Empire 245

2009

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Nine16
The Expendables20
The Graduate24
Up in the Air26
Tom HowardMovie-Con strikes back28
My Movie Mastermind36
Patrick Swayze38
Funny People46
Where Are They Now?50
Nick de SemlyenPint of Milk52
Ian FreerUp54
Olly RichardsThe Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus58
Nick de SemlyenJennifer's Body60
Nev PierceLe Donk & Scor-Zay-Zee62
Dan JolinAn Education65
DPBorn in '6865
KNSorority Row65
PWDistrict 13: Ultimatum65
PDSLove Exposure65
Chris HewittThe Invention of Lying66
ALSVanishing of the Bees67
ALSMade in Jamaica67
KNGamer67
KNWhiteout67
Tony Horkins968
Kim NewmanThirst69
KNPontypool69
ALSMorris: A Life on with Bells on69
DPVinyan69
PPGoodbye Solo69
Kim NewmanTriangle70
THBeyond a Reasonable Doubt70
NDSThe Final Destination70
INCitizen Kane70
DPDied Young, Stayed Pretty70
Ian NathanFantastic Mr. Fox72
Simon CrookOng Bak: The Beginning74
LBDriving Aphrodite74
HOHCloudy with a Chance of Meatballs74
SCColin74
DJIP Man74
Philip WildingThe Cove76
KNDead Man Running76
NPThe Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard76
PDSArmy of Crime76
PPThe Beaches of Agnes76
Dan JolinGods and Monsters82
Simon BraundMultiple Murder, She Wrote90
Will LawrenceGetting to Second Base96
Robert Pattinson100
Ian Nathan"I wanted a hardcore reaction!"106
Owen Williams, James Dyer, Nick de SemlyenAlin: The Colonial Marines112
Garth PearceA view of the nightmare shoot for Alien3... from the frontline118
Ian Nathan"She would have liked a normal kind of life..."124
Damon WiseHippie Talking130
Chris HewittThe Man Who Stares At Ghosts134
Nev PierceDeath Glory140
Nev PierceIn conversation with Steven Soderbergh147
Helen O'HaraDrag Me To Hell156
Ian NathanCoraline158
Kim NewmanDoghouse162
Angie ErrigoLooking for Eric164
Sam ToyX-Men Origins: Wolverine165
Philip WildingSynecdoche, New York166
Ian FreerDances with Wolves168
Ian FreerSunrise170
Kim NewmanMonty Python172
David HughesGladiator: Special Edition174
Simon BraundKiss Me Deadly176
Nick de SemlyenTrue Blood: Season 1178
Adam SmithJoseph P. Kennedy's Hollywood Years180
Olly RichardsThe Top 10 Romantic Gestures184
Classic Scene194
Title:Nine, Rob Marshall goes from '20s Chicago to '60s Rome
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Magazine:Empire
Nr.:245
Year:2009
Pp:16-19
Illustrations:  yes
Related film: Nine (2009)
Title:The Expendables, Next summer's sweatiest, killiest actioner
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Magazine:Empire
Nr.:245
Year:2009
Pp:20-21
Illustrations:  yes
Related film: The Expendables (2010)
Title:The Graduate
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Magazine:Empire
Nr.:245
Year:2009
Pp:24
Illustrations:  yes
Related film: An Education (2009)
Related person:   Carey Mulligan
Title:Up in the Air, Why 'the Clooney' is the new Oscar fave
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Magazine:Empire
Nr.:245
Year:2009
Pp:26-27
Illustrations:  yes
Related film: Up in the Air (2009)
Author:Tom Howard
Title:Movie-Con strikes back
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Magazine:Empire
Nr.:245
Year:2009
Pp:28-34
Illustrations:  yes
Related persons:   Robert Downey, Jr.
Guy Ritchie
Terry Gilliam
Jamie Campbell Bower
Jason Flemyng
Christopher Mintz-Plasse
Eddie Hamilton
Jon Harris
Sean Harris
Daniel Barber
Kathryn Bigelow
Mark Boal
Jonah Hill
Simon Farnaby
Paul King
Author:
Title:My Movie Mastermind, Does the Troma president know his schlock?
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Magazine:Empire
Nr.:245
Year:2009
Pp:36
Illustrations:  yes
Related persons:   Lloyd Kaufman
Author:
Title:Patrick Swayze, 1952-2009
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Magazine:Empire
Nr.:245
Year:2009
Pp:38-39
Illustrations:  yes
Related persons:   Patrick Swayze
Author:
Title:Funny People
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Magazine:Empire
Nr.:245
Year:2009
Pp:46-47
Illustrations:  yes
Author:
Title:Where Are They Now?
