The Movie Magazine
Mainstream Monthly Magazine from New York ,United States
Ceased publication

- First and last issue: 1987-2007
- Hollywood movies and stars.
- Covered the top of the American cinema with movie reviews, interviews and articles.
- Editor in chief: Peter Herbst.
- 106 colour A4 pages.
- There is also a Czech , a French , a Russian , a Portugese, and a British version.
- Published by Hachette Filipacchi

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CONTENTS: 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 All GALLERIES: 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 All

Issue 168
Women in Hollywood 2000

Issue 167
December 2000
Reviews: Quills.
First take: Astronaut-to-be James Cameron chats about heading into orbit; Sarah Wynter has her Day; the corset as the original Wonderbra.
The Temptation & Salvation of Angelina Jolie: Wild child Angelina Jolie has made a habit of keeping Hollywood - and the rest of America - guessing. Now the Oscar winning actress reveals the truth about her career choises, her dark days, and how her new husband Billy Bob Thornton, has help her keep her grip.
Year of the Dragon: To create the breathtaking martial arts drama Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, director Ang Lee combined balletic fight sequences, the Chinese wu xia tradition, and the dramatic tension that marks all of his films. An exclusive first look.
The golden season: No more checking your brain at the door: Holiday films (and Oscar hopefuls) are on the way, promising romance, mystery, and life-changing events. In this exclusive preview, Tom Hanks, Willem Dafoe, Laura Linney, and other shinning stars of the season talk about their daring new roles.
The 25th annual Toronto International Film Festival: The stars and the must-see movies that will be making their way to theaters soon.
Jungle fever: Erupting volcanos, death, disease, mudslides, and an exacting director - with challenges like these on the Ecuador set of Proof of Life, it's no wonder people weren't looking for sparks between stars Meg Ryan and Russell Crowe.
Steven Soderbergh: The director of 1989's sex, lies and videotape talks about his mainstream studio hit, Erin Brockovich, his latest film, Traffic, and why he insists on keeping it real.
'Family' affair: In Two Family House, writer-director Raymond De Felitta remembers his uncle, a Staten Island factory worker who risked it all on a tavern and a dream.

Issue 166
November 2000
Reviews: Dr. T & The Women, The Yards, The Contender.
Drew Barrymore: A film industry vet at 25, Barrymore knows a thing or two about surviving the game. The star and producer of Charlie's Angels talks about getting her production company off the ground, being taken seriously, facing her fears, and finding love with funnyman Tom Green.
Holly Hunter: Thirteen years after starring in Raising Arizona, Hunter reteams with the Coen brothers for O Brother, Where Art Thou?
Lauren Shuler Donner: She produced one of the year's biggest hits (X-Men) and has some very familiar titles (You've Got Mail, St. Elmo's Fire) - but Shuler Donner, who began as one of the industry's first camerawomen, has fought tough battles along the way.
Strange bedfellows: When Gary Oldman signed on to The Contender (costarring Jeff Bridget and Joan Allen), director Rod Lurie was thrilled to have the gifted actor - and executive producer - on his team. But soon their partnership would turn acrimonious over issues both personal and political.
That 'Golden' touch: An early look at Merchant Ivory's The Golden Bowl, starring Uma Thurman, Nick Nolte, and Anjelica Huston.
Unbreakable: Can M. Night Shyamalan top 'The Sixth Sense'?
Blair Witch 2: Why they're going back into the woods.
'R'-Town: How the MPAA loosened its grip on movie ratings.

