Empire 239

2009

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The Taking of Pelham 12310
My Movie Mastermind18
Glass act20
Funda-mentalist21
Creation22
Script Notes26
Vogue trader28
Where are they now?31
Owen WilliamsPint of Milk36
Dan JolinState of Play40
Helen O'HaraCoraline44
Angie ErrigoI Love You, Man46
Chris HewittRace to Witch Mountain46
Nev PierceIn the Loop48
Kim NewmanMonsters vs Aliens50
Simon CrookLesbian Vampire Killers50
Ian NathanThe Boat That Rocked52
Dan JolinFifty Dead Men Walking53
Kim NewmanOutlander54
Helen O'HaraReligulous54
Angie ErrigoDuplicity56
Kim NewmanEncounters at the End of the World58
Simon BraundThrough the Looking Glass64
Ian FreerCritical Mass68
James DyerThe prime director74
Nev PierceThe Hot List80
Nev PierceMegan Fox88
Helen O'HaraA New Breed of Superhero?92
Damon WiseDoctored Manhattan98
Andrew OsmondElectric Dreams102
Chris HewittIn conversation with Sam Raimi111
Simon CrookThe Mutant Showman118
Kim NewmanChangeling128
Helen O'HaraTwilight130
Colin KennedyWaltz with Bashir134
Helen O'HaraTales of the Black Freighter135
Ian NathanThe Baader Meinhof Complex136
Kim NewmanX-Men Trilogy138
Ian FreerPinocchio140
Helen O'HaraHis Girl Friday141
David HughesOldboy142
Nev PierceGoodfellas144
Colin KennedyStar Wars: The Clone Wars - vol. 1146
Classic Scene162
Title:The Taking of Pelham 123
in:
Magazine:Empire
Nr.:239
Year:2009
Pp:10-13
Illustrations:  yes
Related film: The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3 (2009)
Title:My Movie Mastermind, Does The Rock knw his roles?
in:
Magazine:Empire
Nr.:239
Year:2009
Pp:18
Illustrations:  yes
Related person:   Dwayne Johnson
Title:Glass act
in:
Magazine:Empire
Nr.:239
Year:2009
Pp:20
Illustrations:  yes
Related person:   Rupert Friend
Title:Funda-mentalist, Borat director takes on blind faith with Religulous
in:
Magazine:Empire
Nr.:239
Year:2009
Pp:21
Illustrations:  yes
Related film: Religulous (2008)
Title:Creation, bettany and Connolly tam for Darwin biopic
in:
Magazine:Empire
Nr.:239
Year:2009
Pp:22-24
Illustrations:  yes
Related film: Creation (2009)
Title:Script Notes, A key scene from a new film, explained by its writers
in:
Magazine:Empire
Nr.:239
Year:2009
Pp:26
Illustrations:  yes
Related film: In the Loop (2009)
Title:Vogue trader, prepare to go Coco nuts over new Chanel biopic
in:
Magazine:Empire
Nr.:239
Year:2009
Pp:28
Illustrations:  yes
Related film: Coco avant Chanel (2009)
Title:Where are they now?, Die Hard special
in:
Magazine:Empire
Nr.:239
Year:2009
Pp:31
Illustrations:  yes
Related persons:   Robert Davi
Grand L. Bush
Author:Owen Williams
Title:Pint of Milk
in:
Magazine:Empire
Nr.:239
Year:2009
Pp:36
Illustrations:  yes
Interview with: Shirley MacLaine
Author:Dan Jolin
Title:State of Play, Crow back on form in classy conspiracy thriller. Or is he?
