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EMPIRE
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 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 All

Issue 175
January 2004


Issue 174
December 2003


Issue 173
November 2003


Issue 172
October 2003


Issue 171
September 2003
The 10 best black comedies.
Front Row: All the latest movie news and views, including: The new generation of horror movies, the truth about Colin Farrell, Ludivine Sagnier, Trainspotting writer Irvine Welsh, Zooey Deschanel.
Pipeline: Includes new films like LGX, Van Helsing and Bad Boys 2.
Film facts: Q&A.
Reviews: Pirates Of The Caribbean: The Curse Of The Black Pearl, Terminator 3: Rise Of The Machines, Confidence, Legally Blonde 2, Charlie's Angels Full Throttle, Man Of The Year, Kirikou And The Sorceress, Floating Weeds, The Four Feathers, Veronica Guerin, What A Girl Wants, Respiro, Agent Cody Banks, Monsieur Hulot's Holiday, Van Gogh, Angela, Roger Dodger, Jeepers Creepers 2, The Great Dictator, The Man Who Sued God, View From The Top, Vendredi Soir, Rivers And Tides, Hawa, Gerry, Swimming Pool, All The Real Girls, The Lizzie McGuire Movie, Rugrats Go Wild, Jeremy Hardy vs The Israeli Army, El Bonaerense, Food Of Love.
Robert Rodriguez answers all the questions.
Young, gifted and British: Keira Knightley, Parminder Nagra, Orlando Bloom, Gerard Butler, Kate Beckinsale, Paul Bettany, Sophia Myles, Asif Kapadia, Emily Mortimer, Paddy Considine, Romola Garai, Johnny Vegas.
Pirates Of The Caribbean: The film based on the Disney theme park ride.
Campbell Scott: The actor-producer-director steps out of the long shadows.
Confidence: The perfect alternative to superhero spandex and sequels.
Harrison Ford gives you an exclusive masterclass in megastardom in ten easy-to-follow stages.
American Pie: The Wedding.
The Pythons: Kings of comedy.
The 50 greatest taglines of all time.
Science-fiction B-movies of the '50s: How the creature-feature invaded Hollywood.
Regulars: Home Entertainment: Videos to Rent, Videos to Buy, DVD to Buy, Soundtracks, Books and Classic Scene: To Kill A Mockingbird.


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Issue 170
August 2003
The 10 worst movie accents.
Front Row: All the latest movie news and views, including: The lowdown on the Cannes Film Festival: Arnie publicized, Gus Van Sant won, Alan Morrison slept. Also Eliza Dushku, Sam Elliott.
Pipeline: Includes on set with Kill Bill, The Italian Job, Nemo found.
Film facts: A Matrix film facts special.
Reviews: The Hulk, The In-Laws, Sinbad: Legend Of The Seven Seas, Dumb And Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd, Daddy Day Care, Standing In The Shadows Of Motown, Whale Rider, Le Cercle Rouge, Fulltime Killer, Double Whammy, Brown Sugar, Hoover Street Revival, Public Enemy, Animal Factory, Wrong Turn, The Clay Bird, Sex Is Comedy, 2 Fast 2 Furious, Good Bye Lenin, Historias Minimas, Ma Vie, Buffalo Soldiers, Bad Guy, Gods And Generals, Piglet's Big Movie, Le Corbeau, Dark Blue, Bolivia, Blind Spot: Hitler's Secretary, The Passion Of Joan Of Arc, Unknown Pleasures.
Jeff Goldblum answers all the questions.
Terminator 3: Arnie returns in the only role he was ever any good in (just joking, big fella). This time he's up against a stop-at-nothing bitch.
Arnold Schwarzenegger: The Austrian Oak speaks.
Buffalo Soldiers: The Joaquin Phoenix black comedy is finally here.
The 12 best unmade scripts: Genius screenplays revealed.
Demi Moore: The 'body' is back.
The 50 greatest movie trailers.
Neil Simon: The king of wry comedy.
Coping with The Phantom Menace: Todd Hanson, head writer of satirical mag The Onion, offers a personal view of The Summer Of Star Wars.
Regulars: Home Entertainment: Videos to Rent, Videos to Buy, DVD to Buy, Soundtracks, Books and Classic Scene: Comedian, the trailer.