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Magazine:Empire
Nr.:245
Year:2009
Pp:50
Illustrations:  yes
Related persons:   Jamison Newlander
Author:Nick de Semlyen
Title:Pint of Milk, John Krasinski
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Magazine:Empire
Nr.:245
Year:2009
Pp:52
Illustrations:  yes
Interview with: John Krasinski
Author:Ian Freer
Title:Up, Pixar's tenth feature will spirit you away...
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Magazine:Empire
Nr.:245
Year:2009
Pp:54-56
Illustrations:  yes
Review of:   Up (2009)
Author:Olly Richards
Title:The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus
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Magazine:Empire
Nr.:245
Year:2009
Pp:58-59
Illustrations:  yes
Review of:   The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus (2009)
Author:Nick de Semlyen
Title:Jennifer's Body, Beverly Hills, 90-666
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Magazine:Empire
Nr.:245
Year:2009
Pp:60
Illustrations:  yes
Review of:   Jennifer's Body (2009)
Author:Nev Pierce
Title:Le Donk & Scor-Zay-Zee, Hip-hop hooray! Considine and Meadows wrap rap in laughter
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Magazine:Empire
Nr.:245
Year:2009
Pp:62
Illustrations:  yes
Review of:   Le Donk & Scor-zay-zee (2009)
Author:Dan Jolin
Title:An Education, Young teacher, the subject - of schoolgirl fantasy...
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Magazine:Empire
Nr.:245
Year:2009
Pp:65
Illustrations:  yes
Review of:   An Education (2009)
Author:DP
Title:Born in '68
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Magazine:Empire
Nr.:245
Year:2009
Pp:65
Illustrations:  yes
Review of:   Nés en 68 (2008)
Author:KN
Title:Sorority Row
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Magazine:Empire
Nr.:245
Year:2009
Pp:65
Illustrations:  yes
Review of:   Sorority Row (2009)
Author:PW
Title:District 13: Ultimatum
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Magazine:Empire
Nr.:245
Year:2009
Pp:65
Illustrations:  yes
Review of:   Banlieue 13: Ultimatum (2009)
Author:PDS
Title:Love Exposure
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Magazine:Empire
Nr.:245
Year:2009
Pp:65
Illustrations:  yes
Review of:   Ai no mukidashi (2008)
Author:Chris Hewitt
Title:The Invention of Lying, Ricky Gervais discovers the unfunniest joke in the world
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Magazine:Empire
Nr.:245
Year:2009
Pp:66
Illustrations:  yes
Review of:   The Invention of Lying (2009)
Author:ALS
Title:Vanishing of the Bees
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Magazine:Empire
Nr.:245
Year:2009
Pp:67
Illustrations:  yes
Review of:   Vanishing of the Bees (2009)
Author:ALS
Title:Made in Jamaica
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Magazine:Empire
Nr.:245
Year:2009
Pp:67
Illustrations:  yes
Review of:   Made in Jamaica (2006)
Author:KN
Title:Gamer
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Magazine:Empire
Nr.:245
Year:2009
Pp:67
Illustrations:  yes
Review of:   Gamer (2009)
Author:KN
Title:Whiteout
in:
Magazine:Empire
Nr.:245
Year:2009
Pp:67
Illustrations:  yes
Review of:   Whiteout (2009)
Author:Tony Horkins
Title:9, If Pixar listened to Joy Division...
in:
Magazine:Empire
Nr.:245
Year:2009
Pp:68
Illustrations:  yes
Review of:   9 (2009)
Author:Kim Newman
Title:Thirst, Oldboy director does vampires - not like Twilight
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Magazine:Empire
Nr.:245
Year:2009
Pp:69
Illustrations:  yes
Review of:   Bakjwi (2009)
Author:KN
Title:Pontypool
in:
Magazine:Empire
Nr.:245
Year:2009
Pp:69
Illustrations:  yes
Review of:   Pontypool (2008)
Author:ALS
Title:Morris: A Life on with Bells on
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Magazine:Empire
Nr.:245
Year:2009
Pp:69
Illustrations:  yes
Review of:   Morris: A Life with Bells On (2009)
Author:DP
Title:Vinyan
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Magazine:Empire
Nr.:245
Year:2009
Pp:69
Illustrations:  yes
Review of:   Vinyan (2008)
Author:PP
Title:Goodbye Solo
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Magazine:Empire
Nr.:245
Year:2009
Pp:69
Illustrations:  yes
Review of:   Goodbye Solo (2008)
Author:Kim Newman
Title:Triangle, As in Bermuda, not the '80s soap about a North Sea Ferry
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Magazine:Empire
Nr.:245
Year:2009
Pp:70
Illustrations:  yes
Review of:   Triangle (2009)
Author:TH
Title:Beyond a Reasonable Doubt
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Magazine:Empire
Nr.:245
Year:2009
Pp:70
Illustrations:  yes
Review of:   Beyond a Reasonable Doubt (2009)
Author:NDS
Title:The Final Destination
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Magazine:Empire
Nr.:245
Year:2009
Pp:70
Illustrations:  yes
Review of:   The Final Destination (2009)
Author:IN
Title:Citizen Kane
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Magazine:Empire
Nr.:245
Year:2009
Pp:70
Illustrations:  yes
Review of:   Citizen Kane (1941)
Author:DP
Title:Died Young, Stayed Pretty
in:
Magazine:Empire
Nr.:245
Year:2009
Pp:70
Illustrations:  yes
Review of:   Died Young, Stayed Pretty (2008)
Author:Ian Nathan
Title:Fantastic Mr. Fox, Roald Dahl in the style of meerkat.com
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Magazine:Empire
Nr.:245
Year:2009
Pp:72
Illustrations:  yes
Review of:   Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009)
Author:Simon Crook
Title:Ong Bak: The Beginning, The most uninsurable star since Jackie Chan is back!