in:
Magazine:Empire
Nr.:239
Year:2009
Pp:40-42
Illustrations:  yes
Review of:   State of Play (2009)
Author:Helen O'Hara
Title:Coraline, Alice In Wonderland meets Edward Scissorhands
in:
Magazine:Empire
Nr.:239
Year:2009
Pp:44-45
Illustrations:  yes
Review of:   Coraline (2009)
Author:Angie Errigo
Title:I Love You, Man, Aka True Bromance
in:
Magazine:Empire
Nr.:239
Year:2009
Pp:46
Illustrations:  yes
Review of:   I Love You, Man (2009)
Author:Chris Hewitt
Title:Race to Witch Mountain, The Rock is dead. Long Live Dwayne Johnson
in:
Magazine:Empire
Nr.:239
Year:2009
Pp:46
Illustrations:  yes
Review of:   Race to Witch Mountain (2009)
Author:Nev Pierce
Title:In the Loop, Does for New Labour what Jaws did for sharks
in:
Magazine:Empire
Nr.:239
Year:2009
Pp:48
Illustrations:  yes
Review of:   In the Loop (2009)
Author:Kim Newman
Title:Monsters vs Aliens, They came to rule CG animation!
in:
Magazine:Empire
Nr.:239
Year:2009
Pp:50
Illustrations:  yes
Review of:   Monsters vs Aliens (2009)
Author:Simon Crook
Title:Lesbian Vampire Killers, The curse of Brit-TV-stars-make-a-movie strikes again
in:
Magazine:Empire
Nr.:239
Year:2009
Pp:50
Illustrations:  yes
Review of:   Lesbian Vampire Killers (2009)
Author:Ian Nathan
Title:The Boat That Rocked, Richard Curtis pumps up the volume
in:
Magazine:Empire
Nr.:239
Year:2009
Pp:52
Illustrations:  yes
Review of:   The Boat That Rocked (2009)
Author:Dan Jolin
Title:Fifty Dead Men Walking, Pssst... Jim Sturgess shines as an IRA informer, pass it on...
in:
Magazine:Empire
Nr.:239
Year:2009
Pp:53
Illustrations:  yes
Review of:   Fifty Dead Men Walking (2008)
Author:Kim Newman
Title:Outlander, Move over The Seventh Sea - it's vikings and aliens vs. dragons
in:
Magazine:Empire
Nr.:239
Year:2009
Pp:54
Illustrations:  yes
Review of:   Outlander (2008)
Author:Helen O'Hara
Title:Religulous, It's Richard Dawkins meets Jon Stewart
in:
Magazine:Empire
Nr.:239
Year:2009
Pp:54
Illustrations:  yes
Review of:   Religulous (2008)
Author:Angie Errigo
Title:Duplicity, It's Clive and Julia vs. multinational corporations. Or A-listers vs. predators
in:
Magazine:Empire
Nr.:239
Year:2009
Pp:56
Illustrations:  yes
Review of:   Duplicity (2009)
Author:Kim Newman
Title:Encounters at the End of the World, Mad dog Herzog is at it again
in:
Magazine:Empire
Nr.:239
Year:2009
Pp:58
Illustrations:  yes
Review of:   Encounters at the End of the World (2007)
Author:Simon Braund
Title:Through the Looking Glass
in:
Magazine:Empire
Nr.:239
Year:2009
Pp:64-67
Illustrations:  yes
Related film: Coraline (2009)
Author:Ian Freer
Title:Critical Mass
in:
Magazine:Empire
Nr.:239
Year:2009
Pp:68-73
Illustrations:  yes
Related film: Angels & Demons (2009)
Author:James Dyer
Title:The prime director
in:
Magazine:Empire
Nr.:239
Year:2009
Pp:74-79
Illustrations:  yes
Related film: Star Trek (2009)
Interview with: J.J. Abrams
Author:Nev Pierce
Title:Megan Fox
in:
Magazine:Empire
Nr.:239
Year:2009
Pp:88-91
Illustrations:  yes
Related persons:   Megan Fox
Author:Helen O'Hara
Title:A New Breed of Superhero?