Issue 169
July 2003
The 10 greatest car chases.
Front Row: All the latest movie news and views, including: An exciting winter preview - snow, nights getting darker earlier and a new series of A Touch Of Frost with David Jason. Plus John Travolta, Eva Mendes, John Cusack on Max, Adam Sandler.
Pipeline: Pirates Of The Caribbean, Terminator 3, Seabiscuit.
Reviews: Anger Management, The Matrix Reloaded, Bruce Almighty, Basic, Igby Goes Down, Dirty Deeds, Dragonflies, Fausto 5.0, Winged Migration, Max, Dark Water, The Most Fertile Man In Ireland, Spingtime In A Small Town, Nicholas Nickleby, The Hunted, Lo Comunidad, Ripley's Game, Chihwaseon, Monrak Transistor, A Snake Of June, Etre Et Avoir, I'll Be There, Tadpole, Day Of Wrath, feardotcom, Identity, Broken Wings, Rain, Summer Things, Sympathy For Mr. Vengeance.
John Goodman answers all the questions.
The Hulk: The complete low-down on all things Hulkular.
Summer of sequels: Are sequels giving audiences what they want or a symbol of creative bankruptcy?
Jack Nicholson: As good as it gets.
Igby Goes Down: Meet the new Ferris Bueller.
Takashi Miike: Is this the world's most dangerous filmmaker?
50 movie moments to make a grown man cry.
Peter Bogdanovich: The rise, fall and rise of the ultimate movie brat.
How to build The perfect movie teenager.
The making of Trainspotting.
Regulars: Home Entertainment: Videos to Rent, Videos to Buy, DVD to Buy, Soundtracks, Books and Classic Scene: His Girl Friday.


Issue 168
June 2003
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The 10 deadliest femmes fatales.
Front Row: All the latest movie news and views, including: The Oscars, Rose Byrne, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Will Ferrell.
Pipeline: The League Of Extraordinary Gentlemen, Exoecist: The Beginning, Bad Boys II, Battl Royale II.
Reviews: X-Men 2, Secretary, Heartlands, Bringing Down The House, To Kill A King, El Crimen Del Padre Amaro, Son Of The Bride, The Truth About Charlie, Balzac And The Little Chinese Seamstress, The Missouri Breaks, Kangaroo Jack, Bulletproof Monk, The Happiness Of The Katakuris, Half Past Dead, Pure, Pot Luck, I Capture The Castle, Dolls, Trembling Before G-d, Antwone Fisher, Extreme Ops, In The Name Of Buddha, The Leopard, Mostly Martha, Johnny English, The Last Great Wilderness, Ghosts Of The Abyss, The Heart Of Me, Full Frontal, The Hot Chick, Old School, The Actors, A Man Apart, Shiri.
Vince Vaughn answers all the questions.
The Matrix Revolution: Keanu Reeves, the Wachowskis, Monica Bellucci, Jada Pinkett-Smith, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Ann Moss, Hugo Weaving.
James Cameron: The world's greatest action director.
The De Niro-Pacino story: The rivalry between the greatest living Iti-American actors.
Regulars: Home Entertainment: Videos to Rent, Videos to Buy, DVD to Buy, Soundtracks, Books and Classic Scene: High Society.


Issue 167
May 2003
The 10 greatest cameos.
Front Row: All the latest movie news and views, including: Oliver Stone, The Animatrix, Bulletproof Monk, Natalie Imbruglia, Rosario Dawson.
Pipeline: Van Helsing, Tomb Raider 2.
Reviews: Phone Booth, Dreamcatcher, Intacto, Shanghai Knights, 25th Hour, The Core, Blue Crush, Hope Springs, Werckmeister Harmonies, Virgil Bliss, How To LOse A Guy In 10 Days, Trapped, Le Fate Ignoranti, Le Souffle, A Guy Thing, Welcome To Collinwood, Seeing Double, Ararat, Nowhere In Africa, Russian Ark, Open Hearts, Puckoon, Lilya 4-Ever, The Jungle Book 2, Indian Babu, The Little Polar Bear, Cradle 2 The Grave.
Kurt Russell answers all the questions.
X2: The mutants are back.
Owen Wilson: The man who can do everything.
Test your movie IQ: 50 tough filmy questions.
Dreamcatcher: The latest Stephen King fest explored.
Spike Lee: Bigmouth strikes again.
The Hollywood scandal map: Check out the diagram of degradation.
The River Phoenix story: The tragic demise of a gen X legend.
How to build The perfect movie teenager.
The making of Trainspotting.
Regulars: Home Entertainment: Videos to Rent, Videos to Buy, DVD to Buy, Soundtracks, Books and Classic Scene: Ferris Buellers's Day Off.


