Britain's Biggest-Selling Movie Magazine
General, Fan!, Mainstream Monthly Magazine from London ,United Kingdom

- First issue: 1989
- Covers mainstream movies.
- Huge and glamorous magazine like the movies in its pages. Looks great and smells wonderfully thanks to perfume ads. Offers free gifts, like books, tapes and CDs
- 200+ color A4 pages.
- Published by Bauer Media
- Website: www.empireonline.co.uk

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CONTENTS: 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 All GALLERIES: 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 All

Issue 103
January 1998
New films: Alien Resurection, Cop Land, I Know What You Did Last Summer, The Borrowers, George of the Jungle, Paradise Road, Prince Valiant, Maximum Risk, Home Alone 3, The Grass Harp, It's A Wonderfull Life, Kiss Me Guido, This World-Then the Fireworks, The Magnificent Ambersons, Persons Unknown, Trial and Error, Marius Et Jeannette, A Futher Gesture, Incognito.
Profiles: Jennifer Aniston, Brendan Fraser.
Sylvester Stallone has become a proper actor with Cop Land.
Good God, it's Jack Nicholson: Empire took to the streets of London with professional lookalikes.
Tomorrow Never Dies: Pierce Brosnan launches himself into the 18th official Bond movie.
A load of old semiotics: Empire discovers some hidden meanings in films like Basic Instinct, Alien, Forrest Gump, Babe and more.
You only live spice: Baby, Scary, Ginger, Sporty and Posh have made a movie.
Review of the year: The triumphs and disasters, the winners and losers, the highs, lows and in-betweens of the movie world in 1997.
  Also Kyle MacLachlan, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Kevin Williamson, News, Video, TV, Books, Multimedia, Music and more.

Issue 102
December 1997
New films: Face/Off, Seven Years in Tibet, An American Werewolf in Paris, G.I.Jane, Regeneration, One Night Stand, Welcome to Serajevo, Nothing to Lose, The Myth of Fingerprints, Lawn Dogs, Keep the Aspidistra Flying, Eight Heads in a Duffel Bag, Excess Baggage, Inventing the Abbotts, Chasing Amy, The Gambler, Under the Skin, The Tango Lesson, Up on the Roof, Will It Snow for Christmas?
Profiles: Kim Basinger, Christopher Walken, Julia Ormond, Stephen Dillane.
LA Confidential: The finest movie of its kind since Chinatown.
Brad Pitt: At the top of the mountain.
Beyond the realms of known science: Blockbusters that push realism well beyond breaking point.
John Woo: Face to face with king of Kong.
The Top 20 maddest directors on movie history.
Ridley Scott: From seminal visualist to just another director?
ALIEN Reincarnation: Back from the dead.
  Also Tim Robbins, The Jackal, Joey Lauren Adams, Sam Rockwell, Scott Baio, Larry Hagman, News, Video, TV, Books, Multimedia, Music and more.

Issue 101
November 1997
New films: A Life Less Ordinary, LA Confidential, The Peacemaker, The Game, Volcano, Nil By Nouth, Hercules, Shooting Fish, Father's Day, Hard Eight, Wilde, Suburbia, Smila's Feeling for Snow, Temptress Moon, Pusher, Free Willy 3: The Rescue, Jackie Chan's First Strike, A Simple Wish, Small Time, Fools Rush In, Snow White: A Tale of Terror, Ma Vie En Rose, Spider Baby, Darklands, House of America, La Maman Et Le Putain.
Star Wars: Episode 1: First photos from the prequels.
George Clooney: Talks about Batman.
Jennifer Ehle: in the role of Wilde's wife.
Salma Hayek: Fools Rush In.
Tommy Lee Jones: An interview with the most single-minded man in Hollywood.
Ewan McGregor: Back with another Danny Boyle film: A Life Less Ordinary.
Underground Filmmaking: Making movies on the cheep.
Gary Oldman: Has returned home to London to direct Nil By Mouth.
The Britpack: Robert Carlyle, Lena Headey, Sean Pertwee, Anna Friel, Jason Isaacs, Jason Flemyng, Catherine McCormack, Jane Horrocks, Ewen Bremner, Emily Watson, Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Ian Hart.
The Game: David Fitcher follows Seven with a freaky Michael Douglas chiller.
  Also Ken Russell, The 41st London Film Festival, Gerald Scarfe (Hercules), Steven Seagal, Dan Futterman, Mimi Leder, Tom Baker, Robert Hoffman, News, Video, TV, Books, Multimedia, Music and more.