Issue 165
October 2000

Issue 164
September 2000
Reviews: The Way of the Gun, Pola X.
The ultimate fall movie preview: All you need to know about Tom Hanks' survival training, Angelina Jolie and Antonio Banderas' steamy screen fling, Cameron Crow 's blast from the past, and the Blair Witch fanatics who dared to go into the woods - again.
Charlie's Angels: Drew Barrymore, Cameron Diaz, and Lucy Liu address those nagging rumors about script horrors and on-set scuffles and debate whether or not it's 'just a movie.'
The Way of the Gun: Taye Diggs clearly has the acting chops to be a star, but can he distract people from his breathtaking beauty long enough to be taken seriously?
The inheritance: He was a child actor (Lord of the Flies) who had succesfully grown up on-screen (White Squall, Lost Highway); he was the descendant of an oil billionare; and he was a heroin addict running out of second chances. But Balthazar Getty chose to defy destiny and get a life.
Bill Mechanic: 20th Century Fox's recently departed studio chief talks candidly about how to make good films in Hollywood - and why the studio system is broken.
They've Got a 'Tao' Jones: When director Jenniphr Goodman mixed philosophy, love, and star Donal Logue, she got an enchaning result: The Tao Of Steve.

Issue 163
August 2000
Reviews: Me, Myself & Irene, Cecil B. DeMented.
Jennifer Lopez: Returns to the screen with a vengeance. In The Cell she plays a psychologist who inhabits the mind of a serial killer in order to understand him.
Bounce: Gwyneth Paltrow and Ben Affleck's real-life chemistry makes a leap onto the big screen in the upcoming romantic drama.
Harry Potter: How the year's biggest movie deal went down.
The 100 greatest movie lines of all time: From 'Rorebud' to 'Show me the money'. Premiere celebrates 100 of Hollywood's most-quotable lines, and reveals how they got that way.
Hollywood's seven deadly sins: Harold Ramis, the director of Bedazzled on how to succeed in Hollywood without selling your soul.
Ashton Kutcher: The eye-catching boy from TV's That '70s Show, lassos a big-screen role in Texas Rangers.
All about my other: In honor of Me, Myself & Irene, Premiere serves up a dish of cinema's greatest nutcases.
Cinema Purite: The raw emotion of such films as Cannes Palme d'or winner Dancer In The Dark is revolutionizing Hollywood, replacing big-studio gloss with true grit.
iFilm: The company that wants to teach Hollywood to stop worrying and love the internet.

Issue 162
July 2000
The joy of X: The colorful comic-book heroes (and antiheroes) of X-Men are battling on the big screen this summer.
Toni Collette: Oscar-nominated actress, costar of the upcoming Shaft, shoots straight about her good hygiene, her ambivalence toward moviemaking, and her urge to pinch Russell Crowe's posterior.
The wow factor: M:I 2's cliffhanger, The Patriot's cannon fire and much, much more - a detailed look at the making of the summer's kickass scenes, shot by exhilarating shot.
Catch a Rave: The totally indie story behind Groove, the valentine to rave culture that won raves at Sundance this year.
Nashville: A celebration of the 25th Anniversary of Robert Altman's satirical portrait of America.
First take: A host of stars and studios get stuck in Traffic; Coyote Ugly's howlin' star, Piper Perado; Shaft.
Can't buy my love: Could Hollywood be growing a conscience? Four new movies explore the quest for the priceless, rather than the most expensive, things in life.
If these numbers could talk: Premiere sharpens its pencil and dissects the $30 million budget of a recent studio film.
Road rules: Following a detour after her acclaimed feature debute, Crush, director Alison Maclean is moving back into the fast lane, with festival favorite Jesus' Son.

