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Empire

Summer 2021
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 • WHAT WE’VE BEEN UP TO THIS MONTH

TALK TO US • COMMENT OF THE MONTH

EMPIRE

No./1 Indie cinemas fight back • It’s been a long, brutal year, especially for independent picturehouses. Here’s how these local heroes have made it

THE BIG QUESTIONS, ANSWERED • Getting to grips with what your first post-lockdown trip to the cinema will look like

No./2 Where do cinemas go next? • Phil Clapp, Chief Executive of the UK Cinema Association, on what the future holds

No./3 Why The Falcon And The Winter Soldier fell flat • Five reasons why Marvel’s latest Disney+ show largely disappointed

AND THE ONE THING THEY NAILED...

No./4 WHEATLEY TALKS SHARK! • Ben Wheatley gives the first word on his blockbuster debut: The Meg 2: The Trench

No./5 What we could see in the Rocky origin story • Sylvester Stallone sent Rocky fans spiralling with a treatment for a prequel TV series. Here’s what we could expect

No./6 “I was staring slack-jawed at the best actor I’d ever seen” • In an exclusive tribute, Helen McCrory is remembered by her Harry Potter co-star Jason Isaacs

Rachel Sennott • MEET THE STAR OF THE HOTLY AWAITED SHIVA BABY

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

CLASSIC PICK OF THE MONTH • STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON (2015)

Shang-Chi And The Legend Of The Ten Rings • Unfiltered, uncensored, uncompromising trailer reactions from team EMPIRE

No./7 FAREWELL, ‘DAD’ • Remembering the late Paul Ritter and his most beloved role, in sitcom Friday Night Dinner

No./8 The most progressive (and unusual) Oscars ever • It was, at times, like a mad fever dream — yet this year’s Academy Awards saw some thrillingly diverse wins

No./9 The real-life friendship that inspired Pixar’s latest • The director of Pixar’s new fantasy LUCA on how the animation studio drew from the filmmaker’s own memories

No./10 Bringing the Queen Of Soul to Life • How the dynamic stars of GENIUS: ARETHA took on the legend of Aretha Franklin

No./11 The horror reboot that’s wiping the slate clean • Paranormal Activity is back — and as writer Christopher Landon explains, promises to be radically different

No./12 RADICAL RED HATS • This year’s cinematic fashion trend? Red headgear — the kind that makes a statement

No./13 Ilana Glazer has stopped being funny • The Broad City star goes savagely dark for her first major film role in pregnancy horror False Positive

No./14 Anne Boleyn’s radical rethink • Jodie TUrner-Smith stars in a new miniseries that shines an entirely different light on the tragic TUdor queen

No./15 I BLAME SOCIETY • WRITER/DIRECTOR/ACTOR GILLIAN WALLACE HORVAT ON HER PITCH-BLACK KILLER SATIRE

No./16 Inside Mads’ favourite partnership • MADS MIKKELSEN and his most frequent director, ANDERS THOMAS JENSEN, on why they just can’t stop collaborating

AUBREY PLAZA

No./17 THE COMFORT ZONE TANGLED • Disney’s lantern-lit singalong rounds off our salute to the best lockdown sofa saviours

No./18 “Making movies is a game between the fiction and the truth” • Legendary French icon ISABELLE HUPPERT returns for a self-aware role — playing a legendary French icon — in Ira Sachs’ Frankie

No./19 NEXT IN THE SERIES...


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  • Release date: May 12, 2021

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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 • WHAT WE’VE BEEN UP TO THIS MONTH

TALK TO US • COMMENT OF THE MONTH

EMPIRE

No./1 Indie cinemas fight back • It’s been a long, brutal year, especially for independent picturehouses. Here’s how these local heroes have made it

THE BIG QUESTIONS, ANSWERED • Getting to grips with what your first post-lockdown trip to the cinema will look like

No./2 Where do cinemas go next? • Phil Clapp, Chief Executive of the UK Cinema Association, on what the future holds

No./3 Why The Falcon And The Winter Soldier fell flat • Five reasons why Marvel’s latest Disney+ show largely disappointed

AND THE ONE THING THEY NAILED...

No./4 WHEATLEY TALKS SHARK! • Ben Wheatley gives the first word on his blockbuster debut: The Meg 2: The Trench

No./5 What we could see in the Rocky origin story • Sylvester Stallone sent Rocky fans spiralling with a treatment for a prequel TV series. Here’s what we could expect

No./6 “I was staring slack-jawed at the best actor I’d ever seen” • In an exclusive tribute, Helen McCrory is remembered by her Harry Potter co-star Jason Isaacs

Rachel Sennott • MEET THE STAR OF THE HOTLY AWAITED SHIVA BABY

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

CLASSIC PICK OF THE MONTH • STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON (2015)

Shang-Chi And The Legend Of The Ten Rings • Unfiltered, uncensored, uncompromising trailer reactions from team EMPIRE

No./7 FAREWELL, ‘DAD’ • Remembering the late Paul Ritter and his most beloved role, in sitcom Friday Night Dinner

No./8 The most progressive (and unusual) Oscars ever • It was, at times, like a mad fever dream — yet this year’s Academy Awards saw some thrillingly diverse wins

No./9 The real-life friendship that inspired Pixar’s latest • The director of Pixar’s new fantasy LUCA on how the animation studio drew from the filmmaker’s own memories

No./10 Bringing the Queen Of Soul to Life • How the dynamic stars of GENIUS: ARETHA took on the legend of Aretha Franklin

No./11 The horror reboot that’s wiping the slate clean • Paranormal Activity is back — and as writer Christopher Landon explains, promises to be radically different

No./12 RADICAL RED HATS • This year’s cinematic fashion trend? Red headgear — the kind that makes a statement

No./13 Ilana Glazer has stopped being funny • The Broad City star goes savagely dark for her first major film role in pregnancy horror False Positive

No./14 Anne Boleyn’s radical rethink • Jodie TUrner-Smith stars in a new miniseries that shines an entirely different light on the tragic TUdor queen

No./15 I BLAME SOCIETY • WRITER/DIRECTOR/ACTOR GILLIAN WALLACE HORVAT ON HER PITCH-BLACK KILLER SATIRE

No./16 Inside Mads’ favourite partnership • MADS MIKKELSEN and his most frequent director, ANDERS THOMAS JENSEN, on why they just can’t stop collaborating

AUBREY PLAZA

No./17 THE COMFORT ZONE TANGLED • Disney’s lantern-lit singalong rounds off our salute to the best lockdown sofa saviours

No./18 “Making movies is a game between the fiction and the truth” • Legendary French icon ISABELLE HUPPERT returns for a self-aware role — playing a legendary French icon — in Ira Sachs’ Frankie

No./19 NEXT IN THE SERIES...


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