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Magazine:Empire
Nr.:245
Year:2009
Pp:74
Illustrations:  yes
Review of:   Ong-bak 2 (2008)
Author:LB
Title:Driving Aphrodite
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Magazine:Empire
Nr.:245
Year:2009
Pp:74
Illustrations:  yes
Review of:   My Life in Ruins (2009)
Author:HOH
Title:Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs
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Magazine:Empire
Nr.:245
Year:2009
Pp:74
Illustrations:  yes
Review of:   Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (2009)
Author:SC
Title:Colin
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Magazine:Empire
Nr.:245
Year:2009
Pp:74
Illustrations:  yes
Review of:   Colin (2008)
Author:DJ
Title:IP Man
in:
Magazine:Empire
Nr.:245
Year:2009
Pp:74
Illustrations:  yes
Review of:   Yip Man (2008)
Author:Philip Wilding
Title:The Cove, You'll never look at Flipper the same way again
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Magazine:Empire
Nr.:245
Year:2009
Pp:76
Illustrations:  yes
Review of:   The Cove (2009)
Author:KN
Title:Dead Man Running
in:
Magazine:Empire
Nr.:245
Year:2009
Pp:76
Illustrations:  yes
Review of:   Dead Man Running (2009)
Author:NP
Title:The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard
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Magazine:Empire
Nr.:245
Year:2009
Pp:76
Illustrations:  yes
Review of:   The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard (2009)
Author:PDS
Title:Army of Crime
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Magazine:Empire
Nr.:245
Year:2009
Pp:76
Illustrations:  yes
Review of:   L'armée du crime (2009)
Author:PP
Title:The Beaches of Agnes
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Magazine:Empire
Nr.:245
Year:2009
Pp:76
Illustrations:  yes
Review of:   Les plages d'Agnès (2008)
Author:Dan Jolin
Title:Gods and Monsters
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Magazine:Empire
Nr.:245
Year:2009
Pp:82-88
Illustrations:  yes
Related film: Clash of the Titans (2010)
Author:Simon Braund
Title:Multiple Murder, She Wrote
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Magazine:Empire
Nr.:245
Year:2009
Pp:90-94
Illustrations:  yes
Related film: Jennifer's Body (2009)
Interview with: Diablo Cody
Author:Will Lawrence
Title:Getting to Second Base
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Magazine:Empire
Nr.:245
Year:2009
Pp:96-99
Illustrations:  yes
Author:
Title:Robert Pattinson
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Magazine:Empire
Nr.:245
Year:2009
Pp:100
Illustrations:  yes
Related persons:   Robert Pattinson
Author:Ian Nathan
Title:"I wanted a hardcore reaction!", The inside story of the Chestburster, the scene that defined a franchise
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Magazine:Empire
Nr.:245
Year:2009
Pp:106-111
Illustrations:  yes
Related film: Alien (1979)
Interview with: Ridley Scott
Author:Owen Williams, James Dyer, Nick de Semlyen
Linked author:
Title:Alin: The Colonial Marines
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Magazine:Empire
Nr.:245
Year:2009
Pp:112-117
Illustrations:  yes
Related persons:   Bill Paxton
Michael Biehn
Al Matthews
Daniel Kash
Cynthia Dale Scott
Paul Reiser
Lance Henriksen
Jenette Goldstein
Ricco Ross
Mark Rolston
Colette Hiller
William Hope
Author:Garth Pearce
Linked author:
Title:A view of the nightmare shoot for Alien3... from the frontline
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Magazine:Empire
Nr.:245
Year:2009
Pp:118-123
Illustrations:  yes
Author:Ian Nathan
Linked author:
Title:"She would have liked a normal kind of life..."
