransom - Special Edition, Splash - Special Edition, The Thorn Birds, Those Magnificent Men in their Flying Machines, Wonderland
Reviews Region 2. All the latest discs including:
Angel - Season 4, Casper, The Champions, CSI - Season 3 Volume I, Doctor Who: Pyramids of Mars, Dreamcatcher, Dune - Special Edition, Fabulous Baker Boys - Special Edition, Gerry, Goodbye Mr Chips, Grand Hotel, The Great Ziegfeld, I Spit on Your Grave - Special Edition, Max, The Singing Detective, A Very Peculiar Practice - Series 1, The X-Files - Season 8

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