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No./1 Viola Davis prepares for battle
No./2 Is this Cannes’ buzziest year yet?
No./3 NEXT IN THE SERIES • You fell in love with that incredible new TV show. And then it ended! Don’t despair — Boyd Hilton recommends the sibling shows to watch next
No./4 What if Christopher Nolan made Ace Ventura 3? • Jim Carrey says that he’d only reprise his famous role upon the director’s request. Here’s what their film could involve
No./5 A movie maverick’s Blonde ambition • The filmmaker pulls back the curtain on his bold Marilyn Monroe movie
No./6 Daisy Edgar-Jones is fishing for a challenge
No./7 The Sex Pistols show that Danny Boyle had to make
No./8 The battle to save the romcom
No./ 9 Soundtracking a sequel that doesn’t exist
No./10 “I’d already decided this moment would never happen”
No./12 BIG- SCREEN BOBS • Move over, De Niro. Take a hike, Mr Redford. There’s a new wave of Bobs taking over Hollywood
No./11 Playing Batman without a Batsuit • Winston Duke on voicing the Dark Knight for podcast series Batman Unburied
No./14 A BRIEF HISTORY OF INANIMATE OBJECTS IN CINEMA • As Marcel The Shell With Shoes On heads for the big screen, we salute unusual items that found a life of their own
No./13 The new masters of the murder mystery
No./15 How to build a criminal underworld
No./16 GETTING UNDER THE SKIN OF VECNA • WE BREAK DOWN THE BIG THEORIES AROUND STRANGER THINGS’ ELUSIVE NEW BADDIE
Crimes Of The Future
No./17 What is the perfect length for a movie? • As Netflix introduces a category spotlighting films under 100 minutes, we revisit an age-old debate
No./18 Raiders of the lost archives • Empire salutes the family bringing forgotten cinematic treasures to the small screen on TALKING PICTURES TV
No./19 The film reviving a forgotten language • How The Quiet Girl —a film almost entirely in Irish — is breaking new (or rather old) linguistic ground
No./ 20 How to Wachowskify your home • Want to give your living room a mind-bending sci-fi makeover? Bid on these items from the Wachowskis’ auction
PINT OF MILK
EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE
ALL MY FRIENDS HATE ME
OZARK: SEASON 4 PART 2
THE SUMMER BLOCK BUSTER PREVIEW • READY FOR AN INCREDIBLE FEW MONTHS OF BIG AND SMALL-SCREEN ENTERTAINMENT? HERE’S EMPIRE’S GUIDE TO THE HOTTEST FILMS AND TV SHOWS ON THE WAY
WHATEVER IT TAKES • WITH THEIR CAT-AND-MOUSE ACTION SPECTACULAR THE GRAY MAN, THE RUSSO BROTHERS — DIRECTORS OF AVENGERS: ENDGAME — ARE GOING FOR BROKE. AGAIN. WE TALK TO THEM, STARS RYAN GOSLING AND CHRIS EVANS AND MORE ABOUT A HUGE NEW SPY SAGA
THE MIGHTY THORS • AFTER THE ALL-OUT INSANITY OF THOR: RAGNAROK, DIRECTOR TAIKA WAITITI TELLS US THAT THOR: LOVE AND THUNDER IS AN UNABASHED ROMANCE, STARRING THOR, AND, ERM… THOR?
GOING LOCO • As a hitman in the fast-moving action extravaganza, star Brian Tyree Henry is very much up for a fight
THE EMPEROR’S NEW GROOVE • SURRENDER! TOY STORY’S EVIL EMPEROR ZURG IS BACK — BUT WITH A FORMIDABLE MAKEOVER. ACTOR...