Issue 100
October 1997
New films: Air Force One, Contact, Event Horizon, Spawn, My Best Friend's Wedding, Face, Career Girls, Head Above Water, 187, Photographing Fairies, The Sweet Heeafter, Deep Crimson, L' Appartement, The Leading Man, Gallivant.
The Grease Generation: John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John, Michael Tucci, Jeff Conaway, Barry Pearl, Kelly Ward, Jamie Donnelly, Didi Conn, Dinah Manoff, Stockard Channing.
Gimme Five: The five star movies in Empire's lifetime.
From issue #1 to issue #100: Sean Young, Robert Englund, Dennis Quaid, David Puttnam, Jerico Stone, Nicole Kidman, Alan Parker, Danny Baker, John Travolta, Brad Pitt, Tommy Lee Jones, Martin Scorsese, Andy Garcia, Patrick Stewart, Geoffrey Rush, Sean Penn, Woody Harrelson, Sandra Bullock, Pete Postlethwaite, Pierce Brosnan, Willem Dafoe, Kevin Spacey, Kate Winslet, Bob Hoskins, John Hodge, Danny Boyle, Andrew Mac Donald.
Hopelessly Devoted: Empire Magazine collectors.
Pulp Fiction: Everything you needed to know about the greatest cult movie ever.
101 consternations: the rows, the courtcases, the tantrums and general palaver of the last 8 years.
Mike Myers: Austin Powers.
Mike Leigh: There's no face like gnome.
Harrison Ford: from Han Solo to President in AFO.
The top 100 movie stars of all time: Harrison, Clint, Tom, Al, Robert, Jack, Cary ... (hey where are the girls ?...) .
Mike Myers: Austin Powers.
Also Jon Bon Jovi, Alan Parker, Toby Stephens, Sarah Polley, Damon Albarn, Jim Wilson, News, Video, TV, Books, Multimedia, Music and more.

Issue 99
September 1997
New films: Speed 2: Cruise Control, Conspiracy Theory, Austin Powers, Romy and Michele's High School Reunion, Albino Alligator, Lost Highway, Night Falls on Manhattan, The Full Monty, That Old Feeling, Slab Boys, The Disappearance of Kevin Johnson, Plein Soleil, Tierra, Mrs Brown, Jump the Gun, Warriors of Virtue.
Profiles: Bill Pullman, Paula Marshall, Jean Reno, Dermot Mulroney.
Event Horizon: The scariest Sci-fi flick since Alien.
Are you a movie nerd ?: Just how far will you go to protect your video collection ?
Kevin Spacey: From acting to directing.
The cinemas that time forgot: Going to the movies has change.
Sidney Lumet: From 12 Angry Men to Night Falls on Manhattan.
Speed 2: Sandra Bullock and Jason Patric smear the goosefat and swim the sequel channel.
Also Mel Smith, Pamela Green, Bob Balaban, Video reviews, Book reviews and more.

Issue 98
August 1997
New films: The Lost World, Batman and Robin, Men In Black, Bean, Addicted to Love, Murder at 1600, Swingers, Unforgettable, Get on the Bus, City of Industry, Thinner, Bang, Palookaville, Unhook the Stars, Gamera and more
Men In Black: Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones.
The movies that came in from the cold: 50 films that just don't get the recognition.
That's me, That is: Confessions of movie extras
Wesley Snipes: The lost action hero.
A trip to the flix in foreign climes: From India to Jamaica.
Lounge Lizard: Jeff Goldblum and The Lost World.
Also Spike Lee, Elsa Zylberstein, Chesney Hawkes, Burt Ward, Jackie Chan, Minnie Driver, Ray Liotta, Julianne Moore, Video reviews, Book reviews and more.

Issue 97
July 1997
New films: The 5th Element, The Devil's Own, Con Air, The Chamber, Crash, Private Parts, Marvin's Room, Trigger Happy and more
The future is now: 8 pages for Besson's 5th Element
The Riviera Dance: 50 years of Cannes
Trading Places: The original casting choises
Batman and Robin: 10 pages of exclusive interviews and unseen pictures
Also John Waters, Milla Jovovich, Howard Stern, Jason Flemyng, Chris O'Donnell, Video reviews, Book reviews and more.

Issue 96
June 1997

Issue 95
May 1997

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Issue 94
April 1997

Issue 93
March 1997

Issue 92
February 1997

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