in:
Magazine:Empire
Nr.:239
Year:2009
Pp:92-96
Illustrations:  yes
Related film: X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009)
Author:Damon Wise
Title:Doctored Manhattan
in:
Magazine:Empire
Nr.:239
Year:2009
Pp:98-100
Illustrations:  yes
Related film: Synecdoche, New York (2008)
Author:Andrew Osmond
Title:Electric Dreams
in:
Magazine:Empire
Nr.:239
Year:2009
Pp:102-107
Illustrations:  yes
Related film: TRON (1982)
Author:Chris Hewitt
Title:In conversation with Sam Raimi
in:
Magazine:Empire
Nr.:239
Year:2009
Pp:111-116
Illustrations:  yes
Related film: Drag Me to Hell (2009)
Interview with: Sam Raimi
Author:Simon Crook
Title:The Mutant Showman
in:
Magazine:Empire
Nr.:239
Year:2009
Pp:118-123
Illustrations:  yes
Related persons:   William Castle
Author:Kim Newman
Title:Changeling, Clint delivers five movies in one, ideal for credit-crunch times
in:
Magazine:Empire
Nr.:239
Year:2009
Pp:128-129
Illustrations:  yes
DVD review of:   Changeling (2008)
Author:Helen O'Hara
Title:Twilight, Also known by emo-friendly subtitle My Vampire Romance
in:
Magazine:Empire
Nr.:239
Year:2009
Pp:130
Illustrations:  yes
DVD review of:   Twilight (2008)
Author:Colin Kennedy
Title:Waltz with Bashir, Part documentary, part memoir, all brilliance...
in:
Magazine:Empire
Nr.:239
Year:2009
Pp:134
Illustrations:  yes
DVD review of:   Vals Im Bashir (2008)
Author:Helen O'Hara
Title:Tales of the Black Freighter
in:
Magazine:Empire
Nr.:239
Year:2009
Pp:135
Illustrations:  yes
DVD review of:   Tales of the Black Freighter (2009)
Author:Ian Nathan
Title:The Baader Meinhof Complex, Down with the capitalist pigs!
in:
Magazine:Empire
Nr.:239
Year:2009
Pp:136
Illustrations:  yes
DVD review of:   Der Baader Meinhof Komplex (2008)
Author:Kim Newman
Title:X-Men Trilogy
in:
Magazine:Empire
Nr.:239
Year:2009
Pp:138-139
Illustrations:  yes
DVD review of:   X-Men (2000)
X2 (2003)
X-Men: The Last Stand (2006)
Author:Ian Freer
Title:Pinocchio
in:
Magazine:Empire
Nr.:239
Year:2009
Pp:140
Illustrations:  yes
DVD review of:   Pinocchio (1940)
Author:Helen O'Hara
Title:His Girl Friday, The sassiest, fastest comedy ever made
in:
Magazine:Empire
Nr.:239
Year:2009
Pp:141
Illustrations:  yes
DVD review of:   His Girl Friday (1940)
Author:David Hughes
Title:Oldboy, Park Chan-wook's revenge classic is squids in
in:
Magazine:Empire
Nr.:239
Year:2009
Pp:142
Illustrations:  yes
DVD review of:   Oldeuboi (2003)
Author:Nev Pierce
Title:Goodfellas, Gangland, cruelty and capitalism: Scorsese gets the credit (crunch)...
in:
Magazine:Empire
Nr.:239
Year:2009
Pp:144-145
Illustrations:  yes
DVD review of:   Goodfellas (1990)
Author:Colin Kennedy
Title:Star Wars: The Clone Wars - vol. 1, Let go of your conscious self and it's tons of fun
in:
Magazine:Empire
Nr.:239
Year:2009
Pp:146
Illustrations:  yes
DVD review of:   Star Wars: Clone Wars (2003-2005)
Author:
Title:Classic Scene
in:
Magazine:Empire
Nr.:239
Year:2009
Pp:162
Illustrations:  yes
Related film: Patton (1970)