No Hype - No Nonsense - Just Movies!
Fan! Monthly Magazine from London ,United Kingdom
Ceased publication

- First and last issue: 1972-2008
- "Detailed coverage of upcoming releases"
- Britain's longest-running film magazine. Started as ABC Film Review in 1950.
- All the latest film news and reviews.
- Editor: David Richardson
- Published monthly with four quarterly special issues. 84 colour A4 pages.
- Published by Visual Imagination
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CONTENTS: 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 All GALLERIES: 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 All

Special #17, Yearboo
All of 1996's film releases are reviewed in full. 1996 in focus, from Trainspotting to Seven. The year's movies, 12 Monkeys, Withnail and I, Independence Day and Toy Story amongst others. Interviews with the biggest names of 1996, Bill Pullman, Sharon Stone, Robin Williams, Morgan Freeman, Liz Tyler, Ewan McGregor, Sandra Bullock, John Travolta, Matthew McConnaughey and Pete Postlethwaite.

Issue 552
December 1996
Keanu Reeves - Chain Reaction; Robert De Niro - The Fan; Aidan Quinn - Michael Collins; Vincent Perez on The Crow - City of Angels

Issue 551
November 1996
Robin Williams is childish again in Jack; Denzel Washington - Courage Under Fire; Kate Winslet is far from obscure in Jude; Dennis Quaid on Dragonheart

Issue 550
October 1996
Sandra Bullock and Matthew McConaughey - A Time to Kill; Demi Moore on Striptease; Eddie Murphy is The Nutty Professor

Special #16
The top 100 highest earning films ever. A look at the action fun film Die Hard and why it remains unsurpassed. Truth is stranger than fiction in the making of The Wicker Man. The troubled but delightful musical, Half A Sixpence. Just what made The Rocky Horror Picture show so popular. A look back at the most romantic film ever made, Brief Encounter. Luckiness abounds in Seven Brides for Seven Brothers. Thank heaven above me, its The Spy Who Loved Me. Midnight Express brutal but brilliant. Brilliant thriller In the Heat of the Night examined. Independence Day. Aliens in Film. A quick run down of legends in the film industry, from Clark Gable to George Lucas.

Issue 549
September 1996
Bill Pullman on ID4 - Independence Day; Jack Nicholson on Sean Penns' The Crossing Guard; John Travolta; Schwarzenegger returns in Eraser

Issue 548
August 1996
Tom Cruise takes on Mission: Impossible; Nicolas Cage on The Rock; Jim Carrey & Matthew Broderick - one's The Cable Guy, one's the harassed customer

Issue 547
July 1996
The A-Z of Hollywood Part 3; Demi Moore in Now & Then and The Juror; Kelsey Grammar goes Up Periscope; plus Call Sheet on Jason & the Argonauts

Special #15
All the blockbuster films for 1996 previewed A - Z including Mission Impossible, Independence Day, Kingpin and The Rock. The ups and downs of Arnold Schwarzenegger in Eraser. Jim Carrey in off-beat comedy The Cable Guy. Richard Gere gets to grips with his Primal Fear. Sharon Stone talks about Last Dance. Sally Field and Erika Holzer discuss the thriller An Eye for an Eye. We take a look at another controversial film, Kids. Spike Lee talks about his Girl 6. Winona Ryder reveals How to Make an American Quilt. An extensive look at the brilliant Mission: Impossible starring Tom Cruise. Plus Jan DeBont's windy disaster movie, Twister.

Issue 546
June 1996
The A-Z of Hollywood Part 2; George Clooney; Andy Garcia; Ridley Scott; Pamela Anderson

Issue 545
May 1996
The A-Z of Hollywood Part 1; Bruce Willis on Terry Gilliam's Twelve Monkeys; Christian Slater; Sigourney Weaver

Issue 544
April 1996
John Travolta on Get Shorty and Broken Arrow; Toy Story; Geena Davis; Oliver Stone's Nixon

Special #14
An A to Z of the 50 greatest Sci-Fi films of all time, from Star Wars to 1984, they're all here. We talk to Katherine Bigelow and Angela Bassett about the masterpiece that is Strange Days. Denzel Washington, Kelly Lynch and Russell Crow on VR thriller Virtuosity. Bad guy actor Dolph Lundren on Johnny Mnemonic. On set on Warrior of Waverley Street with star Joseph Mazzello. We take a look at the background of Star Wars: Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back. Take a look at our complete guide to the Star Wars universe. And look at the background of the amazing ET. We talk to Merisa Paredes star of Flower of My Secret. Whitney Houston in Waiting to Exhale. Martin Scorsese on Casino and Cindy Crawford on her film debut, Fair Game.

Issue 543
March 1996
Keanu Reeves on Johnny Mnemonic; Trainspotting; Sharon Stone on Casino; Robin Williams

Issue 542
February 1996
The cast and director of Seven; Julia Roberts; Michelle Pfeiffer on Dangerous Minds; Showgirls

Issue 541
January 1996
Tim Allen on The Santa Claus; Jim Carrey; Christian Slater and Gary Oldman

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