Issue 161
June 2000

Issue 160
May 2000

Issue 159
April 2000

Issue 158
March 2000
Reviews: Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai, Agnes Browne, Mifune.
Breaking the sex barrier: After a taboo-breaking year in film, Premiere explores what's left to be covered - and uncovered - onscreen.
Now, Moore than ever: Magnolia's Julianne Moore has become America's favorite new drama queen by taking on the riskiest roles in the boldest films.
The bare necessities: What the stars put on in order to get naked.
Ask Dr. Drew: The loneline expert counsels a pretty woman, an adulterous attorney, and a hot-to-fox-trot teen.
Going all the ways: Premiere's guide to the slinkiest and kinkiest in movie lovemaking.
Law of desire: Besides perfect bone structure, The Talented Mr. Ripley's Jude Law possesses two things that will secure his film future: intellect and knowing how to use it.
The unkindest cuts: Directors share battle stories from the ratings trenches.
Once was not enough: Wes Bentley (American Beauty) and Monica Potter (Patch Adams) recreate cinema's steamiest moments, from Shampoo to 9 1/2 Weeks.
The Martian Chronicles: The stars of Brian De Palma's Mission To Mars rendezvous on the red planet.
Sofia's choise: Sofia Coppola steps out of her famous father's shadow with her feature-directing debut, The Virgin Suicides.
Playing doctor: William Goldman, a veteran script doctor, explains his bedside manner with ailing screenplays.
'Psycho' drama: Christian Bale gives Jared Leto the ax, and other mad tales from the set of American Psycho.

Issue 157
February 2000
Reviews: The Talented Mr. Ripley, The Hurricane, Girl Interrupted.
Adventures in the celebrity trade: Oscar winner Ben Affleck talks to himself about the hazards of fame, the art of publicity, and why you should see his new movie.
Lost in Paradise: While filming in Thailand, The Beach was hit with harsh press and frightening boat accident. In this on-set exclusive, director Danny Boyle (Trainspotting) and star Leonardo DiCaprio discuss the challenges of bringing this dark adventure to life.
The joy of sets: The industry's top still photographers take a candid look at some of Hollywood's finest moments-in-the-making, from One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest to The Truman Show.
'Down' time: Freddie Prinze Jr. and Julia Stiles lead a hip, talented, and not-unattractive young cast in the college-kids-take-Manhattan comedy Down To You.
The Gold and the beautiful: It's the show behind the show. Take a sneak peek behind the curtain of the Academy Awards ceremony, from the early meetings to the last minute changes, from the overzealous stand-ins to the overzealous winners.
Award to the wise: Premiere takes an early looks at this year's likely Oscar nominees.
First take: How Supernova became a black hole; Ashley Judd gets dressed up; and Erykah Badu makes Rules.
The Indiewood 10: Premiere ranks the ten most powerful independent film companies. Plus: how they got there and where they're headed.
Spaced 'Ghost': Forest Whitaker plays a hit man with a samurai soul, in Jim Jarmusch's latest film.

Issue 156
January 2000
Reviews: Man On The Moon, The End of the Affair, Snow Falling on Cedars, The Emperor and The Assassin.
Year-end bash: Kiss the Millennium Goodbye! The Unsung Oscars; movies you should have seen but didn't; a test of your seventh sense (i.e. cinematic silliness); and quotable statistics. Plus: Honk if you love celebrity politicians.
Tom Hanks walks The Green Mile. Director Frank Darabont explains why he chose to make another Stephen King prison drama after Shawshank.
Oliver Stone's NFL Blitz: Movie veteran director enters a new battlefield-the football field-with his latest film, Any Given Sunday.
When Carrey met Kaufman: The director of Man on the Moon, Milos Forman, talks about the two new characters in his life: Andy Kaufman and Jim Carey.
Mat Damon's killer charm: In his latest role, as the titular sociopath of The Talented Mr. Ripley, the perfectionist actor turns away from the limelight in order to challenge himself with much darker themes.
Galaxy Quest: In space no one can hear you laugh. Premiere goes behind the scenes of the new comedy for a nutty look at the space-suit-clad Sigourney Weaver, Tim Allen, and Allan Rickman, who play actors mistakenly drafted by aliens to fight their real star wars.
Bruce Willis: The deal that saved his career.
Smooth Operetta: Known for his searing portraits of contemporary life, Mike Leigh now goes back more than 100 years to depict Gilbert and Sullivan, in Topsy-Turvy.

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