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Empire

Dec 01 2020
Magazine

NEWS! Empire brings you world-exclusive movie news and first-look pictures of the films you want to watch and care about. REVIEWS! Empire delivers the most independent and authoritative movie reviews in the world - period. ACCESS! Empire's incredible insider-access brings you the interviews with A-list Hollywood stars that no-one else can get. All served with an irreverent sense of humour and unparalleled movie knowledge...

THIS MONTH

EMPIRE • INSIDE THE MAGAZINE THIS MONTH

TALK TO US • COMMENT OF THE MONTH

EMPIRE

No. /1 Why Paul Greengrass went Western • The British director on saddling up with Tom Hanks for a different kind of journey in NEWS OF THE WORLD

No./2 Inside Call Me By Your Name’s spiritual sequel • How coming-of-age TV show WE ARE WHO WE ARE expands on Luca Guadagnino’s landmark teenage love story

SIMON PEGG

No./3 What we want from the new Cleopatra film • Gal Gadot and director Patty Jenkins are teaming up for a new take on the Egyptian queen – here’s our wishlist

No./4 Shooting for a new kind of spy story • For JESSICA CHASTAIN, new spy thriller The 355 is more than just a ‘female Bond’ – it’s a chance to tip the balance in Hollywood

No./5 The student who won South By Southwest • 22-year-old filmmaker Cooper Raiff on the steps he took to make new drama Shithouse a film festival award-winner

No./6 SPACE LOLS • In space, no-one can hear you scream – but these days, they might hear you laugh

No./7 How Keanu Reeves became an immortal comic-book hero • The co-writer behind the star’s first comic series on the elements that make up BRZRKR

BLACK IN FOCUS • AMON WARMANN chews over the main moment in Black film this month

CLASSIC PICK OF THE MONTH

No./8 “It turns out I am provocative without knowing” • Director PAUL VERHOEVEN’s first word on what could be his most incendiary film yet: ‘lesbian nun’ drama Benedetta

No./9 How The Walking Dead could be re-animated • The landmark zombie show is ending - but spin-offs point to a welcome refresh for the franchise, says Empire’s James Dyer

No./10 PATRICK • GETTING UNDER THE SKIN OF THE ODDBALL TRAGICOMIC DRAMA SET IN A BELGIAN NUDIST CAMP

No./11 “Obviously, there’s a good reason why I am cast as the villain” • [THE Q&A] He’s been a baddie for Bond, Doctor Strange and Hannibal – but MADS MIKKELSEN is just as at home in dramatic (and boozy) roles, too

No./12 IN THE NAME OF THE STATHAM • An expert weighs in on Jason Statham’s increasingly mad movie character names

No./13 What a new Police Story means for Jackie Chan • The martial arts legend is heading back to his defining film series – and with it, a chance to return to his roots

No./14 Film lives! Here’s the proof • Hollywood is in for a tough winter, but there are still enough exciting films to see us all through - here’s Team Empire’s picks for the next few months

No./15 YOUR CINEMA NEEDS YOU • With venues closing, here are five ways you can support your local moviehouse

No./16 The Dig • [ON-SET REPORT] We visit the drizzly shoot of Netflix’s archaeological drama, which looks to dig up bones and emotions alike

No./17 Spidey, meet Strange • Doctor Strange will be in the next Spider-Man movie. It’s not the first time these heroes have rubbed shoulders, though

No./18 Witches: the next generation • How Robert Zemeckis gave Roald Dahl’s THE WITCHES a 21st-century update – from a new setting to adding “Hitchcock glamour”

No./19 Why only Madonna can tell Madonna’s story • Many mocked news of a self-directed biopic from the pop icon. But, as writer and fan Justin Myers argues, no-one else is qualified

No./20 Meet the supervillain who could be the new Thanos • KANG THE...


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NEWS! Empire brings you world-exclusive movie news and first-look pictures of the films you want to watch and care about. REVIEWS! Empire delivers the most independent and authoritative movie reviews in the world - period. ACCESS! Empire's incredible insider-access brings you the interviews with A-list Hollywood stars that no-one else can get. All served with an irreverent sense of humour and unparalleled movie knowledge...

THIS MONTH

EMPIRE • INSIDE THE MAGAZINE THIS MONTH

TALK TO US • COMMENT OF THE MONTH

EMPIRE

No. /1 Why Paul Greengrass went Western • The British director on saddling up with Tom Hanks for a different kind of journey in NEWS OF THE WORLD

No./2 Inside Call Me By Your Name’s spiritual sequel • How coming-of-age TV show WE ARE WHO WE ARE expands on Luca Guadagnino’s landmark teenage love story

SIMON PEGG

No./3 What we want from the new Cleopatra film • Gal Gadot and director Patty Jenkins are teaming up for a new take on the Egyptian queen – here’s our wishlist

No./4 Shooting for a new kind of spy story • For JESSICA CHASTAIN, new spy thriller The 355 is more than just a ‘female Bond’ – it’s a chance to tip the balance in Hollywood

No./5 The student who won South By Southwest • 22-year-old filmmaker Cooper Raiff on the steps he took to make new drama Shithouse a film festival award-winner

No./6 SPACE LOLS • In space, no-one can hear you scream – but these days, they might hear you laugh

No./7 How Keanu Reeves became an immortal comic-book hero • The co-writer behind the star’s first comic series on the elements that make up BRZRKR

BLACK IN FOCUS • AMON WARMANN chews over the main moment in Black film this month

CLASSIC PICK OF THE MONTH

No./8 “It turns out I am provocative without knowing” • Director PAUL VERHOEVEN’s first word on what could be his most incendiary film yet: ‘lesbian nun’ drama Benedetta

No./9 How The Walking Dead could be re-animated • The landmark zombie show is ending - but spin-offs point to a welcome refresh for the franchise, says Empire’s James Dyer

No./10 PATRICK • GETTING UNDER THE SKIN OF THE ODDBALL TRAGICOMIC DRAMA SET IN A BELGIAN NUDIST CAMP

No./11 “Obviously, there’s a good reason why I am cast as the villain” • [THE Q&A] He’s been a baddie for Bond, Doctor Strange and Hannibal – but MADS MIKKELSEN is just as at home in dramatic (and boozy) roles, too

No./12 IN THE NAME OF THE STATHAM • An expert weighs in on Jason Statham’s increasingly mad movie character names

No./13 What a new Police Story means for Jackie Chan • The martial arts legend is heading back to his defining film series – and with it, a chance to return to his roots

No./14 Film lives! Here’s the proof • Hollywood is in for a tough winter, but there are still enough exciting films to see us all through - here’s Team Empire’s picks for the next few months

No./15 YOUR CINEMA NEEDS YOU • With venues closing, here are five ways you can support your local moviehouse

No./16 The Dig • [ON-SET REPORT] We visit the drizzly shoot of Netflix’s archaeological drama, which looks to dig up bones and emotions alike

No./17 Spidey, meet Strange • Doctor Strange will be in the next Spider-Man movie. It’s not the first time these heroes have rubbed shoulders, though

No./18 Witches: the next generation • How Robert Zemeckis gave Roald Dahl’s THE WITCHES a 21st-century update – from a new setting to adding “Hitchcock glamour”

No./19 Why only Madonna can tell Madonna’s story • Many mocked news of a self-directed biopic from the pop icon. But, as writer and fan Justin Myers argues, no-one else is qualified

No./20 Meet the supervillain who could be the new Thanos • KANG THE...


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