Issue 166
April 2003
The 10 funniest sight gags.
Front Row: All the latest movie news and views, including: Surefire tips to win big on the Oscars, Master Of Disguise, Killing Me Softly, Adam Sandler's Eight Crazy Nights, Rhona Mitra.
Pipeline: Reports on upcoming horror flicks and toys from The Hulk.
Reviews: The Rules Of Attraction, Daredevil, Far Frpm Heaven, Auto Focus, The Recruit, The Life Of David Gale, Maid In Manhattan, Just Married, L'Homme Du Train, Elling, Sunset Boulevard, Equilibrium, Personal Velocity, Final Destination 2, Evelyn, Fogbound, National Security, In This World, Stealing Harvard, Barbershop, Renault French Film Tour, Bollywood/Hollywood, Khushi, Confessions Of A Dangerous Mind.
The 8th Annual Empire Awards: Stars. Booze. Laughs. Plexiglas bricks. Your votes sparked off the most anarchic movie bash of the year.
50 reasons movies kick ass: Everything that is great about films at the moment in an easy-to-read, listy feature.
Julianne Moore: Lunch with the double Oscar contender She talks intimately about her career.
The Rules Of Attraction: Roger Avary directs the most honest, raw teen movie for ages.
Sam Rockwell: Confessions Of A Dangerous Mind.
D.I.Y. movie sex: How to recreate famous movie sex scenes.
Laura Linney: The best actress you've never heard of.
Paul Schrader: From creating Travis Bickle to Auto Focus.
The secret history of the Oscars: How the Academy Awards went from a $10 dinner to the greatest gong show on earth.
Regulars: Home Entertainment: Videos to Rent, Videos to Buy, DVD to Buy, Soundtracks, Books and Classic Scene: When Harry Met Sally.


Issue 165
March 2003
The 10 sexiest movie kisses.
Front Row: All the latest movie news and views, including: The demise of Natural Nylon, Claire Danes, Robert Evans, Johnny Knoxville.
Pipeline: Octane, Hollywood Homicide, X2.
Reviews: The Ring, Solaris, Analyze That, Two Weeks Notice, The Hours, Punch-Drunk Love, The Kid Stays In The Picture, Treasure Planet, The Wild Thornberrys Movie, Persona, Jackass: The Movie, The One And Only, Death In Venice, Innocence, The Good Thief, Revengers Tragedy, Life Forever, Hejar, Frida, The Magdalene Sisters, Derrida, Moonlight Mile, Adaptation, Japon, Mrs Caldicot's Cabbage War, Kaante, Undercover Brother.
Ray Liotta answers all the questions.
George Clooney: Meet the star of Solaris.
Daredevil: Marvel's blind superhero comes to the big screen with Ben Affleck.
DVD drinking games: Enliven classic movies with some booze-related tomfoolery.
Cool & the gang: Paul Thomas Anderson, Philip Seymour Hoffman, John C.Reilly.
The Ring: A small-scale remake of a cult Japanese flick.
Salma Hayek: The Latino goddess does the tortured artist thing in pet project Frida.
Adaptation: Spike Jonze and Charlie Kaufman talk about their latest weird-fest.
Nick Nolte: A Conversation with a Hollywood survivor.
Regulars: Home Entertainment: Videos to Rent, Videos to Buy, DVD to Buy, Soundtracks, Books and Classic Scene: Out Of Sight.


Issue 164
February 2003
The 10 best fist fights.
Front Row: All the latest movie news and views, including: The return of James Cameron, Famke Janssen and Adrien Brody in Talent.
Pipeline: Shanghai Knights set visit, exclusives on George Clooney and Watchmen, plus Orlando Bloom on Ned Kelly.
Reviews: Gangs Of New York, The Lord Of The Rings: The Two Towers, Catch Me If You Can, 8 Mile, Star Trek: Nemesis, The Good Girl, Narc, Irreversible, Love Liza, Real Women Have Curves, Wild Strawberries, Ghost Ship, Spider, Divine Intervention, Perfume DE Violetas, About Schmidt, The Man Without A Past, Metropolis, The Tuxedo, I Spy, The Pianist, The Banger Sisters, The Master Of Disguise, City Of God.
Kermit The Frog answers all the questions.
Gangs Of New York: Martin Scorsese reveals the passion behind bringing his dream project to the screen.
Leonardo DiCaprio is back.
Catch Me If You Can: Steven Spielberg talks about scamming, Oscars and Indy IV.
The 2003 preview: The 10 biggest films of next year.
City Of God: Director Fernando Meirelles writes about his startling adventures in the Brazilian underworld.
8 Mile: Eminen in credible movie shocker.
Irreversible: Star Monica Bellucci and director Gaspar Noe defend the most controversial film of the year.
Star Trek: Nemesis: The journey to the final frontier.
David Cronenberg talks body horror, the Crash contoversy and his latest thriller, Spider.
Regulars: Home Entertainment: Videos to Rent, Videos to Buy, DVD to Buy, Soundtracks, Books and Classic Scene: The Matrix.

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