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Magazine:Empire
Nr.:245
Year:2009
Pp:124-129
Illustrations:  yes
Related film: Alien (1979)
Aliens (1986)
Alien 3 (1992)
Alien: Resurrection (1997)
Interview with: Sigourney Weaver
Author:Damon Wise
Linked author:
Title:Hippie Talking
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Magazine:Empire
Nr.:245
Year:2009
Pp:130-132
Illustrations:  yes
Related film: Taking Woodstock (2009)
Interview with: Ang Lee
Author:Chris Hewitt
Linked author:
Title:The Man Who Stares At Ghosts
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Magazine:Empire
Nr.:245
Year:2009
Pp:134-139
Illustrations:  yes
Related film: A Christmas Carol (2009)
Interview with: Robert Zemeckis
Author:Nev Pierce
Linked author:
Title:Death Glory
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Magazine:Empire
Nr.:245
Year:2009
Pp:140-145
Illustrations:  yes
Related persons:   Neil Marshall
Interview with: Michael Fassbender
Author:Nev Pierce
Linked author:
Title:In conversation with Steven Soderbergh
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Magazine:Empire
Nr.:245
Year:2009
Pp:147-152
Illustrations:  yes
Related film: The Informant! (2009)
Interview with: Steven Soderbergh
Author:Helen O'Hara
Linked author:
Title:Drag Me To Hell
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Magazine:Empire
Nr.:245
Year:2009
Pp:156-157
Illustrations:  yes
Related film: Drag Me to Hell (2009)
Author:Ian Nathan
Linked author:
Title:Coraline, Dark stop-motion fable or Diablo Cody biopic?
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Magazine:Empire
Nr.:245
Year:2009
Pp:158
Illustrations:  yes
DVD review of:   Coraline (2009)
Author:Kim Newman
Linked author:
Title:Doghouse, Blokes vs. she-beasts, round one!
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Magazine:Empire
Nr.:245
Year:2009
Pp:162
Illustrations:  yes
DVD review of:   Doghouse (2009)
Author:Angie Errigo
Linked author:
Title:Looking for Eric, "Say ooooh ahhhh, Ken Loach, master of social realism..."
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Magazine:Empire
Nr.:245
Year:2009
Pp:164
Illustrations:  yes
DVD review of:   Looking for Eric (2009)
Author:Sam Toy
Linked author:
Title:X-Men Origins: Wolverine, At least it gets us to Japan
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Magazine:Empire
Nr.:245
Year:2009
Pp:165
Illustrations:  yes
DVD review of:   X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009)
Author:Philip Wilding
Linked author:
Title:Synecdoche, New York, It's pronounced 'noo yawk'
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Magazine:Empire
Nr.:245
Year:2009
Pp:166
Illustrations:  yes
DVD review of:   Synecdoche, New York (2008)
Author:Ian Freer
Linked author:
Title:Dances with Wolves, It's like Avatar without the blue people...
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Magazine:Empire
Nr.:245
Year:2009
Pp:168-169
Illustrations:  yes
Related film: Dances with Wolves (1990)
Author:Ian Freer
Linked author:
Title:Sunrise, This silent is golden
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Magazine:Empire
Nr.:245
Year:2009
Pp:170
Illustrations:  yes
DVD review of:   Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans (1927)
Author:Kim Newman
Linked author:
Title:Monty Python, Almost the Truth: Lawyer's Cut
in:
Magazine:Empire
Nr.:245
Year:2009
Pp:172-173
Illustrations:  yes
Author:David Hughes
Linked author:
Title:Gladiator: Special Edition, On my command, unleash BD!
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Magazine:Empire
Nr.:245
Year:2009
Pp:174
Illustrations:  yes
DVD review of:   Gladiator (2000)
Author:Simon Braund
Linked author:
Title:Kiss Me Deadly, Misogyny, torture, Armageddon - is this the grimmest film noir ever made?
in:
Magazine:Empire
Nr.:245
Year:2009
Pp:176-177
Illustrations:  yes
Related film: Kiss Me, Deadly (1955)
Author:Nick de Semlyen
Linked author:
Title:True Blood: Season 1, It's Twilight for grown-ups
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Magazine:Empire
Nr.:245
Year:2009
Pp:178
Illustrations:  yes
DVD review of:   True Blood (2008-)
Author:Adam Smith
Linked author:
Title:Joseph P. Kennedy's Hollywood Years, Before the politics, there was movies...
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Magazine:Empire
Nr.:245
Year:2009
Pp:180
Illustrations:  yes
Author:Olly Richards
Linked author:
Title:The Top 10 Romantic Gestures
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Magazine:Empire
Nr.:245
Year:2009
Pp:184-185
Illustrations:  yes
Author:
Title:Classic Scene, Cape Fear
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Magazine:Empire
Nr.:245
Year:2009
Pp:194
Illustrations:  yes
Related film: Cape Fear (1991)